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Missed the Stillstream premiere of Quiraing? Don't worry, because the super-cool Rusty Hodge is playing the entire album on Drone Zone on Friday January 30th at 5pm Pacific. Robert and I will be in the Relaxed Machinery Community chat while the album plays. Feel free to stop by and chat with us!

http://relaxedmachinery.ning.com
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Picked this up last night and spent a good part of the day listening to it. Super cool! Well done, Scott! I'm enjoying this immensely.
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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Last post by SunDummy on Yesterday at 05:22:07 PM »
Also, any other Grassow albums on there that you would recommend? The selection is already staggering.

I've been streaming his stuff for days now; lots of good stuff.  "Through Past In Future " was today's highlight, tribal ambient with some strange guitar/drum bits on the last track.  Worth a listen.
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Interesting, seems to be a trend. Well done. While I'm not an app user myself, I will take this moment to say that dreamSTATE was quite important for me in my early days of exploring ambient music. Thanks for that.
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Downloaded the app onto my ipad mini yesterday. This is very good indeed. Beautiful music and enjoy the graphics also. Zapped it onto my iphone and touch also for mobile Ephemeralising.

Interesting concept this. I have the Robert Rich Somnium app but this one takes it to a whole new level. Great stuff , congratulations Scott.
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Computers, Internet and Technology / Re: Now Playing - the video game edition
« Last post by Antdude on January 26, 2015, 07:39:22 PM »
After a gaming drought, I'm getting back into space sims with Elite:Dangerous. Finally bought a new joystick so hopefully, I won't bounce off the landing pads trying to control a ship with a mouse and keyboard.

I keep meaning to get back into Guild Wars 2, especially since the first official expansion, Heart of Thorns, was announced this weekend. The new lands of Maguuma look interesting. Not much else interesting to me, although I may pick up Wasteland 2 and get my Fallout 2-style post-nuclear RPG on.
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Everything and Nothing / Re: RIP Edgar Froese
« Last post by Antdude on January 26, 2015, 07:28:27 PM »
Phaedra, Rubycon, Epsilon, and Aqua were such ground-breaking albums for me in the early '70's. I was fortunate enough to see TD live twice and was spellbound by the incredible sonic landscapes they created. And what a recorded legacy they left behind. Definitely listening to Phaedra and Rubicon tonight and raising a silent toast to Edgar and a prayer to his family. RIP.
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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Last post by chris23 on January 26, 2015, 04:57:39 PM »
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Well since Projekt took over a month of pre order status, I got a refund and download ed from iTunes.

Doh. I think the shipment from Italy just arrived this weekend; I got a 'package sent' email from Projekt today for the two recent Alio Die releases.

Jacob Newman and Devin Underwood - The Vivid Unmapped
A 2011 release from DataObscura. I recall Joe R. and others singing the praises of this album a while back. I picked up the digital version on Bandcamp last week and have been enjoying it immensely. It has a little bit of everything: a classic ambient feel with warm, drifting synth notes and a bit of an experimental angle, with found founds, interesting sonic manipulations, etc. The atmosphere is great--not too dark, not too fluffy, and somewhat mysterious.

Samply/Buy: https://dataobscura.bandcamp.com/album/the-vivid-unmapped
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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: The new dreamSTATE album is an iPhone app
« Last post by APK on January 26, 2015, 10:25:19 AM »
Hmm, could be a nifty little business turning peoples ambient works
and graphic sets into evolving iOS apps !  Quit yer day job, Scott.
 8)
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