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  Ambient Music Resources
This is the place where Toronto's ambient artists and artists from across the continent perform for an open minded ambient music audience in a laid-back club atmosphere with a true stereo PA. Every event is a unique ambient experience and the PiNG has become a must for ambient music fans throughout the Toronto Area.
Ambient excursions are often the result and in 2002 the Planet begin regular performances at THE AMBiENT PiNG.
Alan Bloor ~ Pholde is the ambient side of Alan Bloor (who is also known for his extreme noise project called Knurl) Alan creates ambient soundscapes by the bowing and scraping of self-created metal sound-sculptures with other metal objects.
www.dreamstate.to /links.htm   (2325 words)

 Ambient (music)
Ambient music is a loosely defined musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronica, new age, modern classical music and even noise.
It was created way back in 1978, and although different artists had created ambient music before this, it was sort of a groundbreaking release in it's stark minimal-ness.
Eno's theory of the "discreet music" he called ambient was far from the modern chill-out room: the idea was that it should function at very low volumes, unobtrusively coloring the atmosphere of a room.
www.jahsonic.com /Ambient.html   (1138 words)

 Ambient - Epitonic.com: Hi Quality Free and Legal MP3 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Ambient music can exist pleasantly in the background or powerfully in the foreground.
Ambient music became popularly known as a form of electronic music that had been stripped of most (if not all) of its beats and vocals, leaving only the soothing electronic sounds and melodies.
Ambient music might be a field recording from Indonesia, a quiet improvised guitar piece, or warm electronic sounds that slowly ebb and flow.
www.epitonic.com /genres/ambient.html   (588 words)

 Ambient Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Ambient music is a style that focuses on sound and space rather than melody and form.
Ambient 1: Music for Airports has four pieces that are the aural equivalent of a mobile.
Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror, is a collaboration between Eno and composer Harold Budd.
www.synthtopia.com /Articles/ElectronicMusicStylesAmbi.html   (2290 words)

 World Wide Words: Ambient
So ambient music is strictly speaking wrong, as it refers to a style of music with textures but without a beat that aims to create a mood or atmosphere, an ambience in fact.
But when food technologists speak of ambient foods, they’re using the term as shorthand for ambient temperature foods (which makes my friend’s job ambient temperature foods stock control manager, which really is a mouthful).
You can argue they’re using the word correctly, since they’re speaking of foods that can be stored at the temperature of their surroundings in the store, without needing to be chilled, such as canned foods, jars of coffee, fresh fruit or bags of sugar.
www.worldwidewords.org /topicalwords/tw-amb1.htm   (497 words)

 Ambient Devices - Everyday Wireless Objects (Smart Personal Objects, Pervasive Computing, Ubiquitous Computing)
Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ambient’s vision is to embed information representation in everyday objects, making the physical environment an interface to digital information.
The Ambient Data Services Server assists in managing devices on heterogenous wireless networks, providing product companies with a unified platform for building dedicated information display products.
Ambient Device Designs provide a set of product specifications for tangible media devices in vertical markets.
www.ambientdevices.com   (147 words)

 Backroads - Notes on Ambient Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Ambient music has a rhythmic or trance-like nature, with (generally) electronic keyboards and/or space music melodies or themes.
Today's ambient music, usually referred to as "New Ambient" or "Ambient Dub," means full of rhythms, for dance or trance, body movement or mind relaxation mode, and often sounds floaty or "groovy," with drop-out beats, tribal treats, ethno-primitive, textural and/or cyber-phonic music.
Ambient music grew into its own genre out of the "chill-out" rooms that became a part of the rave scene, a place to escape the pounding, throbbing techno beats (often in excess of 160-180beats per minute!), where DJ's mixed together nature sounds, New Age music tracks, and tape loops or other sound samples.
www.backroadsmusic.com /catalog/ambient/ambientnotes.htm   (776 words)

 Oil Terminal - Brownfields Remediation, South Boston, Massachusetts - Ambient Engineering - Environmental Engineering - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Ambient Engineering was selected by Coastal Corporation, Houston, Texas to remediate its 30-acre oil terminal located in South Boston Massachusetts.
Ambient performed Health Risk Assessments based upon Soil Vapor Surveys and depth to groundwater in the adjacent residential neighborhood.
A Marine Environment Assessment was performed to evaluate the impacts of petroleum release to the benthic habitat and surface waters, and to resident and seasonal species found in the adjacent harbor.
ambient-engineering.com /aquaticservices6.html   (356 words)

