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December  26, 2015 – Temperate Included in Viva the 21st Century Marathon Broadcast from Classical Discoveries Program WPRB Radio 103.3 FM 
Marvin Rosen produced and hosted 25 hours of music composed in the 21st century on Dec 26-27.  Thanks to Marvin for including Temperate in the broadcast.

April 28, 2014 Sunbreak Reviewed by John Hughes
Swirls of Noise posted a review of Sunbreak here.

March 28, 2014 – Sunbreak Reviewed at ChainDLK
ChainDLK posted a review of Sunbreak here.

December  29, 2013 – Tone Three Included in Viva the 21st Century Marathon Broadcast from Classical Discoveries Program WPRB Radio 103.3 FM 
Marvin Rosen produced and hosted 25 hours of music composed in the 21st century on Dec 28-29.  Thanks to Marvin for including Tone Three – a track from Sunbreak.

October  2, 2013 – Sunbreak On Classical Discoveries Program WPRB Radio 103.3 FM 
Thanks to Marvin Rosen, host of Classical Discoveries for playing Sunbreak, the title track from the CD Sunbreak.  WPRB serves the Princeton, NJ area.

 September  22, 2013 – Safe Transit On WMUA Radio 91.1 FM – Amherst, MA
Thanks to Max Shea, host of Martian Gardens for playing Safe Transit, a track from the CD Sunbreak.

September  8, 2013 – Comet Garradd Approaches On KKUP Radio 91.5 FM
Don Campau, host of No Pigeonholes played Comet Garradd Approaches, a track from the CD Sunbreak.  Podcast here.

September  2, 2013 – December Sunrise On Wisconsin Public Radio
Thanks to Michael Brown, host of At The Edge a program of new and experimental music heard weekly on Wisconsin Public Radio for playing December Sunrise from the Sunbreak CD.

September 1, 2013 – Sunbreak Reviewed at Alto Riot
Alto Riot posted a short review of Sunbreak here.

August 25, 2013 – Track from Sunbreak On WEFT 90.1 FM Radio
Jason Finkelman, host of ‘Fanfare for the Speeding Bullet‘ on WEFT played a track from the CD Sunbreak.  WEFT serves Urbana/Champaign, IL and the University of Illinois campus.

August  15, 2013 – Transitions 1-24-13 On No Pigeonholes Radio
Don Campau, host of No Pigeonholes played Transitions 1-24-13, a track from the CD Sunbreak.  Podcast here.

August  6, 2013 – Tone Three On WMBR 88.1 FM Radio
Ken Field, host of ‘The New Edge‘ on WMBR played ‘Tone Three’, a track from the CD Sunbreak.  WMBR serves the Cambridge and Boston, MA  area.

August 7 , 2013 – Sunbreak – New Album Release by  Paul H. Muller
Ventura Contemporary Music is pleased to announce the release of Sunbreak, a collection of minimalist ambient processed music by Paul H. Muller.  Sunbreak is available for free download here.

February 4 , 2013 – East/West Reviewed by Chain D.L.K.
Thanks to the staff of Chain D.L.K. for posting a review of the album East/West by James Ross and Paul Muller.  Read it here.

October , 2012 – Memorial – New Album Release by  Paul H. Muller
Ventura Contemporary Music is pleased to announce the release of Memorial, a collection of extended ambient processed music by Paul H. Muller.  Memorial is available for free download here.

May 13, 2012 – ‘A Bird Said This 2’ On WEFT 90.1 FM Radio
Jason Finkelman, host of ‘Fanfare for the Speeding Bullet‘ on WEFT played a track by James Ross from the CD ‘East/West’WEFT serves Urbana/Champaign, IL and the University of Illinois campus.

April 24, 2012 –‘Redshift‘  On WMBR Radio
Thanks to Ken Field at WMBR Boston for playing ‘Redshift‘, a track by James Ross from the new CD ‘East/West‘ recently released by Ventura Contemporary Music. Ken Field is the host of ‘The New Edge‘ program on WMBR 88.1 FM

April 22, 2012 –‘Clouds‘  On KKUP Radio
Thanks to Don Campau of KKUP Radio for playing ‘Clouds‘, a track from ‘East/West‘, the latest CD from Ventura Contemporary Music. ‘Clouds‘ can be heard on the podcast archive of the April 22, 2012 edition of Don’s program ‘No Pigeonholes’, starting at 46:45.

