AOTY 2017

The Best Ambient Albums of All Time

2. Fennesz - Endless Summer

Fennesz - Endless Summer
July 3, 2001
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

4. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
85
15 reviews

5. Fennesz - Venice

Fennesz - Venice
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

6. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
October 16, 2006
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

7. Nils Frahm - Felt

Nils Frahm - Felt
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

8. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

The Haxan Cloak - Excavation
April 15, 2013
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

9. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Englabörn

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Englabörn
January 1, 2002
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

10. Nils Frahm - Spaces

Nils Frahm - Spaces
November 18, 2013
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

11. Ian William Craig - Centres

Ian William Craig - Centres
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

12. Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts

Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts
November 16, 2009
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

13. Tim Hecker - Virgins

Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

14. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

Jon Hopkins - Immunity
June 3, 2013
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

18. Peter Broderick - Music for Confluence

Peter Broderick - Music for Confluence
November 22, 2011
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

19. Grouper - Ruins

Grouper - Ruins
October 31, 2014
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

20. Ben Frost - By The Throat

Ben Frost - By The Throat
November 10, 2009
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

21. William Basinski - A Shadow in Time

William Basinski - A Shadow in Time
January 20, 2017
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

22. Ryuichi Sakamoto - async

Ryuichi Sakamoto - async
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

23. Fennesz - Bécs

Fennesz - Bécs
April 28, 2014
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

24. Bing & Ruth - No Home of the Mind

Bing & Ruth - No Home of the Mind
February 17, 2017
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

25. Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe

Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe
August 20, 2013
Critic Score
81
20 reviews
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