 Ambient Devices
Ambient Devices provides the m2m wireless hardware and services to support glanceable information appliances, including the Stock Orb, Ambient Dashboard and 5day Weather Forecaster.
Ambient Devices is a MIT Media Lab spin off providing the hardware, infrastructure and services that supportnew category of glanceable everyday wireless devices.
Ambient Device’s vision is to embed information representation in smart personal objects, making the physical environment a ubiquitous tangible interface to digital information.
www.ambientdevices.com /cat/index.html   (179 words)

 Ambient Orb
The Ambient Orb slowly transitions between thousands of colors to show changes in the weather, the health of your stock portfolio, or if your boss or kid is on instant messenger.
Your important information should be as accessible as looking at a clock, now the Ambient Orb can make a variety of information just a glance away.
The Ambient Orb may look like a crystal ball on acid, but it's really more of a giant mood ring--plugged straight into the fluctuations of the stock market or anything else you care to track.
www.ambientdevices.com /cat/orb/orborder.html   (407 words)

 Epsilon: Ambient Music Links
Epsilon is a collection of pointers to the ambient music resources found within the Hyperreal Music Archive, including artist and label sites (both official and fan-produced), ambient related articles, and a nice page of links to other ambient music related sites.
Sounder is a Windows application that allows the user to use their computer to generate interactive, visual ambient music that plays 'perpetually'.
Live ambient performances are a regular highlight on the show.
music.hyperreal.org /epsilon/links   (1045 words)

 Ambit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
With these motivations, we adopt a paradigm of mobility where computational ambients are hierarchically structured, where agents are confined to ambients and where ambient move under the control of agents.
Examples of ambients, in this sense, are: a web page (bounded by a file), a virtual address space (bounded by an addressing range), a Unix file system (bounded within a physical volume), a single data object (bounded by "self") and a laptop (bounded by its case and data ports).
In a realistic situation the true name of an ambient would be guarded very closely, and only specific capabilities would be handed out about how to use the name.
www.luca.demon.co.uk /Ambit/Ambit.html   (1169 words)

 Welcome to Ambient Corporation: A Leader in Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) Solutions
Ambient is a pioneer in the Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) industry and is engaged in the design, development and marketing of patented, FCC-certified BPL equipment and technologies.
Ambient utilizes proprietary technology and in-depth industry experience to provide optimal green solutions for the Smart Grid and the Access and In-premise markets.
Headquartered in Newton, MA, Ambient is a publicly traded company (OTCBB: ABTG).
www.ambientcorp.com   (106 words)

 ArtForum: Chill: the new ambient - ambient music
Where ambient techno is melodious (sometimes recalling program music or the naivete of a child's music box), isolationism favors musique concrete, dissonance, and microtonality; where ambient's sequencer bass patterns reassure, isolationism's loops tend to be unresolved, creating suspense; in place of ambient's halcyon reverb, isolationism uses an echo that is cavernous and metallic.
Unlike ambient techno (which models itself on that pseudowomb the flotation tank), isolationism's idea of utopia is empty space.
In another sense, the isolationist impulse, and its accompanying "face the future, brave the unknown!" rhetoric, may be a redirection, into inner space, of perennial male longings for the frontier, for a harsh, bracing wilderness fit for a rugged masculinity, and far from the soft options of domesticity.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0268/is_n5_v33/ai_16462111   (1260 words)

 Ambient Occlusion
The ambient term adds a set value and color uniformly to the surface, ensuring no point on the object is fl.
Consequently, would be smarter to do a single ambient occlusion pass and then either bake it in as a texture or composite it in in post.
The ambient color pass either screens or overlays the diffuse pass, which in turn is multiplied by the occlusion pass.
www-viz.tamu.edu /students/bmoyer/617/ambocc   (845 words)

 How to Determine Ambient Temperature Adjustment Factors for S&C Fuses
Example: Determine the ambient temperature adjustment factor for 150E ampere SMD Power Fuse protecting a 12/16/20 MVA substation power transformer rated 115 kV, operating at its top rating (i.e., 20 MVA).
The ambient temperature is +40°C. The ambient temperature adjustment factor, determined from the Figure 1 below, or found in SandC Data Bulletin 210-200, is 0.96.
The ambient temperature adjustment factors found in the aforementioned publications are applicable only to SandC fuses, since their derivation is dependent upon the design and construction of the fusible elements.
www.sandc.com /webzine/112601_1.asp?print=Y   (305 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Ambient 1: Music for Airports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
For that reason, Ambient 1 has become an integral part of my music collection, brought out on an almost daily basis to ease ear-strain (let's face it, you can listen to TOO much music) in those moments when silence is too sharp.
Ambient 1 is one of the best, and in a way, one of the most beautiful albums ever released.
Ambient 1 is a simple piano, the angelic chorus of an electronic choir.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000003S2K?v=glance   (1645 words)

