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  Ambient house - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ambient house, a mix between house music and ambient music is a music style that describes itself as dreamy, chill out and quiet music.
Ambient house usually has no beats but can have an underlying rhythm.
In the end of the 1980s, when house music was born, people like Mix Master Morris, Dr. Alex Paterson and Pete Namlook filled the chill out rooms of house parties with music where people could relax from dancing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ambient_house   (199 words)

  
 Ambient music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ambient music is a loosely defined musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronic music, new age, rock and roll, modern classical music, reggae, traditional, world and even noise.
Under the guise of various styles, ambient electronic music (sometimes referred to as ambient techno or ambient dub) saw the birth of a new wave of electronic music in the works of artists like The Orb, Aphex Twin, the Irresistible Force, and Geir Jenssen's Biosphere.
Dark ambient music involves extensive use of digital reverb to create vast sonic spaces for frightening, bottom-heavy sounds such as deep drones, gloomy male chorus, echoing thunder, and distant artillery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ambient_music   (1647 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Acid house Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Acid house is a variant of house music characterized by the use of simple tone generators with tempo-controlled...
Acid house is a variant of house music characterized by the use of simple tone generators with tempo-controlled resonant filters.
He brought the sounds back to England and began developing with his band Psychic TV a more psychedelic sounding acid house music, including samples from 1960s exploitation films, from Timothy Leary, etc. Acid house music became a central part of the early rave scene in the U.K, and the yellow smiley became its emblem.
www.ipedia.com /acid_house_1.html   (331 words)

  
 The History of Rock Music - The Nineties
Over the years, the difference between techno and house blurred, and most ravers would not know which one was which (techno was mostly instrumental and descended from Kraftwerk, whereas house was mostly vocal and descended from soul, funk and disco music).
The manifesto of "ambient house" was Chill Out (1990), by the wacky duo of Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty, KLF (1), who mixed field recordings, celestial organ drones, languid guitar tones, musical samples, and electronic sounds.
Ambient house transformed into avantgarde music with Scanner, born Robin Rimbaud (1).
www.scaruffi.com /history/cpt59.html   (3505 words)

  
 Ambient Temple of Imagination - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Part ambient-trance group, part holistic listening-music healers, Ambient Temple of Imagination was formed in 1992 by Richard Sun and Seofon in San Francisco, originally as a chill-out room for raves around the area.
The Ambient Temple of Imagination is loose collective dedicated to activating the world's imagination through experimentation.
The ATOI transmission is a continuation of the "ultimate conspiracy": to transmit information intended to prepare humanity for its role as global and galactic consciousness.The transmission began in San Francisco, where Richard planted the seeds of the ambient experiment in the rave scene, outside of the stagnant rock & roll circuit.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,397122,00.html   (348 words)

  
 Epsilon: Essential Ambient Information
A rock musician is in the hospital, heavily medicated, recuperating after being struck by a taxi as he crossed a street on a rainy day.
By 1992, "ambient" comes to mean everything from samples of ocean waves, whale songs, and humming motors to busy, beat-laden dance music that is only marginally spacier and mellower than what's being played in the nightclubs.
Ambient continues to be a catch-all at the end of the century, although as a genre it has become hopelessly fragmented, its relevance measured not in its growth as an art form, but rather in the sheer volume of ambient-ish recordings in the music shops.
music.hyperreal.org /epsilon/info   (801 words)

  
 Rhythm House Music - Favorite Songs - Lyrics From   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ambient house, a mix between house music and ambient music is a music style that...
House music [Audio] was the first type of electronica, and is often called the soul of all rave...
Tribal house is a form of electronic dance music derived from house music but being highly drum-centric and often without a core melody.
www.lyricsfrom.com /artists/r/Rhythm-House.html   (1449 words)

  
 RA: Resident Advisor - Markus Guentner - Lovely Society - CD Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Guentner’s regular contributions to the label’s annual “Pop Ambient” series are all too often standout tracks that repeatedly confirm his mastery over the form.
“Something about you” treads similar ambient house territory, and “Soften edges” is bright and bubbly with sparkling melodies, and a nice swing to its hips.
The LP takes out “Soften Edges” as well as the ambient house closers “Never want to stop playing that game” and “As we lay on the beach” and replaces them with the more obviously dancefloor friendly vinyl exclusive “Realize”.
www.residentadvisor.net /review_view.asp?id=3618   (602 words)

  
 Trance Ambient Chillout Music Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
chillout music is the ambient form of psychedelic trance and Goa trance and is considered one of the most complex form of ambient music...
Most people believe that a assimilated the trance ambient chillout music, but the single-handledly slow valiant charger is much more carelessly blasphemous.
A trance ambient chillout music returned to a birth control levitra pill was amphibian.
www.chilloutcds.co.uk /directory/Trance-Ambient-Chillout-Music.html   (342 words)

  
 house   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
From the first days in the early 80's when it all started at a place in Chicago called the Warehouse, House Music was something knew that took everyone by storm.
House music since, has gone through so many changes.
House music has been known to provide beauty, soul and comfort to a vibe that all of us look for.
www.houseofgooch.com /house.htm   (178 words)

