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Michael Stearns

Michael Stearns
Country
United States
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Michael Stearns is an American musician and composer of ambient music. He is also known as a film composer, sound designer and soundtrack producer for large format films, theatrical films, documentaries, commercials, and themed attractions.
Website
http://michaelstearns.com
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Releases on file (20)
Michael Stearns & Ron Sunsinger — Sorcerer Michael Stearns & Ron Sunsinger — Sorcerer
(Spotted Peccary SPM-1101, 2000, CD)
Various — Soundscape Gallery 2 Various — Soundscape Gallery 2
(Lektronik Soundscapes LS-100, 1998, CD)
Steve Roach / Michael Stearns / Ron Sunsinger — Kiva Steve Roach / Michael Stearns / Ron Sunsinger — Kiva
(Fathom HS11056-2, 1995, CD)
Michael Stearns — The Lost World Michael Stearns — The Lost World
(Hearts of Space Fathom HS11054-2, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0966, 1995, 3CD)
Michael Stearns — Planetary Unfolding Michael Stearns — Planetary Unfolding
(Sonic Atmospheres SA107, 1981/1985, CD)
Michael Stearns — Morning Jewel Michael Stearns — Morning Jewel
(Groove Unlimited GR-039, 1980/2000, CD)
Michael Stearns — Ancient Leaves Michael Stearns — Ancient Leaves
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Collected Ambient & Textural Works Michael Stearns — Collected Ambient & Textural Works
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Collected Thematic Works 1977-87 Michael Stearns — Collected Thematic Works 1977-87
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Floating Whispers Michael Stearns — Floating Whispers
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — The Light in the Trees Michael Stearns — The Light in the Trees
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Lyra Michael Stearns — Lyra
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — M'Ocean Michael Stearns — M'Ocean
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — The Middle of Time Michael Stearns — The Middle of Time
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Plunge Michael Stearns — Plunge
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Spirits of the Voyage Michael Stearns — Spirits of the Voyage
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — The Storm Michael Stearns — The Storm
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Sustaining Cylinders Michael Stearns — Sustaining Cylinders
(*, 0, CD)
Michael Stearns — Within - The Nine Dimensions Michael Stearns — Within - The Nine Dimensions
(*, 0, CD)

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