Described by the composer himself as an eight-hour long cradle song, Sleep is probably one of the finest musical concepts of 2015. Fact is, this is a release that would only make sense now, cuz an eight-hour piece makes no sense commercially on CD or vinyl or cassette! But as a digital download? Absolutely. What is even more brilliant, is that if Sleep truly worked as intended, listeners would never be able to experience the bulk of it!
ECHODRONE’S NEW ALBUM FIVE IS HEAD MUSIC FOR OUR TIMESECHODRONE’S NEW ALBUM FIVE IS HEAD MUSIC FOR OUR TIMES
A band that lives up to its name! SF outfit Echodrone finds a nice balance between 90s shoegaze and new millennial electronica, covering the gamut from driving rock to ambient textures with equal intensity. Consisting of Brandon Dudley, Eugene Suh, Jim Hrabak, Mike Funk & Rachel Lopez, the quintet has been active since 2005 and latest album – Five – finds the band in an assured place creatively, bringing together the pleasing elements of soaring guitars, pummeling rhythms and hypnotic motifs to produce a work that hits all the right buttons.
We got in touch with Echodrone to find out more about what the band are about.
What are the records that inspired your sound?
I think you can see a wide variety of influences in our music 🙂