Echoes November Top 25

Mark Preston’s Nature and Design Tops the Echoes Top 25 for November.

Two electronic works top the Echoes Top 25 for NovemberMark Preston’s melodic downtempo electronica disc,  Nature & Design, our CD of the Month for November, and veteran English electronica act, Sounds from the Ground with their latest release, The Maze.   But acoustics take over with Peppino D’Agostino’s Nine White Kites.  Peppino was featured on the show in an Echoes Acoustic Thanksgiving performance with Eric Johnson and Andy McKeeRob Martino makes his album debut, Echoes debut and Top 25 with his CD of solo Chapman Stick, One Cloud.   The minimalist jazz of Nik Bartsch’s Ronin centers the list followed by two electronica collections, 2000 and Space and The Reconstruction of Fives, the later a remix project from the n5md label.   All India Radio tuned us in with their latest album of dreamy, americana tinged electronica, The Silent Surf and rounding out the top ten, Brian Eno’s Small Craft on a Milk Sea, an album that finds Eno in an improvisational mood.

You can see the complete Echoes Top 25 for November.  And while you’re hear, maybe you’ll find some of the CDs to vote for in the Best of Echoes 2010 Poll.  It’s open now and closed December 9.

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John Diliberto ((( echoes )))


  1. Mark Preston – Nature & Design (Mark Preston Music)
  2. Sounds From the Ground – The Maze (Waveform Records)
  3. Peppino D’Agostino – Nine White Kites (Peppino D’Agostino Music)
  4. Brian Keane and Omar Faruk Tekbilek – Kelebek/The Butterfly OST (Celestial Harmonies)
  5. Rob Martino – One Cloud (Modalyric Music)
  6. Nik Bartsch’s Ronin – Llyria (ECM)
  7. Various Artists – 2000 and Space: The Mission Continues, Vol. 1
    (Elux Records)
  8. Various Artists – The Reconstruction of Fives (n5MD)
  9. All India Radio – The Silent Surf (Self Released)
  10. Brian Eno – Small Craft on a Milk Sea (Warp Records)


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