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  pureambient...seventeen: the ambient music page. quiet, peaceful, relaxing...true ambient music...site index
creating and performing ambient music is what happened here at the ambient music page...
after more than ten years of supporting and encouraging ambient music and musicians with various backgrounds, styles, sounds and activities, pureambient.com now brings, to a hopefully graceful close, it's period of active duty.
...a particular vision of ambient music from 1995 - 2005...pure, simple and hopefully, sometimes, beautiful.
www.kenzak.com /pureambient   (183 words)

  
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Purely ambient music is traditionally beatless, in the late 1980s and early 1990s ambient music underwent a resurgence with the reconcilation of rhythm with the dreamy, meandering reverb of the first (late 1970s - 1980s) wave of ambient music.
Ambient electronica is the current most widely heard form of the ambient music and began in its modern form in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Ambient groove is a stylistic middle ground between the two, incorporating elements of both along with dub and world music.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/am/ambient_music.html   (1061 words)

  
 Ambient music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ambient music has been used in many television shows and motion pictures and is notable for contributing to their atmosphere.
Dark ambient is a general term for any kind of ambient music with a "dark" or dissonant feel, but often 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.
Ambient industrial is a hybrid genre of ambient and industrial music; the term industrial being used in the original experimental sense, rather than in the sense of industrial metal or EBM.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ambient_music   (2283 words)

  
 Epsilon: Ambient Music, Beginnings and Implications, by Chris Melchior
Ambient music, consisting of predominantly fractal rather than linear patterns, is an excellent illustration of this point, which does in one way distinguish modern music, including ambient, from most of the music that has come before the twentieth century.
Ambient music is in many ways concerned with one's perception of the world, and of presenting sounds that one might not normally be aware of, or that one might not normally consider as music.
Ambient music is often listened to as a background or as not being the primary focus of conscious perception.
music.hyperreal.org /epsilon/info/melchior.html   (8853 words)

  
 Ambient Music
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   (2575 words)

  
 Ambient Music Loops : Ambient Music Facts
37 Ambient loops / 4 Free Ambient loops
Big update at ambient section - ten new ambient music loops was released.
New fresh five tracks was added to Ambient Music Loops.
www.melodyloops.com /music-loops/ambient-music-loops.html   (250 words)

  
 Ambient Music
The complementary forces of impressionist and expressionist artistic styles are an integral part of the modernist and post-modernist palette, and ambient music serves as the impressionist counterpart to the expressionist mainstream of the current musical culture.
Music is an intensely personal experience, and I don't intend to encroach upon any particular person's feelings in that regard.
Like most ambient music, there's nothing complex or large about the song, but there's something indescribable that it achieves musically, and is unique to the genre.
www.mindflip.com /guide/ambient.html   (1416 words)

  
 Ambient Music
Ambient is now often used as an adjective, "Ambient House" "Ambient Dub" or "Ambient Jungle" (changed to Drum and Bass) for instance.
This newer ambient music was derived from the techno dance scene, and could still contain dance beats, but slowed-down or low in the mix.
Erik Satie was a music composer, and a performing pianist, though mainly for café and cabaret audiences.
facweb.cs.depaul.edu /sgrais/ambient_music.htm   (2298 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.
Space-creating instrumental music from many eras and cultures merges with the latest electronic and acoustic ambient music in a seamless thematic sequence unified by sound, emotion, and spatial imagery.
SSEYO hopes its software, which generates ever-changing beautiful mood music, will provide a platform for an altogether new music genre, where music composed has the freedom to be indeterminate but at the same time can be beautiful and intriguing.
music.hyperreal.org /epsilon/links   (1045 words)

  
 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 with a true stereo PA. Every week 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 bi-monthly performances at The Ambient Ping.
The Music Gallery is a publicly assisted centre for the creation and performance of new music and music-related arts.
www.dreamstate.to /links.htm   (1928 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Music for Airports: Ambient 1: Music: Robert Wyatt,Christa Fast,Christine Gomez,Inge Zeininger,Brian Eno   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Considered by many to be the ultimate ambient album, MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS is so delicate, lovely, and aesthetically moving, that it has been known to give rise to sensations of flying, being enfolded in warm blankets, or watching a vision take place in the heavens.
MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS stands against the prejudices of even the staunchest ambient music critics, partly because Eno did it first, but mostly because this disc is genuine, pure, and achingly beautiful.
This is ambient from the old school, one track in particular sounds dated with synths playing a heavy role, but it is no less great than the other 3.
www.amazon.co.uk /Music-Airports-Ambient-Robert-Wyatt/dp/B0002PZVH0   (810 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Ambient 1: Music for Airports: Music: Brian Eno   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
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.
www.amazon.com /Ambient-Music-Airports-Brian-Eno/dp/B000003S2K   (1649 words)

