Monday, July 27 - Interview with Ascendant

Ascendant is a duo of Californian musicians exploring the Big Bang, and other mysteries of the universe, through meticulously-crafted synthesizer soundscapes. Don Tyler and Chris Bryant of Ascendant talk about their cosmic collaboration.

Tuesday, July 28 - Interview: James Hood

James Hood has become addicted to the Hang. He’s a former drummer with The Pretenders and co-creator of the ambient electronic band Moodswings, but he’s unplugged to make a pure, almost, hang drum music. He has a new double CD called Pure Ceremony.

Wednesday, July 29 - New Music

We'll hear recent releases from flute players Sherry Finzer and Mark Holland. We’ll also hear the latest by Erik Wøllo. The Norwegian guitarist has a limited edition CD of spacey melodic electronics called Echotides.

Thursday, July 30 - New Music

Keyboardist Ryan Farish takes a rhythmic, driving approach on a new release called Spectrum. We’ll also hear some retro space music by Broekhuis, Keller and Schonwalder called Green.

Friday, July 31 - Slow Flow Echoes

The Tide is high, the stars shine bright and the sun is rising in this edition of an all-instrumental Slow Flow Echoes. We’ll hear a new release from Chronotope Project, and from the other side of the world, we’ll hear new music from Norway’s Erik Wøllo who has released his second album of the year, a wonderful deep space excursion called Echotides.

Today's Program

Featured CD

Top 25

The Best of 2015…So Far

Robert Rich-Filaments

We pick the Best Echoes CDs of the Year at the halfway point. John Diliberto then runs them down from #25 to number 1. It begins with a band we’ve never heard of before and ends with an Icon of Echoes. We’ll hear from artists who put out signature releases, others reaching for ambitious highs and still others reflecting on very long careers.