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eyes cast down commented on John K-N's blog post Happy Birthday to Joel Sutton / Anythingsynth
"Darn tootin'... Cheers, Joel! You rock, please continue... :)"
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eyes cast down commented on eyes cast down's blog post Back in the Game: Live at Archer Heights Library
"You're right Pete, a fair amount of prep - and this was just about the minimum rig! The only way to reduce it further would be having just one guitar. Moving the full kit is a major operation, because it goes something like this: Of course, the…"
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Igneous Flame commented on eyes cast down's blog post Back in the Game: Live at Archer Heights Library
"Good stuff Greg, I miss playing live. Loks like a fair amount of 'prep', but I imagine no different to carting around a huge marshall head and stack ! I take it thats a volume pedal in the pic, as opposed to a wah-pedal :) ?"
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Back in the Game: Live at Archer Heights Library

After a two-year break, it was time to get back on the live wagon, to make sure the wheels were still securely attached. So I jumped at the library's invitation.I had planned to play all composed pieces, but it finally dawned (at the last rehearsal) that this was involving too many guitars (four, including the 12-string and the acoustic), so I cut back to the usual two and revamped the program, allowing for a couple of improvised flings.So I ended up with three pieces from…See More
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"Secret Bonus Track for Memory Palace digital pre-orders: Submerge/Emerge (Live). Only until Release Day (Dec. 8). http://bit.ly/1sgiqHo"
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"Man... I'm still broke from the last time they did this. Sam's got me pegged. I'm still missing a few Roach titles, so I'll be on this. There goes my December allowance... :)"
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"np: Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel: Legends. A favorite for over 20 years ago. To this day, words fail to capture it. http://bit.ly/1zDZ70C"
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eyes cast down commented on eyes cast down's blog post Memory Palace Premiere on SomaFM!
"Thanks John! I'll be here in the chat room, hoping that work will not be busy. Let's groove..."
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Are you human or robot?
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Ambient-atmospheric composer & musician based in Chicago IL. Using guitars, synths, percussion, singing bowls, samples & loops, voices & more, in pursuit of ... something infinite. Releasing primarily on my own Kalindi Music label.

Discography: The Separate Ones (2013); Divinations (2014); Memory Palace (w/Chris Russell, upcoming 2014)

Collaboration tracks also with Peter James and Ari Porki/Chris Alvarado, along with remixes of James Johnson and Northcape.
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Favorite Musicians & Albums:
Steve Roach: Artifacts, Mystic Chords, Streams & Currents, Light Fantastic, New Life Dreaming, Dreamtime Return, Structures from Silence, Dream Circle, Atmospheric Conditions, On This Planet, World's Edge; Roach/vidnaObmana: Well of Souls, Ascension of Shadows, InnerZone; Robert Rich: Inner Landscapes, Humidity; vidnaObmana: Ending Mirage, River of Appearance; Jeff Pearce: To the Shores of Heaven; David Hykes: Harmonic Meetings; Jack or Jive: Kismet, Kenka, Kakugo, Absurdity, The Earth

Influences:
Will Ackerman, Tori Amos, Darren Aronofsky, Peter Brook, Robert Bruce, Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Camille Claudel, Leonardo da Vinci, Robertson Davies, Dead Can Dance, Claude Debussy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Brian Eno, Robert Fripp, early Genesis, Lisa Gerrard, Andy Goldsworthy, Michael Haneke, Michael Hedges, Gustav Holst, Victor Hugo, David Hykes & the Harmonic Choir, Henrik Ibsen, Witi Ihimaera, Eugène Ionesco, Jack or Jive, Yasunari Kawabata, Michael Manring, Loreena McKennitt, Yukio Mishima, Claude Monet, Modest Mussorgsky, Christopher Nolan, Carl Orff, Arvo Pärt, Harry Partch, Jeff Pearce, Neil Peart, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninov, John Renbourn, Robert Rich, Steve Roach, Erik Rohmer, Sequentia, Peter Shaffer, William Shakespeare, Sam Shepard, Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel, J.R.R. Tolkien, Jan Vermeer, vidnaObmana, Frank Lloyd Wright, Banana Yoshimoto, Franco Zeffirelli

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Back in the Game: Live at Archer Heights Library

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

After a two-year break, it was time to get back on the live wagon, to make sure the wheels were still securely attached. So I jumped at the library's invitation.

I had planned to play all composed pieces, but it finally dawned (at the last rehearsal) that this was involving too many guitars (four, including the 12-string and the acoustic), so I cut back to the usual two and revamped the program, allowing for a couple of improvised flings.

So I ended up with three pieces from…

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Memory Palace Premiere on SomaFM!

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 10:38am 3 Comments

My duo album with Chris Russell, Memory Palace, will premiere on SomaFm's…

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Don Hill

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 1:00pm 8 Comments

You may have heard that our friend Don Hill (aka Millipede) is having surgery today, an effort to contain his recently-diagnosed stage 4 renal cancer. His odds aren't the best, though it hasn't changed his usual grounded, grateful, and selfless outlook.

Needless to say,…

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Quick News: 2014 Promo Mix; Website Righteousness

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 12:38pm 0 Comments

The annual ritual continues: I've updated my free Promo Mix for another year. This is a 53-minute medley of clips from 13 pieces (sourced from published and forthcoming albums, and compilations). It's available for streaming, free download and sharing (the usual non-commercial and no-derivations…

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At 6:58am on October 23, 2014, Steve Brand said…
Thanks for the kind comments about Meltstream, Greg!
At 12:46pm on February 28, 2014, Robert Davies said…

Thank You! All is well here...

At 1:46pm on February 18, 2014, Jaja said…

Thank you, Greg : )

At 7:54pm on January 11, 2014, Steve Roberts said…

A belated Happy Birthday Greg ! Looking forward to hearing some more music this year !

At 2:19pm on January 10, 2014, Jaja said…

Happy birthday, Greg !!! May you have a beautiful new year : )

At 10:04am on January 10, 2014, Richard Gürtler said…

All the best and Happy Birthday, Greg!!! Cheers!!!

At 10:01am on November 26, 2013, John K-N said…

today's pause box is dedicated to you.

At 1:31am on November 19, 2013, Robby Baby Dark Poet of Amour said…

I saw your name in passing when I was cruising through the site just now, and I laughed at myself a bit, as when I came to this site I didn`t know anything about ambient and I didn`t realize that eyes cast down was a play on the shoegaze genre...gosh, I was such a newbie! LOL I Hope you are well

At 10:46am on October 3, 2013, J.M. Von Kotterhausen said…

Thank you! I look forward to posting and seeing what ppl think.

Yes, Richard is awesome! I've been honored to get to work with him and know him more - I really respect his work.

At 8:38pm on September 24, 2013, M. Peck said…

Thank you Sir!

 
 
 

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