Echo Location: Soundings for New Music

Series produced by John Diliberto

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A weekly short feature on fascinating happenings in new music

Echo Location is a 3 1/2 minute weekly series that features an artist, event, album or trend in new music. Radio producer and music critic John Diliberto has had a long and deep relationship with new music and each week he shares the excitement of new discoveries with Echo Location.

Diliberto's interests are wide-ranging, from the French retro-lounge duo Air, to Balmorhea's Americana chamber music, to Gerry O'Beirne's Celtic fingerstyle guitar and more.

He's a segue master. Each edition of Echo Location features a beautifully edited music blend, that's combined with John's thoughtful insights and artists's comments to make a sound-rich journey for listeners.

Echo Location is available to all stations. Available each Wednesday, it can be scheduled as a weekly series or individual episodes can be used as desired on their own, within an arts or news magazine program. Hide full description

Echo Location is a 3 1/2 minute weekly series that features an artist, event, album or trend in new music. Radio producer and music critic John Diliberto has had a long and deep relationship with new music and each week he shares the excitement of new discoveries with Echo Location. Diliberto's interests are wide-ranging, from the French retro-lounge duo Air, to Balmorhea's Americana chamber music, to Gerry O'Beirne's Celtic fingerstyle guitar and more. He's a segue master. Each edition of Echo Location features a beautifully edited music blend, that's combined with John's thoughtful insights and artists's comments to make a sound-rich journey for listeners. Echo Location is available to all stations. Available each Wednesday, it can be scheduled as a weekly series or... Show full description


66 Pieces

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Caption: Baaba Maal
Senegalese singer Baaba Maal talks about the evolution of the African Griot and his own ethereal new CD, Television, recorded with The Brazilian Gi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KTRL


  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Guitarist Robin Guthrie
Robin Guthrie's shimmering, ringing guitars, layers of echo and darkly melancholy themes play over trancey rhythm machines

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Nov 25, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Urban Nature is the duo of guitarist Todd Boston and Indian percussionist Ramesh Kannan. They’re updating the East-West fusion of John McLaughlin'...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Nov 17, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carmen Rizzo
Huun Huur Tu is a band from Tuva specializing in the ancient style of harmonic singing that comes from that region. Their music is combined with th...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Nov 10, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frio Suite
Legendary guitarist Phil Keaggy and keyboardist Jeff Johnson collaborate on a tone poem of intricately painted landscapes, inspired by Texas' Frio ...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Nov 05, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Ben Neill is the sole player of an instrument called the mutantrumpet. It has three different bells, two sets of valves, a mini-trombone slide and ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rena Jones, Credit: John Diliberto
There's a lot of looping, electronic cellists out there, but Rena Jones is one of the few who is also orchestrating her own electronica backings, c...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Donna De Lory
Donna De Lory turns Hindi chants into spiritual pop songs. A back-up singer for Madonna and a gifted singer-songwriter in her own right, Donna De ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Fernwood
Like an undiscovered musical tributary, Fernwood's CD Sangita is a meeting of the Ganges River with the Swanee River

  • Added: Oct 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Karda Estra is the recording persona of English composer Richard Wileman. He started out as a rocker but veered into composing classical works for ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 28, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bear McCreary
The music and musician behind TV’s best Sci-Fi show

  • Added: Sep 25, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Old German and hurdy gurdys collide with synthesizers and grooves with Qntal. Oud player Michael Popp and singer Sigrid Hausen also perform in the ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Chris Bocast
Ambient guitar meets electronica percussion via the internet in a CD of cinematic sweep

  • Added: Sep 04, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Ray Montford
AN INTERVIEW WITH RAY MONTFORD Ray Montford is one of those chameleon guitarists who can play just about anything, but on his album, A Fragile Bala...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Moby has made his most personal album yet with Wait for Me, a CD of deep textures, soulful ruminations and unexpected turns.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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It was John Cage who suggested that music was always in the air, and John Luther Adams has been tapping that sound for over 30 years. His evocative...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Israeli singer Inbar Bakal
Inbar Bakal is an Israeli singer born of Yemeni and Iraqi parents. Her music, composed with producer Carmen Rizzo (Seal, Alanis Morrisette), is a ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Tosca, Credit: Markus Roessle
Tosca finds a contemplative chill in down-tempo electronica with their CD "No Hassle"

  • Added: May 28, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Robert Moog
On what would have been his 75th Birthday, we remember Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer with Roger O’Donnell, former keyboardist with T...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman came to renown in Prince's 1980s band, The Revolution, helping him compose the music of albums like Purple Rain. But...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1