May 5, 2020

This is a temporary free gift for our website subscribers and our supportive listeners on Soundcloud. You are hearing about it first, right here through the Stratos Ensemble website blog. The gift is a full recorded performance of our edgy, improvised, ambient/modern j...

February 27, 2020

Fans in LA who have been waiting for us to perform again will be happy to know that we are scheduled to return to the stage this April 23rd, 2020. We will play two 1-hour sets, starting at around 8pm and going until around 11pm. The gig will be in Sunland CA, at a smal...

December 19, 2019

Hello everyone. 

Recording artist and Stratos founder Dean De Benedictis here. This is just a little letter to you personally, for anyone interested, and a sort of update as well. 

I’d like to call upon your patience and understanding, if I may, and ask that you please e...

January 2, 2018

We're going to kick off this new year of new beginnings by saying a final farewell to last year and perhaps beyond. We sometimes post works here by musicians other than the Stratos Ensemble, if those works or musicians somehow relate to the ensemble in a way that we co...

July 25, 2017

Dean recently finished creating an EPK / short-documentary about the Stratos Ensemble, taking place mostly during production and release of the album Accident At Clear Lake. The late bassist Doug Lunn was still in the band at that time, so this documentary is a farewel...

June 19, 2017

There is a new video on Youtube, comprised of unreleased Stratos material and a variety of accompanying video textures. It's a great mix set and a good listen, if you're into our sort of thing...

Go and check it out at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

June 12, 2017

Accident At Clear Lake, our newest and boldest Stratos Ensemble album, is now available on CD. Hard copies are available for purchase on CDBaby.com, in addition to digital copies through the usual online distributors.

To buy physical CDs, or other formats, visit:
https:...

February 23, 2017

Before we get into the album release, first: 

BIG THANKS to all those who showed up at our performance and CD release party last Tuesday at the E Spot Lounge! We relish your constant support and attendance, and it was beautiful seeing your faces. Somehow that night we m...

February 10, 2017

It's been a while since DJ Roarkyd last joined The Stratos Ensemble for a live performance. Luckily, the stars have aligned again and DJ Roarkyd will be able to spin for us at our event on February 21st. The Stratos Ensemble sometimes plays at Roarkyd's music collectiv...

January 23, 2017

The Stratos Ensemble will perform a set of music once again at the E Spot Lounge in North Hollywood, this time as a comprehensive multi-media event celebrating the release of their new album, Accident At Clear Lake.

Unlike the last event, only partially multi-media with...

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