Ambient pioneer Steve Roach reissuing Dreamtime Return on vinyl for the first time

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One of the most important ambient albums of all time.

Steve Roach is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his album Dreamtime Return with a newly remastered version, out this May via Telephone Explosion Records.

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Originally released in 1988, Dreamtime Return was inspired by the culture of Australia’s aboriginal community, as well as states of dreaming.

The album’s CD version featured 38-minutes of additional material not included on the cassette and vinyl variants.

Roach also revealed he is “working on a new-dreaming of a few select pieces from Dreamtime Return. These will be all-new creations drawing from the spirit of the original, 30 years later,” he writes.

Pre-order a copy here ahead of its 4th May release, listen to ‘Magnificent Gallery’ and check out the track list below.

Tracklist

Side A

A1. Towards The Dream
A2. The Continent
A3. Songline
A4. Airtribe Meets The Dream Ghost

Side B

B1. A Circular Ceremony
B2. The Other Side

Side C

C1. Magnificent Gallery
C2. Australian Dawn – The Quiet Earth Cries Inside
C3. Looking For Safety

Side D

D1. The Ancient Day
D2. Red Twilight With The Old Ones
D3. The Return