June 9, 2020

These are undoubtedly difficult times, laden with multiple crisis all at once on a grand scale. To help remedy this, Stratos-Ensemble-founder Dean De Benedictis has put together a Soundcloud playlist of his most tranquil ambient pieces, including tracks by Fateless-Flo...

April 22, 2020

There is a cool and interesting Internet radio DJ who’s been playing music by the Stratos Ensemble fairly regularly. His name is Guy Guden, and his show is called Space Pirate Radio. The show kind of melds newer and older progressive and electronic instrumental music w...

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...

September 17, 2019

(Here's a crazy one for you.)

First, we apologize for the delay in our gigging schedule; we know it's been a long time since we last gave LA folk the chance to check us out live. However, we are happy to report that we will indeed be playing again soon, in full form and...

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...

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...

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