Tag Archive for Penguin Cafe Orchestra

CD of the Month June 2016: Aukai

The music of Aukai is like the lost sound of an ancient and refined civilization. It’s both familiar and new, the sound of ancestral spirits touched by a modern hand. It’s a project of Markus Sieber from the duo, Mirabai Ceiba.

Seti the First & Markophones

Download the Podcast of Echoes Interview with Seti the First. It’s been nearly 40 years since the Penguin Café Orchestra released their debut album, but their music is still having an influence on modern composers who are making a music between worlds, part classical, part folk and part experimental.  Seti the First is an Irish…

Echo Location: The Penguin Cafe Orchestra

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080723.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Penguin Cafe Orchestra along with Harold Budd, virtually created the Ambient Chamber Music genre. Their CDs have just been re-released. In this Echo Location we return to a 1988 interview with PCO founder, the late-Simon Jeffes. You can hear an audio version of this blog…