CD Review: Remoteness of Light - The Stargazer's Assistant


(House of Mythology 2016) Most Society members will know Mike York from his work as a bagpipe maker with Jon Swayne, as the most recent member of Zephyrus, and as piper in legendary French dance quartet, Red Dog Green Dog. However, Mike has another side to his restless musicality, playing pipes and especially analogue modular synthesiser in a range of experimental bands. The Stargazer’s Assistant is one such project, and Remoteness of Light is their most recent album.

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