Tag: World Fusion

20 Icons of Echoes #4: Loreena McKennitt

Five Essential Loreena McKennitt CDs How much do Echoes listeners love Loreena McKennitt? They voted not one, but two of her CDs into our list of 200 CDs for 20 Years of Echoes.  And they were #1 and #2.   Her Christmas CD, A Midwinter Night’s Dream, was voted as their number one disc of The…

Echo Location: Inbar Bakal’s Sensual Psalms

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090610.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAn Israeli singer turns Hebrew text into sensual electronica on Echoes. You can hear an audio version of this blog with Inbar Bakal’s music here. Israeli vocalist Inbar Bakal thought she’d become a pop singer and in 2003 she moved to Los Angeles with that goal…

Flute Orgy-Suzanne Teng & Robert Mirabal

If you’re looking to get your flute on this summer, check out the Zion Flute and Drum Festival. It’s happening in Utah May15-17, 2009 and it’s a gathering of flute players, makers, educators and fans for a few days of wind blown melodies, including live concerts that include a pair of Echoes favorites, Suzanne Teng…

Echoes Top 25 for February: Erik Scott Tops List

Erik Scott‘s ambient bass album, Other Planets,  tops Echoes Top 25 List for February.  It was our February CD of the Month and if you happened to miss the many times we played it, you can catch up with our review. The Top 25 this month proves to be a more balanced affair than recent…

Echoes Top 25 for January ’09: Kaya Project Tops

Kaya Project Tops our January Top 25. Kaya Project makes it’s way to the top, no surprise since it was our Echoes CD of the Month for January.   Kaya Project’s Seb Taylor actually gets a double hit since his Hibernation album,  Some Things Never Change, also made the list.  But Kaya Project points to a…

Echoes Top 25 for December

We’re a little late, but here’s the Echoes Top 25 for this past December. Perhaps surprisingly, only one seasonal title on there, Loreena McKennitt’s A Midwinter Night’s Dream, although a couple of our Sonic Seasonings performers, including Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter and Sumner McKane ranked high. New additions include some great electronica albums by Motionfield,…

25 Essential Echoes CDs for 2008

Digitonal Tops the 25 Essential Echoes CDs of 2008 Here are the CDs we thought were essential for the year as judged by me (John Diliberto) and the Echoes staff. It’s not based on the most played CD, CDs of the month or any other “objective” criteria. These are the CDs, out of the 2000+…

Echoes Top 25 for November: Bombay Dub Tops

World music fusions bookend the Echoes Top 25 for November as electronic artists and acoustic revisionists dominate the list.  Bombay Dub Orchestra, our November CD of the Month, tops the list, (read a full review)  followed closely by the independent release from Vic Hennegan, Aqua Vista his homage to space music.  You can find out…