Whether expansive and hypnotic, deep and liquid, or pulsing and glitchy, these beautiful albums released in 2014 are all about tone and atmosphere. Dub and ambient aesthetics meld together with a plethora of other tones, styles, and motifs that captivate the ears, engage the mind, fuel the imagination, and soothe the soul.
Click on the cover art to discover/order any album and scroll down to listen to a sample from each.
‘North by Ocoeur
‘Bent’ by Kiasmos
‘Sturgeon Bank’ by Loscil
‘Ikigami’ by Idlefon
‘Let the Silence Float’ by Deru
‘Always’ by 36
‘Wide’ by Christopher Willits
‘Is’ by Purl
‘Last Known Position’ by Ryan Teague
‘Tintinnabuli Mathematica 9f3’ by Guy Birkin