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05.12.10 The new Create album 'We Live By The Machines' was released last month at Hampshire Jam 9, track details and artwork have been added to the music page. It can be purchased direct from Groove. 

15.11.09 Five new reviews of 'Words Just Get In The Way' added to the reviews page

01.10.09 The new Create album 'Words Just Get In The Way' is now available to purchase direct from Steve Humphries. Details and Paypal links have been added to the music page. 

19.07.09 New review of 'In the blink of an eye', by Artemi Pugachov added to the reviews page

14.07.09 Groove have added soundclips for the new album 'Words Just Get In The Way'

http://www.groove.nl/cd/2/29904.html

14.07.09 New review of 'In the blink of an eye', by Sylvain Lupari of Guts of Darkness added to the reviews page

08.07.09 The next Create album 'Words Just Get In The Way' will be released around September/October 2009.

The new album will be self-released. The first 10 pre-orders will receive a bonus DVD which features The Obsidian Eye performed Live @ Awakenings 2008. To reserve a copy of the new album please send an email to humpsuk2001@yahoo.co.uk. Price will be 10 UK/12 Euro/$17 US including P+P. Artwork to be designed by Jez Creek.

01.07.09 New review of 'In the blink of an eye', by Matt Howarth of Sonic Curiosity added to the reviews page

29.05.09 A new Create album entitled 'Words Just Get In The Way' has been sent off to Groove for approval. There is no release date as yet.

Tracklisting:

1.The Obsidian Eye (Live Studio 24.11.08) 38.30
2.Closer Than You Think (Featuring Hashtronaut) 24.32
3.Slave To The Groove (A Sequencer Workout) 11.46

27.04.09 The new Create album, 'In the blink of an eye', was released earlier this month, track details and artwork have been added to the music page and two reviews have been added to the reviews page.

09.12.08 Limited quantities of Kindred Spirits, Space Time Continuum and Lost on an Island of Adventure and are now available direct from Steve. Click on the Paypal links on the music page to purchase them.

09.12.08 Video of Steve's performance at Awakenings on November 22nd 2008 is now on Youtube, videos embedded below. Click on headings for direct links if they don't play.

The Obsidian Eye - Live at Awakenings 22.11.08

Closer Than You Think - Live at Awakenings 22.11.08 (featuring Hashtronaut)

03.11.08 Steve will be appearing at the Hampshire Jam 'Jam' at the Millenium Hall in Liphook on Friday 14th November 2008 and Create will be playing live at Awakenings on Saturday 22nd November 2008, at Paget High School in Branston, Burton on Trent, along with Hashtronaut and Steve will also be appearing as part of Astrogator.

02.11.08 New review of Lost on an Island of Adventure by Sylvain Lupari of Guts Of Darkness added to the reviews page

06.09.08 Work on recording the next Create album, 'In The Blink Of An Eye' is now complete, it will be available sometime next year. Tracks recorded are:

1. No Inhibitions - Live Studio 23.06.08 - 22.44
2. In The Blink Of An Eye - 13.36
3. A Glimmer Of Hope - 12.50
4. Rise To The Occasion - 8.34
5. Collision - 11.22

No Inhibitions is a studio recording of a track i played at the Elektron gig June 2008.
Recorded Nov 2007 - August 2008.
Collision will be played live at the Awakenings gig in November!

17.08.08 Reviews of Lost on an Island of Adventure and Space Time Continuum by Dene Bebbington added to the Reviews page.

22.06.08 Photos from Steve's recent appearance at Elektron are now available from the photos page, along with a Youtube video:

01.06.08 Press Information from Groove and review of Lost on an Island of Adventure by Artemi Pugachov added to the Reviews page.

01.06.08 Create was played on the Terry Hawke show on Saturday 17th May.

30.03.08 Create will be the special focus for the month of April on Bill Fox's radio show Galactic Travels

30.03.08 Create will be playing live at Elektron on 14th June 2008, at the Kingsley Theatre in Redditch, along with Peter Tedstone and Modulator ESP and Steve will also be appearing as part of Astrogator. More info from www.virb.com/elektron

08.03.08 Artwork and track listing of the new Create album, 'Lost on an Island of Adventure' added to the music page. The music is inspired by the TV series 'Lost' and was written while Steve was off work with an injured lag. The album is dedicated to Steve's Grandad who passed away in November 2007 and the final track 'Heaven Waits (For Grandad) is a tribute written specially for him. The album is due to be released on April 13th 2008, at E-day.

29.02.08 New interview with Steve by Bert Strolenberg now available on Bert's Sonic Immersion site

28.10.07 New review of Space Time Continuum by Bert Strolenberg added to the Reviews page.

22.10.07 New review of Space Time Continuum by Dave Law of SMD added to the Reviews page.

04.10.07 New review of Space Time Continuum by Sylvain Lupari of  Guts of Darkness added to the Reviews page.

18.08.07 Details of the new Create album, 'Space Time Continuum', have been added to the Music page.

18.08.07 A previously unreleased 18 minute Create track entitled 'Rohan's Journey To Belvedere' is to be included on Awakenings 2007 vol 2, along with 'The Road Without Cats Eyes' a collaboration track with Xan Alexander of the Omega Syndicate recorded in May 2006 at the Magnetron sessions.

