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Keith Kenniff is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, and electronic music producer. He composes ambient/electronic music under the moniker Helios and post-classical piano music under Goldmund. He is also one-half of the indie band Mint Julep, and ambient project "A Pale Fire" (previously "Hollie & Keith Kenniff"). Keith is also a composer for film, television, dance and performance art. In 2010 he began the record label Unseen. He composed the song "Years" for Facebook's "A Look Back." Biography: Kenniff graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2006 with a B.A. in percussion and composition. In 2004 'Unomia', Keith's first album under the moniker Helios, was released followed by the critically acclaimed album 'Eingya' in 2006. His third album 'Caesura' was released in 2008. Keith also records and performs music for solo piano under the name Goldmund for which he has six releases on Unseen Music, Type Records and Western Vinyl, including the most recent album 'Famous Places'. Keith has toured and performed extensively throughout the US, Europe Japan and Canada. Keith has an indie rock/shoegaze band with his wife under the name Mint Julep. In late 2010, they released an EP called "Adorn". The band followed-up with the release of their first full-length album, "Save Your Season", in 2011. The Kenniffs also have a children's music project, Meadows (inspired by the couple's young son), whose debut album, "The Littlest Star" was released in the summer of 2011.

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Boards Of Canada's Tomorrow's Harvest live stream: the best comments, quips and reactions so far

throughsilver Enjoying this #TomorrowsHarvest stream, but I kind of wish it counted as scrobbles on my last.fm. I'm a geek like that. DJ HAUS ☠ ‏i want to tweet about the BOC stream but twitter is dead ck675 I feel like only boring people would call this boring Stream reactions (21:16) <span>Keith Kenniff</span> sounds beautiful! Slenderbro this is very reminiscent of that film LarryLawyerGorman whoa how they fuck do they manage to sound like this James Austria this will be my first vinyl jacques greene John Carpenter on a peyote spirit quest TheBlackDog ‏If you cant access http://Boardsofcanada.com , just play the old album Read More »

Helios: 'Silverlight' | Prefix

Tweet <span>Keith Kenniff</span> aka Helios and also the other half of dream pop duo Mint Julep just posted an unreleased track on his facebook. As part of a session for a new album, the track "Silverlight" is in tune with the many gorgeous tracks that he has produced. Ambient and full of ethereal instrumentations, Helios really defines what it means to be "dreamy." It really puts the perfect mood to what your "lazy Sunday" could be. Listen to the beautiful new track below: Previous · Helios: 'Silverlight' | Prefix Read More »

Denver duo Mombi sees video for &quot;The Misunderstanding&quot; featured by YouTube.

credits include work with Low and Retribution Gospel Choir, the video can be viewed here: [mp3]: http://www.fanaticpromotion.com/projects/mombi/mp3/mombi-themisunderstanding.mp3 "He specializes in animation, but he wanted to focus on live action shots for our video," says Herron of Aragon's work. Recorded and mixed by <span>Keith Kenniff</span> (known for his ambient/electronic music under the name Helios and his post-classical piano music as Goldmund), The Wounded Beat is a warm and intimate listen, with just enough optimism lurking amidst its lonely sounds. The album is available now on Luxembourg's Read More »

Goldmund's 'All Will Prosper' Out Now on Western Vinyl

Composer <span>Keith Kenniff</span> is seeing the release of his brand new full length All Will Prosper this week on Western Vinyl. All Will Prosper is a full length is a collection of 14 traditional Civil War-era folk songs and one contemporary track "Asoken Farewell," all which serve as meditative, post-classical look at the music of one of the most crucial times in American history. In addition to recording ambient electronic music under the moniker Helios, and being one half of the shoegazy Mint Julep, Goldmund is the post-classical, solo piano based project of Kenneth that has recorded for Type Records, ... rebirth of a nation full of potential and moving forward. The songs have a particular relevancy, too, amidst today's political climate. His music as Goldmund can be heard regularly on programs produced by NPR, and the BBC. climate. He has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Drowned In Sound, Magnet, Textura, KEXP, and many more. Related Links:Goldmund Press PageUnseen Music (Official <span>Keith Kenniff</span>/Helios/Goldmund/Mint Julep Page)Goldmund TwitterGoldmund FacebookWestern VinylTerrorbird Media BEST OF THE WEB: Loading... Goldmund's 'All Will Prosper' Out Now on Western Vinyl Read More »

Listen: Download Goldmund - 'The Death of General Wolfe'

A month or so ago it was announced that American composer Goldmund, aka <span>Keith Kenniff</span>, will release a new full-length record before the year is out. We were excited at this prospect. The album is called All Will Prosper, is based around the American Civil War and will see release through Western Vinyl. There's already been one free download available, but we've got another one for you today. It's the album's opening track, 'The Death of General Wolfe', and is a great introduction to All Will Prosper. You can stream it in the SoundCloud player below and download it from here also. More information Read More »

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