Essential Ambient

By tauceti tauceti
updated over 3 years ago

These are the ones you've got to have.

  1. Harold Budd / Brian Eno With Daniel Lanois - The Pearl

    8 For Sale from $6.49

    Changed the way I listen to music. Without doubt the most influential and personal album in my entire collection.

  2. Steve Roach - Origins

    16 For Sale from $5.00

    THE tribal ambient album. A masterpiece which hasn't been equalled by anyone to this day.

  3. Oöphoi - Tau Ceti - Celestial Geometries

    3 For Sale from $32.47

    The best outer space ambient album ever. Truly stunning.

  4. Shades Of Orion - Shades Of Orion 2

    Warm, organic, womb-like. Brilliant release.

  5. Shades Of Orion - Shades Of Orion 3

    10 For Sale from $14.43

    This one shows the darker side of outer space compared to Shades of Orion 2. Another Fax masterpiece.

  6. Dreamfish - Dreamfish 2

    8 For Sale from $25.00

    Beautiful and powerful underwater "space" music. Amazing.

  7. Suso Sáiz - Hypnotics

    4 For Sale from $14.95

    Some of the finest ambient guitar work recorded.

  8. Carbon Based Lifeforms - World Of Sleepers

    3 For Sale from $44.44

    Amazing Ultimae release. Betula Pendula is probably my favorite ambient track ever.

  9. Erik Seifert - Astronomical Unit

    3 For Sale from $19.44

    Cosmic electronic of the highest order.

  10. 2350 Broadway - 2350 Broadway

    Music for the end of time.

  11. 2350 Broadway - 2350 Broadway 2

    8 For Sale from $45.00

    Awesome second installment in this series.

  12. David Sylvian + Holger Czukay - Plight & Premonition

    18 For Sale from $5.99

    Another Sylvian/Czukay essential.

  13. John Foxx - The Complete Cathedral Oceans

    4 For Sale from $120.00

    Some of the most beautiful music ever created, in any genre.

  14. Rapoon - Fallen Gods (Cidar)

    7 For Sale from $9.99

    Ritual magick

  15. Robert Rich - Numena

    8 For Sale from $8.79

    Total genius.

  16. Robert Rich - Trances / Drones

    15 For Sale from $8.89

    Pioneering work by this icon of EM.

  17. Busso De La Lune - Hidden

    8 For Sale from $6.00

    Organic perfection.

  18. Alio Die - Suspended Feathers

    7 For Sale from $9.00

    Musso has so many great albums, but this is an essential.

  19. Solitaire (2) - Fearless

    8 For Sale from $15.44

    Tribal ambient on the moon.

  20. Solitaire (2) - Ritual Ground

    22 For Sale from $3.99

    Organic tribal yet very cyber/futuristic as well.

  21. Solitaire (2) - Nocturnes

    9 For Sale from $11.11

    Cosmic tribal ambient.

  22. Thom Brennan - Mountains

    Simply breathtaking.