ambient

6.19.19

Rafael Anton Irisarri's New Album Explores the Human Cost of Climate Change

Irisarri's new experimental album is a stark meditation on "solastalgia," the mental distress caused by the changing environment.

12.20.18

The 17 Best Mixes of 2018

All of our favorite DJ sets from around clubland and beyond.

10.31.18

The Guide to Getting Into Brian Eno, the Playful Genius

From ambient soundtracks to alien planets to mega-hits fit for supermarkets to, uh, working with Coldplay, the legendary English producer has done it all. Here's where to start.

6.28.18

When Times Are Challenging, Listen to Music That Challenges You

Autechre’s new album is intimidatingly abstract and eight hours long, which is an ungodly amount of music to listen to in one sitting. You should try it.

6.15.18

Embrace Stillness With Christina Vantzou’s Minimal Noisey Mix

The Brussels-based composer shares an hourlong collection of slow, ambient pieces—including some she’s edited herself—following an already busy year of collaborations and new works.

6.7.18

Surviving the Last Days of Excess With Oneohtrix Point Never

The world is overwhelming, and the Brooklyn-based composer is just trying to process it all on his wonderfully all-over-the-place LP 'Age Of.'

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4.11.18

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 19

Please make better music next time.

4.10.18

Leila Abdul-Rauf's New Solo Album Is a Dark Storm of Ambient Introspection

Stream the prolific extreme metal (and otherwise) musician's brooding, ambient new solo album, 'Diminuation.'

12.11.17

Ma3azef Brings the Arab World's New Music to the Whole Planet

We speak to Maan Abu Taleb about the challenges of running the world's premier Arabic-language online music magazine

6.16.17

©©'s New Album Is a Dog-Eared Postcard From Off the Grid

Stream the elusive producer’s ‘People, Places, Patterns’ before it comes out June 27 on Jungle Gym Records.

6.16.17

We Explore the Weird Corners of House on Episode 15 of the THUMP Podcast

Lo-fi, ambient excursions, and deconstruction all figure heavily in the current shape of the dancefloor.

6.2.17

This Chef Serves Up a Side of Ambient Music with Her Meals

Elisa Da Prato invites guests into her living room to enjoy modernist Italian cuisine and synth riffs.

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