Michael Stearns & Ron Sunsinger – Singing Stones


Release data: Michael Stearns & Ron Sunsinger – Singing Stones CD, Hearts of Space/Fathom, 1994 Those having a knack for deep, organic and tribal ambient music will find much of their liking on “Singing Stones”, which has a way of awakening the senses. This concept album happened around the same time as “Kiva” (on which Steve Roach joined them), and is dedicated to the native…

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Michael Stearns – Sacred Site


Release data: Michael Stearns – Sacred Site CD/MC, Hearts of Space, 1993 Capturing the power, beauty and magic from all kind of inspiring places around the world into compelling music has always been the cornerstone of accomplished US-composer Michael Stearns. The almost 60-minute “Sacred Site” compiles some of his fine soundtrack music along assorted compositions made between 1983 and 1993, and can be regarded a…

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Michael Stearns – Chronos


Release data: Michael Stearns – Chronos CD, Sonic Atmospheres, 1985 The original soundtrack recording “Chronos”, a predecessor to the Imax-movie “Baraka”, is a classic space music album by Michael Stearns for which he once again used the (Mighty) Serge analogue modular synthesizer. The album features 40 minutes of highly and in-depth atmospheric music aptly accompanying the mind-blowing journey through time and space as the movie…

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Michael Stearns – Within – The Nine Dimensions


Release data: Michael Stearns – Within – The Nine Dimensions CD, Earth Turtle Music, 2000 Mr Stearns always had a great ability to connect the celestial with the real world experience through his sophisticated ambient music. “Within”, graced with beautiful psychedelic fractal computer art on the cd-booklet, is commissioned music Michael made for a “channeled” workshop by one Barbara Hand Clow, based on The Pleiadian…

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Michael Stearns – The Lost World


Release data: Michael Stearns – The Lost World CD, Hearts of Space/Fathom, 1995 The 54-minute concept album “The Lost World” is a gem of cinematic ambient music which sees accomplished ambient sound painter Michael Stearns deliver another stunning piece of sonic art. Inspired by a trip into The Lost World of Venezuela, this highly textural work is acts as a time capsule, being able to…

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Michael Stearns – Sustaining Cylinders


Release data: Michael Stearns – Sustaining Cylinders CD, Earth Turtle Music / Groove Unlimited, 1978/2001 The music on “Sustaining Cylinders”, originally released on the Continuum Montage label in 1978, belongs to the earliest recordings by ambient musician Michael Stearns. Its sonic content was not designed to play as music, to engage the mind and emotions, but rather as textural meditative backgrounds, as a sonic context…

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