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Nov 17

Projekt 50% Off CD Sale & a free holiday download

Hundreds of CDs are sale-priced at 50% (or more) off. Stuff your friend’s stockings with great music.

Excelsis Long sleeve T-shirt pre-order, shipping in December and name-your-price download at Bandcamp. We have 17 copies of the Excelsis cassette. These are “new old stock” from 1995!

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Sep 22

Unto Ashes’ SATURN RETURN back in print !

Friday September 29th – sale has ended, prices returned to normal

Saturn Return is back in print in an edition of 115 copies, and free at Bandcamp

Purchase the CD for $10 from Projekt; or name-your-price download at Bandcamp.

“The perfect soundtrack for the black-clad lifestyle with dirge-like, medieval sounds and dark lyrics.” – The New York Times

Saturn Return, Unto Ashes’ second album (from 2001), has been out-of-print for a while. I recently found 115 more copies of the booklet and disc in the storage space, so I had them packaged for this final limited edition release. For a few days, the CD is on sale for $10, and the download is name-your-price at Bandcamp.

This is a wonderful album, confirming Unto Ashes’ unique hermetic apocalyptic folk / darkwave sound.

Get yours today!

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Aug 20

Aurelio Voltaire CD now shipping + US Tour + Dragoncon

Aurelio Voltaire

Aurelio Voltaire returns to Projekt for his 11th studio album, Heart-Shaped Wound, available on CD from the Projekt webstore. Or download at Projekt’s Bandcamp store. Orders are now shipping:

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Leaving the vampires, zombies and murder ballads behind, Aurelio Voltaire presents a heart-wrenching collection of songs about love gained and love lost. His 11th studio album (and first for Projekt in a decade) resulted from a tumultuous three-month relationship; in between his hectic touring schedule Voltaire found himself writing heart-wrenching songs brimming with anguish, regret and yearning. With a reputation for macabre, tongue-in-cheek songs, every once in a while someone comes along and breaks his heart, and the result is an album of genre-defying musical storytelling. Often sarcastic, sometimes serious, always uniquely… Voltaire.

Aurelio Voltaire is on Tour with Bella Morte

Voltaire has copies of his new baby, Heart-Shaped Wound, for the remaining dates of the tour. We worked things out and had the pressing plant next day copies to Sam in Portland/ 9 more shows with Bella Morte, and then Dragoncon! 8/20- Seattle, WA @ El Corazon 8/21- Boise, ID @ Liquid Boise 8/23- San Francisco, CA @ Elbo Room 8/24- Los Angeles, CA @ Union 8/25- Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar 8/26- Mesa, AZ @ Club Red 8/27- Albquerque, NM @ Launchpad 8/29- Austin, TX @ Elysium 8/30- New Orleans, LA @ The Goat 8/31-9/4 – Voltaire at Dragoncon, Atlanta, GA 9/8 NEW YORK CITY@ STIMULATE We created a Spotify Playlist with songs from both artists for your enjoyment

Voltaire’s 2002 album Boo Hoo is available for a limited time as a Bandcamp name-your-price download. It’s a fitting companion to Heart-Shaped Wound.

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Jun 14

Jeffrey Fayman & Robert Fripp (Free download!) Projekt Flashback

Name-your-price on this Projekt classic

CD at the Projekt webstore | Name-your-price download at Bandcamp.

Over the years Projekt released many stunning albums; but there’s always a rush for the new, and things slip-slip-slip into the past. It’s been seventeen years since we released A Temple in the Clouds, an amazing collaboration between film composer Jeffrey Fayman and (a man needs no introduction, but you know him from King Crimson) Robert Fripp.

This is one of those stunning releases that’s almost forgotten; it doesn’t get many new sales or listens these days. And that’s just a shame, because it’s a great album for fans of the No Pussyfooting-school of Fripp’s creativity. I decided I didn’t want this music sitting around, collecting digital dust. I’d love for you to hear this work! I put the CD on sale and the Bandcamp download is name-your-price for a week. Any donation you chip in when you download is split between Projekt and Fayman & Fripp. Your generosity is most appreciated, and it goes to a good cause (us!)

From 2000: A stunning album of looped Frippertronics and electronics, in the vein of the classic Fripp & Eno No Pussyfooting collaboration.

AmbientVisions: “A Temple in the Clouds is a spiritual and euphoric soundscape… a glorious album of Frippertronics and contemplative sound sculptures. The sheer spirituality of their experiences shines in this ethereal ambience and insightful minimalism. Piercing rays of bright and unfettered emotion overshadow the dark undertones.”

Read the full, mostly-factual album description

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May 19

Roach/Logan free download weekend

Last year’s innovative collaborations between Steve Roach and Robert Logan — Biosonic and Second Nature — ventured into new and exciting territory. Robert flew into Tucson from London today and will be resonating in the desert atmosphere at the Timehouse for several days, as the duo carve on a few new projects. More on these soon!

Meanwhile for those who missed these albums… We are offering both at name-your-price downloads at Bandcamp: projektrecords.bandcamp.com/album/biosonic projektrecords.bandcamp.com/album/second-nature

CDs on sale for $10 each or get the 2-pack for $20.

(this weekend only)

Projekt Webstore, Top-5 for May

#1 Robert Rich: Live at the Gatherings 2015 (2CD) (Pre Order, Released June 2nd) #2 Chuck van Zyl: Celestial Mechanics (CD) (Pre Order, Released June 2nd) #3 Robert Rich & Markus Reuter: Lift A Feather To The Flood (CD) #4 Erik Wollo: Different Spaces (2-CD) #5 Slowdive: Slowdive (CD)

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Jan 27

Steve Roach Empetus back in print with a free download

The 30th anniversary edition of this electronic classic is back in print, reissued on CD in digipak with original artwork. To celebrate, the CD is on sale for just $10 through midnight on Monday January 30th! At Projekt’s Bandcamp page, you can grab the deluxe digital download for name-your-price, through midnight on Monday January 30th. It includes The Early Years rarities tracks.

