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Quick News: 2014 Promo Mix; Website Righteousness

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 caveats apply) from my…See More
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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

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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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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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Recent Spins

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 3:00pm 13 Comments

What's been playing lately?

Update: 10/22/14

Mike Radice. The Phoenix Sun. Mike’s ambitious four-part longform piece has some terrific passages (especially the atmospherics in the first 10 and last 22 minutes), and his strong rhythmic skills are front and center through most of the piece. The guitar-and-drums jam in the third section didn’t work as well for me, but others may well disagree. That caveat aside, there’s lots…

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New Album: Memory Palace - Coming Soon!

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 10:06pm 3 Comments



Chris Russell and I have wrapped our duo album Memory Palace, and expect to announce its release date shortly.

Recorded over a nearly four-year period, Memory Palace features Chris' deep atmospherics and drones glinting over a seething bed of hybrid organic-electronic…

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Divinations Revisited, No. 4: Richard Feynman

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:15pm 8 Comments

Another character who always drew my attention, and therefore had to be reckoned with in words, somehow or other. I hugely enjoyed his two two books, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think? when I read them years ago. After all, how many scientific…

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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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