Tag Archive for Lisa Gerrard

Samsara-What Goes Around….

Here the Echoes Samsara Interview on Echoes weekend stations. Echoes Samsara Echoes Podcast: Listen Here. Samsara is the third feature film from director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson.  Like their previous movies, it explores grand concepts with grand images and grand music.  Samsara is Sanskrit for “continuous flow”, the repeating cycle of birth, life,…

Dead Can Dance-CD of the Month.

[Hear Dead Can Dance’s Anastasis featured tonight on Echoes.] Anastasis is  Greek for “resurrection” and that’s what happens here with Dead Can Dance, the gothic rock band who took deep atmospheres, ritual songs and supralingua dialects to ecstatic, transcendent heights in the 1980s and 90s.  There hasn’t been any new music from the band since founders…

DEAD CAN DANCE Return from the Grave.

It seemed like they’d never  get together again.  Even their 2005 reunion tour ended in acrimony, despite selling out every venue they played.  But Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry are getting together again as Dead Can Dance.  They’ve been recording new music since the middle of last year and are threatening an album, and have…

Two Essential Lisa Gerrard CDs (+3)

Lisa Gerrard – The Sound of the Spirit: One of 20 Icons of Echoes. Lisa Gerard was the possessed vocalist with Dead Can Dance, the enigmatic group that channeled a world of sound through their electro-ethnic arrangements and the incantatory voice of Gerrard. Gerrard sings in a hybrid supralingua that sounds like a real language,…

Dead Can Dance: 5 Steps To Ecstasy

#10 of 20 Icons of Echoes: Dead Can Dance 5 Essential Dead Can Dance Albums Tonight on Echoes we’ll be featuring an extended feature on Dead Can Dance as we look back on the career of this influential band who listeners voted as #10 among 20 Icons of Echoes for our 20th Anniversary.  Dead Can…

A Meeting of Icons: Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard

It’s difficult when you fall out of love with an artist. We all have musicians whose work has been central to our lives, who we’ve followed from the beginning of their careers and absorbed everything they’ve released as if it were a gift from heaven. Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard are like that for me.…