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 Video Premiere: Big Stick – Whiplash

Photo Credit: Timothy O’Connell   Big Stick | Website Facebook   John Gill and Yanna Trance are the duo behind Big Stick. They have been making music together since 1986, having had their first taste of indie top 10 status with …

Under the Influence with HIDE

(Photo Credit: Nicola Kuperus)  On August 23rd, Chicago duo HIDE released their new LP titled Hell is Here via Dais Records. HIDE is made up of fine artist Gabel and percussionist Seth Sher. Together since 2014, the pair create sample ba …

Exclusive Track Premiere: PLANET OF ZEUS – Gasoline

PLANET OF ZEUS | Facebook Bandcamp Website   If you don’t already know, Planet of Zeus are a heavy rock band from Athens, Greece. Since their Live in Athens release, the band has been busy working on a new album titled …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Minor Pieces – The Way We Are In Song

Minor Pieces | Facebook Instagram Bandcamp Acclaimed singer/composer Ian William Craig and Missy Donaldson have gotten together and formed Minor Pieces. Retaining some the textural play and experimentation of Ian’s solo material whi …

Under the Influence with Flash The Readies

Czech Republic’s instrumentalists Flash the Readies released their sophomore album titled DUNA, for dunk!records on August 16th (but actually fifth full album for the band). On this album, the band pays homage to Frank Herbert’s well-loved ma …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Bossk – Heliopause (live at The Haunt) & BADPOND FESTIVAL Announcement

Following a hugely successful four-year run in Brighton, Small Pond are delighted to announce news of the inaugural London leg of BADPOND FESTIVAL, bringing their eclectic and arresting lineups to the UK capital for the first time. Limited early bird t …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Bonnacons of Doom – ESUS

Bonnacons of Doom | Bandcamp Facebook Twitter   Liverpool collective Bonnacons of Doom are set to release a new four-track EP on September 13th via Rocket Recordings. The EP is titled Esus and it is made up of a new compos …

Under the Influence with Sweet Williams

UK based Sweet Williams is the post-punk project of guitarist and songwriter Thomas House. On September 20th, Sweet Williams is set to release a new album titled Where Does The Time Come From via Gringo Records. He recently released a preview …

Exclusive Video Premiere: WAHL – Always Gonna Be This Way

WAHL | Facebook Twitter Instagram South London duo WAHL releases a video for their newest single titled ‘Always Gonna Be This Way’. As a duo, they still manage to create a full and rich soundscape. With Rachel Still’s dark and lush vocals and Kayl …

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/ …

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