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The Best Ambient Albums of the 2010s

2. Nils Frahm - Spaces

Nils Frahm - Spaces
November 18, 2013
Critic Score
85
13 reviews

3. Ian William Craig - Centres

Ian William Craig - Centres
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

4. Nils Frahm - Felt

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

5. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972

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

8. Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line

Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line
November 26, 2012
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

9. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

The Haxan Cloak - Excavation
April 15, 2013
Critic Score
84
16 reviews

10. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

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

11. Tim Hecker - Virgins

Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Critic Score
83
24 reviews

12. Ian William Craig - Thresholder

Ian William Craig - Thresholder
November 2, 2018
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

14. A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Atomos

A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Atomos
October 6, 2014
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

15. Fennesz - Bécs

Fennesz - Bécs
April 28, 2014
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

16. Peter Broderick - Music for Confluence

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

17. Szun Waves - New Hymn to Freedom

Szun Waves - New Hymn to Freedom
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

18. Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe

Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe
August 20, 2013
Critic Score
82
20 reviews

19. Grouper - Ruins

Grouper - Ruins
October 31, 2014
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

20. Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - A Year With 13 Moons

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - A Year With 13 Moons
February 9, 2015
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

21. William Basinski - A Shadow in Time

William Basinski - A Shadow in Time
January 20, 2017
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

22. Bing & Ruth - Tomorrow Was the Golden Age

Bing & Ruth - Tomorrow Was the Golden Age
October 14, 2014
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

23. Ryuichi Sakamoto - async

Ryuichi Sakamoto - async
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
81
9 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. Loscil - Sea Island

Loscil - Sea Island
November 17, 2014
Critic Score
81
7 reviews
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