Echoes Playlist
The Album Leaf should be on the modern instrumental landscape and listened to in the same light as Brian Eno or Harold Budd. But this San Diego band has been flying under the radar, at least ours, for the last 8 years, releasing albums of dreamy, ambient, keyboard based music. While they've escaped our attention, they've drawn a global audience from the same indie scene that has touted bands like Bright Eyes and Sigur Ros. In fact, the Icelandic Sigur Ros invited The Album Leaf to open their last US tour and helped The Album Leaf record their new album, IN A SAFE PLACE (Sub Pop Records). We turn a translucent page when The Album Leaf's Jimmy LaValle talks about their instrumental dream pop.

Echoes Program 0516B
Start Time Group Name Song Name Album Name Amazon/iTunes/Misc

First Half Hour
0:01:00  Bill Frisell  John Hardy was a Desperate Little Man  The Willies 
0:06:01  AES Dana  Iris Rotation  Memory Shell   
0:11:31  Huayucaltia  Chasqui  Caminos 
0:21:03  Solas  Mi Pequena Estrella  Waiting for an Echo 
0:24:39  Michael Conn & Richard Robson  Long Horn Miao  Globe Trekker: Asian Journeys 
0:29:00  break       

Second Half Hour

Feature: The Album Leaf 
0:37:46  The Album Leaf  Twentytwofourteen  In A Safe Place 

0:43:17  Patrick O'Hearn  A Welcome Sight  Slow Time   
0:46:56  Christopher O'Riley  Street Spirit  Hold Me To This: Christopher O'Riley Plays Radiohead 

0:51:44  Stellamara  Zablejalo Mi Agance  The Seven Valleys 
0:59:00  break       

Third Half Hour
0:01:00  Billy McLaughlin  Helm's Place  Finger Dance 
0:06:01  Air  Playground Love  Passages: The Echoes Living Room Concerts volume 10 (v/a)*  more info
0:08:26  David Sylvian  Orpheus  Secrets of the Beehive 
0:13:12  Max Richter  On the Nature of Daylight  The Blue Notebooks 
0:19:23  Michael Whalen  Tantric  My Secret Heart 

0:25:28  Eugene Friesen  In the Shade of Angels  In the Shade of Angels   
0:29:00  break       

Fourth Half Hour
0:30:01  Tammerlin  South Atlantic Blues  One Kind Favor   
0:33:14  Niyaz  Ghazal  Niyaz 
0:38:47  Dom F. Scab  Dace  Crosswords  more info
0:50:17  break       
0:50:47  Darshan Ambient  Sea Stars for Tristen  Autumn's Apple 

0:54:28  Yo-Yo Ma/Silk Road Ensemble  Battle Remembered  Silk Road Journeys 

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