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Vir Unis (John Strate-Hootman)

Vir Unis (John Strate-Hootman)
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Vir Unis (real name: John Strate-Hootman, born October 26, 1969, in Morton, Illinois) is an American ambient-music composer and performer. He is the co-founder of the AtmoWorks label with James Johnson.
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Vir Unis & Saul Stokes — Thermal Transfer Vir Unis & Saul Stokes — Thermal Transfer
(Hypnos HYBY0203, 2002, CD)
Steve Roach / Vir Unis — Blood Machine Steve Roach / Vir Unis — Blood Machine
(GreenHouse GHM.01.01, 2001, CD)
Vir Unis — Pulse n Atmo Vir Unis — Pulse n Atmo
(Groove Unlimited GR-058, 2001, CD)
Vir Unis — Aeonian Glow Vir Unis — Aeonian Glow
(GreenHouse GHM.00.02, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach & Vir Unis — Body Electric Steve Roach & Vir Unis — Body Electric
(Projekt 90, 1999, CD)
Vir Unis — The Drift Inside Vir Unis — The Drift Inside
(GreenHouse GHM.99.02, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — The Ambient Expanse Various Artists — The Ambient Expanse
(Mirage MIR306, 1998, CD)
Ma Ja Le / Vir Unis — Imaginarium Ma Ja Le / Vir Unis — Imaginarium
(Mirage MIR303, 1998, CD)

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2019-02-21
You Can Be Part of an Ambient Electronic Project – The Gesture of History is a new electronic project put together by Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, Steve Roach, and violist Sam Shadow. The music started as an instrumental track Rosenthal was working on for a Black Tape album, but took on a life of its own and demanded further enhancements. The majority of the funds raised will go to manufacturing costs for LP and CD editions, as well as other items as detailed on the Kickstarter page. » Read more

2019-01-31
Keyboardist Ingo Bischof R.I.P. – Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975. » Read more

2019-01-11
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2019-01-02
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2018-12-23
Seaprog Festival Seeks Donations – Seaprog is a small festival in Seattle that highlights creative music from many genres with artists from around the world. It's also a US non-profit organization. They're seeking donations to help keep the ball rolling. Starting in 2013, the organization has been growing, and has featured such artists as Free Salamander Exhibit, Jack o' the Clock, Nik Turner, Cabezas de Cera, Miriodor, Thinking Plague, and many more. » Read more


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