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is music that is designed to be part of the environment. It focuses on sonic texture rather than
. Ambient music typically lacks variety but has developed a set of distinct sub-genres. As a genre it originated in the
at a time when new sound-making devices such as the
, were being introduced to a wider market.
was an early pioneer of ambient music. Its popularity peaked in the early 1990s.
gained commercial success with ambient tracks. Ambient compositions are often quite lengthy, much longer than more popular, commercial forms of music. Some pieces can reach a half an hour or more in length.
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"Sunday Night Chill," A Weekly Ambient Electronic Music Playlist on ''Indie Shuffle''
Ambient Techno in ''Sound on Sound''
Ambient Music Guide – Comprehensive ambient music resource site
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