Tag Archive for Kate Bush

Thus Owls Interview on Echoes

Thus Owls

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-ThusOwls.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Canadian-Swedish Band Thus Owls Talk about Turning Rocks tonight on Echoes. Thus Owls’ Erika Angell is a singer who isn’t afraid to cut loose.  Like Kate Bush and Tori Amos, she takes unexpected vocal flights, but unlike them, her voice is throatier, earthier giving her…

Thus Owls Live on Echoes

THUS OWLS THEATER IN YOUR HEAD LIVE ON ECHOES I have been enchanted by Thus Owls.  This Canadian-Swedish band brings a theatrical feel to their songs of life on a Swedish island that is sometimes pastoral but often dark and haunted.  The band is fronted by singer Erika Angell who has a dramatic style that…

Women of Echoes

A Celebration of Women in Music from the Echoes Spectrum for International Women’s Day This Saturday, March 8 is International Women’s Day and as we do each year, we focus this show on the sounds of women musicians.  These days, that doesn’t seem as necessary as it did many years ago.  Even 20 years back,…

The Merryness of Mree – Dreampop Folk

I love this song from Mree, real name Marie Hsiao.   I can hear elements of Kate Bush with Julia Holter and maybe even a touch of Enya.  She has a new album coming in August, but for now, here’s a song called “Into the Well. ~John Diliberto (((echoes))) Sign up for Echoes CD of the…

Alu’s Psychosis Cabaret

The Echoes Podcast with Alu is now up on iTunes. Take a step inside the fascinating world of this gifted singer-songwriter who’s music embodies electronica, cabaret and goth in a joyful music with a chilling undertow.  Here she is talking about her song “In the Mausoleum” from her new CD, Madhouse Masquerade. Alu: It’s actually…

Johanna & The Dusty Floor Sweep In.

Tonight on Echoes (01/06/2012) I’ll be interviewing an exciting new singer-songwriter, Johanna Cranitch who records as Johanna & the Dusty Floor.  When I heard her new album,  Northern Lights, I was immediately enticed by this Australian born singer, who first reminded me of Kate Bush.  She even covers Bush’s “Cloudbusting.”  But the more I listen,…

Kate Bush Discovers Autotune

New album, Director’s Cut revamps songs from two of Kate Bush’s Albums Kate Bush joins the conga-line of musicians covering their own work, a new tradition that includes Peter Gabriel, Ray Davies and Suzanne Vega.  Bush is releasing an album called Director’s Cut which draws songs from her beautiful 1989 album, The Sensual World, and…

An Echo Location: Alu’s Cosmic Cabaret

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080716.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe latest singer to carry the torch of Kate Bush into new terrain is named Alu [You can also hear an Audio Version of this Blog, with Alu’s music] Ziggy Stardust came from Mars, Sun Ra came from Saturn.  Alu isn’t from another planet, but sometimes…