Arrocata – Moments of Grace


Release data: Arrocata – Moments of Grace CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Sonoran Winds Music, 2011 The sonic content of Arrocata’s “Moments of Grace” is a mix of atmospheric Roach-like desert ambience and reflective/melancholic aural paintings. In both, emotive currents and streams are at play, glowing gently but steady. Opener “Moments in Grace” is a strong exercise (expressing the true state of grace in life when one is…

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Arrocata – Desert Electric


Release data: Arrocata – Desert Electric CD-R, Sonoran Winds Music, 2009 Some of the atmospheric soundscape tracks which Robert Straub aka Arrocata creates on “Desert Electric” are based on locations, legends and natural occurances that are indigeneous to the America’s raw Sonoran Southwest territory. Moreover, these imaginary recordings present a series of adventurous compositions that feel like an actual journey through a desolate landscape, while…

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Arrocata – The Painter


Release data: Arrocata – The Painter CD-R, Sonoran Winds Music, 2008 In his youth, Phoenix-based musician Robert Straub (aka Arrocata) was an art major, and while he’s still occasionally engaged in that endeavour he devoted most of his artistic energies toward music. However, he also enjoys going to art shows and exhibits of new and emerging artists that fit his particular set of eclectic tastes….

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Arrocata – In the Distance


Release data: Arrocata – In the Distance CD, Sonoran Winds Music, 2006 Arrocata is a project from Arizona-based musician Robert Straub, a long time resident of the Sonoran Desert. “In the Distance”, which draws inspiration from the expansive open spaces and deserts in the American Southwest, transports the listener to the very heart of the Sonoran desert where the timeline of past and present actually…

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