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Skeleton Keys (cassette)
Skeleton Keys (cassette)
Steve Roach
2017 Origin People OP006

Eclipse Mix
Eclipse Mix
Steve Roach
2017 Timeroom Digital TM410

This lunar infused piece was created from elements found in the Bloodmoon Rising four-CD five-hour set, originally created for the four bloodmoon lunar eclipses throughout 2014 and 2015. For three days and nights in August 2017, Steve went to the original Bloodmoon sessions and created this piece as a soundtrack for the fortunate souls who were in the path of the solar eclipse on August 21 2017. For the rest of us, this was an offering in support of creating our own internal experience. It was presented exclusively on Bandcamp just days before the event, and was not available from the more "mainstream" digital download sites -- until now!


Long Thoughts
Long Thoughts
Steve Roach
2017 Projekt

LONG THOUGHTS is ambient music master Steve Roach's first long-form electronic release on Projekt since 2012. In an era where a constant deluge of overstimulation from all directions challenges and fractalizes our attention span into smaller and smaller packets, this 73-minute sanctuary provides solace; a soul-renewing immersion in the deeper end of the self-reflection pool.
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Nostalgia for the Future
Nostalgia for the Future
Steve Roach
2017 Timeroom Editions 42

A deep ambient flow of six interconnected soundworld immersions evoking an echo in time, emanating in all directions. This presence of life's nostalgic imprints casts the senses forward into a future state of longing and etheric reveries, just out of reach but coming into form.
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Traveler
Traveler
Steve Roach
2017 Timeroom Digital

Released in 1983, TRAVELER is Steve's second solo and his first album on vinyl LP; a big accomplishment in and of itself back in the day. Recorded both in a large pro studio (José Feliciano's) and in the early Timeroom in Culver City California, this music revealed the young Steve Roach as a synthesist of limitless imagination and broad compositional depth. The thrust of his synthesized matrices evinces realms of austere metallic beauty, worlds yet to be explored, topographies hosting civilizations caught between the rugged girth of the past and the brilliance of a better future. Ideally, allow this music to simply flow over and through you. A travelogue of worlds both gorgeous and shadowed pieces of ambient expressionism that hint at the future of his vast explorations interface with ease. The pulsing title track "Traveler" is a quixotic exploration through a post-Schulze digi-zone of stormy synth riffs and sequencer majesty. Even the Tribal era in Steve's later work is birthed on pieces like T.B.C. and Mysteries Continue. Both NOW, Steve's debut release and TRAVELER launched Roach's qualitative talent onto an unsuspecting world presenting a harbinger of things to come in is massive body of work now expanding into its fourth decade. -- Darren Bergstein, ei


Transmitter
Transmitter
Jeffrey Koepper
2017 Projekt PRO348

Keeping analog sequencer music alive in the 21st century... Poly-rhythmic sequential melodies of warm, engaging electronics propel Transmitter, an album created live-in-the-studio on vintage synthesizers and sequencers. Organic performances of six new tracks (and one from MantraSequent) glide through evolving epics with a classic 70's feel. Thick synthesizer textures and pulsating rhythms generate and modulate the pieces captured June 18th 2017 at WXPN's Star's End Radio, Philadelphia. Host Chuck Van Zyl writes:
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February 12, 2017:  Follow Steve on Facebook for all the latest news.

May 7, 2016:  If you missed 2013's Future Flows, we're offering a name-your-price download from Bandcamp. Hurry, offer ends next weekend!

February 13, 2016:  Coming in April on Projekt: two new incredible and different collaborative releases with Steve and UK-based electronic artist Robert Logan: BIOSONIC and SECOND NATURE.

October 11, 2015:  Video profile by Chuck Van Zyl of The Gatherings



September 24, 2015:  Tune into Drone Zone on SomaFM this Sunday for the premiere of Bloodmoon Rising, Night 4.

August 9, 2015:  Don't miss the Echoes Interview Podcast, available for download and from iTunes.

August 1, 2015:  

The 4-CD Bloodmoon Rising set will ship the week of September 14th. The wonderfully deep and newly-completed Night 4, along with the previously-unreleased Night 1, will complete this set of four 74-minute zones inspired by the four Bloodmoon Tetrad nights which began last April, and will end on September 28th. The 4-CD Bloodmoon Rising set will ship the week of September 14th. The wonderfully deep and newly-completed Night 4, along with the previously-unreleased Night 1, will complete this set of four 74-minute zones inspired by the four Bloodmoon Tetrad nights which began last April, and will end on September 28th.

