The Best Ambient Albums of All Time

2. David Bowie - Low

David Bowie - Low
January 14, 1977
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

3. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92

Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92
February 12, 1992
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

4. Fennesz - Endless Summer

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

6. Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts

Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts
November 16, 2009
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

7. Nils Frahm - Spaces

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

8. Ian William Craig - Centres

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

9. Nils Frahm - Felt

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

11. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
84
15 reviews

12. Fennesz - Venice

Fennesz - Venice
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

14. Szun Waves - New Hymn to Freedom

Szun Waves - New Hymn to Freedom
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

15. Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line

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

16. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

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

17. Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet

Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
October 16, 2006
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

18. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

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

19. Tim Hecker - Virgins

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

20. Ian William Craig - Thresholder

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

22. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Englabörn

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Englabörn
January 1, 2002
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

23. A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Atomos

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

24. Grouper - Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill

Grouper - Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
June 10, 2008
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

25. Fennesz - Bécs

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