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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Fernwood mixes Americana sounds with Appalachian strings, along with bouzoukis from the Middle East and Ireland and sitars from India.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Sumner McKane has been releasing albums of evocative soundscapes dipped in Americana as cinematic as a John Ford western and as nuanced as Andrew W...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 03:30

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Post-rock ambience in Milwaukee, and San Francisco glitch melancholy

  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 03:27

  • Added: Oct 01, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two classical musicians walk on the ambient side

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Five music Icons share their ideas about the meaning of sound and music

  • Added: Sep 15, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Marconi Union makes a music of interior designs that could've emerged from a Blade Runner dream

  • Added: Sep 09, 2008
  • Length: 03:30

  • Added: Sep 04, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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A pioneer of Nouveau Flamenco guitar expands in cinematic colors

  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Still endearing after 20 years, the quirky Penguin Cafe Orchestra's CDs are re-released to a new audience

Bought by WBHM


  • Added: Aug 18, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer-songwriter delves into dark and quirky places

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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If you think one acoustic guitar is good, these musicians think 2, 3 or four are even better.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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CD Pick: Peter Kater and Joseph Fire Crow's Wind of the East

  • Added: Jul 02, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Psychedelic guitar warrior's continually morphing career

  • Added: Jun 18, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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The ambient house pioneers The Orb talk about their sample and slice journey.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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His CD "One" brings global vocal traditions together

  • Added: Jun 04, 2008
  • Length: 03:32
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Global percussion pairs with a cinematic voice

  • Added: May 28, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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John Diliberto reviews 3 musicians who distribute their work via MySpace, from Israel, England and Belgium.

  • Added: May 21, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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Nashville duo talks about an atmospheric guitar landscape

  • Added: May 20, 2008
  • Length: 03:30