The Night Sky

by August Stars

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The idea was conceived in December 2005, but not recorded until Autumn 2006. Influenced by the high-pitched static sound of Basinski's Silent Night, each of the four pieces that make up the The Night Sky were created using same three parts (one guitar, two synth) looped, time-stretched and faded in and out randomly. The techniques used on the tracks are similiar to those used on Eno's Discreet Music.

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released December 24, 2008

Written by Sebastien Wright.

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August Stars Sheffield, UK

Sébastien Wright (August Stars / Still Crescent) was one of the first artists to debut material on Make Mine Music. With nods to works of Eno, Zoviet France and pre-Man Machine Kraftwerk, and finding kinship and inspiration in the writings of Derek Jarman, Paul Auster and J.G. Ballard, Sébastien's series of long-form EPs explored a rich seam of dark ambient music long before their current vogue. ... more

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