Escape into a modern soundscape of evocative, ground-breaking music that crosses cultures, traditions and musical boundaries. Host John Dilberto guides you through the world of contemporary music, sharing his thoughts and featuring artists and events that are shaping contemporary music. Enjoy a lovely blend of instrumental, world fusion, impressionistic jazz, and intimate Living Room Concerts recorded in artists' homes. Produced by John Diliberto.

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From Western Australia comes Laliya, the duo of James and Melissa McGuire. Since 1995 they’ve been creating an acoustic based sound with electronic extensions, like delays and loops, to create a world fusion of the imagination, using dulcimers, didgeridoo and hand percussion. After many years’...
Erik Scott has played bass with Alice Cooper and Flo and Eddie. He also co-founded the band Sonia Dada. But in his case, past wasn’t prologue to the instrumental soundscapes of his album, In the Company of Clouds. Erik Scott talks about gospel choirs, pedal steel guitar and survival on Echoes.
We celebrate the 80th birthday of one of the Holy Trinity of Minimalism. Philip Glass turns 80 this year and it’s hard to imagine the music of the last 50 years without him. He virtually reinvented the opera, brought minimalism into the concert hall and provided the ground upon which space music,...

John Diliberto

John Diliberto is a nationally published writer and award-winning radio producer who has spent many years exploring and exposing new music. His productions have long featured space music, avant-garde, jazz and new wave sounds, culminating in the award-winning "Totally Wired" program, which directly preceded "Echoes."