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Český Rozhlas, February 2023. Art Cafe Radio Show, full hour dedicated to Projekt’s 40th. Stream Pavel Zelinka’s show from the Czech National Radio.
Mind Body Spirit, February 2023. Sam Rosenthal interviewed by a friend he’s known since 1st grade. A full hour dedicated to Projekt’s 40th.
Radio Quar, Italy, March 2023. Over two hours of interview with Sam and great Projekt music, from an Italian radio show. Discussing the forty years of the label, Black Tape For A Blue Girl and future projects.
M.K. Ultra, April 2023. Projekt Records Turns 40!
Sounds and Shadows, April 2023. YouTube interview with Sam Rosenthal discussing Projekt’s 40th Anniversary and
Chain D.L.K., April 2023. Projekt Records Celebrates 40 Years!
Soundscape Magazine, May 2023. An Interview with Sam Rosenthal – Projekt Records 40th Anniversary.
Sounds and Shadows, May 2023. YouTube interview with Aurelio Voltaire discussing his history, latest album, movie cameo, and so much more.
LupOnAir, May 2023. Micro-interview: Black Tape for a Blue Girl.
The Recoup, May 2023. A Half Dozen Questions for Aarktica.
New Artist Spotlight, April 2023. 10 Questions with Alan Elettronico.
House of Vachmiel, October 2022. In-depth review for Black Tape For A Blue Girl’s album “The Cleft Serpent”: Music For Goths Grown Up.
Kortfilmfestivalen/Norwegian Short Film Festival, April 2023. Video for Arin Aksberg’s “Virtuality” is nominated for Best Music Video
Volume One, April 2023. Pure Music of a New Dimension: ‘Ghosts’ Lands Peter Phippen His 25th Album
Musique Machine, April 2023. Steve Roach‘s “Rest of Life” is the Release of the Month.
Galactic Travels Radio, April 2023. April’s Special Focus is Steve Roach
Wildfire Music + News, March 2023. Aarktica Taps Into Natural Transmissions For ‘Paeans’
Echoes Podcast, March 2023. A short interview with Steve Roach & Linda Kohanov.: From their home in the Arizona desert, they talk about revisiting the spirit of Structures from Silence, and horses.
Echoes CD of the Month, March 2023. Steve Roach’s Rest of Life casts your eyes out further into its epic expanse.
Procession Magazine, Issue 9 • March 2023. Black Tape For A Blue Girl: Three page interview with Sam. Darkwave dressed with a deep, flowing intensity.
Altaposten, March 2023. Arin Arksberg: Songs characterized by the fear of not reaching out.
Journeys to the Infinite, March 2023. Interview and music mix with Shane Morris: The Archeology of Shared Resonances
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, February 2023. Peter Phippen releases 25th album ‘Ghosts’
Journeys to the Infinite, February 2023. Interview with Linda Kohanov: Riding Between the Worlds of Sound
Slicing Up Eyeballs, February 2023. Black tape for a blue girl‘s Kickstarter in support of Mesmerized by the Sirens.
December 2022. Deepspace: Exploring the Blue
Sound & Vision, May 2022. Tribute to soulwhirlingsomewhere
December 2022. Paulina Fae: in dreams….
Ambient Soundbath, November 2022. The entire episode of podcast #109 features “In the Key of Sleep” from theAdelaidean.
Post Punk, December 2017. Christmas Songs for Goths includes Excelsis: A Dark Noel
On an Overgrown Path, November 2022. The future of classical music is contemplated featuring Steve Roach’s album “A Soul Ascends.”
Soundwave #136, November 2022. Sam Rosenthal created an hour flow of the mood of Projekt — an exploration and overview for listeners discovering the label for the first time.
MusicTAP, November 2022. Thanatos to Release Holiday EP – Christmas Moments.
Ambient Visions, October 2022. Forrest Fang is interviewed about his new album, The Lost Seasons of Amorphia.
Among the Clouds, October 2021. Interview with lovesliescrushing’s Scott and Melissa about their unique shoegaze origins.
YouTube, August 2022. Interview with theAdelaidean’s Sean Williams about his new middle grade novel Honour Among Ghosts.
Moog, August 2022. Steve Roach: Ambient Explorations with Moog One. Watch the legendary artist’s performance and read about his journey with the tri-timbral polyphonic synthesizer here.
Leader-Telegram, July 2022. Eau Claire-area musicians collaborate on new album. (Peter Phippen, Rahbi Crawford, Ivar Lunde Jr.)
Music TAP, July 2022. Steve Roach to Release New Ambient Album: What Remains
Mobile Musician, July 2022. Cover interview with Steve Roach
Reverb, June 2022. Structures From Synthesis: An Interview With Steve Roach
Fifteen Questions, June 2022. Michael Stearns Shares his Creative Process. No Mud, no Lotus.
