Blue Orion Music
This is music that can take you places, providing an escape from the day-to-day humdrum. Listening can have positive effects, helping one to de-stress and concentrate on the important stuff. Blue Orion's talent of music creation coupled with the aforementioned benefits is what brings this site real purpose. Enjoy and share the music presented here freely.
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2015 Halcyon IN PROGRESS
Melodies waning on a tide of naturally occurring sequences slip into a silent storm, ebbing slowly through the boundaries of subconsciousness.
- Opaque Visions NEW
2014 Through The Looking Glass
Dreamlike soundscapes that combine multifaceted synthetic layers to form alluring, yet mysterious atmospheres.
2013 Elemental Atmospheres
Seeking inspiration from nature, many terrestrial moods are conveyed.
2012 Analogue Experimental
100% analog. These unassuming works lay on the very fringes of electronic music. Aesthetic melodies are built upon simple structures.
2010 Ophion (single)
File this aberration under deep space: cosmically-induced synthetic layers of astronomic proportions are composed with a pattern sequencer to create a singular aesthetic. A striking sonic odyssey unfolds before the listener, just before returning them to the safety of their confines.
- Ophion HOT
2009 Interstellar Echoes
An esoteric space trek across the inescapably distant stars.
2008 Into The Blue
Electronic micro-harmonies interwoven through sands of thought traverse into the farthest uncharted reaches.
2007 Legends And Fantasies
Mysterious places of old await the intrepid adventurer in this set of conceptual tracks that adds dashes of enchantment and intrigue in equal measure. Deep in the foreboding woods, a path of glowing lavender mushrooms leads to an arcane fortress which guards a beautifully quilted magic carpet.
2006 Empire Of Stars
Drift through nebulas, glide through star clusters, and journey to unknown galaxies.
2005 Orange Memories
A spiraling mix of sound waves hurdles into the cosmos to create synthesis forged into harmonic matter.
A quantized reality strewn upon a blank canvas by a digital palette of gestalt numbers.
Thank You For Listening
You've been experiencing creatively invented synthwave music soundscapes.
And more are on the way, so stop by again soon! No track is released until the artist feels an artwork representative of the Blue Orion moniker has been skillfully achieved. The result is what you are hearing right this very moment…a sonically encapsulated waypoint pinned onto the very fabric of space-time.
Let the artist know what you think of the music!
Blue Orion Studio ▲
A cutting edge studio lies at the very median of the Blue Orion music foundry. Various synthesizers (analog, digital, soft-synth) are the primary means of composition during track conceptualization and production.
Synthwave wizardry with a lasting creative touch that will ensnare the vital senses.
This unique format infuses enduring synthesis with modern digital programming for a synth-laden sound. No desired sound is unattainable and no conceptual stone goes unturned. This is where creative alchemy is achieved. Finished pieces are arduously mastered digitally and then 24-bit rendered in 2-channel stereo using professional recording studio software.
Analog and digital audio signals are routed via USB to the CPU through a 48kHz data path. Field recordings are also utilized during the editing phase and rendered into the final mix.
Propellerhead Reason 8
Software-based professional studio complete with soft-synth instruments and effects, sequencing and recording, and comprehensive mastering suite.
2014 DSI Prophet 12M
Hybrid synthesizer with digital oscillators and an all analog signal path featuring 12-note polyphony, an arpeggiator, and advanced programmability.
2011 Moog SP
Analog monophonic synthesizer featuring two oscillators passed through a classic Moog ladder filter, envelopes, modulation matrix, and arpeggiator.
2007 Yamaha XS6
Digital music production synthesizer with 128-note polyphony, onboard 16-track sequencer and arpeggiator, and studio grade audio I/O including digital out.
1996 Alesis QSR
Digital synthesizer with 64-note polyphony and a wide range of eclectic sounds that utilize additive and subtractive sample playback synthesis.
1993 Korg X3
Digital music workstation synthesizer with 32-note polyphony, onboard 16-track sequencer, and 3.5-inch disk drive; notable for its lush string sounds.
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