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The Best Ambient Albums of 2017

1.

Ryuichi Sakamoto - async
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

2.

Various Artists - Mono No Aware
March 17, 2017
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

3.

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

4.

Saltland - A Common Truth
March 31, 2017
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

5.

Bibio - Phantom Brickworks
November 3, 2017
Critic Score
79
14 reviews

6.

Bing & Ruth - No Home of the Mind
February 17, 2017
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

7.

Lawrence English - Cruel Optimism
February 17, 2017
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

8.

Gas - Narkopop
April 21, 2017
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

9.

Golden Retriever - Rotations
July 28, 2017
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

10.

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - On the Echoing Green
June 16, 2017
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

11.

Visible Cloaks - Lex
December 8, 2017
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

12.

Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage
February 17, 2017
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

13.

Grandbrothers - Open
October 20, 2017
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

14.

Tom Rogerson & Brian Eno - Finding Shore
December 8, 2017
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

15.

Brian Eno - Reflection
January 1, 2017
Critic Score
73
23 reviews

16.

Prurient - Rainbow Mirror
December 1, 2017
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

17.

Vermont - II
February 10, 2017
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

18.

A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Iris
January 13, 2017
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

19.

High Plains - Cinderland
March 10, 2017
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

20.

Noveller - A Pink Sunset for No One
February 10, 2017
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

21.

Högni - Two Trains
October 20, 2017
Critic Score
65
7 reviews
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