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“Ambient music must be able to accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting.” — Brian Eno.

The Week Ghostly International Takes Over Chicago

Pop up shops, interviews and talks and two distinct but related shows at Metro and Smartbar to celebrate 20 years of Ghostly International.
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ChilledCow on notice: Steve Roach launches 24/7 ambient YouTube channel

Following in the footsteps of the independent YouTube streamers putting up "beats to relax/study to," ambient artist Steve Roach has created a 24/7 ambient streaming channel.
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For All Mankind: Electronic Music on the Moon

Brian Eno, Jeff Mills and Michael Kandel offer radically different interpretations of the relationship between humans, the Moon and the Earth.

Earth Trax & Newborn Jr: Maze EP

From aggressive acid to delicate ambient with Polish production duo Earth Trax and Newborn Jr on the Maze EP from Dopeness Galore.

Samora: The Gift

Where Ambient Lives releases a strange and beautiful six track album from artlab founder Enrico Marani.
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Tides is a Masterpiece of Dark Ambient from Joachim Spieth

Joachim Spieth's second album Tides is a masterpiece of dark ambient music, immersive on a level that operates closer to metaphysics than acoustics.

Kaoru Inoue’s Em Paz Is a Mystical Delight from the Master of Japanese Electronica

Groovement Organic Series hails an ambient masterpiece in Em Paz, a new album from Kaoru Inoue, the master of Japanese electronic music.
Change Request Rite On Red RiteOnRed Andrew Emil album

#ListenUp Hear the Opening Track from Andrew Emil’s New Change Request Album

Desolate Diligence leads off the 10 track RiteOnRed from Change Request aka Andrew Emil, out on Dufflebag Recordings July 19.

Unplugged: The Magical Sounds of Pato Y Pato

Detroit duo Mark Maynard and John Duffy are capturing the aesthetic of 1970s proto-electronic on the psychedelic analog dream music of Pato Y Pato.

Hoshin: Path of Dissolutions

A dark ambient saga from Hoshin on Cryo Chamber.
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Yoshinori Hayashi: The Forgetting Curve

In the follow-up to The End of the Edge, Japanese producer Yoshinori Hayashi delivers another masterpiece of abstract, ambient electronica.

Hidden Orchestra Debuts New Tracks from Dawn Chorus

"Still" is the first single from Hidden Orchestra's ambitious new album Dawn Chorus, out June 16 2017.
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More Ghost Than Man’s The Courage To Lie To A Dying Man

More Ghost Than Man's first single from his black music box of peculiar delights.
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Yoshinori Hayashi: Asylum (Lovers Rock)

Inside the strange world of electronic music producer Yoshinori Hayashi, who makes tracks like no other man or woman born.
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Off Land is On Earth

We need another new genre to categorize On Earth, the new album from Tim Dwyer's Off Land project.
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Space Oddity: the weird history of the Soviet ANS synthesizer

The sound of Tarkovsky's Solaris, The Mirror and Stalker was generated by a strange machine that created sounds with drawings.

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