  
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I do realize that there is a distinct 'split' in the musical genre tree between ambient house and ambient, as ambient house descended as a natural extension of acid house, its creators being strongly influenced by but not really connected with the original ambient music.
I don't think it's going at it 'from the wrong end' to consider ambient music alongside ambient house, as that is all I am trying to do -- ^^^^^^^^^ --I am not considering ambient house as a direct mutation of ambient music.
Just because the newer forms are not exactly like the original 'ambient' music doesn't mean they are not 'ambient' themselves; rather, they redefine 'ambient' as a more encompassing style, not just 'what Eno did.' Rock music of today sounds nothing like Rock music of 1958...
www.ibiblio.org /emusic-l/back-issues/vol046/issue07b.txt   (2473 words)

  
 House music --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Born in Chicago clubs that catered to gay, predominantly fl and Latino patrons, house fused the symphonic sweep and soul diva vocals of 1970s disco with the cold futurism of synthesizer-driven Eurodisco.
Marian Anderson was the first fl to sing at the Metropolitan Opera House, in 1955.
The houses in Pella were known for their size and architectual beauty but also for their interior design.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9326706   (806 words)

  
 Listen to Free Online House Radio Stations - Live365 Internet Radio
House music emerged from a soulful blend of Disco and Synthpop in the 80s, when Frankie Knuckles brought it to Chicago's Warehouse nightclub.
Progressive, deep, dark, tribal, techy, funky house, nu skool breaks and trance.
ENCORE-a showcase of new house tracks with the classic soulful house vibe-featuring established labels and indy artists...
www.live365.com /cgi-bin/directory.cgi?genre=house   (239 words)

  
 Listen to Free Online Ambient Radio Stations - Live365 Internet Radio
These are the Ambient sounds of paradise and purgatory.
~ :: Ambient :: Electronica :: Jazz ~ Afterlife, Fila Brazillia, Groove Armada, Vanessa Daou, dZihan & Kamien, Thievery Corp, Underworld, Four80East ~
Uplifting and Inspiring, Healing and Heart Opening...Where the Contemporary Sounds of the West meet the Sacred Sounds of the East.
www.live365.com /cgi-bin/directory.cgi?genre=ambient   (226 words)

  
 Raw42 Definitive - Ambient Techno Music Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ambient Electronic is often thought of as softer and more dreamy than Ambient Techno which tends to have a harsher sound/beat combined with atmospheric elements.
Artists and DJs influenced by atmospheric Ambient music began mixing 'chill' music, a spacey and trippy version of Ambient with beats for people to mellow out to in the clubs.
Credit for this style is sometimes given to The Orb's Alex Paterson who began spinning and mixing Brian Eno's atmospheric music with club music, eventually evolving this new style into Ambient Techno (or Ambient House music).
www.raw42.com /cgi-bin/genre_guide.pl?genre=1007&refer=misterb   (376 words)

  
 DJ Rhythms: Link Catalog - Search
They are in the process of reorienting their stock to specialize in jungle, trip-hop, ambient, and dub, which is what the owner, DJ Matt Milam, spins.
The top-15 charts for their radio shows (The House Groove, Groove Radio International, Planet Reggae, The Import Show) and their one-hour TV show, Groove TV, are available.
The site is free and open to everyone who wants to auction off their vinyl records in electronic music genres including: ambient, breakbeat, Latin deep house, disco (1974-1980), electro/funk breakdance, gabber/hardcore, hard house, house, jungle, drum 'n' bass, Miami, Miami bass, hi-energy (hi-NRG), new wave, progressive house, rap, hip-hop, techno, trance/goa, trip-hop.
www.djrhythms.com /cgi-bin/linksrch.cgi?searchtext=ambient   (1935 words)

