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Surf The Wave’s of Melorman’s CD of the Month

Hear A Podcast Review of Melorman’s Waves The Echoes CD of the Month for August If you thought the only electronic-based music coming out of Greece was from Yanni and Vangelis, then you haven’t been keeping up on a wave of electronic artists who are more plugged in to Boards of Canada’s textural melancholy than…

Vangelis at 70

10 Essential Vangelis CDs Celebrate the 70th birthday of Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fires tonight on Echoes. In 2009 I posted this list of 10 Essential Vangelis CDs when we ran our Vangelis: Then & Now segment.  Tonight, Thursday, March 28, on the eve of his 70th birthday, you can hear a profile of…

David Wright Live On Echoes.

Tonight on Echoes we’ve got David Wright coming into the Echoes Living Room to play live.  This veteran English synthesist has been recording space music opuses since 1989 and has released 2 dozen solo albums plus recordings with Code Indigo and Callisto.  David’s music is initially inspired by artists like Vangelis and Klaus Schulze, but…

Vangelis Speaks

In early December, 2011 the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum took place in Doha, Qatar and as part of the festivities, Vangelis was invited to perform.   He gave a rare interview for Al-Jazerra English, although not as rare as the interviewer claims when he says it’s the composers first televsion interview in 20 years. …

Vangelis-Icon of Echoes-10 Best CDs

VANGELIS: #11 of 20 ICONS OF ECHOES 10 Essential Vangelis CDs Celebrate the 70th birthday of Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fires tonight on Echoes. In 2009 I posted this list of 10 Essential Vangelis CDs when we ran our Vangelis: Then & Now segment.  Tonight, Thursday, March 28 on Echoes you can hear a…

10 Best Vangelis CDs

In the 1970s and early 80s, Vangelis was synonymous with orchestral electronic music the way another Greek, Yanni, is synonymous with the New Age music.  Whether it’s his film soundtracks forChariots of Fire and Blade Runner, or his epic albums Albedo 0.39 and Voices, the sound of Vangelis has shaped much of Echoes‘ first 20…