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E*SCAPES 019: Loreena McKennitt Talks ‘Ancient Muse’

Right before Christmas I was informed that I had a special time reserved to speak with Loreena McKennitt about her newly-released album "An Ancient Muse". Wow! I was blown away - Loreena's work has been an inspiration to me for so many years, and I finally had the...

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E*SCAPES 018: Priscilla Hernandez Talks ‘Ancient Shadows’

Priscilla Hernandez is a genuine soul whose talent and compassion can be felt deeply through her music. It's been a long time coming, but her debut CD "Ancient Shadows" is finally here, and can I just say, "WOW!" It's an immersive, spellbinding musical journey that...

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E*SCAPES 017: ELU’s Jeff Mettling in Studio

Élu is a unique blend of New Age, Pop, and World music based in our hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico and is the creation of Jeffrey Mettling, 7 time award winning recording artist with 16 nominations for "best musical production" as recognized by the New Mexico...

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E*SCAPES 016: Diane Arkenstone

Earlier this month I got to speak with one of the industry's most talented female artists, in fact, one of the industry's most talented artists PERIOD: Diane Arkenstone. This woman is more of a workaholic than I am! Actually, it's not really "work" since she's...

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E*SCAPES 015: Psicodreamics’ Salva Moreno

Salva Moreno is a talented composer from Spain who creates cinematic new age music under the moniker PSICODREAMICS. His latest CD, "Theatre des Vampires" is a lush soundscape of cinematic proportions that exposes us to the world of vampires, just in time for Halloween...

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E*SCAPES 014: Paul Avgerinos

When I think of ambient/space music, music that almost instantly relaxes and whisks you away to other dimensions of space and time... I think Paul Avgerinos. Paul is a master, and it was an honor to be able to talk with him about his music, his career, and his latest...

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E*SCAPES 013: Soulwire’s Ken Hill

Ken Hill is part philosopher, part musician, and all heart. Speaking with him, I felt I was absorbing wisdom from an old soul, one who's been around for aeons and who chooses now to share his true self with others through the music he writes. From his early days with...

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E*SCAPES 012: Ryan Farish

Ryan Farish is one of those artists whose music you never get tired of listening to. I first heard his work back when he started posting MP3's on MP3.com, and loved it. Since then, Ryan has released several CD's, including his latest, "Everlasting" which hit the...

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E*SCAPES 011: Sleepthief’s Justin Elswick

I love just roaming the internet (when I can find the time!) looking for fresh new music and artists to feature on E*Scapes. During one particular visit to Neurodisc Records' site, I came across a preview page for "The Dawnseeker" by Sleepthief. Blown away. As most of...

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E*SCAPES 010: Master Flute-Maker Paul Thompson

Editor's Note: Ran into some serious problems with the audio quality of the phone interview in this episode, so apologies in advance gang! Still deciding if I want to leave this episode online, but I'll have to give it another listen or two. I first heard of Paul...

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E*SCAPES 009: Tim McGowan

In our first interview with musician Tim McGowan, Tim talks about his musical background, all of the different projects he's currently involved in, his Scottish roots, future projects, why "Haggis" isn't all it's cracked up to be, and even gives us a sneak preview of...

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E*SCAPES 008: Composure’s Bill McGee

I've been in contact with Bill McGee since I created Mystic Soundscapes Radio back in 2004, and have wanted to interview him on the show for quite a while.  It was great finally being able to talk with him in person! In this interview, Bill discusses his music as...

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E*SCAPES 006: SEAY Premieres “Whispering Pines”

Grab some caffeine - you're gonna need it to keep up with Seay's infectious personality! This interview was truly a pleasure - Seay talks about her music, her muse and the inspiration for her album "1 Voice". The show also features the World Premiere of Seay's new...

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E*SCAPES 005: Eric Tingstad of Tingstad & Rumbel

NOTE: The original version of this episode of E*SCAPES didn't feature any music from the album discussed in the interview. During our 2014 remastering process, we added a track from the album "A Moment's Peace" by Tingstad and Rumbel. Enjoy! I've been listening to the...

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