Robert Lamb‘s latest space music posting looks at three musicians: Space Music: Buddhist Stars, Sun Sounds and Alphabet’s Heaven – The Blogs at HowStuffWorks.
He begins with Lucianne Walkowicz, who works as a Princeton astrophysicist in her day job on the Kepler mission. She creates
sonifications of data from NASA’s Kepler mission. The sounds you hear are drawn from changes measured in the brightness of stars, which have certain frequencies that depend on how rapidly the star is spinning.
Find more about her music at
The second musician is Robert Alexander and Lamb points to the recent VICE video about him, which I reported on here.
The third entry in Lamb’s piece is
the video for Alphabet’s Heaven’ s “Birthday” from Siamese Burn EP on King Deluxe, animated by Renata Gąsiorowska. Absolutely lovely.
On February 15th, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station did a live performance with The Chieftans on stage in Houston, Texas of the Van Morrison song Moondance:
The band Thirty Seconds to Mars has placed the first copy of their new song ‘Up In The Air’ on the SpaceX Dragon that is set to launch tomorrow atop a Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station:
Robert Alexander creates music inspired by the sounds and sights of the sun: Want To Create A Space Symphony? Wait For A Solar Storm – NPR.
Here is a recent Motherboard VICE video program about Alexander: