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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
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (21)
Erik Wøllo / Michael Stearns — Convergence Erik Wøllo / Michael Stearns — Convergence
(Projekt 371, 2020, CD / DL)
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)

Latest news

2021-02-14
SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more

2021-02-10
Chick Corea RIP – The sad news has reached us that Chick Corea has Returned to Forever, so to speak. The innovative keyboardist and composer died on February 9 at the age of 79. With a career that spanned from the 60s until shortly before his death, Corea touched many listeners with the incredible variety of music he produced in his lifetime. » Read more

2021-01-18
Asia Minor Third Album on the Way – On January 29, AMS records will be releasing the long-awaited third album by classic Turkish-French band Asia Minor. Released last year in Japan, this will be the widespread debut of Points of Libration. The album features original members Setrak Bakirel (vocals, guitar) and Eril Tekeli (flute, guitar). » Read more

2020-12-09
Harold Budd RIP – Harold Budd, one of pre-eminent American composers of avant-garde and minimalism, has died of complications from the coronavirus. Budd came to prominence in the 70s, championed by Brian Eno on his Obscure Records label, with music that blended academic minimalism with electric jazz and electronic music. Much of Budd's best known work was done in collaboration with other artists, including Eno, Daniel Lanois, Robin Guthrie, Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Jah Wobble, and many others. » Read more

2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more


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Big Wedge - Minutiae – Based out of New York City, Big Wedge is a mainstream rock band with a few unexpected twists. Every song on Minutiae is in a different style. The album opens with “Land of the Free” – a...  (2005) » Read more

Divine Baze Orchestra - Once We Were Born – The Divine Baze Orchestra is a new Swedish heavy progressive rock band with a 70s retro sound. Oliver Eek (guitars, backing vocals) and Christian Eklöf (drums, percussion) formed the band in 2003....  (2008) » Read more

Peter Hammill - Singularity – Peter Hammill’s hardened stare adorns the cover of the songwriter’s current recording from his home studio in Wilts, UK. If fans needed any reminder, the singer’s stance has always included...  (2008) » Read more

Hugh Burns - Dedication & Mindwash – For those of you who don’t know him, Hugh Burns is a much traveled and in- demand session guitarist who has played with the likes of Wham, Gerry Rafferty, and Jack Bruce. He is also involved in...  (2001) » Read more

Amber Asylum - The Natural Philosophy of Love – For quick reference you might call this "Gothic Ambient". Amber Asylum is Kris Force (Swans), Martha Burns, and Annabel Lee, but Force is the major songwriter. Several other musicians assist...  (1998) » Read more



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