Cousin Silas is the stage name of English electronic music artist David Hughes. The name comes from a character in King Crimson's song, "Happy Family". He has released over eighty albums on various netlabels. Between 1990 and 2000 he wrote several short stories, poetry, prose, and articles that were published in small press magazines such as Back Brain Recluse, Nova SF, The Scanner, REM, Nerve Gardens, The Lyre, Auguries and Focus. On 28 January 2004 Cousin Silas made an appearance on BBC Radio 1 played by John Peel.
Tonight I'll be playing his MicroDronescape series.
Influenced by Cousin Silas, litmus0001 is Jonathan Ewald - 6 string bass, 4 string sympathetic bass, electric and acoustic guitars, Roland MC202 synth, effects, loops, knives, preparations, production and mastering
Genre: experimental dark ambient shoegazer drone Berlin-school post-rock soundscapes
His music is freely available on the Internet.