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Steve Roach

Steve Roach
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Steve Roach (born February 16, 1955 in La Mesa, California) is a U.S. composer and performer of ambient and tribal-ambient music, whose recordings are also classified in the genres of space, drone, New Age, and electronic music. Roach is recognized as one of the "leading innovators of contemporary electronic music."
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http://steveroach.com
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Steve Roach — A Soul Ascends Steve Roach — A Soul Ascends
(Projekt 373, 2020, CD / DL)
Serena Gabriel (featuring Steve Roach) — Inanna's Dream Serena Gabriel (featuring Steve Roach) — Inanna's Dream
(Soundquest SQ1, 2020, CD / DL)
Steve Roach & Serena Gabriel — Nectar Meditation Steve Roach & Serena Gabriel — Nectar Meditation
(Timeroom Editions no#, 2020, CD / DL)
Steve Roach — The Sky Opens Steve Roach — The Sky Opens
(Projekt 370, 2020, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Atmosphere for Dreaming Steve Roach — Atmosphere for Dreaming
(Timeroom Direct, 2019, DL)
Steve Roach — Bloom Ascension Steve Roach — Bloom Ascension
(Projekt 364, 2019, CD)
Sam Rosenthal with Nick Shadow & Steve Roach — The Gesture of History Sam Rosenthal with Nick Shadow & Steve Roach — The Gesture of History
(Projekt 358, 2019, CD)
Radiant Mind / Steve Roach — Heliosphere Radiant Mind / Steve Roach — Heliosphere
(Soundquest Music SR04, 2019, CD / DL)
Miles Richmond & Peter Grenader (with Steve Roach) — POV Miles Richmond & Peter Grenader (with Steve Roach) — POV
(ZSR 5515, 2019, CD / DL)
Steve Roach — Trance Archeology Steve Roach — Trance Archeology
(Projekt PRO368, 2019, CD)
Steve Roach — Electron Birth Steve Roach — Electron Birth
(Timeroom Editions , 2018, CD)
Steve Roach — Mercurius Steve Roach — Mercurius
(Projekt 354, 2018, CD)
Steve Roach — Molecules of Motion Steve Roach — Molecules of Motion
(Projekt 353, 2018, CD)
Steve Roach — Return to the Dreamtime Steve Roach — Return to the Dreamtime
(Timeroom Editions no#, 2018, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Slow Heat (20th Anniversary Remastered Legacy Edition) Steve Roach — Slow Heat (20th Anniversary Remastered Legacy Edition)
(Timeroom Editions 1, 2018, CD)
Steve Roach — Fade to Gray Steve Roach — Fade to Gray
(Timeroom Editions TM41, 2017, CD)
Steve Roach — Long Thoughts Steve Roach — Long Thoughts
(Projekt 343, 2017, CD)
Steve Roach — Nostalgia for the Future Steve Roach — Nostalgia for the Future
(Timeroom Editions TM 42, 2017, CD)
Steve Roach — Painting in the Dark Steve Roach — Painting in the Dark
(Timeroom Editions TM40, 2017, CD)
Steve Roach — Spiral Revelation Steve Roach — Spiral Revelation
(Projekt 336, 2017, CD)
Steve Roach / Robert Logan — Biosonic Steve Roach / Robert Logan — Biosonic
(Projekt 326, 2016, CD)
Steve Roach — Live in Tucson: Pinnacle Moments Steve Roach — Live in Tucson: Pinnacle Moments
(Timeroom Editions 37, 2016, CD)
Steve Roach and Robert Logan — Second Nature Steve Roach and Robert Logan — Second Nature
(Projekt 327, 2016, CD)
Steve Roach — Shadow of Time Steve Roach — Shadow of Time
(Projekt 334, 2016, CD / DL)
Steve Roach — Spiral Revelation Steve Roach — Spiral Revelation
(Projekt 336, 2016, CD)
