May 16, 2019

After loads of last-minute production, we have finally released our first ever EP. It's called the Lahat EP. For anyone who might have been waiting or hoping for our full-length LP to come out, entitled A Brief History Of The Sky, we apologize for the delay on that. We...

March 14, 2019

One of our best full sets of improvised, spacey, progressive jazz/fusion has been recently taken from our archives, mixed, mastered and posted online. It’s currently up on SoundCloud, and clocks in at just under two-hours. Much like our album release with Subversive El...

October 11, 2018

Perhaps we are clueless about marketing, and thus we are too nice, constantly giving away our new material for free in the spirit of art and in spite of proper compensation; or perhaps we are an underrated outfit that tries to leave our mark as effectively as possible...

September 29, 2018

We have another newly mixed Stratos Ensemble track here, available for free download if you go directly to the SC page and click the download icon. High quality mp3. Click the image below to visit the Soundcloud page for the track.

Description: This piece was recently m...

August 12, 2018

Indeed it's time for another giveaway.

This one is a full piece of music called "catching up to Never" that was recently mixed and resurrected from our 2014 line up. It's a powerful ambient fusion piece with just the right amount of sorrow and hope flirting throughout....

March 26, 2018

The video of our last recording session at Clear Lake Studios is up and ready to view on Youtube. Below is Dean De Benedictis' entry for his own walls, describing it. 

ATTENTION STRATOS FANS: 
OK folks thanks for waiting. The video of the Stratos Ensemble live...

February 2, 2018

A decent ticket-buying website made a list of their top 15 must-see bands in Los Angeles, and The Stratos Ensemble is in there! If you scroll down, we are in the lower half of the page. Read that, and the opening at the top. 

If you haven't seen us live yet... bear...

November 30, 2017

This is a track we consider part 2 of a session from the original version of our piece entitled "Royce." It's a long, improvised, experimental venture that features some interesting solos. To download, just go to the Soundcloud link provided in the image below, and cli...

October 10, 2017

We are making a very long clip of a track from our very first album, Drawn Straws, temporarily available for free download. It's a charming little piece with an early Thrill-Jockey-esque sound, for lack of a better comparison. You can access it at the following SC link...

August 11, 2017

Big giveaway right now: a temporary free download of our first concert at the E Spot Lounge in North Hollywood.

It's peaks and valleys, and occasionally wacky experiments were diverse even for us. Much of it won't be made available on any future album. However, there is...

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