  
 BBM.net :: Ambient
Ambient music ranges from atmostphere that is quiet as a whisper to soft and smooth undulating beats that you get wrapped up in.
We've seen ambient music used very well in corporate websites and for restaurant and real estate web projects.
Hypnotic meditative background music made of nature sounds mixed with mezmerizing sythesized electronic ambience.
www.bbm.net /catalog/home.php?cat=10   (317 words)

  
 Category: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, modern classical music and even noise.
The main article for this category is Ambient music.
There are 2 subcategories to this category shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Ambient_music   (107 words)

  
 "Recontextualizing Ambient Music with Csound"
This group of composers are on the fringe of the Techno Ambient movement and have created a new climate of experimentation by working with digital audio tools such as MQ analysis, phase vocoding, spectral mutation, and granular synthesis.
This new breed of electronic musicians are hacking new forms of experimental Ambient music by reaching down to its "atomic" level and tweaking the fabric of sound.
The philosophy behind Ambient music can best be described as an open system of organizing sound which when listened to stimulates a resonance in the listener, thereby inducing a trance-like state.
www.csounds.com /cascone   (3637 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Ambient: Music: Moby   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Let's be blunt- you can put in a Barry White or Marvin Gaye album for mood music, and live in the past- or put in Moby's "Ambient" and experience a sensual, changing world of the senses, a catalyst for whatever you feel now.
However, the term ambient (penned by Brian Eno in the Seventies) used to mean multi-layered, ethereal space/mood music.
The way the ambient melodies moved with the light, background beat made these three tracks such a joy to listen to.
www.amazon.com /Ambient-Moby/dp/B000001UTK   (1176 words)

  
 ~ Ambient Music ~
Made popular by artists such as Brain Eno and the Orb, ambient differs from most electronic music in that it focuses on melody and instrumentation rather than the presence of beats.
he ambient world is the harmonizing of disparately separate entities; the blending of different sounds to create one.
Ambient music influenced by the creation and merging of the Web..
www.sozra.com /ambient.html   (379 words)

  
 ambient, ambient music
Although a fine example of Indian ragas, I believe this music would appeal to non-Indian music fans, as it seems to me the western orchestral instruments would help westerners gradually adjust to the new environment of North Indian classical music.
Ali Jihad Racy is an established performer, ethnomusicologist, and specialist on music of the Near East.
Mantram is Ravi Shankar's effort to set Sanskrit chants from ancient Hindu scriptures to music, and the result is a captivating mix of chant and music.
www.magictails.com /cdambient.html   (843 words)

  
 Healing Music | Free Music Samples | Ambient Angelic Music
ambient pieces of gentle angelic music that soothe our senses and brings us back into balance.
Play this healing music while you are working with Reiki energy and feel the enhanced effect.
This album is the most ambient of all the four volumes.
www.aeoliah.com /catalog/ambient.html   (304 words)

  
 Discography of New Age, Electronic, and Ambient Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I have compiled a file with the complete discographies of over 600 new age and electronic music artists.
This discography was originally compiled for the new edition of my book on new age, electronic, ambient and panethnic music, which came out in Italy in 1996.
Ambient music is covered only to some extent.
www.scaruffi.com /newage   (231 words)

  
 Ambience for the Masses - Ambience for the Masses
The Ambient Music Archive of all the music that I love so very much.
A little Ambient periodical that was distribtued in the Seattle area in the late 1990's.
Ah, those carefree days of yore, when hauling a pair of speakers, turntables, amps and cordage every week into the downtown was a joy and privelege.
www.sleepbot.com /ambience   (732 words)

  
 electronic ambient music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
and cultures merges with the latest electronic and acoustic ambient music in a seamless thematic sequence unified by...
The AmbiEntrance provides independent ambient music reviews, designed to be useful to newcomers to this eclectic musical genre.
Music created for expanded consciousness explorations and DNA activation enhances meditation, massage, energy work, ascension dynamics and sound-healing processes.
www.dropshop.com /3/electronic-ambient-music.html   (472 words)

  
 Ambient music and electronic music label ad21music
featuring ambient music and contemporary electronic music since 1998,
Frankly, I'm in awe of his unique musical vision and the singular direction his music is taking in these last two recordings.
Whether or not ambient music fans can appreciate Piano Textures, I personally think this is an amazing piece of work and consider it one of the finest albums so far this year and staggeringly original in overall concept and execution.
www.ad21music.com   (280 words)

  
 Worldwide Internet Music Resources: Ambient and Digital Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Discography of New Age, Electronic, and Ambient Music / Piero Scaruffi
This music resource list is offered as a service of the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University.
Standard Disclaimer: Because these services are beyond our control, we are not responsible for their availability or content.
library.music.indiana.edu /music_resources/ambient.html   (74 words)

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