Obscure, May 2022. Erik Wøllo interview
May 2022. theAdelaidean: Music, writing and mathematics are my three great loves
Revista the 13th, April 2022. Black Tape for a Blue Girl premieres video for “A Chaos of Desire”
Side-Line, April 2022. Thanatos live album ‘Thanatos Comes Alive! — Part 1 (the 90s)’ coming up in May
, April 2022. Peter Phippen “These flutes became my teachers.”
The Morning Breeze, April 2022. Michael Stearns interviewed by Donna-Jo Thornton.
Tones and Drones, April 2022. Michael Stearns interviewed on Tones & Drones, hosted by Jason M. Miller at 91.3FM KVLU.
Echoes Radio, April 2022. A Cosmic Classic Re-issued, Michael Stearns’ Planetary Unfolding. Echoes April CD of the Month. Listen to the interview on Echoes podcast
Dublab’s Contact Wave, April 3 2022. Archive of Michael Stearns interview with Chris Kissel & Chuck Soo-Hoo available for stream and download.
ElektroSpank Greek Website discusses Black Tape For A Blue Girl‘s Kickstarter for A Chaos of Desire.
Ambient Visions, March 2022 | Into the Ancient: AV Talks with Peter Phippen.
OndaRock Facebook Live Rewatch the Italian magazine’s live interview with Black Tape For A Blue Girl’s Sam Rosenthal. Discussing the band and Projekt Records.
Son of Marketing Italy My AweSOMe Guest List: Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Sam Rosenthal shares 10 artists and tracks which inspired his music. Listen to the 10 tracks as a Spotify playlist.
YouTube, January 2022 | Scott Kirby Interviews Peter Phippen on WXPR Radio’s Midwest Music Hour.
Noisextra, January 2022 | “In Conversation.” A 60 minute podcast interview with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For A Blue Girl.
Darkroom Magazine Italy, January 2022 | “The dark side of immortality.” An Italian interview with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For A Blue Girl.
Dreams of Consciousness, January 2022 | Podcast Episode 209 features a video/audio interview with Sam Rosenthal and Jon DeRosa of Black Tape For A Blue Girl. On YouTube and Spotify.
Subculture Shock, January 2022 | Four Projekt songs appear on Listener’s Choice Best of 2021 Countdown!
#6. Abbey Death – Death is for the Living
#20. Alan Elettronico – This Ain’t Love
#36. Black Tape for a Blue Girl – The Cleft Serpent
#38. Attrition – The Alibi
Shfl, January 2022 | Great overview of Steve Roach‘s solo and collaborative works over the years.
Leader-Telegram, January 2022 | Local musician Peter Phippen releases new ‘Into the Ancient’ album.
VolumeOne, January 2022 | ABSO-FLUTE-LY SERENE: Peter Phippen releases new album ‘Into the Ancient’.
ModSnap Radio on YouTube, Spotify January 2022 | DJ Nocturna interviews Sam Rosenthal.
#ILoveGay Today, January 2022 | video interview with Benjamin James Stewart on YouTube.
The Independent UK, December 2021 | Projekt’s Excelsis 1 holiday album mentioned in an article about misfit Christmas albums. Move over Santa, Baby: Why the weird festive album is going to save Christmas
Florida Sound Archive December 2021 | Interview with Sam Rosenthal on his 80s fanzine in South Florida, Projekt Records and of course, Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Spotify and YouTube
Chain DLK November 2021 | Interview with Michael Stearns.
Journeys to the Infinite November 2021 | Serena Gabriel: Songs of Solace and Transformation
MusicTAP November 2021 | Thanatos To Release New Album – Covered Country
The Big Takeover November 2021 | Video Premiere of “Seminole Wind” by Thanatos and feature of new album “Covered Country.”
Opus Zine November 2021 | Exploring the Depths of The River of Appearance, Vidna Obmana’s Ambient Masterpiece on it’s 25th anniversary.
Rythmes Croisés October 2021 | Steve Roach Rétrospective – Troisième Époque, 2011 – 2020
Sonic Seducer Magazine, Germany • October 2021 | Interview with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For a Blue Girl.
Orkus Magazine, Germany • Fall 2021 | Interview with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For a Blue Girl. and review. “Die fragilität der menschheit” translates to “the fragility of humanity.”
ReGen Magazine October 2021 | Interview with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For a Blue Girl.
Post-Punk September 2021 | Interview with Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For a Blue Girl.
Sounds and Shadows August 2021 | Interview with Valerie of Abbey Death.
Radio of Horror August 2021 | Interview with Abbey Death.
Discoveringbands by Michael Nagy August 2021 | YouTube interview with Abbey Death.