April 5, 2012 – East/West – New Album Release by  James Ross and Paul H. Muller
Ventura Contemporary Music is pleased to announce the coming release of East/West, a collaboration by James Ross and Paul Muller.  East/West includes 8 tracks and 60 minutes worth of minimalist inspired ambient improvisation and processed music.  East/West will be available fro free download from this site on April 10.  Cover art by Carolyn Yarnell.    Further details here.

February 11, 2012 – Linear Obsessional Recordings  Releases Album by Paul H. Muller
London-based Linear Obsessional Recordings has released a new CD album Soft Sirens and Still Time that features 8 new ambient pieces by Paul H. Muller.  Available for download, the album contains scores and notes by the composer.

January 6, 2012 – Ventura Contemporary Music Now On YouTube
Several new videos featuring the music of Paul H. Muller are now available on the Ventura Contemporary Music YouTube Channel. 

December 3, 2011 – ‘Dark Sunset‘ on WRSU 88.7 FM
Thanks again to Doug Laustsen for playing tracks from ‘Dark Sunset‘ on WRSU on November 10 (title track) and again on December 3, 2011 (Trade Center II).

October 27, 2011 – ‘Dark Sunset‘ on WRIU-90.3 FM
Thanks to Justin H Brierley for playing the title track from ‘Dark Sunset‘ today on WRIU-90.3 FM in Newport Rhode Island. Justin is program host for ‘Music for the Internets‘ heard Wednesdays starting at 10 AM Eastern time. Details here.

October 19, 2011 – ‘Dark Sunset‘ Reviewed on Chain D.L.K.
Steve Mecca of Chain D.L.K. has reviewed the CD ‘Dark Sunset’ by Paul H. Muller. Chain D.L.K. is one of the longest-running and biggest online music communities for electronic, industrial, ambient, dark, experimental and new music.   Read the review here.

October 13, 2011- ‘Trade Center II’  on WRSU 88.7 FM
Thanks to Doug Laustsen at WRSU in New Bruswick, NJ for playing ‘Trade Center II – Smoke Rising From the Ruins’, an ambient piece by Paul Muller, on October 6, 2011.  The title track from the CD ‘Dark Sunset’ was broadcast on Oct 13. Doug is the host of ‘Endless Possibilities’, a show that features new and experimental music.  More about Doug here.

October 3, 2011 – ‘Comet Garradd Approaches‘  by Paul H. Muller On New Three Legs Duck Release
Comet Garradd and the Coat Hanger‘ has been released by the the Three Legs Duck recording label and includes ‘Comet Garradd Approaches‘, an ambient piece written by Paul H. Muller.  The new CD is a compilation of musical interpretations of a NASA image of the comet during a recent ImprovFriday event.  Details here.

September 30, 2011 – ‘Dark Sunset‘ Tracks on WRSU-FM
Thanks to Doug Laustsen for playing ‘Prayer for Katie C.‘ on September 29 and ‘Ambient Study #2‘ on September 22 as part of his ‘Endless Possibilities ‘ program on WRSU, New Brunswick, NJ.  Details here.

September 13, 2011 – ‘Dark Sunset‘ on WOMR-FM
Canary Burton, host of ‘The Latest Score‘  featured the title track from ‘Dark Sunset‘ during the 2:00 PM hour on September 13, 2011.   Listen to WOMR radio at 92.1 FM in the Cape Cod area or stream live here.

September 11, 2011 – ‘We Remember 9/11″ on WPRB-103.3 FM Includes 2 tracks from ‘Dark Sunset
The two Trade Center tracks from the new CD ‘Dark Sunset’ were included in Marvin Rosen’s marathon broadcast of contemporary music commemorating the events of 9/11.  ‘Unknowing Dawn‘ and ‘Smoke Rising from the Ruins‘ were heard between noon and 2 PM Eastern time on Sunday, September 11.  Details of the program are here.  Playlist is here.

August 29, 2011 – ‘Dark Sunset’ Set for Airplay by Radio Marabu
The title track from the new CD Dark Sunset will be heard in September 2 on Radio Marabu, an alternative radio station broadcasting on-line from Osnabruck, Germany.  ‘Dark Sunset’ will be featured on ‘No Pigeonholes – European Edition’ a program of underground and independent music hosted by Don Campau.  A podcast of the program is available here.

August 19, 2011 – ‘Prayer for Rosemarie‘  Heard on KOWS-FM
Prayer for Rosemarie‘, a track from the new ‘Dark Sunset’ CD by Paul H. Muller was played on the ‘No Pigeonholes EXP‘ program hosted by Don Campau on KOWS-FM in Occidental, CA.  Thanks to Don for his support of new music.

