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Skeleton Keys
Skeleton Keys
Steve Roach
2015 Projekt PRO315 – now shipping

There's a worldwide analog modular synthesizer resurgence in full swing. Pioneering electronic musician Steve Roach taps into the zeitgeist on SKELETON KEYS, a 74-minute album recorded using the Synthesizers.com large format analog modular synthesizer­/sequencer-based system. These are eight emotional and mind-expanding spiraling mandalas-of-sound made from interwoven tapestries of melody, rhythm, tone and musical space.
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Skeleton Keys (vinyl)
Skeleton Keys (vinyl)
Steve Roach
2015 Diophantine Discs 25 – now shipping

The spiraling music of SKELETON KEYS is perfect for the vinyl experience that has resurged in recent years. On this LP version, three tracks from the CD and one track exclusive to the LP are featured. Includes a download code for the LP version from Bandcamp.
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The Skeleton Collection 2005 - 2015
The Skeleton Collection 2005 - 2015
Steve Roach
2015 Timeroom Editions 33 – now shipping

This collection of new and previously unreleased pieces tracks the origin of Skeleton Keys. The first five tracks, recorded in 2005, set the idea into motion of creating a project of pure analog synth/sequencer-based music. I wanted to place the attention directly on these pure kinetic forms, intentionally stripped down to the essentials. The focus remains on the purity of the analog sound and the interweave of the patterned melodic strands and the ever-present pulse. Those elements all work together to create the keys for opening into a place of perception only obtained though this form of music.
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Bloodmoon Rising Night 3
Bloodmoon Rising Night 3
Steve Roach
2015

BLOODMOON RISING NIGHT 3 is music created for the third of four consecutive blood moon lunar eclipses. Number 3 occurs April 4th, and this release will be exclusively at Bandcamp on April 2nd -- name your price. The piece will available in advance to night sky watchers who can see the eclipse in their timezones.
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Disorientation Flow
Disorientation Flow
Dirk Serries
2015 Projekt PRO316

Serries' second album on Projekt is a suitable follow-up to his warm and welcoming 2014 release, THE ORIGIN REVERSAL. More than a critically-acclaimed re-boot of his classic Vidna Obmana sound, this is ambient music that flows from its discreet origins of sonic purity, washes of harmony, and languid textures. Unfurling with seductive deliberation and orchestrated with just a handful of effects and electric guitar, this album is again fully improvised and recorded in real-time.
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Blue Radiance
Blue Radiance
Erik Wøllo
2015 Projekt PRO314

As a bridge leading to a new uncharted continent, Erik Wøllo's BLUE RADIANCE transports the listener along innovative, shimmering and sonorous musical pathways. The nineteenth solo album from this renowned Norwegian ambient/electronic artist continues to develop and refine his masterfully crafted soundworld into an intensely detailed fusion of elegant compositions and deep atmospherics.
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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.

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.


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