November 17, 2018

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We are proud of our Stratos band members, so we like getting you acquainted with them by posting different works of theirs we find notably inseparable from ours. However, for this blog post, rather than share work, we are going to give you...

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...

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....

May 13, 2018

Dean recently finished cutting together one of our tracks from one of our most recent performances. It's the first live-venue video of us, for a Miles-Davis-inspired vamp we played the last time we performed together at the E Spot Lounge. The show was a full media prod...

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...

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 27, 2017

We are finally posting here about the loss of jazz legend John Abercrombie. He was a significant influence and contributor to our band's overall sound and approach, so we definitely found it appropriate to post something. Dean has taken time to write a heartfelt, insig...

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...

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:
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