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Pitchfork's 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

By Pitchfork

Wallpaper music? None here. These are the albums that have shifted moods and created new worlds. Check out our 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time.

37 songs

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    1/1 - 2004 Digital RemasterBrian EnoAmbient 1/Music For Airports
    17:210:30
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    7:440:30
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    21:430:30
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    18:390:30
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    10:560:30
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    Do WhileOval94diskont.
    24:040:30
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    10:010:30
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    5:240:30
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    9:460:30
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    An Ending (Ascent) - 2005 Digital RemasterBrian EnoApollo
    4:260:30
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    Performance Two - Part 2Terry RileyPersian Surgery Dervishes
    22:460:30
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    5:450:30
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    5:040:30
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    Montagne D'Or (Der Gute Berg) - Der Gute BergThe OrbOrbvs Terrarvm
    10:410:30
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    3:100:30
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    She Loves Me That WayGrouperA I A: Alien Observer
    8:340:30
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    10:010:30
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    The Lost Day - 2004 Digital RemasterBrian EnoAmbient 4/On Land
    9:120:30
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    What??Folke RabeWhat??
    25:400:30
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    5:160:30
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    4:330:30
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    Rattlesnake MountainPauline OliverosAccordion & Voice
    22:030:30
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    4:530:30
  25. 25.
    Deep DistanceAshraNew Age Of Earth
    5:490:30
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    Live RoomTim HeckerVirgins
    7:010:30
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    Poa AlpinaBiosphereSubstrata
    4:110:30
  29. 29.
    Concert At Phil Niblock's LoftSuzanne CianiBuchla Concerts 1975
    20:000:30
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