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Circadia Album

Infused with “enhanced” nature sounds, ambient atmospheres, and surprising musical manifestations, this album features eight new tracks.

Here Bacchus has created an otherworldly, natural world by using the sounds, harmonies, and rhythms of nature as a starting point for musical explorations. He then adds lush soundfields, a vintage banjo and instrument samples from both the modern and the Renaissance eras.

The musical meter is stretched and made fluid in the creation of these soundworlds. Listeners will find themselves drifting away, effortlessly, deep into the Circadian environments created by this sound and music alchemist.

CircadiaA New Album Release by Stephen Bacchus


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The Edge of Remote Official Music Video (NEW!)
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In The Studio

COMING IN 2021: A new Stephen Bacchus album! 
New sketches and sound libraries created! Stay tuned...

THE RETURNING (2018 Reissue)
The Album that Started it All!
Available for the first time since 1986! MORE

CIRCADIA
2018 Release 
Exploring the circadian rhythms and harmonies of nature MORE

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New Releases & Reissues

Circadia Album CIRCADIA (2018 New Release!) Special Digipack Limited-Edition (Only 100 copies!)
Stephen Bacchus
Infused with “enhanced” nature sounds, ambient atmospheres, and surprising musical manifestations, this album features eight new tracks.
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The Returning Cd Cover

The Returning (2018 Reissue)
Stephen Bacchus
The album that began it all in 1986. Soothing and revitalizing synthesizer music created using a Roland JX8P synth and recorded and mixed on analog, multi-track tape. Ideal for meditation, yoga and massage.
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Hinterland HINTERLAND (2016)
Stephen Bacchus
Limited Edition Digipack CD (250 copies only!)
The music on “Hinterland” was inspired by two decades of sojourns into the Canadian wilderness and is infused with the circadian rhythms of nature.
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Puzzle Lake Paradise PUZZLE LAKE PARADISE (2015)
Grant Mackay
Limited Edition Digipack CDr
...there is a very quiet place. To get there you need to journey far from a small village for several kilometers down a lonely road, past farms and abandoned homesteads of a bygone frontier era, to finally arrive in a hidden enclave of deep wilderness.
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Stephen Bacchus

Born in 1959, Stephen Bacchus has many years of experience as a composer, sound designer, and producer. He has a large repertoire of best-selling and artistically adventurous albums that he has both authored and produced. Stephen Bacchus aka Grant Mackay began working in sound at age nine. MORE

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The Wilderness Mysterium,
If you travel far enough into the wilderness, you eventually reach a region where you feel the bonds of civilization slowly slip away. Here in the primordial vastness of black spruce forests, kettle lakes and endless skies, if you listen not with your ears but with your heart, the wilderness will speak to you. The narrative of the land becomes audible. In powerful, yet elusive whispers it tells a tale of timelessness, mystery, and awe, MORE

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CIRCADIA REVIEWS

“Circadia” review by Lloyd Barde of Lloyd Barde Productions www.lloydbarde.com 

"Musical subtleties are surrounded by found sounds and profound natural elements that refine and intertwine the tender and tuneful passages. Spacious and gracious, “ Circadia” brings a subtle, warm presence to the accompanying rediscovery of our surroundings. Music that is precious, carefully conceived and brought fully forth."


CIRCADIA Listener Reviews

"...one can say with some confidence that this may be your masterpiece. You’ve finally married your nature recordings with your considerable compositional skills. One outstanding outcome is the evocation of an actual walk into some rather deep woods...your boldest step into the unknown...What you’ve done here, though, is to allow the melody to merge and then subtly emerge, almost imperceptibly. It’s not buried. It’s woven into the marvelous nature soundscapes, simultaneously hidden and present. What a lovely feat."

—Beck H.

“It sounds beautiful, I love every minute of it!”
—Renee G. INTERPLANETARY RADIO GROUP

“I have listened to your CD several times and have to let you know how much I have enjoyed it. It is very beautiful.”
—Murray H.

“Very relaxing. Ethereal. Calming.”
—Peter M.


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About the Music

Enjoy Peaceful Meditation

Stephen Bacchus creates a range of music enjoyed by thousands of fans for its tranquility and peaceful qualities. Using his primary instruments, synthesizers, and samplers, Bacchus combines composed music, nature sounds and ambient sounds of the outside world to tap into the "sweet spot" where music and sound meet. His music is best described as "ambient melodic." Heartfelt melodies, inventive arrangements along with lush ambient backdrops.

When you're looking for a soundtrack for your meditation, yoga, or other relaxing activities, allow Stephen Bacchus to provide the relaxing music for your inner space. Whether you're meditating for holistic health reasons or simply enjoying a relaxing evening alone, the music composed by Stephen is sure to offer you harmony and peace.

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About Stephen Bacchus

For many years, Stephen Bacchus has worked on albums with a number of other well-known artists in the genre, including Steve Roach, Mychael Danna, Tim Clement, Vidna Obmana, Jeff Pearce, Patrick O'Hearn, Bruce Mitchell and Calverley. Based in Cobourg, Ontario, Stephen has a new album, Hinterland, scheduled for release on CD on 09/22/2016, followed with the digital release on Apple iTunes and streaming on Apple Music in October 2016. During his career, he has released several albums of instrumental music often combining world music instruments, orchestral instruments and originally designed synthesizer sounds for each release. As a music producer, Stephen has also worked on several best-selling albums, including Celtic Mysteries, Celtic Destiny, Celtic Sanctity, and The Ambient Expanse.

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