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The slow glide of electronic curtains: Solar Fields interviewed [interview]

In 1978 I released the first record which described itself as Ambient Music, a name I invented to describe an emerging musical style”, one of the fathers of ambient music, Brian Eno, writes in “Brian Eno’s Ambient 1: Music For Airports”, named after his seminal album that same year. The album was the introduction to a new music genre and the first in a series of “environmental music” projects that sought to create relaxing and soothing sounds that could be used to enhance the feeling or mood of a particular place, and today Eno is widely credited as an innovator of ambient music.

However, since the late 1970s the diverse genre known as ambient music has matured and together with The Berlin School and bands as Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze, it branched into a wide range of sub-genres like space music, downtempo, drone and the whole psybient scene sharing the stages with the psytrance community.

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