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July 22, 2019

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Brian Eno | Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks

July 22, 2019

Released in the summer of 1983, one year after Steven Spielberg’s E.T and four months after Ronald Reagan unveiled his plan for “Star Wars,” Brian Eno’s Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks is an album at once rooted deeply in its space-obsessed epoch, and yet timeless, ephemeral. It was written as the score for a documentary called For All Mankind, which comprised footage from the Apollo Moon missions, but that film’s release was delayed until 1989, so Eno put the music out as a standalone album.…

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