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Suggested Uses for “I Am Awake”

https://open.spotify.com/track/0Kg34LFsRpzuNV198nVwyh When I posted my “Healing Music” essay last week, explaining what drove me to create ambient music, I forgot to include a link to the track.  So here it is on the Spotify.  (You can find it anywhere digital music is served.  Search Pete Droge and look for “I Am Awake.”) It also dawned on me that many of you may not be avid ambient music fans, so I thought I’d share a [...]

By | 2017-10-17T12:50:21+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Ambient|0 Comments

Healing Music

My new single, “I Am Awake” was crafted with relaxation in mind.  It’s a sonic elixir of sorts, and maybe an antidote to a week that began with the horrific events in Vegas and the death of our beloved Tom Petty.  I hope it brings some peace and ease into your day, or at least a brief respite from the sadness and shock. But as much as I hope this music provides some benefit to [...]

By | 2017-10-07T10:38:37+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Categories: 1000 TREES, Ambient, Personal Essay|0 Comments

Tom Petty 1950-2017

Tom Petty was a huge force in my life.  I’m devastated by his passing.  My heart goes out to The Heartbreakers and their amazing crew. I’m moving between heart-wrenching sadness and gratitude-laced trips down memory lane. While his body of work has had an immeasurable influence on me as a songwriter and musician, I’m most appreciative of the man himself and the kindness and generosity he extended to his young, eager fanboy of an opening [...]

By | 2017-10-03T18:27:50+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Single on Bandcamp

If you've been following my posts here, you may recall that I promised new music this summer. Well, it's the last day of summer and I just released a single. "i am AWAKE" is ten-minutes of ambient bliss. I had hoped to release a lot more than just one track, but life had other plans. I'm working on a personal essay that will bring you up to speed on why I don't have more music [...]

By | 2017-09-22T17:25:47+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Ambient, Announcements|0 Comments

Dog Ate My Homework

I posted this video a while ago on social media announcing that I was close to finishing the first 1000 TREES single. I have since finished the track, but it will still take some time before it’s released. There are a few reasons things are moving at such a glacial pace. Busy mastering engineers, the search for the right designer to create cover art, embarking on producing an EP for Moody Little Sister [...]

By | 2017-08-29T19:47:08+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: 1000 TREES, Ambient, News|0 Comments

We’re Losing Light!!!

I tagged along on Danny Newcomb's video shoot yesterday with my filmmaking mentor John Jeffcoat. In order to get to watch the man in action—and pick up cinematography tricks along the way— I offered to lend a hand. I ended up giving him a second set of eyes while capturing drone footage. I carried stuff. I operated playback for lip syncing. I removed dog poo from the trail so shoes weren't soiled. I yelled "We're [...]

By | 2017-08-03T09:44:43+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Cinema Droge, News|0 Comments

QUARTERLY REPORT: Spring 2017

Look for new music this summer. I am working on a project called 1000 TREES. It's not really a record. It's more like a series of releases. In addition to good old Pete Droge songs with words and stuff, there will be ambient works, cinematic instrumentals as well as live in-studio versions of oldies from my catalog. For 1000 TREES I'll be launching a Patreon campaign where you severe Droge Heads will get extra goodies each [...]

By | 2017-06-20T14:07:31+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News|0 Comments

QUARTERLY REPORT: Fall 2016

Elaine and I have been preparing for our sold-out show at VCA’s Katherine L White Hall on Nov 12. They may release a few tickets. To get on the waiting list, contact VCA HERE. Can’t tell you how excited I am to announce that our dear friend Peter Stroud will be joining us for the show. He’s flying out from Atlanta with a couple of electric guitars in tow to add dimension to the sound. [...]

By | 2017-06-20T14:07:31+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

EXTRA EXTRA: Doc airing on PBS Reel NW

A Lot Like You will air as part of Reel NW on KCTS. Info HERE. Coincidence Alert: Exactly six years ago today I posted that I had completed the score for A Lot Like You. And what's more, I looked back at the email trail for the project to discover that my first meeting with the film's editor, Eric Frith, took place exactly eight years ago on 7/19/08. And if that's not enough, the date [...]

By | 2017-08-03T09:55:29+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Composer, News|0 Comments
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