Solstice Gathering 2016: June 20-26

This year’s festival will include performances from Steven Coen (“nebula”), TAKiN, Zum One, Diskomaster, Dharma Doctor and many others. Full details at solsticegathering.ca, and more info to follow right here.

Saviour Solstice: A Winter Solstice 2015 Celebration of Psychedelic Culture And Techno. Buffalo NY Dec. 19, 2015 (feat. Steve Coen LIVE PA)

Saviour Solstice Banner - Milkie's on Elmwood, Buffalo - Dec. 19, 2015

Sat. Dec 19th, 2015, at Milkie’s on Elmwood

A Winter Solstice Celebration of Psy Culture (Psytrance, Psychill, Psybient) and Techno (Psychedelic Techno, Progressive, Detroit, Dub and Deep)
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Nebula Becomes STEVE COEN for Future Releases and Bookings.

What’s in a name?

For 15 years I’ve used the name “nebula” as a performing and recording artist.

Now I have the opportunity to release some recorded music, and I must face the reality that my stage name doesn’t suit me any more. In 1996 I started calling myself “nebula” when I was producing an ill-fated hip hop act. Then in 1997, I was half of a live electronic duo called “infindebula”. Ironically, the other half of the duo had named us that without even knowing I had been calling myself “nebula”. It seemed like fate. I became “nebula from infindebula”.

A few years later I joined Jason Prine in another live electronic duo. We decided to concatenate our names with a simple dot, and “PRiNE.nebula” was the result.

After all these projects ran their course, I found myself producing strange techno music and performing. I still used the name “nebula” on all promotional material.

More recently, I have found myself appearing on lineups with more accomplished artists, most of whom use their real name, or at least a human-sounding name. Considering that and the fact that there are other artists recording as “nebula”, it was time for a change. I may continue to use “nebula” for specific (or nostalgic) projects, but from this time forward, my bookings and recordings will bear the name…

STEVE COEN.