Do you know Brian Eno, Boards of Canada, Robert Rich, Aphex Twins? Outside of its creators and fans, “ambient music” is often thought of as mere background music (for example, meditation or yoga). In a worst case scenario, some people may bring to mind elevator Muzak when considering the meaning of ambient music. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Ambient music is in the now but of course, it’s all a matter of tastes.
So, what is ambient music?
The term ambient, connotes more than a background or backdrop. It literally means “to surround,” from the Latin word, “ambire.” Read more