02.07.07 Create has submitted an exclusive Ambient/Spacey/Symphonic track for Analogy Volume 3 entitled 'Red Alert' recorded using the following analogue synths: Alesis Andromeda, Emu PX7 (Mellotron Strings), Korg Mono/Poly, Roland Juno 60, Roland JV1080 (Mellotron Choir) and Sequential Circuits Prophet 600.

25.06.07 Groove expect to release the next Create album, Space Time Continuum, in September 2007

20.06.07 The Limited Edition of Kindred Spirits has now sold out. A Standard Edition is now available.  See the Music page for details and ordering information.

16.06.07 New review of Kindred Spirits by Jeff Misner added to the Reviews page.

13.05.07 Two new reviews of Kindred Spirits by Matt Howarth and Roy Jackson have been added to the Reviews page

02.04.07 New review of Kindred Spirits by Sylvain Lupari of Guts of Darkness added to the Reviews page.

17.03.07 The new Create album, Kindred Spirits was released today. See the Music page for details and ordering information.

15.01.07 New review of Biospherical Imagery by Sylvain Lupari of  Guts of Darkness added to the Reviews page.

11.01.07 Create appears on two new albums: the debut 2CD Quadra album 'First Contact' and the 2CD record of the Hampshire Jam 'Jam' 2006. Both albums are available direct from AmbientLive. The Quadra album is available direct from the Quadra website.

22.12.06 New review of Biospherical Imagery from Matt Howarth of Sonic Curiosity added to the Reviews page.

06.11.06 New studio photo:

16.07.06 Steve has just uploaded a live studio version of the first track he played at last Saturday's Awakenings gig in Leeds. It gives some of you who couldn't make the gig a chance to hear part of what he played during his Create solo set. Stream: Space Time Continuum - Enjoy

08.07.05 New track entitled 'Saturn Dreaming of Mercury (part one)' appears on Awakenings 2005 vol 2

13.05.06 The new Create album, Biospherical Imagery was released today at E-day in Eindhoven, Holland

15.04.06 Create music is now available from the Create Myspace site

07.04.06 Groove intend to release Biospherical Imagery in time for E-Day on May 13th 2006

10.03.06 New photos of Backroom Studios added to the Photos page

01.03.06 Excerpts of three tracks from Biospherical Imagery are now available from the Music page. Enjoy

16.02.06 Steve is just adding the finishing touches to what will be the 3rd Create release, 'Biospherical Imagery', which features 5 tracks, 3 of which were recorded between June and November 2004 and 2 which were recorded in October of 2005. The track listing is:

1.Biospherical Imagery (47:00)
2.Endless Corridors (5:06)
3.Signs Of Life (15:00)
4.Mystery Voices (3:12)
5.The Day After (8:36)

The theme of the album is that of an explorer discovering a lost world, Biospherical Imagery is about the journey to and landing on the lost world and the remaining tracks cover its exploration. 

Tracks 1, 3 and 5 are live studio versions of the tracks performed at the first Create gig at Peggars in Nottingham back in November of 2004. 

The album is due to go to Ron Boots at Groove for mastering shortly. The release date is as yet unknown.

02.02.06 New tracks from the latest, as yet unreleased Create album, 'The First Light of Spring' are now available to stream from the Music page. Enjoy

01.01.06 Happy New year from Steve - Excellent news to start the year, 'From Earth To Mars' is one of Phil Derby's Best Electronic CDs of 2005 and Create is Best New Electronic Artist in the January issue of ElectroAmbient Space

19.12.05 Reviews of From Earth To Mars from CD Services and Phil Derby of Electroambient Space added to the new Reviews page

17.11.05 Create has submitted an exclusive track entitled 'Lost Dreams' for the Awakenings 2006 Vol 1 set due for release in 2006. 

03.11.05 Photos from E-Live 2005 added to the Photos page

27.10.05 Steve had a great time playing at E-Live. Thanks to everyone who made it such a special day. Set List for E-Live 15/10/05:
1.Kindred Spirits - 46.45 
 
2.Biospherical Imagery Part 1 2005 Mix - 14.38 
Both these tracks are currently unreleased but hopefully they will be released as a live album in 2006

02.10.05 The new Create album 'From Earth to Mars' has been released and is available to buy from Groove

01.10.05 The Create track Analog Revival has been chosen for inclusion in the Groove sampler Analogy
The full track listing is:
Create - Analogue Revival [8:02]
Remotion
- Freeflight [5:17]
Loren Nerell, Steve Roach, Chuck Oken
- Zone Patrol [8:14]

Paul Ellis & Steve Roach
- Where are you? [5:58]
4m33s
- Elegy [3:56] 
Gert Emmens
- The Morning after [6:23]
Syn
- Viking Mission II [7:52] 
Russell Storey
- Cosmic Kiwi [6:43]
Kees Aerts
- Grey Keys [7:45]
Altres
- Brain Flame [7:54]
Modulator ESP
- Tsunami [5:18]
Ian Tescee
- Aquamarine [3:49]

10.09.05 Phil Derby's interview with Steve form ElectroAmbientSpace has been added to the new interview page

29.08.05 Steve will be performing as part of Astrogator on Sunday 4th September at Bunkers Hill in Nottingham as the encore to the Modulator ESP set - full details here

09.07.05 Mp3 streaming direct from Soundclick added to the Music page

06.07.05 New Create website is now online - Thanks to Jez Creek for site design

www.create-em.co.uk - all content copyright 2005 Create (Steve Humphries)
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