Ambient music is a genre of music that emphasizes tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm. A form of instrumental music, it may lack net composition, beat, or structured melody. It uses textural layers of sound which can reward both passive and active listening and encourage a sense of calm or contemplation.
This is a list of ambient music artists.This includes artists who have either been very important to the genre or have had a considerable amount of exposure (such as those who have been on a major label).
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Ambient music is a loosely defined musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronic music, new age, modern classical music and even noise. It is chiefly identifiable as having an overarching atmospheric context. The main article for this category is Ambient music.
Dark ambient (referred to as ambient industrial especially in the 1980s) is a genre of post-industrial music that features an ominous, dark droning and often gloomy, monumental or catacombal atmosphere, partially with discordant overtones.
- Background and concept
1978 studio album by Brian Eno Ambient 1: Music for Airports Studio album by Brian Eno Released1978 Recorded1978 StudioLondon and Cologne Genre Ambient minimalist Length48:32 Label E.G. Polydor PVC ProducerBrian Eno Brian Eno chronology Before and After Science Ambient 1: Music for Airports Music for Films Ambient 1: Music for Airports is the sixth studio album by English musician Brian Eno, released in 1978 by Polydor Records. The album consists of four compositions created by layering tape loo
By the mid 1970s, Eno had begun to move beyond pop and glam rock stylings towards more quiet and unobtrusive music, as seen on the 1975 releases Evening Star and Discreet Music. In the following year, Eno produced The Pavilion of Dreams by minimalist composer Harold Budd which also explored the genre. After spending several hours waiting for a flight at Germany's Cologne Bonn Airport and becoming annoyed by its uninspired atmosphere, Eno conceived of an album of music "designed for airports". Th
All tracks were composed by Eno except "1/1", which was co-composed by Eno with former Soft Machine drummer and vocalist Robert Wyatt and with producer Rhett Davies. Music for Airports employs the phasing of tape loops of different lengths. For example, in "1/1", a single piano melody is repeated, and at different times other instruments will fade in and out to create a complex, evolving pattern as the sounds fall in and out of sync with each other. Talking about the first piece, Eno has said: I
The album was installed at the Marine Air Terminal of New York's LaGuardia Airport in mid-1980.
Genre. AllMusic describes "ambient house" as an "early categorical marker used to distinguish newer wave ambient artists such as the Orb, the KLF, Irresistible Force, Future Sound of London, and Orbital", although they note that a more rigorous interpretation of the term implied music "appropriating certain primary elements of acid house music -- midtempo, four-on-the-floor beats; synth pads ...
Ambient music, a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere; Ambient, by Moby; Ambience, by the Lambrettas; Virgin Ambient series, a series of 24 albums released on the UK Virgin Records label between 1993 and 1997; Ambient 1–4, a set of four albums by Brian Eno, released by Obscure Records between 1978 and 1982; Other
Ambient Music is intended to induce calm and a space to think. (Música Ambiente é destinada a induzir a calma e um espaço para pensar.)