Echoes feature - Low Roar10/16/14
Low Roar is the performance vehicle of Ryan Karazija, an American musician who moved to Iceland four years ago. His music is a breathy, spacey, atmospheric dream-pop that seems to emerge from the edges of consciousness. He's just released his second...
Echoes feature - Fink
Fink is the curious moniker of Fin Greenall, an English musician who started as an electronic DJ before having an epiphany and turning into a singer-songwriter. His music is based on acoustic guitar themes and songs of tormented love, but he is far...
Echoes feature - Agnes Obel
Agnes Obel is a Danish singer-songwriter creating a dreamy chamber pop sound. Her 2011 album Philharmonics was one of the Echoes top CDs in 2012 and a CD of the Month. Her music has found its way into films, commercials and a remix by film director...
Echoes feature - Phox
Phox is a Wisconsin-based band making a dreamy folk music that's centered on the voice of Monica Martin. We talk to the band about living in a group home, finding their musical voice and the sometimes traumatic stories behind Martin’s lyrics.
Echoes feature - Yoed Nir
Yoed Nir is an Israeli born cellist steeped in classical music who took a left turn into rock, playing with pop artists like Regina Spector. He then took a stratospheric turn creating an ambient chamber music of cello orchestrations. He layers his...
Echoes feature - Amatorski
Amatorski is a Belgian band fronted by Inne Eysermans and Sebastiaan Van Den Branden. They create an atmospheric, dusky brand of dream pop on their new CD, From Clay to Figures
Echoes feature - Muriel Anderson
Muriel Anderson was a fingerstyle guitar champion and a mentee of Chet Atkins and Les Paul. She creates a pastoral music drawing from folk, jazz and classical music, playing acoustic six-string and harp guitar. She talks about learning from...
Echoes feature - John Luttrell
John Luttrell is a journeyman musician who grew up on Progressive Rock music. He’s been recording since 2000 and has just released an ambitious new album of guitar and keyboard orchestrations called The Dream Exchange. Luttrell talks about dreams,...
Echoes feature - Jon Hassell
Jon Hassell's trumpet is one of the most distinct sounds in music, a breathy whisper magnified by harmonizers and other processing into a smooth chordal glissando. It’s been heard on records by Peter Gabriel, Ry Cooder and Talking Heads and he’s...
Echoes feature - Kaya Project
Kaya Project is the Ethno-Techo outlet for Seb Taylor who also records as Hibernation, Shakta and Angel Tears. He has released a new album called Firedance that ups the rhythmic ante in a frenzy of darbuka grooves and seductive melodies. Seb Taylor...
Echoes feature - Ceiri Torjussen
Ceiri Torjussen is a Welsh-born, classically-trained composer with jazz inclinations, who has recorded an electronic ambient score for the movie Test. Torjussen’s soundtrack uses classic 70s and 80s synthesizer sounds to create an atmosphere that...
Echoes feature - William Orbit
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.
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