Steve Roach — This Place to Be Steve Roach — This Place to Be
(Timeroom Editions TM38, 2016, CD)
Steve Roach — Alive in the Vortex Steve Roach — Alive in the Vortex
(Timeroom Editions TM00035, 2015, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Etheric Imprints Steve Roach — Etheric Imprints
(Projekt 319, 2015, CD)
Steve Roach — Invisible Steve Roach — Invisible
(Timeroom Editions TM32, 2015, CD)
Byron Metcalf / Steve Roach / Rob Thomas — Monuments of Ecstasy Byron Metcalf / Steve Roach / Rob Thomas — Monuments of Ecstasy
(Projekt 313, 2015, CD)
Steve Roach — The Skeleton Collection Steve Roach — The Skeleton Collection
(Timeroom Editions TM33, 2015, CD)
Steve Roach — Skeleton Keys Steve Roach — Skeleton Keys
(Projekt 315, 2015, CD / 2LP)
Steve Roach — Vortex Immersion Zone Steve Roach — Vortex Immersion Zone
(Timeroom Editions TM00036, 2015, CD)
Steve Roach / Jorge Reyes — The Ancestor Circle Steve Roach / Jorge Reyes — The Ancestor Circle
(Projekt 310, 2014, CD)
Steve Roach — The Delicate Forever Steve Roach — The Delicate Forever
(Projekt 305, 2014, CD)
Steve Roach / Kelly David — The Long Night Steve Roach / Kelly David — The Long Night
(Projekt 297, 2014, CD)
Steve Roach / vidnaObmana — Circles & Artifacts Steve Roach / vidnaObmana — Circles & Artifacts
(Projekt no#, 2013, DL)
Steve Roach — Future Flows Steve Roach — Future Flows
(Projekt 289, 2013, CD)
Steve Roach — Live Transmission: From the Drone Zone at SOMA FM Steve Roach — Live Transmission: From the Drone Zone at SOMA FM
(Projekt 293, 2013, 2CD)
Various Artists — Possibilities of Circumstance Various Artists — Possibilities of Circumstance
(Projekt 295, 2013, CD)
Byron Metcalf — The Shaman's Heart II: The Healing Journey Byron Metcalf — The Shaman's Heart II: The Healing Journey
(Projekt no#, 2013, DL)
Steve Roach — Back to Life Steve Roach — Back to Life
(Projekt 267, 2012, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Groove Immersion Steve Roach — Groove Immersion
(Timeroom Editions TM26, 2012, CD)
Steve Roach — Live at Grace Cathedral Steve Roach — Live at Grace Cathedral
(Timeroom Editions TM23, 2010, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Sigh of Ages Steve Roach — Sigh of Ages
(Projekt 246, 2010, CD)
Steve Roach — Afterlight Steve Roach — Afterlight
(Timeroom Editions TM21, 2009, CD)
Steve Roach — Destination Beyond Steve Roach — Destination Beyond
(Projekt 1235, 2009, CD)
Steve Roach — Immersion: Four Steve Roach — Immersion: Four
(Timeroom Editions TM22, 2009, CD)
Steve Roach / Erik Wøllo — Stream of Thought Steve Roach / Erik Wøllo — Stream of Thought
(Projekt 224, 2009, CD)
Steve Roach — Arc of Passion Steve Roach — Arc of Passion
(Projekt 202, 2008, 2CD)
Steve Roach — A Deeper Silence Steve Roach — A Deeper Silence
(Timeroom Editions TM19, 2008, CD)
Steve Roach — Landmass Steve Roach — Landmass
(Timeroom Editions TM20, 2008, CD)
Steve Roach — Fever Dreams III Steve Roach — Fever Dreams III
(Timeroom Editions TM18, 2007, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Immersion: Three Steve Roach — Immersion: Three
(Projekt 196, 2007, 3CD)
Steve Roach — Immersion: Two Steve Roach — Immersion: Two
(Projekt 183, 2006, CD)
Steve Roach — Immersion: One Steve Roach — Immersion: One
(Projekt 181, 2006, CD)
Steve Roach — Kairos: The Meeting of Time and Destiny Steve Roach — Kairos: The Meeting of Time and Destiny
