Top Ambient Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 581 The Orb The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld 1991 Ambient Dub Ambient House
2 906 Brian Eno Ambient 1: Music for Airports 1978
3 1108 The KLF Chill Out 1990
4 1250 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II 1994 Electronic
5 1310 William Basinski The Disintegration Loops 2002 Minimalism
Tape Music
6 1372 The Orb U.F.Orb 1992 Ambient Dub Ambient House
Dub Techno
7 1550 Eno Discreet Music 1975 Modern Classical
8 1680 Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972 2011 Drone
9 1786 Tim Hecker Virgins 2013 Drone
10 1900 Gas Pop 2000
11 1908 Popol Vuh In den Gärten Pharaos 1971 Krautrock
12 2010 The Sabres of Paradise Haunted Dancehall 1994 IDM
13 2231 Grouper Ruins 2014 Singer/Songwriter
14 2356 Angelo Badalamenti Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 1990 Dark Jazz Ambient Pop
Television Music
15 2432 Stars Of The Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline 2007 Drone
16 2440 Emeralds Does It Look Like I'm Here? 2010 Progressive Electronic
17 2460 Global Communication 76:14 1994 Ambient Techno
18 2733 The Haxan Cloak Excavation 2013 Ambient Dub
Dark Ambient
Dubstep
19 2756 Peter Gabriel Passion (Music for The Last Temptation of Christ) 1989 Film Score
New Age
Regional Music
20 2760 Tangerine Dream Rubycon 1975 Berlin School
21 2769 Klaus Schulze Irrlicht 1972 Space Ambient Progressive Electronic


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Oneohtrix Point Never Returnal 2010 Electronic
Fennesz Venice 2004 Glitch
Fripp & Eno (No Pussyfooting) 1973 Drone
Brian Eno Ambient 4: On Land 1982
One Dove Morning Dove White 1993 Ambient Dub Ambient House
Julianna Barwick The Magic Place 2011 Ambient Pop
Dream Pop
Tangerine Dream Zeit 1972 Space Ambient Progressive Electronic
Shackleton Music for the Quiet Hour/The Drawbar Organ EPs 2012 Tribal Ambient Progressive Electronic
Steve Roach Dreamtime Return 1988 Tribal Ambient
Vangelis Blade Runner 1994 Space Ambient Film Score
Progressive Electronic
The Caretaker An Empty Bliss Beyond This World 2011 Turntable Music
Tim Hecker Harmony in Ultraviolet 2006
Fennesz Becs 2014 Electroacoustic
Glitch
Steve Roach Structures from Silence 1984 Space Ambient
Labradford A Stable Reference 1995 Post-Rock
Eluvium Copia 2007
Fennesz Black Sea 2008 Electronic
Constance Demby Novus Magnificat: Through the Stargate 1986 Space Ambient Neoclassical New Age
Labradford Prazision LP 1993 Post-Rock
Brian Eno Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks 1983 Space Ambient Soundtracks
Nils Frahm Spaces 2013 Modern Classical
Harold Budd and Brian Eno Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror 1980
Harold Budd and Brian Eno The Pearl 1984



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