Title - 'No Man's Sky: Music For An Infinite Universe'
Artist - 65daysofstatic
For those not in the know, 65daysofstatic (often abbreviated as 65dos, 65days, or simply 65) are an instrumental electronic post/math rock band. Formed in Sheffield, England, in 2001, the band is composed of Paul Wolinski, Joe Shrewsbury, Rob Jones and Simon Wright.
The band’s music has been described as heavy, progressive, guitar-driven instrumental post-rock, interspersed with live drums and off-beat sampled drums akin to those of Aphex Twin, although they have continued to evolve their sound by incorporating electronic music, drum and bass and glitch music. They have been described as, "a soundtrack to a new dimension, where rock, dance and electronica are equals."
'No Man's Sky' is one of the most anticipated games of 2016 - according to everyone from PC Advisor to Time Magazine. Indeed, furthering that thought, 'No Man's Sky's procedurally generated universe is unlike anything in the gaming world, and 65daysofstatic's accompanying sonic assault is equally ambitious.
The 10 tracks of original music found on this, well, simply put INCREDIBLE musical collection encompassing six soundscapes that power the game's unique music engine is breathtaking. Chock full of reverb guitars, haunting piano suites, and at times thunderous drums, No Man's Sky: Music For An Infinite Universe is (in my humble opinion) 65daysofstatic's best work to date.
But given that the concept for this game has been held stagnant, hostage even, since 2013, only fuels the fire of curiosity for the divine listening party your ears will have once they unleash these tracks into them.
You see, and I couldn't make this up if I tried, the maker of this upcoming highly anticipated video game 'No Man's Sky' has since revealed a legal challenge that threatened the game's name. Creator Sean Murray said his studio had endured "years of secret stupid legal nonsense" after the broadcaster Sky said the game's title infringed its trademark.
"We finally settled with Sky [they own the word sky, believe it or not!] and we can call our game No Man's Sky," he tweeted. The game was expected in June, but has been delayed until August. Which is okay for us guys that knew nothing of the struggles to get this music and game to us and who are just happy it is nearly here; but deliriously ecstatic news for the makers and the composers both, one imagines.
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