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

Under the Influence with Jessica Ackerley

(Photo credit: Michelle LoBianco)Guitarist, composer and bandleader Jessica Ackerley is set to release a new album on August 23rd titled A New Kind of Water. Jessica was born and raised in Alberta, Canada but now resides in New York city. The …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Night Tongue – The Flood

Night Tongue | Website Bandcamp Facebook Night Tongue are a transgressive darkwave duo from Australia who are now based in Los Angeles. The duo is made up of Andrew Dalziell (guitar, vocals, drums) and Carisa Bianca Mellado (bass, vocals …

Under the Influence with Broken Shoulder

Broken Shoulder is the pseudonym for Neil Debnam. As some of you may know, Neal is a Tokyo based multi-instrumentalist, ex-Fighting Kites and Kirigirisu Recordings founder. On August 9th, he released a new album titled Shark Islands: A Broken Shoulder …

Exclusive album premiere: Rites Of Fall – Towards The Blackest Skies

Photo credit: Marcin Szpak Photography Rites Of Fall | Facebook Instagram Bandcamp   On August 23rd, Rites Of Fall will release a full-length album titled Towards the Blackest Skies via new label Leidforschung Schallplatten. As …

Under the Influence with Super City

(Photo credit: Britt-Olsen Ecker) Baltimore-based Super City was formed in 2014 by songwriters Dan Ryan and Greg Wellham. Since releasing their debut self-titled EP and full lengths Again Weekend (2015) and Sanctuary (2018 …

Under the Influence with SANS

(Photo credit: Glen Pearson)Bristol based three-piece band SANS are fairly new to the noise-rock scene. They got together in 2018 and since then have been performing with bands such as Meat Wave, Cosmic Dead, USA Nails and many more at Bristol’s Simple …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Frame and Mantle – Stein’s Pillar

Frame and Mantle | Facebook Twitter Website Pittsburgh based post-emo band Frame and Mantle are set to release their debut album Lost Under Nighttime Sky on September 13, 2019. For this ten-track album, principal songwriter and guitarist Bria …

Exclusive Album Premiere: DEADBEAR – World Music Market

DEADBEAR | Website Twitter DEADBEAR is the moniker of Berlin-based producer and electronic musician Nick Donovan. His latest work is a charity album project titled World Music Market and it is released today! The release is a concept rec …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Dead Feathers – Cordova

Dead Feathers | Bandcamp Facebook Chicago’s psychedelic rock quintet, Dead Feathers, are set to release their new album All Is Lost on August 23rd via Ripple Music. The album is made up of ten tracks, two of which are exclusive to C …

Track Premiere: Compro Oro – Rastapopoulos

Compro Oro | Facebook Website Bandcamp Compro Oro is a five-piece from Ghent, Belgium that explores jazz through a psychedelic lens. On October 18th the band is set to release a new album titled Suburban Exotica via Sdban Ultra. On this …

Exclusive Album Premiere: Die! Die! Die! – O

Photo Credit: Joseph Leary Die! Die! Die! | Facebook Bandcamp New Zealand punks Die! Die! Die! are set to self-release a new EP on August 16th. It’s simply titled, O. O sees bassist Lachlan Anderson return to the lineup since the release of …

Track Premiere: Love in Elevator – Seven

(Photo credit: Jancy Buffington) Love In Elevator | Facebook Bandcamp Instagram Love in Elevator is an Italian noise-rock band from Venice, Italy. On April 18th, 2019, the band released their 4th album Lies To Stars via Lagoonar/Riff Records/ …

Under the Influence with Pencey Sloe

(Photo credit: Lou Beauchard)Paris based shoegaze/dream pop trio Pencey Sloe are set to release their debut album Don’t Believe, Watch Out via Prophecy Productions on September 27th. The band is made up of guitarist, singer and main composer Diane …

Under the Influence with Floating Spectrum

(Photo by Victor Luque)Floating Spectrum is the moniker for Taiwan-born, Berlin-based ambient electronic composer and audio technologist, Mei-Fang Liau. On September 20th, she is set to release her debut album titled, A Point Between via Temporary …

Under the Influence with Wizard Rifle

On August 30th Portland noisy metal duo Wizard Rifle are set to release their self-titled album via Svart Records.  On May 17th they released a track from the upcoming album titled ‘Rocket to Hell’. It’s an intensly spectacular track that bla …

Track Premiere: Shiva and the Hazards – ANGKOR WAT

Shiva and the Hazards | Facebook Twitter Website Melbourne / London band Shiva and the Hazards are releasing their new single today titled ANGKOR WAT which will be followed by their tour support for legendary shoegaze band, RID …

Under the Influence with Acres

UK based quartet Acres are set to release their full-length album titled, Lonely World, on August 9th via A Wolf At Your Door Records. With this release, the band stays true to their roots and continue to deliver emotionally-charged anthems that r …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Monk – Get

MONK | Facebook Instagram Soundcloud On August 16th, Salford based trio MONK will be releasing an EP titled We’ve Put Something In The Water via Ramber Records. This EP brings together just three of the band’s tracks, but the d …

Under the Influence with Smoke Fairies

London dream-pop duo Smoke Fairies are set to release their first album since 2014. They are currently putting the finishing touches to the new album but have recently released a video showcasing one of the tracks off the new album. The track is titled …

Exclusive Video Premiere : Little Church – Outside

Little Church | Website Facebook Twitter Chicago based quartet, Little Church, recently released a new EP titled, It’s Not You via Diversion Records. This 5 track EP merges rock, soul, layered psychedelia and melody into their …

Under the Influence with jade imagine

jade imagine are an Australian band who have just released their debut album Basic Love via Marathon Artists & Courtney Barnett’s Milk! Records on August 2nd. The band are known for its synth-wave, bleak-pop and art-rock sounds and this a …

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