However Vast the Darkness, We Must Supply Our Own Light

by 57 Splits

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about

However Vast the Darkness, We Must Supply Our Own Light is a concept album celebrating the work of film director, Stanley Kubrick. It was created entirely from cut and pasted samples from preexisting music and audio files.

iTunes and Audacity were the only programs employed. Both free.

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released 15 May 2011

A fairly complete list of the songs sampled follows. There might be a couple more that I forgot about.

The Rentals - Last Romantic Day
Aphex Twin - Nanou2
Shane Speal - Jesus is Coming Soon
Alkaline Trio - You've Got So Far To Go
Emmylou Harris - Queen of the Silver Dollar
The Jam - A Solid Bond in Your Heart
Empire State Games - The Evil Song
41st and Home - Sway On
Murder by Death - Rum Brave
An Automotive - Mannequins Are Beautiful
Arab Strap - Love Detective
Willie Nelson - Time of the Preacher
The Breeders - Bang On
The Jam - Smithers-Jones
Aphex Twin - Fenix Funk
Fiona Apple - Fast as You Can
Beulah - A Man Like Me
Grandaddy - Ghost Of 1672
Faith No More - Paths Of Glory
Euphone - Message From Tony Bay
The Bar-Kays - Coldblooded
Barbara Stevens - Wait a Minute
John Mable - Able Mable
Benny Goodman - Oomph Fah Fah
They Might Be Giants - I'm Impressed
Beatrix Jar - Made in China
Isaac Hayes - Theme from Shaft
Dan Deacon - Get Older
A Certain Ratio - Axis
Angie Heaton - Rollerskate

Also sampled was the music from the films of Stanley Kubrick, scored and or performed by:

Sean O'Riada
Franz Schubert
Wendy Carlos
Beethoven
Erika Eigen
Gene Kelly
Sudwesfunk Orchestra
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Strauss
Georg Friedrich Haendel
National Philarmonic Orchestra
Abigail Mead
Nigel Goulding
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Johnny Wright
Nancy Sinatra
Gyorgy Ligeti
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Eugen Jochum
Stuttgart Schola Cantorum
Krzysztof Penserecki
Henry Hall & The Gleneagles Hotel Band
Nelson Riddle
Gerald Fried
Harry M. Woods, Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell
The Laurie Johnson Orchestra
Vera Lynn
Christiane Harlan
Chris Issak
Brad Mehidau
Jocelyn Pook

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57 Splits Chicago, Illinois

Making sample based and experimental music using free and open source software since the beginning of the 21st century.

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