Tag Archive for Harold Budd

New Music from Jeff Greinke & Chad Lawson on Echoes

Listen to New Music from Jeff Greinke & Chad Lawson on Echoes tonight We’ll hear the latest by Jeff Greinke who has crafted a gorgeous chamber music album called Scenes From a Train. Then it’s pianist Chad Lawson who resides in that zone of ambient piano pioneered by Harold Budd. Watch Chad Lawson’s live performance…

Harold Budd Tribute

The OKTAF RECORDS label is putting out what looks to be a very promising tribute album to Harold Budd with people like Biosphere, Marsen Jules,  and several artists I’m less familiar with. Here’s the Press Release: With “Lost In The Humming Air – Music inspired by Harold Budd” oktaf records announces an amazing collection of…

5 Essential Harold Budd CDs.

Silence Required: The Best of Harold Budd, an Icon of Echoes. Harold Budd is a romantic with a classicist’s soul and an experimenter’s openness to chance. He’s never opted for the obvious ploys for the heartstrings.  Instead, Budd explores the geometry of passion, the calculus of love and the shadows of memories.   Harold has been…

Ludovico Einaudi’s Nightbook, Echoes March CD of the Month

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100224.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLudovico Einaudi’s Tales from the Nightbook You can hear a podcast of this review with Ludovico Einaudi’s music. Pianist Ludovico Einaudi is a different kind of classical composer.  He’s a student of the avant-garde and the rich classical tradition of his native Italy.  But the 54…

Harold Budd-Post Miles Improvisor

For a totally different side of Harold Budd, check out this YouTube video of him in a fairly free form blowout with Bill Laswell, Jaki Liebezeit, Graham Haynes and Jah Wobble.  This isn’t your father’s ambient chamber music and you wouldn’t hear it on Echoes, but wow!   Harold et al: Put this out! John…

Harold Budd & Clive Wright Interview

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-BuddWright.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Harold Budd & Clive Wright: Strangers in the Ambient Night You can get the Podcast of this interview with music here. Clive Wright and Harold Budd couldn’t be more different. Born in 1936, Harold Budd is elegant, and thoughtful. He looks like he just got…

Echo Location: Ludovico Einaudi’s Ambient Chamber Music

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080917.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLudovico Einaudi orchestrates new refinements in ambient chamber music. You can also hear an Audio version of this blog, with music. Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi heeds a dictum of ambient chamber music pioneer, Harold Budd. He declared that he wanted to hear music that’s so beautiful…