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Invisible
Invisible
Steve Roach
2015 Timeroom Editions TM32

Just released on CD, a one-time limited edition of 300 copies only; the first 100 are signed and numbered. Only available from steveroach.com.
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Monuments of Ecstasy
Monuments of Ecstasy
Steve Roach, Byron Metcalf, Rob Thomas
2015 Projekt PRO313 – now shipping

The visionary tribal-ambient trio of Byron Metcalf, Steve Roach and Rob Thomas opens a portal into an expanded state of being. MONUMENTS OF ECSTASY contains six impeccably crafted pieces of modern-tribal magic; the visceral power of sound and rhythm work to activate a body-centered passion and life-force arousal. Byron's drums and percussion fuse with Steve's hybrid grooves, array of analog modular, virtual analog synths and mixing enhancements; Rob's serpentine didgeridoo weaves aboriginal textures and otherworldly voices, adding ancient layers to the trio's flows and soundscapes. The result are majestic and powerful formations that rise up from the earth in an ever-evolving organic listening experience.

Driven by a constant current of fluid percussive pulses, the music induces a sense of hyper-perception on all levels -- from cellular to celebration. This is akin to the expanded level of awareness achieved throughout time by seekers worldwide. The entire body becomes a receptor-center for these primal forms of rhythmic momentum and emotive textures. A myriad of interwoven patterns, accentuated by state of the art recording, mixing and mastering, combine to transport the listener into a numinous dimension of energy, expansion and bliss -- the very definition of ecstasy.

Activating an euphoric state of body-mind-spirit awareness, the tracks develop and emerge as they reveal their intensity and power. Just like the massive, magnificent monuments that grace the album cover, these pieces inspire a breathtaking state of awe. With an underlying power and strength, the expansiveness of these MONUMENTS OF ECSTASY await...


Bloodmoon Rising
Bloodmoon Rising
Steve Roach
2014

This piece was created over the last few days leading up to the Blood Moon night of October 7th, 2014. So much of my work is born from the deep end of the night immersion. Staying aware of the moon's many phases, from full to new, has always been a part of my creative undercurrent; the opportunity to acknowledge this moment in time without question made this piece flow forth. Tuning into this Blood Moon feeling -- mixed with the sense in the air right now of the season's change -- is inside this piece, and now I quietly offer it up to the moon and to you in a more spontaneous way, only through Bandcamp.
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Letters To The Farthest Star
Letters To The Farthest Star
Forrest Fang
2015 Projekt PRO312

LETTERS TO THE FARTHEST STAR is an ambitious and deeply personal dispatch: a far-reaching sojourn into the diverse ambient/electronic influences that helped shape the last three decades of Fang's unique "Fourth World" style. Fang began his tenth album with a challenge to himself: create a single work that acknowledged both past and present explorations while hinting at new avenues to come.
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Holographic Codex
Holographic Codex
Alio Die
2015 Projekt PRO311

Crossing styles and boundaries, Holographic Codex is a mixture of atmospheric ambience, IDM sequences and psybient textures; these cult Italian musicians create a blending of ritualistic soundscapes and technogenic landscapes. Alio Die has over 60 releases, some on America's Projekt label and others on his own Hic Sunt Leones label. Montana recorded five collaborations with Pete Namlook on Pete's German FAX label, plus released 10 solo albums with various European imprints.
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Strands
Strands
Radiant Mind
2014 steveroach.com SR03

STRANDS is the second transmission from the enigmatic electronic artist Radiant Mind. Choosing to work in anonymity with Steve as the producer and interface, this artist draws from space-music forms and textures -- long unfolding drifts and slow suspensions. On this new release of deep-in-the-night travels, STRANDS is purely atmospheric, probing into the darker regions and outer edges of sonic space. All the sounds and textures were created specifically for each piece. Along with mastering the music, Steve added spacial processing enhancements and subtle looping to the final stages.




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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.

March 24, 2013:  Check out the great new profile on Steve at Ambient Music Guide.

February 16, 2013:  Many thanks to all for your orders and great feedback on SOUL TONES and TALES FROM THE ULTRA TRIBE. Please take a look at the Bandcamp page for ongoing new high-resolution additions. Steve is in the final stages of FUTURE FLOWS, timed for release before the Ambicon 2013 festival. Lots of other news to report; a newsletter is coming soon!

February 16, 2013:  Download "Today" free from Bandcamp! Recorded live Saturday morning February 16, 2013. Created with my mobile live studio. I set up for a few days in the house I grew up at in San Diego, California. The house is empty now, the memories of the past meet with today. Hope you enjoy this gift to my friends of the music. -- Steve

January 26, 2013:  

'The Music is the Medicine' Workshop


December 16, 2012:  Select titles are now available for digital download as uncompressed FLAC's (or other formats). Check out the Steve Roach and Projekt pages at Bandcamp.

December 16, 2012:  Now Shipping! Soul Tones and Tales From the Ultra Tribe.

December 3, 2012:  MP3's for Soul Tones and Tales From the Ultra Tribe have been posted.

October 14, 2012:  Mix Magazine Blog: A Few Moments with Steve Roach

September 3, 2012:  As long-time guests of steveroach.com know, every so often we offer free CD's as a thanks for your direct support. Starting now through Sunday September 9th, we're including a free copy of Steve's 2009 Afterlight on Timeroom Editions, a perfect release to merge with the shifting light and weather changes as Summer begins to recede.

For orders to U.S. addresses, we'll automatically include a free copy of Afterlight with any order of 1 CD or more. For orders outside the U.S., order 2 or more CD's to qualify. Don't add Afterlight to your shopping cart, it will be included when we prepare your shipment.

New Releases

A few great new releases were just added to our online store, including The Deception of Reality by Numina and a new Eric Wøllo studio release Airborne. Also be sure to visit the Other Artists and Kindred Spirits section of the store to check out the other new adds.

iTunes Adds

The complete edition of Stormwarning and Pure Flow are now available from the iTunes Music Store.

In The Works

Steve is currently mixing and adding final touches to a new collaboration with Byron Metcalf, Tales From the Ultra Tribe. He's also working on a new solo work from the deeper end of the mystic pool; Steve has been living, breathing and birthing this into form during the past year. This is shaping up for a late 2012 release. More on this soon.


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