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

Video Premiere and Album Announcement: Peel Dream Magazine – Pill

  Peel Dream Magazine | Facebook Twitter Today, here at E&D, we have the pleasure of not only premiering a new video but also announcing a new album by the New York City-based dreampop/shoegaze band, Peel Dream Magazine. The album is …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Sound Architects – Temple of God

  Sound Architects | Bandcamp Facebook   Sound Architects is a four-piece instrumental rock band based in the Philippines and on February 1st, they are set to release their second full-length album titled Regenesis. “Adapting aural …

Album Premiere: Earthset – L’Uomo Meccanico

  Earthset | Facebook Instagram   On January 31st, Italian alt-rock/psychedelic band Earthset is set to release the live soundtrack LP titled L’Uomo Meccanico via Dischi Bervisti/Koe Records. It was written for the silent film L’Uom …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Tristan Eckerson – Dolores Park

Tristan Eckerson | Facebook Instagram Ohio-based pianist Tristan Eckerson is set to release a new full-length album of piano compositions titled Decades on February 7th. When asked about the album Eckerson states, “I wanted to create a set of …

Interview: Channy Leaneagh from Poliça

On January 31st, Poliça releases a new album titled When We Stay Alive via Memphis Industries. It’s an album where co-founder/vocalist/songwriter Channy Leaneagh “realises the power in restructuring her inner self. The album’s title references the idea …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Sunda Arc – Daemon

(Photo credit Duncan Bellamy) Sunda Arc | Facebook Website   On February 7th, Sunda Arc, made up of brothers Nick and Jordan Smart, is set to release their debut LP titled Tides via Gondwana Records. “Named for a volcanic arc in the Indi …

Neil Peart: A Tribute

(Photo credit: Fin Costello/Redferns)     By: Adriana, Matt, Dave C, Martyn, Zachary & Dave G   This tribute is a little late but for good reason. It wasn’t an easy one to put together, even though we wholeheartedly wanted to. Some o …

Under the Influence with Katie Blount

For this Under the Influence piece we’ve chosen folk artist Katie Blount. The London-based singer-songwriter is set to release her debut album titled Dark Water on January 31st. The album was self-recorded and produced. “She built a home studio and mad …

Exclusive Video Premiere: The Bloody Mallard – Subject To Entropy

  The Bloody Mallard | Facebook Instagram London-based heavy psych/prog artist The Bloody Mallard is the project of guitarist, Tom Walding. Today we have the pleasure of premiering the track ‘Subject To Entropy’ ahead of its digital rele …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Oiseaux-Tempête – Tlamess (Closing Titles)

  Oiseaux-Tempête | Website Facebook On the heels of their last release in October, Paris-based quartet Oiseaux-Tempête is set to release another album via Sub Rosa / Differ-Ant titled TLAMESS (Sortilège) O​.​S​.​T. It is their first original …

Raphael Weinroth-Browne – Worlds Within

The upcoming release by Raphael Weinroth-Browne is quite simply, beautiful. A master on cello and the art of composition, he uses all of his influences from classical to metal and everything in between.

Under the Influence with Pop.1280

New York industrial punk band Pop.1280 released their album Way Station on December 6th of last year via Weyrd Son Records. Written after their drummer and close friend, Andrew Chugg, left the band, they created an “exploration of new and disorien …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Asfast – These Chains All Over

(Photo credit: Evelyn Plaschg)   Asfast | Facebook Website     Vienna based artist Asfast, also known as Leon Leder, will be releasing a new album titled The Prime Same on January 31st via Denovali Records. It’s an eight-track album …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Callaz – Sexo

  Callaz | Instagram Facebook Callaz, also known as Maria Soromenho, is a Portuguese visual artist and designer. She is set to release her debut self-titled album very soon and today we have the pleasure of premiering the fourth track of …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Mock Deer – Twisted Forms

  Mock Deer | Facebook Website South London based indie/folk artist Mock Deer, also known as Ricky Damiani, is set to release a new album titled The Art Of Loneliness on February 14th. Today we premiere a most thoughtful and reflect …

Exclusive Track Premiere: AINSOPH – The Long and Self-Destructive Road

  AINSOPH | Facebook Instagram   If you’ve never heard of the band Ainsoph before now you are not mistaken. The band is fairly new and is set to release their debut album titled Ω – V on February 2nd via Wolves of Hades Records. Thi …

The Night Watch – An Embarrassment of Riches

With An Embarrassment of Riches, The Night Watch has truly proven that good things come to those who wait. The band are incredible musicians and this album showcases their many talents in both music composition and musicianship. 

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Under the Influence with Simon Grab

(Photo by Anne Morgenstern) For this Under the Influence piece we caught up with Swiss sound artist / musician Simon Grab. On November 8th he released an album titled Posthuman Species on the Swiss label -OUS (NHK yx Koyxen, Senking et al). The al …

Under the Influence with Gizmo Varillas

It’s not often that an artist gets to collaborate with someone who has not only inspired them but is a living legend. Spanish artist, now UK based, Gizmo Varillas has done just that. On October 25th he released a new single titled ‘Saving Grace’ which …

Under the Influence with Cathedral Bells

(Photo by Amber Mondell) After having returned to his home town of Cassadaga, Florida, Matt Messore (Dear Tracks) started a dreampop project under the name Cathedral Bells. On March 6th, 2020 he will release his first full-length album titled Velv …

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