Canotila
Lutz Thuns & Wolfgang Gsell
Inuksuk
Hertz & Mystified
Beams
Eric Pietras
Shadows & Reflection
Todd Peck
And Memories Fade
Cousin Silas & Wolfgang Gsell
New Horizons
Pluto Flyby Soundtracks

Beams by Eric Pietras - New Release July 28th 

Beams is San Francisco musician Eric Pietras' full-length debut record on the Aural Films netlabel. Originally developed as a soundtrack for a time-lapse photography project, Beams took on a life of its own as a soundtrack for places and moments experienced in the San Francisco Bay Area. "Beams" by Eric Pietras that will be available on digital and CD formats, Monday July 28, 2015.

A collection of nine musical vignettes that invite the listener to meander through the islands, hills and little-explored nooks of Northern California, Beams features colorful arrangements of layered synthesizers, mellotrons, electric pianos, hacked drum machines and field recordings from the Bay Area and beyond. Both documentarian and dreamlike, this record is the culmination of several years' musical and personal exploration, and is the realization of a longtime vision.



Connecting a diverse array of musical genres, influences, and mis-hearings into a work that calls to mind Popul Vuh, Brian Eno, Boards of Canada and Andrew Coleman, Beams was recorded both at home and in the legendary Tiny Telephone studio in San Francisco, where it was lovingly mixed and strategically dirtied by Jay Pellici, and mastered by notable Los Angeles ambient/experimental artist Sean McCann.

Digital download features three bonus tracks, including an alternate version of the track 'Sky Blue Morning,' which appeared on the Sound For Good release 'This Music Plants Trees.'

"Beams" by Eric Pietras that will be available on digital and CD formats, Monday July 28, 2015. Pre-order the Album Now - CLICK HERE

New Horizons - Soundtracks to the Pluto Flyby Project 

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is fast approaching its close-up flyby of dwarf planet Pluto, 4.67 billion miles (7.5 billion kilometers) from Earth. Closest approach is on July 14, 2015. As few things inspire electronic musicians more than space exploration. Aural Films is taking on the task of collecting your soundtracks to this this monumental event. 
This is a living project that we are adding tracks to as they are submitted. Everyone is welcome to participate. There is no deadline. However, we do ask you only submit original tracks composed specifically for this event. Note: we will check all submissions, and may refuse tracks that we feel are not related to, or indicative of this event. Please consult the official New Horizons page for more information on the Pluto Flyby at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/newhorizons/main/index.html

To participate, we ask you submit one track per artist please. Files must be submitted in aiff, flac, or wav file format not to exceed 600 MB in file size. All tracks must be submitted along with the artist name. track title, artist site URL, and file download URL (no attachments) via our Track Submission Form - Click Here.

We appreciate your participation and look forward to hearing your submissions.

Inuksuk by Jack Hertz and Mystified Coming Soon 

Aural Films presents: Inuksuk - A journey into the mysterious Arctic cultures of Northern America with Jack Hertz and Mystified. Explore the fascinating lore and mysticism of these indigenous people who have coexisted exclusively with nature for thousands of years. Artists Jack Hertz and Mystified bring their many skills together for a brand new collection of thematic compositions titled, "Inuksuk." Read the Full Announcement - Click Here

Nataraja by Jack Hertz - 100 Album Releases! 

I am happy to present my 100th album release with an album of Fourth World styled compositions dedicated to the the Hindu deity, Nataraja. An ancient symbol that represents the rhythm and harmony of life. Drawing on 3 decades of work with original electronic music. "Nataraja" presents a suite of ten sonic spaces that invite the listener to reflect on the exotic, sonic and spiritual. Download it now at https://auralfilms.bandcamp.com/album/nataraja

Thanks to everyone for all your support over the many years.  For those who are curious, here are links to all 100 my album releases from the present to 1988, below.

- Jack Hertz
 
Pointillism by Jack Hertz Gritty Transmutation Black Sunday Streaming Landscapes Tones Timbre Tones Timbre A Thin Drone Silence

Twin Peaks - I will See You Again in 25 Years 

Wednesday June 10th is 25 years to the day that Laural Palmer said she would return to Twin Peaks. To celebrate, we have two special releases coming to Aural Films. First is a new album by MHZ (Mike Honeycutt and Jack Hertz) titled, "The Angles Have All Gone Away." This album continues where the first album left off with more atmospheric pieces from the land of Bob. The next release will be a re-issue of the "25 Peaks" album on CD. Follow the covers below to get your copies now.

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Fog Music Box Set - Fog Season Sale

Fog Music Box Set - Fog Season Sale

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We are offering all 40 albums and the entire SF Fog Music Festival recordings on 4 DVDs for a special price of just $40 USD, plus $5 USD shipping to the USA and most places overseas. We have a limited number of sets. Order now while supplies last.

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