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Ambient music is a genre that emerged in the 1970s, characterized by its atmospheric and ethereal soundscapes. It was pioneered by artists such as Brian Eno, who is often credited as the father of ambient music. Eno's album "Music for Airports" released in 1978 is considered a seminal work in this genre.

The origins of ambient music can be traced back to the experimental and minimalist movements of the mid-20th century. Influenced by composers like Erik Satie and John Cage, ambient music sought to create an immersive sonic environment that could be experienced passively or actively.

Key characteristics of ambient music include its emphasis on texture, space, and mood rather than traditional melody or rhythm. It often incorporates long, sustained tones, subtle variations, and layers of sound that blend together seamlessly. The goal is to create a sense of calmness and tranquility while allowing listeners to engage with their surroundings.

Over time, ambient music has evolved and branched out into various subgenres. One notable subgenre is dark ambient, which explores more haunting and eerie atmospheres. Artists like Lustmord have made significant contributions to this subgenre with albums like "Heresy" (1990).

Another branch of ambient music is known as IDM (Intelligent Dance Music) or electronic listening music. This subgenre combines elements of ambient with electronic beats and rhythms. Aphex Twin's album "Selected Ambient Works 85-92" (1992) exemplifies this fusion perfectly.

In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in ambient music with artists like Tim Hecker pushing the boundaries even further. His album "Ravedeath 1972" (2011) showcases his ability to create dense sonic landscapes that challenge traditional notions of melody and structure.

The impact of ambient music on the global music scene cannot be overstated. Its influence can be heard across various genres, from electronic music to film soundtracks.

Locations

Concert Schedule

Concert Date Artist Venue City
2024-02-28 Actress Echo Los Angeles, US
2024-02-28 Oneohtrix Point Never EX THEATER ROPPONGI Tokyo, JP
2024-02-29 Oneohtrix Point Never Umeda Club Quattro / 梅田クラブクアトロ Osaka Prefecture, JP
2024-03-20 Oneohtrix Point Never Vega Copenhagen, DK
2024-03-21 Oneohtrix Point Never Stage Theater des Westens Berlin, DE
2024-03-27 Roger Eno Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Los Angeles, US
2024-03-29 Roger Eno National Sawdust New York, US
2024-04-04 Oneohtrix Point Never New Century Hall Manchester, GB
2024-04-05 Oneohtrix Point Never Royal Festival Hall London, GB
2024-04-06 Oneohtrix Point Never Le Lieu Unique Nantes, FR
2024-04-09 Actress Mutek Barcelona 2024 Barcelona, ES
2024-04-09 Oneohtrix Point Never 104 Centquatre Paris, FR
2024-04-12 Oneohtrix Point Never Empire Polo Club Indio, US
2024-04-15 Oneohtrix Point Never The Regency Ballroom San Francisco, US
2024-04-17 Oneohtrix Point Never Neptune Theatre Seattle, US
2024-04-18 Oneohtrix Point Never Wonder Ballroom Portland, US
2024-04-19 William Basinski Philippuskirche Leipzig, DE
2024-04-19 Actress Plano B Porto, PT
2024-04-23 Oneohtrix Point Never Metro Chicago, US
2024-04-25 Oneohtrix Point Never The Howard Washington, US
2024-04-26 Oneohtrix Point Never Brooklyn Brooklyn, US
2024-04-27 Roger Eno Teatro sperimentale "Odoardo Giansanti" Pesaro, IT
2024-04-27 A Winged Victory for the Sullen National Concert Hall Dublin, IE
2024-04-28 Oneohtrix Point Never Royale Boston, US
2024-04-29 Oneohtrix Point Never Théâtre Fairmount Montreal, CA
2024-05-27 William Basinski Café de la Danse Paris, FR
2024-05-31 Actress High Lights 2024 London, GB
2024-06-02 A Winged Victory for the Sullen Opia 2024 Utrecht, NL