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Aarktica / Jon DeRosa

Aarktica / Jon DeRosa
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Aarktica is the ambient/atmospheric project of Jon DeRosa, who has been releasing a diverse catalog of music (with a revolving lineup of collaborators) under this guise since 1998. Aarktica’s audio explorations span decades and include a wide-range of styles, straddling shoegaze and ambient, jazz and drone, and most recently immersed in deep, meditative sounds for cosmic journeys.
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http://www.aarktica.com
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Releases on file (7)
Aarktica — Mareación Aarktica — Mareación
(HanaqPacha Music HP001 , 2019, CD / DL)
Aarktica — In Sea Aarktica — In Sea
(silber 78, 2009, CD)
Aarktica — Matchless Years Aarktica — Matchless Years
(Darla Records ? DRL 177, 2007, CD)
Aarktica — Bleeding Light Aarktica — Bleeding Light
(Darla Records ? DRL-155, 2005, CD)
Aarktica — Pure Tone Audiometry Aarktica — Pure Tone Audiometry
(silber 026, 2003, CD)
Aarktica — ...Or You Could Just Go Through Your Whole Life And Be Happy Anyway Aarktica — ...Or You Could Just Go Through Your Whole Life And Be Happy Anyway
(Darla Records DRL-121, 2002, CD)
Aarktica — No Solace in Sleep Aarktica — No Solace in Sleep
(Silber 012, 2000, CD)

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