Tag Archive for Niyaz

Azam Ali & Loga R. Torkian on Echoes Podcast

Hear Azam Ali & Loga R. Torkian interviewed on the ECHOES PODCAST Azam Ali and Loga R. Torkian used to be in two different bands.  Torkian played guitar in the Persian fusion band, Axiom of Choice and Ali was half of the world fusion duo,  Vas.  They got together romantically and musically and formed the…

New Music: Azam Ali and Loga R. Torkian & Roger Eno

Hear new music from Azam Ali & Loga R. Torkian tonight on Echoes Azam Ali & Loga R. Torkian, both play in the Persian Electronica band Niyaz, but you may also remember them from Ali’s group, Vas, and Torkian’s band, Axiom of Choice.  They’ve just released a new CD called Lamentation of Swans: A Journey…

Echoes July CD of the Month: Carmen Rizzo’s Looking Through Leaves.

Studio savant Carmen Rizzo crafts an album of electro-dream pop:  Looking Through Leaves You’ve heard Carmen Rizzo a lot on Echoes, you probably just didn’t realize it.  He’s a member of the Persian fusion group, Niyaz, produced Israeli singer Inbar Bakal and collaborated with the Tuvan throat singing group, Huun-Huur-Tu.  He’s also a producer, programmer…

John Diliberto’s Top 10 CDs for 2008

From Digitonal to the Dandy Warhols, John Diliberto’s Top Ten CDs for 2008. While you’re pondering the Echoes 2008 Listener Poll, I’ve already been solicited for a few year-end lists. I usually give a different list to different outlets. My (uncredited) Amazon.com list is pretty strictly New Age and limited to  titles that are actually on…

Echoes Top 25 for July: Marconi Union first Download recording to crack Top 5

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080730.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAmbient chamber music still dominates the Echoes Top 25 for August, but for the first time, a download only album cracks the the Echoes Top 5. That CD is the purely ambient A Lost Connection by Marconi Union. Their album, Distance, from 3 years ago was…

Ambient Chamber Music Reigns on Echoes Top 25 for June

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080528.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAmbient Chamber music dominates top airplay at Echoes in June. We’ve been tracking ambient chamber music since the beginning of Echoes when it was mostly Tim Story, David Darling and Kevin Keller, but the subgenre has exploded, in an ambient chamber music way, that is, gently…