Steve Roach

Steve Roach

Also known as Roach, S. Roach, S.B., S.R., Steve, Steven Roach
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Discography of Steve Roach:

# Release title Dwnld Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Blood Machine ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 8 Audio 2001-06-06 GreenHouseMusic
2 Body Electric ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 10 Audio 1999-06-21 Projekt
3 Early Man ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 17 Audio 2001-04-06 Projekt
4 Midnight Moon ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 2000 Projekt
5 Truth & Beauty ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 10 Audio 1999-02-16 Timeroom Editions
6 The Lost Pieces ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 10 Audio 1995 Projekt
7 The Dream Circle ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 1999 Timeroom Editions
8 Slow Heat ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 1998-00-00 Timeroom Editions
9 Atmospheric Conditions ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio 1999-12-00 Timeroom Editions
10 Core ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 12 Audio 2001-00-00 Timeroom Editions
11 Structures From Silence ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 2001 Projekt
12 Cavern Of Sirens ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio 1997-06-10 Projekt
13 Vine ~ Bark & Spore ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 2000-06-00 Timeroom Editions
14 The Magnificent Void ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 8 Audio 1996-02-13 Fathom
15 On This Planet ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 10 Audio 1997-09-16 Fathom
16 Dreamtime Return ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 14 Audio 1988-06-08 Fortuna Records
17 Halcyon Days ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 8 Audio 1996 Fathom
18 Now ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 1986-00-00 Fortuna Records
19 Traveler ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 9 Audio 1983-00-00 Domino Records
20 Traveler ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 9 Audio 1987 Fortuna Records
21 Structures From Silence ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 1984-07-14 Fortuna Records
22 Empetus ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 9 Audio 1986-00-00 Fortuna Records
23 Quiet Music 1 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 2 Audio 1986-00-00 Fortuna Records
24 Quiet Music 2 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio 1986-00-00 Fortuna Records
25 Quiet Music 3 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 2 Audio 1986-00-00 Fortuna Records
26 Ascension Of Shadows - Meditations For The Millennium ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 8 Audio 1999-09-07 Projekt
27 Now / Traveler ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 16 Audio 1992-00-00 Fortuna Records
28 World's Edge ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 11 Audio 1992-03-00 Fortuna Records
29 Origins ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 1993-06-00 Fortuna Records
30 Artifacts ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 1994-06-00 Fortuna Records
31 The Dreamer Descends ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 2 Audio 1995 Amplexus
32 Early Man ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 2000 Manifold Records
33 Pure Flow: Timeroom Editions Collection 1 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 2001-00-00 Timeroom Editions
34 Streams & Currents ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 2002-07-07 Projekt
35 Quiet Music ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 1988 Fortuna Records
36 Quiet Music ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 9 Audio 1999-00-00 Fortuna Records
37 Light Fantastic ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 1999-09-21 Fathom
38 Dreaming... Now, Then: A Retrospective 1982-1997 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 21 Audio 1998-00-00 Celestial Harmonies
39 The Leaving Time ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 8 Audio 1988-05-00
40 InnerZone ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 2002-08-00 Projekt
41 Western Spaces ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 1988-01-25 Innovative Communication
42 The Ambient Expanse ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio 1998 Mirage (3)
43 Western Spaces ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 1987 Chameleon Music Group
44 Soma ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 8 Audio 1992 Hearts Of Space
45 Desert Solitaire ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 11 Audio 1989-10-11 Fortuna Records
46 Strata ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 10 Audio Hearts Of Space
47 Australia: Sound Of The Earth ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 12 Audio 1990 Fortuna Records
48 Stormwarning - Live In Concert ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 1999 Timeroom Editions
49 Western Spaces ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 1990 Fortuna Records
50 Stormwarning ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 1992 Lektronic Soundscapes


A longstanding leader in contemporary electronic music, composer and multi-instrumentalist Steve Roach (born 1955 in La Mesa, California) drew on the beauty and power of the earth's landscapes to create lush, meditative soundscapes influential on the emergence of ambient and trance. A onetime professional motorbike racer born in California in 1955, Roach -- inspired by the music of [a=Tangerine Dream], [a=Klaus Schulze], and [a=Vangelis] -- taught himself to play synthesizer at the age of 20; debuting in 1982 with the album [r=19822], his early work was quite reminiscent of his inspirations, but with 1984's [r=19891] his music began taking enormous strides, the album's expansive and mysterious atmosphere inspired directly by the natural beauty of the southwestern U.S. Subsequent works including 1986's three-volume Quiet Music series honed Roach's approach, his dense, swirling textures and hypnotic rhythms akin to environmental sound sculptures. In 1988, inspired by the Peter Weir film The Last Wave, Roach journeyed to the Australian outback, with field recordings of aboriginal life inspiring his acknowledged masterpiece, the double-album [r=15064]. A year later, he teamed with percussionist [a=Michael Shrieve] and guitarist [a=David Torn] for [m=29736], an experiment in ambient jazz. After relocating to the desert outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, Roach established his own recording studio, Timeroom, and in the years to follow grew increasingly prolific, creating both as a solo artist and in tandem with artists including [a=Robert Rich], [a=Michael Stearns], [a=Jorge Reyes] and [a=Kevin Braheny] -- in all, close to two dozen major works in the 1990s alone, all of them located at different points on the space-time continuum separating modern technology and primitive music. His album roster from that decade includes: [r=145974] (1990), [r=23615] (1994), [r=213652] (1995), [r=213649] (1997), and [r=213656] (1998). [r=14769] was released on [l=Projekt] in early 2001, followed by one of his many collaborations with [a=Vidna Obmana].


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