Steve Roach | Dreamtime Return  (2005 24 bit remastered edition) (2-CD)

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Dreamtime Return (2005 24 bit remastered edition) (2-CD)

by Steve Roach

An essential benchmark within the Ambient-Ethno-Atmospheric genre
Genre: Electronic: Soundscapes
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1. Disc One Towards The Dream
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2. The Continent
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4:47 album only
3. Songline
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4. Airtribe Meets The Dream Ghost
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5. A Circular Ceremony
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6. The Other Side
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7. Magnificent Gallery
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8. Truth In Passing
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9. Australian Dawn - The Quiet Earth Cries Inside
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10. Disc Two Looking For Safety
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11. Through a Strong Eye
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12. The Ancient Day
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13. Red Twilight With The Old Ones
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14. The Return
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
THE RETURN OF A MASTERPIECE...
24 BIT REMASTERED VERSION
AUGUST 23, 2005

Since its release in 1988, Dreamtime Return has earned its reputation as a genuine classic. The two-CD Magnum Opus is perhaps the most important, widely known and highly respected release in Steve Roach's vast body of work. it serves as an essential benchmark within the Ambient-Ethno-Atmospheric genre.

"Steve Roach demonstrates that electronic music's greatest potential may lie in bringing our most elusive dreams and ancient memories into focus through potent, highly imaginative soundscapes. This is without question Steve Roach's masterpiece. 10-10 rating" - CD Review


Roach's travels in the Australian outback, along with studies of the Aboriginal Dreamtime, and his desert walkabouts in California were the life blood for this recording which still defies the boundaries of genre classification 17 years after its release. Dreamtime Return still sounds like a transmission from the near future and the very distant past.

"Dreamtime Return is more than a seminal recording that has influenced a generation of musicians. It's the voice you might hear calling back at you at the edge of the world." - John Diliberto, Echoes Radio, syndicated to over 150 stations nationwide.


in stores nationwide: August 23, 2005
online at: steveroach.com and projekt.com
look for the mail-order only box set with 2 additional discs

A review from Deep Listening
Surrounding every masterpiece there is an arcane and indecipherable energy, a divine breath that blows. Works like "Dreamtime Return" change the course of history and accomplish a prodigious jump forward. It is a recording that has inspired a whole generation of musicians and that contains within its two hours astounding artistic intuitions, the starting point for all of the esoteric and tribal music that is produced today. The drones of the didgeridoo, the ceremonial drums, the alien ambiences, the voices from the past, the eternal silences, the tribal atmospheres, the dilation of time, and the sculpture of space have created the tribal-ambient genre, of which Roach was the first techno-shaman. The record can be considered a soundtrack for an adventure at the edge of time, an experience that has deeply and indelibly marked Roach, whose life from that moment will no longer be the same. The channel is open.


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Joseph "Optimistic" Odle

The Aboriginal ambient album I have been looking for for 15 years.
Wonderful sound quality. One of the best sounding cds I own. Wonderful artwork and packaging.
Really, not a fault on this whole recording. A perfect ambient album in all respects. Drums, rattles, synths, pace and timing. It can change a hard day in my life to a meditative forgetfulness. Tough words. But honest. This is one of the best music finds for me in many years. Many thanks to Steve Roach. May the dreamtime remain.