Ambient maestro Steve Roach plans a 30-year anniversary reissue of his classic album Dreamtime Return

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  • The acclaimed LP gets new life in 2018.
  • Ambient maestro Steve Roach plans a 30-year anniversary reissue of his classic album Dreamtime Return image
  • US ambient and new age icon Steve Roach is celebrating the 30-year anniversary of his 1988 album Dreamtime Return with a set of remastered reissues. Stretching past two hours in length, Dreamtime Return is a classic record that's often praised as Roach's masterpiece. According to a Facebook post this week, he's now set to re-release double-disc CD and vinyl editions, along with a "very limited" tape run, to match the original release lineup. The CD edition is expected in March, with the vinyl and tape coming in early May. We're also told Roach is "working on a new-dreaming of a few select pieces" from the album, which will be "all-new creations drawing from the spirit of the original." Roach has produced or collaborated on more than 100 full-length releases in a career that stretches back to the early '80s. His LP Spiral Revelation was nominated for a 2017 Grammy for Best New Age Album. Listen to Dreamtime Return's opening track, "Towards The Dream."
    Tracklist Disc 1 01. Towards The Dream 02. The Continent 03. Songline 04. Airtribe Meets The Dream Ghost 05. A Circular Ceremony 06. The Other Side 07. Magnificent Gallery 08. Truth In Passing 09. Australian Dawn - The Quiet Earth Cries Inside Disc 1 01. Looking For Safety 02. Through A Strong Eye 03. The Ancient Day 04. Red Twilight With The Old Ones 05. The Return Dreamtime Return will be released on CD in March 2018 and on vinyl and cassette in May 2018.