Darkest Before Dawn

by Steve Roach

supported by
rikm
rikm thumbnail
rikm A stunning example of long-form Ambient minimalism, "Darkest Before Dawn" was one of my earliest introductions to the work of Steve Roach, and holds a special place in my heart for the musical journey that it inspired in me.

Over the course of it's length, Roach leads listeners on a languid trip through dark soundscapes and moonlit terrains, a beautiful aural experience that remains a personal favorite almost twenty years later...

Network23
Network23 thumbnail
Network23 One of my favourite ambient pieces of all time. It has a dark, amorphous, magical quality which shifts and drifts constantly.
Chris Fox
Chris Fox thumbnail
Chris Fox THIS IS SUPERB. A little-known release by Roach but one of his very best. Dark, brooding, mysterious, wonderful, perfect for looping while you sleep
Hex
Hex thumbnail
Hex I could listen to this forever.
more...
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $5 USD  or more

     

1.

about

A deep zoneworld of glacial movement and magma-like flow, no beginning, no end... you have just been dropped off in a far corner of space, and what's that I hear? Imagine STRUCTURES FROM SILENCE emanating from a point far beyond. If a Mark Rothko painting could make sound, this might be it... 74 minutes x repeat mode = a severe change in atmospheric conditions... and possible hypnogogic states. Created September, 2002. This minimal, immersive sound environment can be considered a prelude to MYSTIC CHORDS & SACRED SPACES.

credits

released December 1, 2002

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Steve Roach Tucson, Arizona

As a pioneering cornerstone of ambient-atmospheric-electronic music, internationally-renowned artist Steve Roach has dedicated four decades to exploring myriad soundworlds that connect with a timeless source of inspiration.

discography

contact / help

Contact Steve Roach

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this album or account

Steve Roach recommends:

If you like Steve Roach, you may also like: