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Robert Rich

Robert Rich
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United States
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Robert Rich has helped define the genres of ambient music, dark-ambient, tribal and trance, yet his music remains hard to categorize. Part of his unique sound comes from using home-made acoustic and electronic instruments, microtonal harmonies, computer-based signal processing, chaotic systems and feedback networks.
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http://robertrich.com
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Releases on file (34)
Robert Rich & Markus Reuter — Lift a Feather to the Flood Robert Rich & Markus Reuter — Lift a Feather to the Flood
(Bandcamp no#, 2017, DL)
Forrest Fang — The Sleepwalker's Ocean Forrest Fang — The Sleepwalker's Ocean
(Projekt 322, 2016, 2CD)
Various Artists — Possibilities of Circumstance Various Artists — Possibilities of Circumstance
(Projekt 295, 2013, CD)
Robert Rich — Medicine Box Robert Rich — Medicine Box
(SP022, 2011, CD)
Robert Rich — Ylang Robert Rich — Ylang
(Soundscape SP021, 2010, CD)
Robert Rich & Ian Boddy — React Robert Rich & Ian Boddy — React
(DiN DiN29, 2008, CD)
Robert Rich & Fayrus — Zerkalo Robert Rich & Fayrus — Zerkalo
(Faria FAR-22, 2008, CD)
Markus Reuter and Robert Rich — Eleven Questions Markus Reuter and Robert Rich — Eleven Questions
(Unsung UR003CD, 2007, CD)
Robert Rich — Electric Ladder Robert Rich — Electric Ladder
(Soundscape SP009, 2006, CD)
Robert Rich — Temple of the Invisible Robert Rich — Temple of the Invisible
(Soundscape SP005, 2003, CD)
Robert Rich & Ian Boddy — Outpost Robert Rich & Ian Boddy — Outpost
(DiN 11, 2002, CD)
Robert Rich — Bestiary Robert Rich — Bestiary
(Relapse RR6514-2, 2001, CD)
Robert Rich — Somnium Robert Rich — Somnium
(Hypnos 2131, 2001, DVD)
Robert Rich — Humidity - Three Concerts Robert Rich — Humidity - Three Concerts
(Hypnos 2020, 2000, 3CD)
Amoeba  — Pivot Amoeba — Pivot
(Release RR6474-2, 2000, CD)
Robert Rich — Seven Veils Robert Rich — Seven Veils
(Hearts of Space 11086-2, 1998, CD)
Robert Rich & Allo Die — Fissures Robert Rich & Allo Die — Fissures
(Fathom 11076-2, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Soundscape Gallery Series 1 Various Artists — Soundscape Gallery Series 1
(Lektronik Soundscapes LS96007 CD, 1997, CD)
Amoeba  — Watchful Amoeba — Watchful
(Release RR 6441-2, 1997, CD)
Robert Rich — Below Zero Robert Rich — Below Zero
(Side Effects DFX 33, 1996/1998, CD)
Forrest Fang — Folklore Forrest Fang — Folklore
(Cuneiform Rune 68, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Collection: The Throne of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Collection: The Throne of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0952, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0953, 1995, 2CD)
Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0966, 1995, 3CD)
Robert Rich / B.Lustmord — Stalker Robert Rich / B.Lustmord — Stalker
(Fathom HS11059-2, 1995, CD)
Robert Rich — A Troubled Resting Place Robert Rich — A Troubled Resting Place
(Fathom 11067-2, 1995/1996, CD)
Robert Rich & Lisa Moskow — Yearning Robert Rich & Lisa Moskow — Yearning
(Fathom HS11050-2, 1995, CD)
Robert Rich — Propagation Robert Rich — Propagation
(Hearts of Space HS11040-2, 1994, CD)
Vidna Obmana — Subterranean Collective Vidna Obmana — Subterranean Collective
(Projekt 110, 1994/2001, 2CD)
Amoeba — Eye Catching Amoeba — Eye Catching
(Soundscape SP004, 1992, CD)
Robert Rich — Geometry Robert Rich — Geometry
(Linden Music LM 2022, 1991/1994, CD)
Robert Rich — Inner Landscapes Robert Rich — Inner Landscapes
(Hypnos 1915, 1985/1999, CD)
Robert Rich — Trances / Drones Robert Rich — Trances / Drones
(Hypnos hyp3364, 1984/2013, 2CD)
Robert Rich — Sunyata Robert Rich — Sunyata
(Hypnos 2026, 1982/2000, CD)

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