Stars Of The Lid |  Artist

Stars Of The Lid | Artist

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Stars of the Lid is an American ambient music duo formed 1993 in Austin, Texas, by Brian McBride and Adam Wiltzie. The duo list among their influences minimalist and electronic composers such as Arvo Pärt, Gavin Bryars and Henryk Górecki, as well as ambient music innovator Brian Eno. Their compositions are soundscapes with electronic droning, effects-treated guitars, piano, strings, horns and feedback. Both members are active on solo work and collaborative projects, and Wiltzie was previously part of the duo The Dead Texan, with Christina Vantzou. Stars of the Lid have released eight excellent studio albums, standouts include The Ballasted Orchestra, Avec laudenum, The Tired Sounds Of and And Their Refinement of the Decline.

Artist Website: starsofthelid.bandcamp.com

Featured Albums: Stars of the Lid

Related Artists: The Dead Texan, Adam Wiltzie, Brian McBride