There is a school of thought that links “ambient music” to “chilling out,”
but that shorthand does a disservice to the artists pushing the genre into fascinating new terrain.
Think of ambient music as “slowed-down symphonies,” with small textures that reveal incredible attention to detail,
making bucolic music crackle with life. Here are the latest and best ambient releases on Bandcamp.
The follow-up to one of February’s best chill-out records from anonymous composer Glåsbird, exploring a similarly icy-sounding and melodic sound but with an added complexity that makes for a wonderful listen.