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Jan 12

Free download ~ Black tape for a blue girl: Blood on the snow

The Blood on the snow maxi-cd is mastered and now available at Bandcamp. You can stream, or you can download it at name-your-price. If you’re one of the 154 supporters who pledged at Kickstarter, grab your download today. If you haven’t pledged, it would be great if (when you download at Bandcamp) you make a little contribution towards the cost of creating this new music. Or support with just $3 at Kickstarter, you’ll also receive all the updates on the CD’s progress.

Recent Black tape for a blue girl in the projekt webstore: Black Tape For A Blue Girl: LP Tote Bag $20.00 Black Tape For A Blue Girl: These fleeting moments (CD+2LP) $55.00 Black Tape For A Blue Girl: These fleeting moments (CD+2LP+12″) $60.00 Black Tape For A Blue Girl: These fleeting moments (Limited vinyl edition) (2-LP) $38.00

NEW MUSIC FROM black tape for a blue girl  

19 copies of the limited edition CD at Kickstarter : Blood on the snow

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Dec 31

Three from Steve Roach. for 2017.

Steve Roach : January 2017

Steve has three new albums for January 2017, available in a number of configurations: |   Spiral Revelation   |    Spiral 2-Pack   |   Painting in the Dark    |   Fade To Gray   |    Painting & Fade 2-Pack    |

Orders placed at the Projekt webstore this month include a download card for a copy of Forrest Fang’s Letters To The Farthest Star

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Nov 22

Sale: 20% off CDs / 50% off Bandcamp

Projekt’s Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale is on! Sale ends 11:59 PM; Tuesday November 29th.

50% OFF at projektrecords.bandcamp.com And blacktapeforabluegirl.bandcamp.com — Use discount code “bf2016”

20% off CDs here at http://projekt.com ! (Excludes new & pre-order titles) use coupon code “BF2016”

We’re giving away a free copy of the 2011 Steve Roach / Erik Wollo collaborative CD, The Road Eternal with every order over $50 (total before shipping). While supplies last!

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Jan 22

Forrest Fang – Stream two unreleased tracks

< Forrest Fang: The Sleepwalker’s Ocean (2-CD)

Purchase your copy of the limited-edition 2-CD, $17 at the Projekt website. $10 download at Projekt’s Bandcamp store.

Listen to two unreleased songs on Forrest’s Soundcloud page.

Forrest talks about the pieces: I’d like to share these two recent pieces with my listeners as a thank you.  The first piece, “Chimera,” is an outtake from my recordings for the Projekt release, The Sleepwalker’s Ocean.  I left it off the album only because it didn’t seem to fit anywhere.  The piece has elements that were composed at different times and were blended together much later.  The second piece, “Arrow,” is a short experimental piece I recorded recently just for fun.  It incorporates two instruments that date back to my childhood:  a drum with a cardboard frame that my father helped me make in Indian Guides and a pair of maracas given to my family by a visiting exchange student.  I’ve included a picture of them.

The Sleepwalker’s Ocean is a hypnotic deep-ambient exploration through the fantastical, elusive realm of the subconscious. Disc 2 is a first for Fang: a 54-minute electronic landscape that explores an interior world of elusive and impressionistic thoughts and images. Embracing the American minimalists and ambient soundscape artists, Fang blends electronics with acoustic instruments within a framework influenced by traditional Asian music.

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A review from Eurock.com Forrest Fang – The Sleepwalkers Ocean Forrest Fang is one of my 35-year long musical heroes. As a student at university, in 1980 he brought me a copy of his very first album composing experiment, Music from the Blackboard Jungle. Since then he has had a career outside the music industry while continuing to peruse his musical dreams releasing a total of 13 albums to date.

His brand new double album is entitled The Sleepwalker’s Ocean, a masterpiece of sonic architecture that combines the deep ebb and flow of electronic earth tones with swirling jet stream sound currents and free-floating celestial melodies. Forest creates intricate sonic textures and timbers using synth/ keyboards & guitar intertwined with exotica – Mandolin/ Marxolin/Saron/Lavta & Cántaro.

The album’s extended five-part title track and the whole of disc two entitled “An Alternate Ocean (The Salton Sea)” contain music that transcends any genre while transporting you to another time and place.

Fifteen years post-millennium we are plunging headlong into the era of diminishing returns. Music production is fast becoming simply a ghost in the machine. You can still buy CDs, but have to pay again to play and promote it on radio. The digital domain has destroyed the spirit of humanity in producing music while filling the coffers of the Tech gods.

The few sacred stores still surviving recycle old musical artifacts and detritus from the present. Fortunately, artists like Forrest Fang have continued their path for decades defying the continuing shift of the zeitgeist making music for art’s sake, stimulating the senses and fortifying the soul. “If music be the food of love, then play on.”

January webstore top-5 Forrest Fang: The Sleepwalker’s Ocean (2-CD) Steve Roach: Emotions Revealed (CD) Klaus Schulze & Pete Namlook: Dark Side Of The Moog Vol. 1-4 (5CD Box) (Pre-Order, Mid-Feb) Steve Roach: Vortex 2-Pack Forrest Fang: Phantoms (CD) – 70% Off