Leon Lowman ‎– Recordings 1980-87

Vinyl-on-demand ‎– VOD140
4 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition, Numbered
Box Set, Compilation, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition


Lp1 Syntheseas 1980 (plus Bonus 1980-82)
A1 Listen
A2 Tears Behind The Smile
A3 Fluorencent Funk
A4 Friends
A5 Liquid Diamonds
A6 Eclipse
A7 Andrea
A8 Open
B1 Easy Express
B2 Ya Voy
B3 Ping
B4 Lonely Stranger
B5 Walking In The Shadows
B6 The Want
B7 Forest Of Fear
B8 Arch (II)
Lp2 Sound Horizon (1982) Plus Bonus
A1 Bumpin' On Sunset
A2 Beautiful Stranger
A3 Feather
A4 In The Wake Of Capt. Nemo
A5 Morning Song
A6 I'll Always Remember
B1 The First Safari
B2 Silent Traveler
B3 Dune Walk
B4 Once Is Not Enough
B5 The Second Safari
B6 Afterthoughts
B7 Run A Little Faster
B8 What You Waiting For?
B9 Honey Pie
Lp3 Waves Of Perfect Timbre (1982) Plus Water Dreams Extract (85)
A1 I'll Always Remember
A2 Kin Pin
A3 Elegant Jive
A4 Whenever You're Ready
A5 Arcoiris
A6 Thought Chambers
B1 Heart
B2 Those Spanish
B3 Otherwise
B4 Pac Punk
B5 Caliente
B6 Back To The Grasslands
B7 Halcyon
B8 Water Dreams (from Water Dreams Tape, 1985
Lp4 Passage To China (1987) Plus Bonus
A1 Tide Runner
A2 Yours Forever
A3 Parting Ways
A4 Dark Sleep
A5 My Dog Spike
B1 Spanish Dreams
B2 Yours Forever More
B3 Doctor
B4 Tide Runner (Ii)
B5 Iron Fist
B6 Morning Song (Ii) (version)
B7 The Third Safari (version)


Ltd. 300 COPIES.
VOD honors his works during that time with a comprehensive 4Lp-Box-Set
Leon Lowman: ‚Tracks from Syntheseas’ & ‚Sound Horizoon 80-83 2Lp
Leon Lowman: Waves of Perfect Timbre Passage to China Bay 83-87 2Lp

This 2Lp-Set puts ist focus on his self-released Tape-Releases of ‚Waves of Perfect Timbre’ (1982) & the masterpiece ‚Passage to China Bay (1987) and contain several Bonus-Tracks recorded during that period and which also found release on Tapes like ‚Water Dreams’ from 1985



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July 30, 2019
Rhode Island synth funk master!
From Forced Exposure:
Multi-talented autodidact musician and devoted painter Leon Lowman became interested in synthesizers when he heard ELP's "Lucky Man" in 1970. At that time Lowman was working for various recording studios and sound companies in California and with his first paycheck he made a down-payment on an ARP 2600-Synthesizer (as well as a Mediamix Joystick for pitch bending), which he still uses at the time of this release. From that point on he used whatever money he could spare to acquire music gear with which to develop and reflect his unique melodic wanderings and his beautiful, mellow, cosmic, classic club-lounge, almost easy listening and lo-fi surf synth music. Lowman wrote much of his music based on life experiences, trying to musically convey particular events, experiences, or feelings through both the music and the added natural sounds he had incorporated, such as waves, wind, or bird calls. Between 1980 and 1987 he released several tapes and a highly sought-after LP called Syntheseas. Many of his works are highly influential and ahead of their time. One can hear his ideas and sounds in later commercially successful recordings such as AIR's Moon Safari (1997). This is a must-have for fans of cosmic chilling club-lounge styles in vein of Sun Palace and Alex Cima.