No Man's Sky's unique approach to a soundtrack isn't really composed by hand but generated procedurally that captures the right mood for the right situation. A recent article from Digital Trends reveals the process that musician 65daysofstatic and Hello Game's Paul Weir conjured up to fit a game with endless possibilities. Have a listen below.
The "official" No Man's Sky soundtrack above only serves as source for the game to pluck from when generating the in-game score.
No Man's Sky releases today on PS4 and August 12th on PC and I'm antsy as hell. >_<
Source: Digital Trends