Echoes feature - William Orbit07/17/14
Electronic provocateur William Orbit has crafted electronic hits for Madonna and Britney Spears, but on his own he creates quirky, often profound, electronic songs. He's just released the fifth volume of his Strange Cargo series and also a symphonic...
Echoes feature - Richard Leo Johnson
Richard Leo Johnson is an idiosyncratic guitarist who pushed the limits of Michael Hedges-style extended technique. He then went completely out-there with an Americana music of the imagination. His new album, Celeste, posits the idea of an alien...
Echoes feature - Carl Weingarten
From ambient guitar to dobro, Carl Weingarten has fused his own musical path over the last 30 years. He talks about his travelogue of Americana, ambient and electric jazz on Life Under Stars.
Echoes feature - Brian Reitzell
Brian Reitzell is the music supervisor for films by director Sofia Coppola and he composes original music for TV shows such as Boss and Hannibal. Now he has a new solo album that pays homage to 1970s Krautrock called Auto Music.
Echoes feature - Lyla Foy
We first met Lyla Foy in 2013 when she was recording under the guise of Wall. We were seduced by the austere, yet atmospheric songs of her EP Shoestrings, which touched a deep and resonant chord of melancholy and beauty. Now she's recording under her...
Echoes feature - S Carey
Sean Carey has created an album of transcendent repose called Range of Light that uses naturalistic metaphors inspired by John Muir to talk about themes of love and family. He talks about it on Echoes.
Echoes feature - Tori Amos
Iconic singer-songwriter Tori Amos talks about life at 50 and her new album, Unrepentant Geraldines that explores themes of politics, religion and love.
Echoes feature - Thus Owls
Thus Owls is a Canadian-Swedish group fronted by singer Erika Angell and her husband, guitarist Simon Angell. They talk about their meeting and the tales they spin of an ancient Swedish island village on their album, Turning Rocks.
Echoes feature - Mark McGuire
Guitarist Mark McGuire is a modern rock guitarist who looks to 1970s progressive rock for his influences. The former Emeralds guitarist has created a work of epic proportions called Along the Way. He talks about his prog evolution.
Echoes feature - Marissa Nadler
Boston based singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler talks about her intimate songs and her new CD, July which explores a year in her life, break-up to reunion, July to July.
Echoes feature - Mary Fahl - Love and Gravity
The former lead singer of October Project talks about her new album, Love and Gravity, and about writing a song for the audiobook of Anne Rice's novel, The Wolves of Midwinter.
Echoes feature - Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II at 20
It was 20 years ago that Aphex Twin released his double CD, Selected Ambient Works Volume II.It's the album that's most responsible for launching the second generation of ambient music and it still remains controversial.We talk with journalist Marc...
Echoes feature - Simon Emmerson - Fresh Handmade Sound
Simon Emmerson is a co-founder of Afro Celt Sound System, but now he makes music for Lush Cosmetics. We talk with Emmerson as well as sitarist Sheema Mukherjee and keyboardist Simon Richmond about soap, serenity, sound and commerce.
Echoes feature - Steve Roach
Steve Roach is an icon of modern electronic and space music, and 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of his signature work, Structures from Silence. We go back 30 years with Roach and connect that early recording to his current music.
Echoes feature - Mike Oldfield
The creator of Tubular Bells is enjoying a renaissance with his triumphant appearance at the 2012 London Summer Olympics opening ceremony, and the 40th anniversary of his signature work. He rocks out on a new CD called Man on the Rocks. We talk...
Echoes feature - Linnea Olsson
Swedish cellist and singer Linnea Olsson talks about looping cello and the chamber pop of her debut album, Ah!
Echoes feature - Priscilla Ahn
Singer-songwriter Priscilla Ahn takes a new electronic direction on her CD, This Is Where We Are. It's also a love letter to her husband, actor Michael Weston. She talks about it in this intimate and candid interview.
Echoes feature - Lunasa
The Irish band Lunasa talks about keeping the spirit of Irish traditional music alive in the 21st century.
Echoes feature - Juliette Commagere
Juliette Commagere breaks the singer-songwriter hummin' and strummin' modality with her album of electronic songs called Human. We talk about the soul of the machine.
Echoes feature - James Hood
He played drums with the Pretenders and created tripped-out electronica as Moodswings. But now James Hood is an evangelist for the Hang, a metal hand drum that looks like a flying saucer. He talks about his Hang conversion and new double CD, Ceremony.
- Eagle, PA