An asteroid has been named after ambient pioneer BRIAN ENO

Resident Advisor is reporting that after he received the Stephen Hawking Medal at the prestigious Starmus Festival in Zurich, which brings together scientific and artistic disciplines, Brian Eno was bestowed with an asteroid named in his honor.

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Eno will release an expanded edition of Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks, a 1983 collaboration with Daniel Lanois and brother Roger Eno on July 19th. Originally recorded for the documentary For All Mankind, the re-issue will come with 11 new tracks “that reimagine the soundtrack" and will also include a remastered edition of the original.