Music TAP July 2021 | Black Tape For A Blue Girl Readies New Album – The Cleft Serpent
Chicago Reader July 2021 | Interview with Lovesliescrushing’s Scott Cortez and Melissa Arpin Duimstra.
System Failure July 2021 | Interview with Alan Elettronico.
Discoveringbands by Michael Nagy July 2021 | YouTube interview with Black Tape for a Blue Girl and Projekt Records founder Sam Rosenthal, by Michael Nagy.
Progressive Rock Central July 2021 | Interview with Innovative Norwegian Composer and Electronic Music Guitarist Erik Wøllo.
Tucson Weekly April 2021 | Far Out, Far In: Two new albums from Steve Roach help map meditation.
Journeys to the Infinite April 2021 | A podcast interview with Steve Roach & Serena Gabriel.
Turn Me On, Dead Man March 2021 | A music podcast that includes “Turn off your mind, float downstream” from Sam Rosenthal‘s Tim, where are you now? collaboration (including Erik Wøllo, Brian Parnham and Mike VanPortfleet of LYCIA). The Turn Me On Deadman webpage includes a short interview with Sam about the album.
Tones & Drones January 2021 | A Podcast interview with Projekt’s Sam Rosenthal Hosted and produced by Jason M. Miller in the studios of Public Radio 91.3 FM KVLU Texas. Link goes to Spotify, but it’s also on Apple & wherever you listen to podcasts.
31st annual All Souls Ceremony November 8 2020 | Steve Roach performed at the 31st annual All Souls Ceremony in Tucson AZ, joined by Serena Gabriel. Cue in for: 1:01:50 open ceremony & 2:26:30 closing ceremony.
Echoes podcast interview October 23 2020 | Erik Wøllo & Michael Stearns Two icons of electronic music converge to talk about their epic release, Convergence, an album created amidst brain tumors and dreams.
LitHub / Dublab podcast interview October 16 2020 | Steve Roach takes the long view from his desert studio on his 30-minute THE QUARANTINE TAPES interview.
Nelda TV Episode 11 Steve Roach: A Sonic Journey September 2020 | 8-minute video interview with Steve Roach.
Journeys to the Infinite September 2020 | Interview with Erik Wøllo and a cross-selection of his releases including his collaboration with Michael Stearns.
Arizona Public Media July 22 2020 | Steve Roach talks about the healing power of sound, and his new album “A Soul Ascends” on Tucson’s NPR Station, 89.1 Steve’s section begins at 15:20. with Mark McLemore, host of Arizona Spotlight
Bandcamp Daily August 6 2020 | Steve Roach in The Best Ambient Music on Bandcamp: July 2020.
Los Angeles Times August 28, 2019 | Ambient music artist Steve Roach reflects on his influential 40-year career with a transcendent one-off audiovisual performance at Pasadena’s First United Methodist Church.
Tucson Weekly January 31 2019 | Awarding the Ambiance: Steve Roach. The electronic pioneer receives second consecutive Grammy nomination.
Cemetery Confessions February 16, 2019 | Podcast interview with Sam Rosenthal at Spotify & YouTube discussing his perspective on the Goth scene during the 90’s, the state of the music industry, his philosophy on the meaning of life and a lot more!
Steve Roach 2019 Grammy Announcement
The Future of What November 30 2018 | 45-minute podcast interview with Projekt founder Sam Rosenthal. A short interview with Steve Roach near the end. Link goes to Soundcloud, but it’s also on Spotify, Apple + wherever you listen to podcasts.
Projekt Exclusive July 10 2018 | Images from the Stark Corner. A photoset of the unused photos from the iconic LYCIA album cover shoot.
Arizona Public Media January 26 2018 | Shaping Sound with Steve Roach.
San Diego Tribute January 18 2018 | Electronic musician Steve Roach, with 172 albums to his credit, elated about his first Grammy nomination
Projekt Exclusive January 18 2018 | Steve Roach: welcome to the vortex. Biography article by Mike G of the music reference website AmbientMusicGuide.com
Steve Roach 2018 Grammy Announcement
Echoes Radio December 17 2017 | Grammy Nominated Artist Steve Roach in 50-minute Echoes Podcast interview.
Red Bull Music Academy Daily March 10, 2017 | Synth Musician Steve Roach on Tapping into Currents of Sound. An extensive interview.
PopMatters June 18, 2013 | Lengthy article on LYCIA
KQED March 27 2017 | Avant-Garde Musician Forrest Fang On the Art of the Double Life
Downloadable Image Gallery A collection of Steve Roach images through the years.
Rosa Selvaggia | March 2008 interview with Sam. In English or Italian!
Projekt Out-of-print | A page on the Projekt website that lists early Projekt releases that are out-of-print.
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