Do you love music?
Do you love mostly instrumental music?
Does the music in films and tv shows move you?
... the music that sets the tone, the mood, fires you up, or calms things down, adds emotion, sadness, happiness, darkness, sunshine.
Ambient Music is all of those things.
Do you love it when an artist stretches out and does an instrumental track that evolves and layers on textures and longer drawn out passages - takes their time?
Do you hear songs and wish they went on longer?
Do any of these names ring a bell? They've all done ambient - or blended it with their electronic stuff in wonderful ways.
- Brian Eno
- Steve Roach
- Boards of Canada
- David Sylvian
- Aphex Twin
- Future Sound of London
- The Orb
- Robert Rich
- Jon Hassell
- Deepchord / Rod Modell / Echospace
- Gas / Wofgang Voigt
- Global Communication
- Autechre (old stuff)
- Pete Namlook
- Aes Dana
- Vidna Obmana / Dirk Serries
- Carbon Based Lifeforms
- Stars of the Lid
- Max Richter
- Steve Brand
- Max Corbacho
- Alio Die
- Robert Fripp
Even if they don't - you're guaranteed to love at least some of the music talked about here. Maybe even half.
So, join in - post about what you love - and tag @elloambient in your post. I will look at it and repost about it in a summary.
Comment on the posts here and start following the people that also post. Share the love. Music is awesome in all it's forms.
I'm a musician and I own an ambient music label called Relaxed Machinery.
@johnkochnorthrup / lead here at @elloambient
p.s. If you're new! Check out these unofficial Ello "how to" posts I've made - these might help if you're using a computer (not iOS).
part 1: https://ello.co/johnkochnorthrup/post/PvYxN3Dc3PHGJhhrCcvusw
part 2: https://ello.co/johnkochnorthrup/post/CtyWpyNVenyX_jToUNn9GA
also check out:
@ellomusic @elloelectronic @ellotriphop @ellohiphop and all the other communities here on Ello: https://ello.co/wtf/resources/community-directory/