2018 Ambient Album Releases

2018
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LP (50)
Genre
Ambient (62)
Art Pop (115)
Folk (109)
Hip Hop (356)
House (53)
Indie Pop (129)
K-Pop (62)
Metal (181)
Pop (125)
Pop Rap (57)
R&B (151)
Rock (438)
Soul (50)
Trap Rap (132)
Jan 26
Nils Frahm - All Melody
Nils Frahm
All Melody
80
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(229)
Sep 28
Tim Hecker - Konoyo
Tim Hecker
Konoyo
81
critic score
(18)
76
user score
(170)
Aug 17
Animal Collective - Tangerine Reef
Animal Collective
Tangerine Reef
59
critic score
(20)
53
user score
(124)
Oct 26
Thom Yorke - Suspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film)
Thom Yorke
Suspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film)
79
critic score
(19)
77
user score
(109)
Jul 13
Laurel Halo - Raw Silk Uncut Wood
Laurel Halo
Raw Silk Uncut Wood
81
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(94)
May 18
Gas - Rausch
Gas
Rausch
81
critic score
(11)
74
user score
(86)
Feb 23
Dedekind Cut - Tahoe
Dedekind Cut
Tahoe
78
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(52)
Feb 9
Anenon - Tongue
Anenon
Tongue
76
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(41)
May 18
Mary Lattimore - Hundreds of Days
Mary Lattimore
Hundreds of Days
75
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(39)
Jan 26
Johnny Jewel - Digital Rain
Johnny Jewel
Digital Rain
67
critic score
(4)
66
user score
(36)
Apr 27
Sigur Rós - Route One
Sigur Rós
Route One
73
user score
(36)
Feb 16
Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto - Glass
Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto
Glass
81
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(35)
Aug 24
Ólafur Arnalds - re:member
Ólafur Arnalds
re:member
75
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(34)
Mar 23
Mark Pritchard - The Four Worlds
Mark Pritchard
The Four Worlds
67
critic score
(6)
63
user score
(33)
Aug 31
Szun Waves - New Hymn to Freedom
Szun Waves
New Hymn to Freedom
84
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(30)
Nov 2
Ian William Craig - Thresholder
Ian William Craig
Thresholder
83
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(27)
Apr 13
Sarah Davachi - Let Night Come On Bells End The Day
Sarah Davachi
Let Night Come On Bells End The Day
79
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(26)
Jan 19
Pendant - Make Me Know You Sweet
Pendant
Make Me Know You Sweet
78
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(25)
Feb 2
Poppy Ackroyd - Resolve
Poppy Ackroyd
Resolve
78
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(24)
Jun 8
Jon Hassell - Listening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)
Jon Hassell
Listening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)
81
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(24)
Jun 29
Alex Zhang Hungtai - Divine Weight
Alex Zhang Hungtai
Divine Weight
71
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(24)
Jun 22
Kate NV - для FOR
Kate NV
для FOR
73
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(22)
Jun 22
Arp - Zebra
Arp
Zebra
70
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(21)
Aug 3
felicita - hej!
felicita
hej!
74
critic score
(6)
70
user score
(19)
Feb 16
Ryuichi Sakamoto - async remodels
Ryuichi Sakamoto
async remodels
75
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(18)
Sep 14
Sarah Davachi - Gave In Rest
Sarah Davachi
Gave In Rest
78
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(18)
Apr 5
The Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 4
The Caretaker
Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 4
85
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(17)
Oct 12
William Basinski + Lawrence English - Selva Oscura
William Basinski + Lawrence English
Selva Oscura
73
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(17)
Feb 28
Hampshire & Foat - The Honeybear
Hampshire & Foat
The Honeybear
75
user score
(14)
Mar 23
Ben Frost - All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated
Ben Frost
All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated
70
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(13)
May 21
Johnny Jewel - Themes for Television
Johnny Jewel
Themes for Television
66
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(13)
Jul 13
Pariah - Here From Where We Are
Pariah
Here From Where We Are
75
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(13)
Feb 28
Kilchhofer - The Book Room
Kilchhofer
The Book Room
77
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(12)
Mar 2
E Ruscha V - Who Are You
E Ruscha V
Who Are You
66
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(12)
Jan 1
VVV x Sangam - Tomorrow Comes
VVV x Sangam
Tomorrow Comes
60
user score
(11)
Feb 28
Terekke - Improvisational Loops
Terekke
Improvisational Loops
75
user score
(11)
May 4
Chris Reimer - Hello People
Chris Reimer
Hello People
75
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(11)
Oct 19
John Carpenter - Halloween: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
John Carpenter
Halloween: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
75
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(11)
Mar 16
Rafael Anton Irisarri - Sirimiri
Rafael Anton Irisarri
Sirimiri
69
user score
(10)
May 4
Brian Eno - Music for Installations
Brian Eno
Music for Installations
77
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(10)
Feb 16
Astrid Sonne - Human Lines
Astrid Sonne
Human Lines
75
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(9)
Feb 23
Jason Sharp - Stand Above The Streams
Jason Sharp
Stand Above The Streams
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(9)
Apr 6
Christina Vantzou - No. 4
Christina Vantzou
No. 4
80
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(9)
Sep 20
The Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 5
The Caretaker
Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 5
70
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(9)
Feb 1
Kuniyuki Takahashi - Early Tape Works (1986-1993) Volume 1
Kuniyuki Takahashi
Early Tape Works (1986-1993) Volume 1
73
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Jan 26
Various Artists - In Death's Dream Kingdom
Various Artists
In Death's Dream Kingdom
77
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(7)
Jun 29
Orquesta de las Nubes - The Order of Change
Orquesta de las Nubes
The Order of Change
78
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(6)
Jul 27
Masayoshi Fujita - Book of Life
Masayoshi Fujita
Book of Life
79
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(6)
May 13
DJ Healer - Planet Lonely
DJ Healer
Planet Lonely
85
user score
(4)
Jun 6
Jim O'Rourke - Sleep Like It's Winter
Jim O'Rourke
Sleep Like It's Winter
81
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(4)
Jan 31
Raison D'être - Alchymeia
Raison D'être
Alchymeia
76
user score
(3)
Sep 14
Less Bells - Solifuge
Less Bells
Solifuge
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(3)
May 1
AURAL - Sonic Metamorphosis
AURAL
Sonic Metamorphosis
72
user score
(2)
Mar 28
Ssaliva - WYIN
Ssaliva
WYIN
55
user score
(1)
May 1
meanwhile - Catharsis
meanwhile
Catharsis
71
user score
(1)
Sep 28
Krikor Kouchian - Saudi
Krikor Kouchian
Saudi
76
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(1)

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