Ambient electronic artist Steve Roach has released a new album, Invisible, as a name-your-price download via Bandcamp.
Here’s what Roach has to say about the new album:
With the momentum of the past year still churning, I hunkered down in the Timeroom over the past few cold and rain infused days and created a new long-form piece, featured on Bandcamp only for the time being.
A New Year’s gift to you; freshly cooked from the Timeroom to you on short order.
You can preview Invisible below or at his Bandcamp page. Continue reading
Why is Richard D. James (aka Aphex Twin) smiling?
It could be because he’s got a new Aphex Twin album out.
It could be that he’s got a boatload of awesome gear.
Or it could be that he’s got 20+ modular trax for you to download and listen to. Check it out below! Continue reading
David Rees decided to make an album of Aphex Twin / Taylor Swift mashups, because they both have great production and, at least in his view, ‘Taylor Swift is as scary as Aphex Twin': Continue reading
Video game music label Pterodactyl Squad has released ELO: The Video Game OST – a free chiptune tribute to ELO.
The album features some of ELO’s best-known songs, arranged for Nintendo and Sega sound chips.
Here’s what Pterodactyl Squad has to say about the release: Continue reading
Free Music Friday: Earlier in the week, ambient/space music artist Steve Roach released a 70-minute piece inspired by this week’s Blood Moon occurrence.
Here’s what Roach has to say about the composition: Continue reading
Free Music Friday: Free Floating Music has released Quiet Friends – a 30th anniversary tribute to the Steve Roach classic, Structures From Silence.
Quiet Friends is a collection of ambient music that is ‘inspired by the blueprint of Structures From Silence.
“I’m sure I first heard the hypnotic pulse of Structures From Silence while listening to Stars End on WXPN radio,” says Free Floating Music label head Brad Ross-MacLeod. “That was it. That was the sound of that place I was seeking.”
“This collection is dedicated with deep gratitude to him,” adds Ross-MacLeod, “for inspiring us stop and listen in that world and to make our own music there with him.”
Here’s what Steve Roach has to say about the album: Continue reading
The latest compilation of free music by experimental music label Futuresequence, Sequence8, is now available. Continue reading
This video captures a performance by Geert Bevin of composer Gustavo Santaolalla‘s The Choice from The Last Of Us.
Bevin performs the piece on LinnStrument, with the sound coming from Spectrasonics’ Trilian with an 8-part multitimbral setup (one for each row).
Bevin has been working with Roger Linn on the LinnStrument, now in development. The LinnStrument is a unique electronic controller that allows a wide range of expressiveness, including individual pitch and dynamic control, over time, of each note.
Here’s free download of the performance: Continue reading