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Stars of the Lid

Stars of the Lid is a duo specializing in drone-based ambient music. They list among their influencesminimalist and electronic composers such as Arvo Pärt, Zbigniew Preisner, Gavin Bryars, and HenrykGórecki, as well as Talk Talk, post-rock artists Labradford, and ambient innovator Brian Eno. Theirsongs are largely beatless soundscapes, composed of droning, effects. treated guitars along with piano,strings, and horns; volume swells and feedback fill the gap of rhythmic instruments, providing dynamicmovement within the songs.

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LPs
And Their Refinement Of The Decline
2007

4.3
325 Votes
The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid
2001

4.2
224 Votes
Avec Laudenum
1999

4
98 Votes
Per Aspera Ad Astra
1998

3.6
41 Votes
The Ballasted Orchestra
1997

3.9
57 Votes
Gravitational Pull vs the Desire for an Aquatic Li
1996

3.4
28 Votes
Music For Nitrous Oxide
1994

3.3
27 Votes
Compilations
Carte-De-Visite
2007

4
15 Votes

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