* * * * * [ Keith Kenniff ] | [ Helios ] | [ Goldmund ] | [ Mint Julep ] | [ Meadows ] * * * * *

2012-07-27 14:30:01 UTC

[ Keith Kenniff ] is a Portland-based ambient indie electronic artist who works under the monikers [ Helios ] and [ Goldmund ]. He is also half of the shoegaze band [ Mint Julep ] and children’s band [ Meadows ] along with his wife Hollie Kenniff. In 2010 he began the record label Unseen.

[ Keith Kenniff ] started playing drums, guitar and bass at a very young age. His musical journey took him to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, where he graduated with honors 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, 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 called Mint Julep. The band will release their first full-length album, “Save Your Season” in 2011. In September 2010 they began another project of children’s music called Meadows. They plan to release a full-length album, “The Littlest Star”, in 2011.

Keith Kenniff’s music has been featured on programs for NPR, the BBC, and can be heard in a number of documentaries and films, including celebrated indie filmmaker Harmony Korine’s film ‘Mister Lonely’ and a trailer for the 2009 film “Revolutionary Road” by Academy Award winning director Sam Mendes. Keith has also composes music for commercials and web advertising for clients such as Honda, MTV, Doctors Without Borders, Canon, T Mobile, American Express, Audi, Levi’s, AEG, Vinamilk, and Christie’s.

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NOTE: The following playlist give you a solid preview of all Keith aliases, From [ Keith Kenniff ] to [ Helios ] to [ Goldmund ] to [ Mint Julep ] except for [ Meadows ] which is not part of this playlist but I must admit in all sincerity that it's one hell of a playlist. You start right at the beginning from " Helios - Carry With Us " right down to " Mint Julep - I Never Wanted You " and it's a absolute flawless listen all the way.

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  As [ Keith Kenniff ]

* The Last Survivor: Original Soundtrack by Keith Kenniff (2010)

As [ Mint Julep ]

* Songs About Snow (CD-R/digital 2008) * Adorn (2010) * Save Your Season (2011)

As [ Helios ]

* Unomia (2004) * Eingya (2006) * Ayres (2007) * Caesura (2008) * Live at The Triple Door (2010) * Unleft (2009) * Ayres (Instrumental version, remastered, digital release (2010) and * Moiety (2012)

As [ Meadows ]

* The Littlest Star (2011)

As [ Goldmund ]

* Corduroy Road (2005) * Two Point Discrimination (2007) * The Malady of Elegance (2008) * Live At The Triple Door (Digital only release.) (2010) * Famous Places (2010) * Corduroy Road (Remastered. Digital only release.) (2010) * Heart of High Places (Remastered with bonus track. Digital only release.) (2010)

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Artist - Helios Album - Moiety [ * * * * * ] X 10 Release Date - 2012 Genre - Ambient, Instrumental, Mod-classical, Piano, Ambientscape [ TOTALLY AWESOME ] Tracklist 1. Nothing It Can 2. Your Zenith 3. In Everything Was Given 4. Nature People 5. Bold Advances 6. Equal Ourselves 7. Ours Everyday 8. Ideas or Hopes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FLAC OR MP3 ~ Helios - Moiety -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Keith Kenniff Album - The Last Survivor [ * * * * * ] X 10 Release Date - 2011 Genre - Instrumental, Mod-classical, Contemporary-classic, Piano [ TOTALLY AWESOME ] Tracklist 01. Opening 02. Anchor's Hold 03. Havelock - Goldmund 04. Everywhere 05. Care 06. Swifts 07. Aerial 08. Word Of Mouth 09. Clemency 10. Column Heals 11. Lux 12. Downward To Darkness On Extended Wings - Goldmund 13. Pine View - Goldmund 14. Over The Nest 15. Preservation Divine 16. Receives 17. Stranded 18. Yamase - Goldmund -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILEFACTORY ~ [ Keith Kenniff - The Last Survivor ] CIRCLE INTO SQUARE ~ [ Keith Kenniff - The Last Survivor ] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Glodmund Album - Famous Places [ * * * * * ] X 10 Release Date - 2010 Genre - Minimal, Ambient, Piano, Contemporary-classic [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 01 Alberta 02 Bergen 03 Bowen 04 Brown Creek 05 Conestoga 06 Dane Street 07 Edale 08 Fort McClary 09 Grass Rides 10 Havelock 11 Hope Avenue 12 Jones Beach Dunes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Glodmund - Famous Places -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- goldmund-corduroy-road Artist - Goldmund Album - Corduroy Road [ * * * * * ] X 10 Release Date - 2005 Genre - Minimal, Instrumental, Ambient, Piano, Mod-classic [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 01 Ba 1:33 02 Door of Our Home 3:27 03 Marching Through Georgia 1:11 04 Downward to Darkness on Extended Wings 2:13 05 My Neighborhood 4:47 06 The One Acre 2:07 07 25 Thousand Miles 4:14 08 Methusela Tree 4:48 09 Larrows of the Field 3:01 10 Provenance 2:56 11 Parhelia 6:05 12 Yamase 3:54 13 Anomolie Loop (1960 - 1969) 7:08 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Goldmund - Corduroy Road -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Balmorhea | Ben Woods | Phillip Glass | Clem Leek | Remember Remember -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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