From Projekt’s Sam Rosenthal. Hello and welcome to the ProjektList. This is my somewhat weekly round-up of Projekt-related press, streaming, and concerts.
🌕 For the video of Steve Roach’s “Structures from Silence (excerpt)“ (from the new Essentials release), I edited a remix of the 1987 video. Watch on Steve’s YouTube Channel. Download the album at Projekt’s Bandcamp, or stream at Spotify or Pandora. Visit this Facebook post for 40 photos from Steve’s recent concert weekend in Tucson
🌕 The second video from Deepspace’s The Blue Dunes is live at YouTube: “An Unexpected Shelter (excerpt).” The album is name-your-price at the Projekt Bandcamp page. John W. Patterson EER-MUSIC.com writes: ” I have been listening to Deepspace (Mirko Ruckels) since his 2006 release The Barometric Sun. His sound has greatly evolved since then but the quality of his ambient works has only improved over time. This is one of my favorite ambient releases of 2022. It is very calming and meditative and could easily be put on endless loop for a wonderful aural space. “Emptiness” is well worth the price of admission – but every track is wonderful. This belongs in the collection of every fan of beatless, non-rhythmic, enveloping soundscapes type of ambient music. Well done, Mirko!”
🌕 YouTube video interview with Scott & Melissa of Lovesliescrushing on Among the Clouds episode 9.
🌕 Flautist Peter Phippen performs with flautist Victoria Shoemaker at the Pumpkin Parade October 29 in Eau Claire, WI. More info at Peter’s website. Watch a 5-minute-snippet at YouTube from Peter’s recent improvised performance with his son, Joshua Daby.
🌕 David Sylvian posted an incredible 40-minutes of raw footage from the 1983 Brilliant Trees sessions, on YouTube.
🌕 O Yuki Conjugate celebrate their 40th anniversary with a Bandcamp name-your-price download featuring a live track from each of the last 4 decades.
🌕 Lorenzo Montanà release a name-your-price download at Bandcamp with 3 reworkings of a track from Slowaves (2017) from slow acid techno, to more afro beat groove and a deep ambient vision.
🌕 Dirk Serries performs a solo ambient performance this Thursday, October 27, at the Hundred Years Gallery in London.
🌕 Thanatos’ Pat Ogle’s 3-day tour has begun. Thanatos Comes Alive! Acoustic shows. Upcoming: Tues Oct 25 at Small’s in Detroit. Wed, Oct 26 at Gman Tavern in Chicago. Full details at Thanatos website.
🌕 Is it to early to Xmas? In 2021 the remastered LPs of Projekt’s 1995 Excelsis compilation arrived soooooo late that we didn’t have a chance to promote them. So here we are, bright and early with our pre-Xmas cheer. Available as a remastered LP + CD. The LP is available in two lovely colors, 250 per edition, from Projekt’s website and Bandcamp page and also from the European Webstore.
Out now & upcoming Projekt releases
Jarguna: My Temple 2 • out now
Steve Roach: Essentials 1984-2004, Space And Time • out now
Deepspace: The Blue Dunes • out now
Peter Phippen: Woodnotes Wyld: Historic Flute Sounds From The Dr. Richard W. Payne Collection • October 28
Michael Stearns: Chronos — 2022 Remaster, Original X-86 Ambisonics Mix • November 4 PreOrder
Forrest Fang: The Lost Seasons of Amorphia • November 4 PreOrder
Thanatos: Christmas Moments EP • November 25
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