12.04.15: steve jansen official facebook page launched
it's official and it's here
27.03.15: ALMA project
a crowdfunded project inviting a selection of artists to compose music incorporating melodies drawn from a dying star.
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07.03.15: ‘kinoapparatom’ available on iTunes 23.03.2015
Recorded in Milan, Palazzina Liberty on 11th December 1999, Steve Jansen with keyboardist Claudio Chianura performed live to a screening of the Dziga Vertov’s film ‘The Man With A Movie Camera’ (‘Kinoapparatom’). Originally released on the Medium Productions label in 2001, this 2015 release will contain three additional tracks by Steve Jansen (‘Machine Room’, ‘Mirror’, ‘Ballerina’), all previously unreleased, taken from the same inspiration and completed in 2015.
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06.03.15: free 'Lumen' artwork offer
Anyone wishing to receive a free PDF (1MB) of ‘Lumen’ vinyl cover artwork can email to receive a copy via email. This is a time limited offer so please take advantage while this news item remains posted at www.stevejansen.com/news. Pre-orders of the release are available at the iTunes store from Monday 9th March with an 'instant gratification' track. Artwork will be dispatched from after this date.
03.03.15: ‘Lumen’ digital distribution
‘Lumen’ will be available on iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play and 7Digital on 30.03.2015. Pre-orders accepted on iTunes from 09.03.2015. Each pre-order comes with an ‘instant gratification’ track, which means you will be able to download one title (‘Sleepers Awake’) upon pre-ordering.
27.02.15: 'Lumen' - Jansen/Barbieri Live - Vinyl release
A Kscope vinyl release of 'Lumen', a recording from 1st November 1996 of the only Steve Jansen/Richard Barbieri concert ever performed to date. Featuring songs from the duo's Stone To Flesh & Stories Across Borders albums. Jansen and Barbieri were joined on stage by Mick Karn and Steven Wilson. 180g heavyweight vinyl with cover artwork designed by Carl Glover. A download version will be available from iTunes and other digital stores. Pre order the vinyl edition here
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26.09.14: 'faced with nothing' - in digital stores
now also available at google play
05.09.14: 'Faced With Nothing' - featuring Nicola Hitchcock
A new single track release from Steve Jansen titled ‘Faced With Nothing’ featuring Nicola Hitchcock will be available from the iTunes store and other selected download stores from the 15th September 2014
A delicate, emotive song that fuses the intimacy and fragility often evoked by both composers.
(Those familiar with Steve’s work may feel this piece correlates with his previous titles: ‘My Winter’ & ‘Playground Martyrs’)
Music written, performed, recorded & mixed by Steve Jansen
Vocal performed & recorded by Nicola Hitchcock
Music arranged by Steve Jansen & Nicola Hitchcock
Lyrics by Nicola Hitchcock
25.04.14: 'slope' - digipak edition (triple cd)
Slope is now available from Burningshed.com as a triple cd digipak edition. Redesigned by Carl Clover for this format, the deluxe limited edition is now sold out and no longer available.
16.01.14: three musical compositions by Jansen available as iPhone ringtones
'transience' - a 20 second rhythm loop (karn & jansen circa 1990) overlaid with ascending synth notation
'innocence' - a light, repetitive melody evolving over 19 seconds with an emerging percussive layer
'inexistence' - an 11 second sustained chordal flourish layered with various chimes resolving with digital percussion
available in the iTunes store - search: Steve Jansen | category: Ringtones
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