ambient

Premieres

Julian Lynch's First Single in Five Years Is Peacefully Freaked Out

On January 18, the songwriter will release 'Rat's Spit,' his first album since 2013. Its lead single "Meridian" is billowing, beautiful, and bleak.
Colin Joyce
11.7.18
PROFILES

Get Lost in Kelly Moran's Multi-Dimensional Piano Music

The composer and pianist, now touring in Oneohtrix Point Never's band, has a new album of more free-flowing improvisatory music called 'Ultraviolet.' It feels both personal and infinite.
Sam Goldner
11.2.18
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Brian Eno, the Playful Genius

From ambient soundtracks to alien planets to mega-hits fit for supermarkets to, uh, working with Coldplay, the legendary English producer has done it all. Here's where to start.
Dan Gentile
10.31.18
Premieres

Booker Stardrum Is a Master Manipulator of Time (And Drums)

'Temporary, etc' finds the composer stretching instants into eternities, both behind a drum kit and in other universes entirely.
Colin Joyce
10.24.18
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Spiritualized

The man known most colorfully as J. Spaceman has spent the better part of three decades tackling life's big questions with grand songs that feel gilded with precious metals. Here's where to start.
Colin Joyce
9.6.18
Free Radicals

You Need Some Rest. Sarah Davachi’s New Ambient Music Can Help

‘Gave In Rest,’ the Los Angeles-based composer’s second record of 2018, is a meditation on the rituals we adopt to find stillness.
Colin Joyce
7.16.18
Free Radicals

When Times Are Challenging, Listen to Music That Challenges You

Autechre’s new album is intimidatingly abstract and eight hours long, which is an ungodly amount of music to listen to in one sitting. You should try it.
Colin Joyce
6.28.18
Noisey Mix

Embrace Stillness With Christina Vantzou’s Minimal Noisey Mix

The Brussels-based composer shares an hourlong collection of slow, ambient pieces—including some she’s edited herself—following an already busy year of collaborations and new works.
Colin Joyce
6.15.18
PROFILES

Surviving the Last Days of Excess with Oneohtrix Point Never

The world is overwhelming, and the Brooklyn-based composer is just trying to process it all on his wonderfully all-over-the-place LP 'Age Of.'
Colin Joyce
6.7.18
Premieres

Alezzandra's "Black Rose" Visual Is a Dark, Lynch-ian Look at Femininity and Control

The LA artist's sludy slow-burners soundtrack a surreal night through the city's strip clubs and seedy underbelly.
Andrea Domanick
5.24.18
Premieres

Dustin Wong, Takako Minekawa, and Good Willsmith's New Album Is Pure Bliss

'Exit Future Heart' is a swirling ambient dream born from improvised sessions at Good Willsmith's Chicago home over the course of one night.
Colin Joyce
5.4.18
Noisey Mix

Carla dal Forno’s Noisey Mix Is a Collection of Strange and Surreal Covers

Ahead of the Berlin-based songwriter's North American tour, she collects abstract takes on funk tracks, psychedelic reimaginings of bedroom pop hits, and a whole lot more.
Colin Joyce
5.4.18