Tag Archive for post-rock

October 2015 CD of the Month – Slow Meadow

We open fall with an autumnal CD of the Month, the debut album by Slow Meadow. Slow Meadow is Matt Kidd who previously made music as Aural Method. With the guidance of the post-rock band Hammock, Slow Meadow creates a serene expanse of elongated melodies and deep textures. This is music that owes as much to Arvo Pärt as Brian Eno.

Tycho’s Electronica Rock.

Tonight on Echoes Hear an Interview with Tycho’s Scott Hansen For most of the last decade there has been a strain of Rock music that didn’t really rock out, but instead took a more introspective and almost ambient course, often mixing guitars with electronics.  And they usually don’t have singers, at least in a conventional…

Best of Echoes 2012-Listener Poll Results.

Hear The Best of Echoes 2012 Rewind TONIGHT! See Spotify Playlist Below How much of a runaway was Dead Can Dance’s win in the Best of Echoes 2012 Poll?  They had almost twice as many votes as the next artist, Hammock.  But after that, it’s pretty tight. But what does the list say musically?  It’s…

Post-Rock Dominates Echoes Top 25 for October.

Hans Christian & Harry Manx’s You Are the Music of My Silence leads the Echoes Top 25 for October.  Their dreamy Indian evocations, the Echoes CD of the Month for October, floats like a seagull above a roiling ocean of post & alt-rock bands in the Top Ten. Tycho, All India Radio, Balmorhea, Hammock, The…

Echo Location: Mono

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090603.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Japanese post-rockers Mono, attain symphonic dimensions. You can hear an audio version of this blog with Mono’s music. Most composers would take offense if the orchestra playing their music was wearing ear plugs.  That was the case with the Wordless Music Orchestra when they performed…

Lights Out Asia and Near the Parenthesis

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080910.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLights Out Asia and Near the Parenthesis create an ambient rock You can hear an audio version of this review, with music. The n5MD record label began with a suspect business plan. They were going to release their music only on mini-disc. Although commercially that format went the…