May 17, 2015:  Skeleton Keys (CD and vinyl) and The Skeleton Collection are in stock and shipping now. All pre-orders will be shipped no later than May 20th.

March 8, 2015:  

Primal Reunion Workshop, April 18-20

Linda Kohanov and Steve Roach will present a rare workshop together combining the transformative power of sound and music with the profound opening in consciousness that occurs through equine-human interaction. This is a rare opportunity to work with two masters of their field in an intimate setting at their ranch in Southern Arizona. Questions: contact@steveroach.com.

December 29, 2014:  Steve Roach Live in Tucson, February 13-14 2015

After two sold-out shows last year, Steve's return to the Galactic Center is on the horizon. Steve's Tucson concerts are always special as there is no place like home. Immerse thyself in the deep end of the soundcurrent at Solar Culture's Galactic Center, complete with meditation caves in the back corners of an incredible environment. The center is an intimate performance space in downtown Tucson, Arizona. The shows will be part of the pinnacle weekend of the multi-week Tucson Gem and Mineral Show which brings in a large global culture to the entire city. Capacity is just under 80 per show. Part of the room will be open for on-the-floor seating, with pillows and couches available. Tickets are on-sale now.

December 19, 2014:  Back in stock, and at Bandcamp: Immersion Five - Circadian Rhythms.

October 19, 2014:  Steve reminisces about the Oberheim DMX during an interview with The Vinyl Factory.

October 19, 2014:  Bloodmoon return, the big picture...

A tremendous thank you for your overwhelming response to the "Bloodmoon Rising" piece. The spontaneous expression and immediate sharing was, like that night, a unique and inspiring experience. We will do it again! Mark your calendar for April 4th 2015. This is the date for the next audio chapter in the Bloodmoon Rising Tetra, with a new piece to be created in the days leading up to the event, then going live that evening on Bandcamp. On September 28th 2015, the final piece in the Bloodmoon Tetra cycle arrives. A limited 4-CD set will feature all four long-form pieces created for these moments in time.

April 27, 2014:  Two new releases from Byron Metcalf, Loren Nerell and Mark Seelig are now available. Also, Dream Tracker is back in stock.

April 13, 2014:  Read (and hear) all about the re-release of Structures From Silence: Echoes Podcast interview; Tucson Weekly profile; FACT Magazine review; Ambient Music Guide interview.

March 9, 2014:  Listen to Steve's interview for the At Water's Edge podcast, recorded just prior to last October's Vortex Dome concerts.

October 22, 2013:  At Water's Edge, hosted by Rebekkah Hilgraves, returns to Stillstream Internet Radio this Saturday at 9pm Pacific (11pm Central), featuring a live stream of Steve Roach's third and final Immersion concert from Los Angeles. After the music is done, stay tuned for an exclusive interview with Steve.

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September 29, 2013:  Fluid Radio has published an epic profile: Riding the Soundwave: Scenes of life and death from the biography of ambient pioneer Steve Roach.

August 18, 2013:  Tickets are now on-sale for Steve's three Vortex Dome Immersion Concerts in Los Angeles. Each show only seats 120, so if you'd like to attend, act quickly!

August 4, 2013:  We just added 8 David Parsons CD's to our Summer Monsoon Sale page. Move quickly to get half-off on these classic titles!

August 4, 2013:  Author Ben Kettlewell has graciously shared his 2001 Steve Roach interview with us, from the book Electronic Music Pioneers.

June 1, 2013:  Steve is excited to announce his live concert return to Los Angeles on Friday October 25th and Saturday the 26th, a total of three shows in a Dome theater in Downtown LA. This will be produced with immersive 360-surround visuals, sound and more. Only 130 people per show. Not to be missed. More on this soon! (Note the new dates; was originally October 12th/13th.)

May 25, 2013:  Steve's full Ambicon performance is now online.

May 19, 2013:  Circles & Artifacts at Bandcamp!

After the release of their monumental Ascension of Shadows 3-CD set, in 1999/2000 Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana collaborated by mail on the soundtrack for a limited-edition interactive CD-ROM of photography by Martina Verhoeven. The hour of all-new material never appeared on a standalone CD, but here it is, for the first time, as a digital release. A floating long-from meditative piece, it's a unique ambient environment, immersing the listener in a carefully designed soundworld; rewarding whether just below the threshold of perception, or through active listening. The gradual shifting and drifting is music to get lost in. Though the changes over time are subtle — almost imperceptible — there is growth and change.

April 14, 2013:  MP3 clips for Steve's new album FUTURE FLOWS have been posted, and the album is available now at Bandcamp.


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