(Timeroom Editions TRV1111, 2006, CD+DVD)
Steve Roach — Storm Surge: Steve Roach Live at NEARfest Steve Roach — Storm Surge: Steve Roach Live at NEARfest
(NEARfest Records NFR0008, 2006, CD)
Various Artists — Analogy, Volume 1 Various Artists — Analogy, Volume 1
(Groove Unlimited GR-124, 2005, CD)
Steve Roach — New Life Dreaming Steve Roach — New Life Dreaming
(Timeroom Editions TM15, 2005, CD)
Steve Roach — Possible Planet Steve Roach — Possible Planet
(Timeroom Editions TM16, 2005, CD)
Byron Metcalf — The Shaman's Heart Byron Metcalf — The Shaman's Heart
(Dr Bam's Music DBM00003, 2005, CD)
Paul Ellis — Silent Conversations Paul Ellis — Silent Conversations
(Groove Unlimited GR 119, 2005, CD)
Steve Roach — Mystic Chords & Sacred Spaces Steve Roach — Mystic Chords & Sacred Spaces
(Projekt 144, 2003, 4CD)
Steve Roach — All Is Now: Live 2002 Steve Roach — All Is Now: Live 2002
(Timeroom Editions TRE8, 2002, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Darkest before Dawn Steve Roach — Darkest before Dawn
(Timeroom Editions TRE10, 2002, CD)
Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — InnerZone Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — InnerZone
(Projekt 132, 2002, CD)
Steve Roach — Streams & Currents Steve Roach — Streams & Currents
(Projekt 128, 2002, CD)
Steve Roach & Jeffrey Fayman — Trance Spirits Steve Roach & Jeffrey Fayman — Trance Spirits
(Projekt 135, 2002, CD)
Steve Roach / Vir Unis — Blood Machine Steve Roach / Vir Unis — Blood Machine
(GreenHouse GHM.01.01, 2001, CD)
Steve Roach — Core Steve Roach — Core
(Timeroom Editions 6, 2001, CD)
Steve Roach — Day out of Time Steve Roach — Day out of Time
(Projekt 272, 2001/2012, CD+DVD)
Steve Roach — Early Man Steve Roach — Early Man
(Projekt 111, 2001, CD)
Steve Roach — Pure Flow: Timeroom Editions Collection 1 Steve Roach — Pure Flow: Timeroom Editions Collection 1
(Timeroom Editions TRE7, 2001, CD)
vidnaObmana — The Contemporary Nocturne vidnaObmana — The Contemporary Nocturne
(Projekt no#, 2000, DL)
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Live Archive Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Live Archive
(Groove Unlimited GR-038, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach — Midnight Moon Steve Roach — Midnight Moon
(Projekt 99, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach / Byron Metcalf — The Serpent's Lair Steve Roach / Byron Metcalf — The Serpent's Lair
(Projekt 107, 2000, CD)
Vidna Obmana — The Surreal Sanctuary Vidna Obmana — The Surreal Sanctuary
(Hypnos hyp2021, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach / Jorge Reyes — Vine - Bark & Spore Steve Roach / Jorge Reyes — Vine - Bark & Spore
(Timeroom Editions 5, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Ascension of Shadows Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Ascension of Shadows
(Projekt 88, 1999, 3CD)
Steve Roach — Atmospheric Conditions Steve Roach — Atmospheric Conditions
(Timeroom Editions 4, 1999, CD)
Steve Roach & Vir Unis — Body Electric Steve Roach & Vir Unis — Body Electric
(Projekt 90, 1999, CD)
Steve Roach — Light Fantastic Steve Roach — Light Fantastic
(Hearts of Space 2-HOS-11084, 1999, CD)
Steve Roach — Truth & Beauty Steve Roach — Truth & Beauty
(Projekt 241, 1999/2010, CD)
Various Artists — The Ambient Expanse Various Artists — The Ambient Expanse