 Ambient Networks
The Business modeling team within the two projects "Ambient Networks" and "Novel access provisioning" in cooperation between Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) and The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) invites you to a workshop on "Future Business models and Value Constellations" for provisioning of wireless access and services.
Since there are many local networks and service providers scattered all over the Olympic village, she needs to maintain connections with many of them even when she is on the move.
Through RandD, co-funded by the EU through the 6th Framework Programme, the Ambient Network project will ensure that the European telecommunications industry is prepared for the future.
www.ambient-networks.org   (403 words)

 Ambient Findability
Ambient interfaces, sensors and small tech are about to intertwingle the physical and virtual worlds in shocking ways that will make history of the Diamond Age.
David's company, Ambient Devices, embeds information representation into everyday objects, enabling lights, pens, watches, walls and wearables to tell you when you've got email, when it's going to rain, when to take your meds, how your stocks are doing, and how long you'll be stuck in traffic today.
Jeffrey Huang of Harvard University then told us about the Swisshouse, a "radically new kind of consulate located both in Boston and on the Internet." This prototype for convergent architecture creates social spaces that seamlessly combine the physical and the virtual, transforming places into portals and putting the web on the wall.
www.semanticstudios.com /publications/semantics/000008.php   (583 words)

 O'Reilly Media -- Bookstore: Ambient Findability
A thought-provoking book that describes the future of information and connectivity, examining how the melding of innovations like GIS and the Internet will impact the global marketplace and society at large in the 21st century.
Ambient Findability puts SEM into a broader context and provides deeper insights into human behavior.
Read this book if you are a teacher, a student, a writer, a parent...in short, if you use a computer or a handheld or a GPS or a smartphone or any type of technology that connects you to the world, then you should read this book.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/ambient   (1233 words)

participate in - ambient, experimental, IDM, noise or beat.
AMBiENT PiNG RADiO is LiVE and just a click away.
spacious ambient guitar sound sculptures is available at ping things.
www.theambientping.com   (1010 words)

 Ambient Nights - ambient-nights.org
After quite a long break, Alex is pleased to present the latest in the exclusive VIP Ambient Nights collection: "From One Jungle to the Next".
Ambient Nights is a unique collection of music gathered from Ambient and New Age genres and presented in a "non-stop" listening form.
The [Sol System] series is a collection of ambient mixes with the common theme revolving around planets in our solar system.
www.ambient-nights.org   (1162 words)

 Darshan Ambient - index page - Free MP3 downloads, CDs, Bio Info, Tour Dates, Lyrics and More!"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The name Darshan Ambient comes from those adventures in self realization: The word Darshan is a Sanskrit Hindu term meaning sight or a glimpse of the divine.
A lot of so-called 'ambient' music leaves the listener cold but Allison's lush melodies and chordal sensibilities have a powerful emotional impact that stays with you long after the CD fades away.
And Allison demonstrates this once again with his simply virtuosic playing and composing on this release; not a single note on it is wasted or excessive".
www.iuma.com /IUMA/Bands/Darshan_Ambient   (390 words)

 ambient - dance Music - Peoplesound   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
'Ambient music' was term first coined by Brian Eno to describe music that embraces the listener without them ever having to concentrate fully on the music source.
Ambient composers are more concerned with musical texture rather than melody.
Chill-Out is a more modern term for the genre, recognising the direct link between ambient music and psychedelia.
www.peoplesound.com /music/dance/ambient   (97 words)

 fLOW 3.2.1 - ambient soundscape generator for MacOS X
This ambient sound scape generator adjusts itself through various parameters and controllers that are represented in real time on your screen.
The ambient sound generator fLOW brings a literally neverending source of organic soundscapes to your Mac (G3 or better).
You can say many things about Dr. Karlheinz Essl, but it would be a hideous untruth to claim that he is unable to slap together some brown and blue boxes in a blighted imitation of standard GUI components for his own nefarious ends.
www.essl.at /works/flow/download.html   (1383 words)

 All Available Artists in Ambient - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
From the artist: Inspired by Eno and Krautrock in its many forms, M83 focused heavily on subtleties and atmospherics during the writing process.
Editors' Review: Taking electronic music lovers from what he calls "a void" to a place of pure ambient peace, Psonikadia produces gentle beats that sweetly shuffle around and then blow by like a sweet breeze.
From the artist: Ambient soundscapes as a canvis for electronicly formed melody.
music.download.com /3605-8357_32-0.html   (361 words)

 Online New age Radio Station - Live365 Internet Radio - Astreaux World
We stream ambient music, space music, experimental music and new age music.
Learn more about the free music, the artists, ambient concert calendar, music venues to hear live music, win music CD's, download free music, and much more.
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www.live365.com /stations/astreaux   (119 words)

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