Adriana Ciccone

I started playing keyboards in my teens, cutting my teeth on Italian folk songs, The Beatles and Elvis. I then discovered the world of experimental/instrumental music and haven’t looked back. In January of 2017, I started writing for Echoes and Dust.

Articles by Adriana Ciccone

Exclusive Track Premiere: Whettman Chelmets – Steps to the Old Courthouse

Whettman Chelmets | Facebook Twitter Bandcamp On October 11th, ambient/drone artist Whettman Chelmets will release a new album titled Long Read Memories (available digitally and on CD through Bandcamp, and on cassette through A …

Exclusive Track Premiere: underhand – Nothing Part III

underhand | Bandcamp Facebook   Chicago’s three-piece instrumental band, underhand, are set to self-release their new album titled The Secret History of Nothing on September 20th. This is the second album for the band but the first …

Under the Influence with Maria Chiara Argirò

London-based Italian pianist and composer Maria Chiara Argirò will be releasing her second album titled Hidden Seas on September 27th via Cavalo Records. On this release, Maria uses synths and electronics and the introduction of vocals by vocalist …

Under the Influence with we.own.the.sky

Athenian instrumental band we.own.the.sky will be self-releasing their 2nd full-length album titled Home on November 1st. The album is made up of nine incredible tracks that center around the underlying theme of Home. As it states in the band’s pr …

Exclusive Track Premiere: The Fierce And The Dead – Andy Fox

The Fierce And The Dead | Bandcamp YouTube Facebook In 2017, The Fierce And The Dead travelled from the UK all the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to perform at the legendary RoSFest, a progressive rock festival. The band was able to rec …

Under the Influence with aswekeepsearching

I’ve loved this band since I first heard their music back in 2017 with their Zia release. aswekeepsearching are now set to release their third LP Rooh on September 27th. The band combines Indian instruments and Hindi singing to create a …

Under the Influence with sir Was

Gothenburg artist sir Was,also known as Joel Wästberg, is soon to release a new album titled Holding On To A Dream on September 20th via Memphis Industries. The hip-hop, electronic, old soul music inspired album contains 11 tracks uniquely put tog …

Under the Influence with Michael Bonaventure

On August 30th, Michael Bonaventure released a new album titled In tenebris ratione organi via Eighth Tower Records (an Unexplained Sounds group sub label). Michael is a master on the organ and on this album, the traditional sound concept of the organ …

Track Premiere: Drose – a room

  Drose | Facebook Instagram On October 18th, Ohio based experimental three-piece Drose are set to release a new album titled boy man machine+ via Computer Students. The album features the songwriting and voice of Dustin Rose.  This …

Track Premiere: Whistling Arrow – Forking Paths

  Whistling Arrow | Bandcamp You only need to look at the photos above to know that what’s being recorded will undoubtedly be incredibly good. Who is this band in the picture? The band is called Whistling Arrow and it is made up of acclaimed …

Track Premiere: ALUNAH – Hunt

  ALUNAH | Facebook Twitter Bandcamp   After last year’s critically acclaimed Amber & Gold release, UK based doom/hard rockers Alunah are set to release a new album titled, Violet Hour on October 11th via Hea …

Under the Influence with Desert Sharks

(Photo credit:Shawn Cuni)Brooklyn-based garage punk quartet Desert Sharks are set to release their LP titled Baby’s Gold Death Stadium via Substitute Scene Records on September 27th. The band has been together since 2011, having met through Craigs …

Exclusive Track Premiere: LOCEAN – Pussycat

LOCEAN | Bandcamp Facebook   Manchester-based collective Locean are releasing a new album titled, Chav Anglais via Artificial Head Records on November 1st, 2019. The album is made up of four tracks that were recorded at Club Lit by …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Twilight in Versailles – Suspended Kite

Twilight in Versailles | Bandcamp Facebook Spotify   LA-based artist Ryan Moser, the artist behind the project Twilight in Versailles, is set to release a new album titled September Song on September 19th (91919, a pattern Ryan uses …

Exclusive Video Premiere: R.O.C – Mexicans

Photo credit: Joe Dilworth   R.O.C | Website Facebook Twitter Earlier this year R.O.C returned to the scene with a new album titled Bile & Celestial Beauty. It’s their first after a twelve-year hiatus. Today the band not only re …

Under the Influence with Jesse Korman of The Number Twelve Looks Like You

(Photo Credit: Karen Jerzyk)New Jersey mathcore band The Number Twelve Looks Like You have been together since 2002. Since then they have released several albums etc, broken up and reunited. On September 20th they are set to release a new album, their …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Breakup Haircut – Why Can’t I Be Cool Enough To Move To Berlin?

Breakup Haircut | Bandcamp Facebook Instagram Twitter Breakup Haircut are not only original for their band name choice but also for their story on how they came to be. More on that in a bit though. First, you need to know that …

Under the Influence with Wide Waters and Exclusive Track Premiere

Wide Waters are an ambient/new wave/classical band from New York. The band is made up of Justin Krass (Piano), Sam Stauff (Guitar), Phil Anthony (Bass) and John Venezia (Drums). They started their journey together as a band in 2018, having also played …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Afenginn – Skapanin

Photo Credit: Soren Solkaer   Afenginn | Facebook Website  Afenginn is the project of Danish composer and musician, Kim Rafael Nyberg. On October 11th Afenginn will release a new album titled Klingra. It’s made up of 8 beautifu …

Under the Influence with Mwahaha

(Photo credit: Nathan Ross)Oakland based Mwahaha are set to release their sophomore album titled Lovers on September 6th. As fans of the band know, they originally were a four-piece but in 2017 band member Cyrus Tilton passed away after a yea …

Exclusive Track Premiere: POST/BOREDOM – Purgatory For Magickal Malpractice

POST/BOREDOM | Bandcamp Facebook Seattle hardcore/punk/noise, rock/grunge-y/whatever band POST/BOREDOM are set to release their debut full-length album via Hex Records on October 11th. The album is titled Ritualistic Time Abuser. Th …

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