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Cold Blue

Name
Cold Blue
URL
http://www.coldbluemusic.com
Email
info@coldbluemusic.com
Phone
310-821-9197
Address
Cold Blue Music, P.O. Box 2938, Venice, CA 90294-2938
Profile
Cold Blue was started in the early 1980s (in the days of vinyl). Through a series of 10-inch eps and 12-inch lps, the label released music by Daniel Lentz (Point Conception, After Images, etc), Peter Garland (The Matachin Dances and Three Strange Angels),
Releases on file (32)
Chas Smith — Nakadai Chas Smith — Nakadai
(Cold Blue CB0029, 2008/1987, CD)
Marty Walker — Dancing on Water Marty Walker — Dancing on Water
(Cold Blue CB0005, 2001, CD)
Michael Byron — Awakening at the Inn of the Birds Michael Byron — Awakening at the Inn of the Birds
(Cold Blue CB0012, 2003, CD)
Steve Peters — From Shelter Steve Peters — From Shelter
(Cold Blue CB0018, 2004, CD)
Chas Smith — Descent Chas Smith — Descent
(Cold Blue CB0023, 2006, CD)
Daniel Lentz — On the Leopard Altar Daniel Lentz — On the Leopard Altar
(Cold Blue CB0022, 1984/2006, CD)
Steve Peters — The Webster Cycles Steve Peters — The Webster Cycles
(Cold Blue CB0027, 2008, CD)
Daniel Lentz — Point Conception Daniel Lentz — Point Conception
(Cold Blue CB0028, 1984/2008, CD)
Peter Garland — String Quartets Peter Garland — String Quartets
(Cold Blue CB0031, 2009, CD)
Various Artists — Cold Blue Two Various Artists — Cold Blue Two
(Cold Blue CB0036, 2012, CD)
Stephen Whittington — Music for Airport Furniture Stephen Whittington — Music for Airport Furniture
(Cold Blue CB0038, 2013, CD Single)
Jim Fox — Black Water Jim Fox — Black Water
(Cold Blue CD0037, 2013, CD)
Michael Jon Fink — From a Folio Michael Jon Fink — From a Folio
(Cold Blue CB0039, 2014, CD)
Thomas Newman & Rick Cox — 35 Whirlpools Below Sound Thomas Newman & Rick Cox — 35 Whirlpools Below Sound
(Cold Blue CB 0040, 2014, CD)
John Luther Adams — The Wind in High Places John Luther Adams — The Wind in High Places
(Cold Blue CB0041, 2015, CD)
Daniel Lentz — In the Sea of Ionia Daniel Lentz — In the Sea of Ionia
(Cold Blue CB 0042, 2015, CD)
Michael Byron — In the Village of Hope Michael Byron — In the Village of Hope
(Cold Blue CB0043, 2015, CDEP)
Chas Smith — Twilight of the Dreamboats Chas Smith — Twilight of the Dreamboats
(Cold Blue CB0045, 2015, CDEP)
Peter Garland — After the Wars Peter Garland — After the Wars
(Cold Blue CB0044, 2015, CDEP)
Nicholas Chase — Bhajan Nicholas Chase — Bhajan
(Cold Blue CB0046, 2013/2016, CD)
Erik Griswold — Ecstatic Descent Erik Griswold — Ecstatic Descent
(Cold Blue CB0047, 2017, CD)
Larry Polansky — FreeHorn Larry Polansky — FreeHorn
(Cold Blue CB0049, 2017, CD)
Daniel Lentz — River of 1,000 Streams Daniel Lentz — River of 1,000 Streams
(Cold Blue CB0050, 2017, CD)
Stephen Whittington — Windmill Stephen Whittington — Windmill
(Cold Blue CB0048, 2017, CD)
John Luther Adams — Everything That Rises John Luther Adams — Everything That Rises
(Cold Blue CB0051, 2018, CD)
Peter Garland — Moon Viewing Music (Inscrutable Stillness Studies #1) Peter Garland — Moon Viewing Music (Inscrutable Stillness Studies #1)
(Cold Blue CB0052, 2018, CD)
Michael Jon Fink — Celesta Michael Jon Fink — Celesta
(Cold Blue CB0053, 2018, CD)
Michael Byron — Fabric for String Noise Michael Byron — Fabric for String Noise
(Cold Blue CB0054, 2018, CD)
Michael Byron — Bridges of Pearl and Dust Michael Byron — Bridges of Pearl and Dust
(Cold Blue CB0057, 2019, CD)
Matt Sargent — Separation Songs Matt Sargent — Separation Songs
(Cold Blue CB0055, 2019, CD)
Robert Carl — Splectra Robert Carl — Splectra
(Cold Blue CB0056, 2019, CD)
John Luther Adams — Lines Made By Walking John Luther Adams — Lines Made By Walking
(Cold Blue CB0058, 2020, CD)

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