  
 Aqua Regia, "In God We Trust; This is the Age of Aqueous"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first exponent of what could now be called "breakbeat disco", Aqua Regia was at the center of what was known as "Ambient House" and was licenced by several labels, including Hillbilly House Records, The Italian label DFC for its sucessful "Ambient House" compilation, which featured The Orb, Sueno Latino and others.
The Big Band house fusion track "Big Band House" was one of the most requested tracks on the BBC Radio One John Peel programme, and Irdial-Discs continues to recieve a steady stream of requests for this record.
It is this idea of melting together different types of music and fusing them together with house music beats that is the center of the Aqua Regia process, and which spawned the title of the double LP "The Age of Aqueous".
irdial.hyperreal.org /www/Aquareg1.htm   (251 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Ambient Century : From Mahler to Moby--The Evolution of Sound in the Electronic Age: Books: Mark ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
But as the author never clearly defines or describes the term ambient, the reader is left to infer the connections among composers and genres.
The author attempts to label any music he finds "cool" as "ambient." His writing style represents the absolute worst in pop music criticism - not only is it vapid, but it's remarkably awkward, a fact he attempts to conceal by including many flowery adjectives and catch phrases.
Mark Prendergast's THE AMBIENT CENTURY is an encyclopedia of the biggest names in "ambient music", a style that's never defined, but which might be a) music that the author digs, and b) music that the author doesn't like so much but which lends respectability to later figures.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1582343233?v=glance   (1884 words)

  
 DJ Nights
Flavor (weekly) (house) (progressive house) (breaks/electro) (drum ‘n’ bass) (trip-hop) (experimental/ambient) @ Eden Roc w/, Chuck Aronson, DJ Pepe, Gehad, Tygre, Mauricio and Madporro, Raf, Tantrum Tonic, Crasta and VJ Masa Nicon, $3 before 10/$5 after.
Dance the night away to the sounds of Latin house, salsa and merengue.
Two of Philly’s smoothest house DJs set the vibe and keep you jittering with soul in motion.
www.citypaper.net /articles/070600/cw.djnights.shtml   (1016 words)

  
 Blogcritics.org: Gabriel and Dresden Offer Up Ambient Washed House on Bloom
Josh Gabriel and Dave Dresden are among the hottest talents today on the Progressive House scene.
Spread over 2 discs, Bloom is at once a representation of the state of the art in Progressive House and a sign pointing toward the future.
Gabriel and Dresden are probably the hottest producers in American progressive house and trance.
blogcritics.org /archives/2004/10/04/152530.php   (890 words)

  
 Amazon.com: An Accident in Paradise: Music: Sven Väth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The best part of the song is near the end when most of the sounds fade out and then a bell tree and the sound of an airplane herald the return of the of the percussion, louder and more intense than before.
The next song, "Caravan of Emotions" is a piano driven Ambient piece spiced with various synth and found sounds-quite nice.
It is a great chillout CD and he succeeds in building a dreamy blissful soundscape where the calling of dolphins are heard as a backdrop to meandering melodies.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000005JC6?v=glance   (1387 words)

  
 Ambient Vinyl Records
House (1990-1994) - Year: 1992 - Catno: HA410
House (1990-1994) - Year: 1990 - Catno: HAM312
House (1990-1994) - Year: 1994 - Catno: HAM375
www.vinylsearcher.com /vssw-Ambient.aspx   (550 words)

  
 Music Sojourn Internet Radio - Ambient, World, New Age Genre Index
Ambience ranging from Quiet, Acoustic, Environmental Ambient to Electronica, to Techno Pop and Space Music, woven together into a smooth and enticing soundscape.
A musical excursion from Solo Acoustic, New Age, Environmental, and Contemplative through World and Ethnic Rhythms and the lighter edges of Ambient and Electronica, blended into an appealing and enchanting mix.
1,000's of songs from Ambient, New Age and World Music Genres with the flavor of our Timeless Canyons and Celtic Currents programs make up this incredibly diverse and wide ranging stream.
musicsojourn.com /Playlists/Echoes/Echoes_SG.htm   (203 words)

  
 DJ Rhythms: Link Catalog - Search
Electro, funky and progressive breaks, hip hop, house, jungle, R&B, techno, trance are all included.
Music styles include: house, techno, jungle, dance, disco, rap, r&b, electro, pop, jazz dance and reggae.
The first page is a doormat to the main page, which features weekly new releases and full stocklists on jungle, house, trance, downbeat, techno, hip hop, mixtapes, vinyl & cd's.
www.djrhythms.com /cgi-bin/linksrch.cgi?searchtext=jungle   (2167 words)

  
 MP3 Downloads - Music Downloads - Music Videos
As its title alone indicates, Water was released as the counterpart to Fire, consisting of remixes by Hillage and Giraudy of nearly every track on the original album, plus one new number, all...
A wibbly, barely digital match of ambient texturology with experimental strains of techno, dub, and Krautrock.
While the flip relies too heavily on four-on-the-floor ambient house clichés, the...
www.mp3.com /albums/136475/summary.html   (264 words)

  
 Ambient House Studio.... Step Into the Light   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I am still waiting for people that want to contribute to the site.
I am looking at pushing Ambient House Studio as a development house for creative content primarily aimed at the entertainment industry and more specifically- story development.
I have several projects in the works, so if you would like to be part of this process, email me at Info@ambienthousestudio.com.
www.ambienthousestudio.com /news.htm   (61 words)

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