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    Immediate download of This Merican Life (remastered) in your choice of 320k mp3, 24bit FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire. These are super-high-res files, so do get the highest quality ones that you have the machinery to play...
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    BRAND NEW LIMITED EDITION "TINY VINYL" DESIGN - complete with turntable arm! ;)

    In MP3 format, you get the following albums:

    My Solo Albums:

    1 :: And Nothing But The Bass: Live At The Troubadour (2000)
    2 :: Not Dancing For Chicken (2002)
    3 :: Grace And Gratitude (2004)
    4 :: Behind Every Word (2006)
    5 :: Ten Years On: Live In London (2010)
    6 :: 11 Reasons Why 3 Is Greater Than Everything (2011)
    7 :: Believe In Peace (2012)
    8 :: What The Mind Thinks, The Heart Transmits (2014)
    9 :: A Crack Where The Light Gets In (2015)
    10 :: The Way Home (2015)
    11 :: The Surrender Of Time (2016)
    12 :: Towards A Better Question (2017)
    13 :: PS, You Are Brilliant (2017)

    Steve and Lobelia Albums:

    14 :: Live In Nebraska (2008)
    15 :: Live So Far (2010)

    Other Collaborations:

    16 :: Conversations (Steve Lawson and Jez Carr) 2002
    17 :: For The Love Of Open Spaces (Steve Lawson and Theo Travis) 2003
    18 :: Numbers (Lawson/Dodds/Wood) 2008
    19 :: Slow Food (Steve Lawson and Trip Wamsley) 2010
    20 :: Infrablab (Trip Wamsley and Steve Lawson) 2010
    21 :: Hidden Windows(Steve Lawson and Neil Alexander) 2012
    22 :: Invenzioni (Steve Lawson and Mike Outram 2012
    23 :: Nothing Can Prepare (Steve Lawson and Andy Williamson) 2012
    24 :: The FingerPainting Sessions Vol 1 (Steve Lawson and Daniel Berkman) 2013
    25 :: The FingerPainting Sessions Vol 2 (Steve Lawson and Daniel Berkman) 2013
    26 :: Diversion (Steve Lawson and Jon Thorne) 2014
    27 :: Marinate (Steve Lawson and Julie Slick) 2014
    38 :: Ley Lines (Phi Yaan-Zek, Steve Lawson, Andy Edwards) 2015
    29 :: Language Is A Music (Steve Lawson & Michael Manring) 2016
    30 :: Ley Lines II (Phi Yaan-Zek, Steve Lawson, Andy Edwards) 2017
    31 :: Over Time (Steve Lawson & Andy Edwards) 2017
    32 :: Intersect (Steve Lawson & Pete Fraser) 2017

    Video:

    :: Steve Live in Belgium (45 minutes - MP4)

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    :: "Rock And Roll Is Dead" = Steve's novel.

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    Get all 37 Steve Lawson releases available on Bandcamp and save 60%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of PS, You Are Brilliant, If They Had Won, Over Time, Intersect, Hark/Winter (Christmas 2016), Towards A Better Question, The Surrender Of Time, Referendum, and 29 more. , and , .

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The Merican Life.

Over the last 3 or 4 years, I’ve had the chance to meet a whole load of really inspirational creative people via the wonders of the interwebs. My first decade online was spent predominantly with bassists. The rapid acceleration of social media stuff last in the last decade lead to that pool of online friends broadening a lot.

One such creative chum is Mike Atherton. AKA Sizemore ( www.sizemore.co.uk ) He’s a writer, of pretty much anything. Lately he’s been writing TV and film stuff, including a rather fun short called Precision.

He came over for a chat (and to return my speakers that were used for the audio in the film) just after they made it, and the conversation about sci-fi and films inspired me to go and play. This is what came out. The main character in Mike’s lil film is called Merica Adams - the film has a great soundtrack by Stephen Kilpatrick, which is utterly key to the vibe of the film. A big part of the story. So, for shits and giggles (what the hell does that mean anyway? who does anything ‘for shits’ except take laxatives? would that make you giggle?) I put my ambient track under the film. And, if you start it at 2.45, it fits really well. At some point, I’ll get a copy of the film without the original music, and put it up (if they’ll let me). Til then, consider this a meditation on Merica Adams life away from the guns ‘n’ time travel :)

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The UK's most celebrated solo bassist, here with lots of looped/layered solo albums, & collaborations, most notably with genius singer Lobelia. Dig in deep, there's a lot to discover.

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