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Dec212010

AiMT 2010: Best Ambient Albums

Oneohtrix Point NeverOneohtrix Point Never | photo by Justin and Elise Snow
I'm kicking off AiMT 2010 with something absurdly off topic. There were so many good ambient albums this year—I couldn't resist. More 2010 lists to come in the following days/weeks.


#15
Demdike Stare - Voices of Dust [Modern Love]
STREAM "REPOSITORY OF LIGHT":



#14
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Disingenuity/Disingenuousness [Pan]
STREAM AN EXCERPT OF "DISINGENUOUSNESS":



#13
Mickey Mickey Rourke - Inner Gazing [Hi-Scores]
DOWNLOAD/STREAM "YARD BONES":



#12
High Wolf - Ascension [Not Not Fun]
DOWNLOAD/STREAM "SOLAR SYSTEM IS MY GOD"


#11
Marcus Fischer - Monocoastal [12K]
DOWNLOAD/STREAM "CASCADIA OBSCURA":



#10
Brian Eno - Small Craft on a Milk Sea [Warp]
DOWNLOAD/STREAM "EMERALD AND STONE":



#9
Dolphins Into the Future - Ke Ala Ke Kua [(K-RAA-K)³]
STREAM "HO'OKENA HALAWAI"


#8
Jim Ferraro - On Air [Muscleworks, Inc.]
STREAM AN EIGHT-MINUTE PREVIEW OF ON AIR


#7
Susumu Yokota - Kaleidoscope [Lo]
STREAM "STAIN ON MY HEART":



#6
Arp - The Soft Wave [Smalltown Supersound]
STREAM "CATCH WAVE":



#5
V/A - Pop Ambient 2010 [Kompakt]
WATCH A FAN VIDEO FOR DJ KOZE'S "BODENWEICH":



#4
Higuma - Den of the Spirits [Digitalis]
STREAM "GLACIAL TONGUES":



#3
Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here [Editions Mego]
DOWNLOAD/STREAM "CANDY SHOPPE":



#2
Stellar OM Source - Trilogy Select [Olde English Spelling Bee]
WATCH "MAGNETIC DEPTHS / RITES OF FUSION":



#1
Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal [Editions Mego]
WATCH A FAN VIDEO FOR "OUROBOROS":



Here's a copyable list:

AiMT 2010: Best Ambient Albums
01. Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal [Editions Mego]
02. Stellar OM Source - Trilogy Select [Olde English Spelling Bee]
03. Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here [Editions Mego]
04. Higuma - Den of the Spirits [Digitalis]
05. V/A - Pop Ambient 2010 [Kompakt]
06. Arp - The Soft Wave [Smalltown Supersound]
07. Susumu Yokota - Kaleidoscope [Lo]
08. Jim Ferraro - On Air [Muscleworks, Inc.]
09. Dolphins Into the Future - Ke Ala Ke Kua [(K-RAA-K)³]
10. Brian Eno - Small Craft on a Milk Sea [Warp]
11. Marcus Fischer - Monocoastal [12K]
12. High Wolf - Ascension [Not Not Fun]
13. Mickey Mickey Rourke - Inner Gazing [Hi-Scores]
14. Keith Fullerton Whitman - Disingenuity/Disingenuousness [Pan]
15. Demdike Stare - Voices of Dust [Modern Love]

Reader Comments (1)

Good picks. Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal is such a great album
December 22, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdebug

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