Podcast and playlist here.

August 7, 2011 – New CD Album Release – ‘Dark Sunset‘ – by Paul H. Muller
Dark Sunset‘, a new album of original ambient works by Paul H. Muller was released today by Ventura Contemporary Music.  ‘Dark Sunset‘ consists of 8 new minimalist-influenced pieces scored for various combinations of sequenced instruments and stretched in time.  These pieces were first posted at ImprovFriday events in 2010 and 2011.  Original cover art by Carolyn Yarnell.

‘Dark Sunset’ is available for free download in several high-quality digital formats at the Ventura Contemporary Music download site.

August 4, 2011 – ‘Slow Shadows’ featured on ‘Endless Possibilities’ – WRSU 88.7 FM
Thanks to host Doug Laustsen of WRSU for playing ‘Slow Shadows’, an ambient piece by Paul Muller on the August 4 broadcast.

June 11, 2011 – ‘Scale One’ on KUCI 88.9 FM
Thanks to Hobart Taylor of KUCI radio for playing ‘Scale One’ by Paul Muller during an interview with Paul Bailey about new music and contemporary composers in Southern California.

April 5, 2011 – ‘Directions’ Track on Luver.com
The Luver.com edition of ‘No Pigeonholes’ played ‘Road Trip’ a track from the new ‘Directions’ CD.  Don Campau hosts.

March 29, 2011 – ‘Directions’ Title Track Played on Radio Marabu, Germany
Thanks to Don Campau, host of the ‘No Pigeonholes’ program for playing ‘Directions‘, the title track from the new Paul Muller album.  Radio Marabu broadcasts on-line and is based in Osnabruck, Germany.

March 27, 2011 – ‘Unforeseen Consequences’ CD to Include Piece by Paul H. Muller
Steve Layton’s massive new two-volume CD ‘Unforeseen Consequences’ will include work by Paul Muller in one of the mash-ups.  ‘Unforeseen Consequences’ is being released on the NIWO label and will have 37 tracks consisting of 3 hours 45 minutes of music.

March 17, 2011 – ‘For Japan’ Benefit Album Includes Work by Paul H. Muller
‘For Japan’, a benefit album issued by Amaranth Records for earthquake relief in Japan includes ‘And Flights of Angels Sing Thee to Thy Rest’, an ambient work by Paul H. Muller.  All proceeds of this album will be donated to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake Relief.

March 8, 2011 – ‘Chant‘ – from the ‘Directions‘ CD Played on WMBR Radio
Ken Field, host of ‘The New Edge Show’ on WMBR Boston/Cambridge, played the track ‘Chant’ from Paul Muller’s new CD ‘Directions‘.   Details of ‘The New Edge Show’ are available here.

March 6, 2011 – ‘Directions’ Track Played on WEFT Radio
Thanks to Jason Finkelman, host of the ‘Fanfare for the Speeding Bullet’ program of experimental music for playing ‘Chalk Drawing‘ a track from the new CD ‘Directions‘ by Paul H. Muller.  WEFT is located in Urbana-Champaing, IL and serves the University of Illinois.

Dec 21, 2011 – ‘Duopoly’  by Bruce Hamilton to Include Piece by Paul H. Muller
Duopoly‘ a new CD on the Spectropol label will include ‘trom‘ a mixed track that  incorporates ‘Trumpet Warm-up #1‘ by Paul Muller.  ‘Duopoly‘ is a CD of mixes and mashes by Bruce Hamilton featuring a number of ImprovFriday musicians.

Dec 1, 2010 – New CD Album Release – ‘Directions‘ – by Paul H. Muller
Directions‘, a new album of original instrumental works by Paul H. Muller was released today.  ‘Directions‘ consists of 12 new minimalist-influenced pieces scored for various combinations of sequenced instruments.  These pieces were originally posted at ImprovFriday events in late 2010.  Cover art by Alex Shapiro.

‘Directions’ is available for free download in several high-quality digital formats at the Ventura Contemporary download site.

October 15, 2010 – ‘Bells and Drone’ Selected for New ImprovFriday CD
‘Bells and Drone’ an ambient piece by Paul H. Muller, was selected for inclusion in the new CD ‘ImprovFriday Vol 2’ on Amaranth Records.

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May 2, 2011 at 9:34 pm

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