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Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« on: December 04, 2011, 08:19:13 PM »
   New Steve Roach box set is available for pre order from steveroach.com.
Elegant German-made black box with faceplate, containing BACK TO LIFE and GROOVE IMMERSION. Each box is signed and numbered, limited to 500 copies.
Includes cover art micro posters exclusive to the box. Unsigned copies also available by special request.

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2011, 11:15:06 AM »
Looks cool and I'm sure it's good, but pre-orders where there's no information about the music (i.e. how many discs are in this box?) and/or sound samples makes me hesitant to shell out $40 on blind faith.   

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011, 12:33:57 PM »
Back to Life is a 2CD set and Groove Immersion is a single CD
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2011, 02:23:01 PM »
I love Steve Roach music and I have almost all cds except Circles & Artifacts. Some very rare albums Steve sent me as a gift. I've ordered this new box without any doubts. Whatever style these albums would be, I'll love them for sure.  :)
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2011, 05:35:30 PM »
Honestly I've grown more and more disenchanted by Steve's music these past few years, whereas before I would buy anything he produced and love it (except for the tribal stuff). 
I miss his space/drone ambient work.

Anyone in the same boat?  Or have I simply become jaded...   ;D
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2011, 01:02:50 PM »
I'm in the same boat, which is why I'm hesitating.  For me he's hit and miss these days.  I don't even know what kind of music these new releases are...

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2011, 02:19:12 PM »
I'm the same way. While Steve is still one of my favorite artists, I find his work is kind of hit and miss with me, too. I'll probably wait for some sound samples before I decide to buy or not.
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2011, 03:14:32 PM »
There are minute and a half sound samples of "Back To Life" on i-Tunes. I accessed them through the Projekt website. None for Groove Immersion at this time.

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2011, 04:23:18 PM »
Back To Life has samples on Amazon for almost every track.

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2011, 04:27:12 PM »
Sounds promising to me. Atleast *I* will get a copy.

http://www.amazon.com/Back-to-Life/dp/B006DEJKO4/?tag=-_-20

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2011, 04:59:52 PM »
Thanks for the link, Headonist.  At least it gives us a taste.   :)
I'll wait until Steve puts up his usual 1-2 minute samples to make a decision, but there are a few tracks there that sound promising.
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2011, 02:16:21 PM »
The samples sound pretty good. I will probably buy this. Even the releases of his that dissappoint somewhat are still not bad.
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2011, 09:02:38 PM »
Groove Immersion samples are up on iTunes now.

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2011, 11:14:01 AM »
Previews I heard on Amazon of "Back to Life" did absolutely nothing for me.  Considering I've been realizing this past weekend I have WAY too much music and it's hard to find the time to put a dent in listening to a lot of it, I'm gonna save my $40+ on this box. 

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2011, 11:27:35 AM »
Bought Groove Immersion on Juno Download today. Very low price.  No it's not Immersion Six, it's real Groove Immersion. Play it load!  :)

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2011, 11:42:00 AM »
Bought Groove Immersion on Juno Download today. Very low price.  No it's not Immersion Six, it's real Groove Immersion. Play it load!  :)

Poaalpina, that download price at Juno is very low.  Is Juno a legitimate site, people? 

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2011, 12:11:34 PM »
Strange policies on Juno. Fixed price for any track. If an album have 6 tracks, you need pay 1.66 pound for each. Example: http://www.junodownload.com/products/terraform/1231804-02/  4 tracks. Total price 4.99. Groove Immersion is a one long track album. So only 1.66. really strange policies.

To be sure is it a legal download, i e-mailed Steve Roach and gave him the link to that page at Juno. When he reply, i'll let you know.
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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2011, 01:25:12 PM »
I can't speak to this particular release, but I know that in the recent past Sam at Projekt has not been happy with Juno's pricing policies on Projekt's MP3s.

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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2011, 01:44:22 PM »
Bought Groove Immersion on Juno Download today. Very low price.  No it's not Immersion Six, it's real Groove Immersion. Play it load!  :)

Poaalpina, that download price at Juno is very low.  Is Juno a legitimate site, people?

Yeah, Juno is a legitimate site, I use them now and again for the odd bargain. They quite quite often have albums with a couple of long tracks etc at a cheap price, but most of the albums are more expensive than places like Boomkat and Bleep.


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Re: Steve Roach 2012 Box Set
« Reply #19 on: December 13, 2011, 01:46:05 PM »
I like policies at Bleep. Order a cd and get a link for digital download. Very good, imo.