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Bloom Ascension
Bloom Ascension
Steve Roach
2019 Projekt PRO364

BLOOM ASCENSION is a resplendent expression of elegant futurism. The rich melodic and rhythmic symmetry of this kaleidoscopic bloom of interlocking electronic music was created specifically for the canvas of time inherent to the LP format. BLOOM ASCENSION's spiraling analog synth/sequencer-driven sound conveys vibrant energy and radiant optimism woven into the core of these living, breathing musical mandalas.
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The Magnificent Void
The Magnificent Void
Steve Roach
1996 Hearts of Space HS11062

A Magnum Opus of pure oceanic sound and Roach's most sophisticated atmospheric work to date. The final track "Altus", Latin for both "high" and "deep", says much about this work. The most demanding and textural of Roach's work, it has more in common with 20th century avant-garde than other genres. A chilling and beautiful continuous flow of harmonic sound-worlds. Melody and harmony are present throughout in a surreal play of light and dark colors.


Meditation In Green
Meditation In Green
Kelly David
2019 Spotted Peccary Music

Meditation in Green, the Spotted Peccary label debut of ambient electronic artist Kelly David, is a psychedelic musical journey deep into the heart of Viet Nam's Mekong Delta. Guided by rich ambient textures, manipulated field recordings, traditional instruments, and a blend of cultural and electronic percussion, the album offers a surreal sonic sojourn into a mysterious land defined by the power of a river and its influence, where nature has always been the dominant force.
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The Gesture of History
The Gesture of History
Sam Rosenthal, Nick Shadow (with Steve Roach)
2019 Projekt PRO358

Viola-based textural ambient drift from Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Introspective passages where the organic texture and emotions of the viola play out over an atmosphere of engulfing mournful beauty. Delicate strings float upon shimmering, forever changing expressionistic backgrounds of processed viola, synth, and harmonium -- profoundly sensitive and deeply moving. The modernist ambient compositions balance on the precipice looking back in moments of reflection and rumination while delicately holding the future in our hands.


POV
POV
Miles Richmond, Peter Grenader (with Steve Roach)
2019 ZSR 5515
Produced by Steve Roach

Miles Richmond and Peter Grenader, along with guest artist Steve Roach, have released their debut project POV. This ambient work engages the listening experience through a multi-timbral sonic adventure drawn from gliss guitar inner-weavings and deeply nuanced modular synth worlds. The feeling throughout the flow presents a dynamic yet serene emotional terrain. Elemental touchstones are early Fripp and Eno, American Minimalism and textural ambient.
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Planetary Unfolding
Planetary Unfolding
Michael Stearns
Sonic Atmospheres KM 10634 – rare out-of-print edition!

Michael's "epic" Serge synthesizer album in six movements. The Earth as a mass of sounds held together through resonance. Everything alive, atoms, cells, the Earth's core, oceans, plants, animals and humans, the seen and the unseen, all creating a complex orchestration... the Earth as a being of sound. The Earth within the cosmos, the cosmos a vibrating orchestration with a resonance so complex and deep we hear nothing, no thing, and are engulfed by a vast and tender silence.
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December 7, 2018:  Steve Roach receives his second consecutive GRAMMY nomination.

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.


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