(Mirage MIR306, 1998, CD)
Steve Roach / Roger King — Dust to Dust Steve Roach / Roger King — Dust to Dust
(Projekt 79, 1998, CD)
Ma Ja Le / Vir Unis — Imaginarium Ma Ja Le / Vir Unis — Imaginarium
(Mirage MIR303, 1998, CD)
Steve Roach — Slow Heat Steve Roach — Slow Heat
(Timeroom Editions 1, 1998, CD)
Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — Cavern of Sirens Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — Cavern of Sirens
(Projekt 73, 1997, CD)
Steve Roach — Dreaming... Now, Then: A Retrospective 1982-1997 Steve Roach — Dreaming... Now, Then: A Retrospective 1982-1997
(Celestial Harmonies 4163-2, 1997/1998, 2CD)
Steve Roach — On This Planet Steve Roach — On This Planet
(Fathom 11082-2 , 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Soundscape Gallery Series 1 Various Artists — Soundscape Gallery Series 1
(Lektronik Soundscapes LS96007 CD, 1997, CD)
Steve Roach / Stephen Kent / Kenneth Newby — Halcyon Days Steve Roach / Stephen Kent / Kenneth Newby — Halcyon Days
(Hearts of Space Fathom 11072-2, 1996, CD)
Steve Roach — The Magnificent Void Steve Roach — The Magnificent Void
(Hearts of Space HS11062-2, 1996, CD)
Forrest Fang — Folklore Forrest Fang — Folklore
(Cuneiform Rune 68, 1995, CD)
Steve Roach / Michael Stearns / Ron Sunsinger — Kiva Steve Roach / Michael Stearns / Ron Sunsinger — Kiva
(Fathom HS11056-2, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Collection: The Throne of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Collection: The Throne of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0952, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0953, 1995, 2CD)
Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0966, 1995, 3CD)
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Well of Souls Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Well of Souls
(Projekt 60, 1995, CD)
Steve Roach — Artifacts Steve Roach — Artifacts
(Fortuna 17082-2, 1994, CD)
Djam Karet — Collaborator Djam Karet — Collaborator
(HC Productions HC008, 1994, CD)
Steve Roach — The Dream Circle Steve Roach — The Dream Circle
(Timeroom Editions 3, 1994/1999, CD)
Suspended Memories — Earth Island Suspended Memories — Earth Island
(Hearts of Space HF11043-2, 1994, CD)
Vidna Obmana — Subterranean Collective Vidna Obmana — Subterranean Collective
(Projekt 110, 1994/2001, 2CD)
Jorge Reyes — El Costumbre Jorge Reyes — El Costumbre
(Extreme XCD 021, 1993, CD)
Solitaire — Ritual Ground Solitaire — Ritual Ground
(Projekt Archive 13, 1993/2000, CD)
Suspended Memories — Forgotten Gods Suspended Memories — Forgotten Gods
(Hearts of Space HS11034-2, 1992/1993, CD)
Steve Roach — Stormwarning - Live in Concert Steve Roach — Stormwarning - Live in Concert
(Projekt 280, 1989/2012, CD)
Steve Roach — Dreamtime Return Steve Roach — Dreamtime Return
(Projekt 175, 1988/2005, 2CD)
Steve Roach — Empetus Steve Roach — Empetus
(Projekt 218, 1986/2008, CD)
Steve Roach — Quiet Music: The Original 3-Hour Collection Steve Roach — Quiet Music: The Original 3-Hour Collection
(Projekt 263, 1986/2011, 3CD)
Steve Roach — Structures from Silence Steve Roach — Structures from Silence
(Projekt 302, 1984/2014, DL)
Steve Roach — Emotions Revealed Steve Roach — Emotions Revealed
(Projekt 324, 1983/2016, CD)

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