Small Craft on a Milk Sea

Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams - Small Craft on a Milk Sea
Critic Score
Based on 28 reviews
2010 Ratings: #321 / 879
User Score
Based on 70 ratings
2010 Ratings: #183
Liked by 3 people
November 2, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warp / Label
Ambient, Electronic / Genres
Suggest a Genre
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins, Leo Abrahams / Primary Artists
Sign In to rate and review



Even a label as enviable as Warp should count itself lucky to have him, as should we.


Small Craft on a Milk Sea sits surprisingly comfortably alongside the records from Eno's ambient and experimental golden era.

Drowned in Sound

For the most part, Small Craft on a Milk Sea slots back into that forward thinking mindset, creating further realms of possibility for Eno to operate in.

One of 2010's finest ambient albums,"Small Craft on a Milk Sea", Brian Eno once again proves his longevity and illustrious vision for crafting an electronic tinged ambient record, that invariably contrasts multiple musical flavors and presents them in a palatable manner.
Small Craft on a Milk Sea is another solid ambient work from Brian Eno. It feels relaxed even in its more abrasive moments with guitar and heavy soundscapes. It really is a calming album but still has a somber air to it, it's solid project, nothing all that special for an ambient record but still a nice calming listen which allows you to indulge in it's very fine and dark atmosphere.

Best Track: Complex Heaven
Worst Track: 2 Forms Of Anger
A brilliant moody album with ranges of ambient to electronica

The ambient tracks are brilliant engaging and beautiful. The opener Emerald and Lime is such a lush soundscape that sounds like your entering some foreign autumn forest weary of what could be next. Complex heaven is a beautiful meditative song that sounds like your entering the depths of a cave and exploring it's ancient secrets. Each ambient song here paints such brilliant beautiful pictures in my mind. It's exactly what i want ... read more
☆☆☆½ — remarkable
Purchasing Small Craft on a Milk Sea from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?
Become a Donor
Donor badge, no ads + more benefits.

Track List

  1. Emerald And Lime
  2. Complex Heaven
  3. Small Craft On A Milk Sea
  4. Flint March
  5. Horse
  6. 2 Forms Of Anger
  7. Bone Jump
  8. Dust Shuffle
  9. Paleosonic
  10. Slow Ice, Old Moon
  11. Lesser Heaven
  12. Calcium Needles
  13. Emerald And Stone
  14. Written, Forgotten
  15. Late Anthropocene
Sign in to comment
No one has said anything yet.