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

[ 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
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FLAC OR MP3 ~ Helios – Moiety
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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
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FILEFACTORY ~ [ Keith Kenniff - The Last Survivor ]
CIRCLE INTO SQUARE ~ [ Keith Kenniff - The Last Survivor ]
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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
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Glodmund – Famous Places
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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
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Goldmund – Corduroy Road
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Recommendations: Balmorhea | Ben Woods | Phillip Glass | Clem Leek | Remember Remember
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