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The Best Ambient Albums of 2015 by User Score

1. Alva Noto - Xerrox Vol. 3

Alva Noto - Xerrox Vol. 3
March 31st, 2015
USER SCORE
91
6 reviews

2. Max Richter - SLEEP

Max Richter - SLEEP
September 4th, 2015
USER SCORE
84
38 reviews

3. Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto - The Revenant

Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto - The Revenant
December 25th, 2015
USER SCORE
84
10 reviews

4. Ahnnu - Perception

Ahnnu - Perception
April 7th, 2015
USER SCORE
80
6 reviews

5. Nicolas Jaar - Nymphs II

Nicolas Jaar - Nymphs II
May 11th, 2015
USER SCORE
80
64 reviews

6. Andrew Bird - Echolocations: Canyon

Andrew Bird - Echolocations: Canyon
February 3rd, 2015
USER SCORE
78
6 reviews

7. 2814 - 新しい日の誕生

2814 - 新しい日の誕生
January 21st, 2015
USER SCORE
78
135 reviews

8. Nicolas Jaar - Pomegranates

Nicolas Jaar - Pomegranates
February 22nd, 2015
USER SCORE
77
57 reviews

9. Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled

Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled
September 25th, 2015
USER SCORE
77
7 reviews

10. Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury - Ex Machina

Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury  - Ex Machina
April 7th, 2015
USER SCORE
76
5 reviews

11. Ian William Craig - Cradle for the Wanting

Ian William Craig - Cradle for the Wanting
November 13th, 2015
USER SCORE
76
6 reviews

12. Benoît Pioulard - Sonnet

Benoît Pioulard - Sonnet
March 31st, 2015
USER SCORE
76
20 reviews

13. Rafael Anton Irisarri - A Fragile Geography

Rafael Anton Irisarri - A Fragile Geography
October 23rd, 2015
USER SCORE
76
8 reviews

14. Vessels - Dilate

Vessels - Dilate
March 2nd, 2015
USER SCORE
76
41 reviews

15. William Basinski - Cascade

William Basinski - Cascade
April 28th, 2015
USER SCORE
75
25 reviews

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

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - A Year With 13 Moons
February 9th, 2015
USER SCORE
73
44 reviews

17. Félicia Atkinson - A Readymade Ceremony

Félicia Atkinson - A Readymade Ceremony
March 17th, 2015
USER SCORE
73
6 reviews

18. Lee Bannon - Pattern of Excel

Lee Bannon - Pattern of Excel
July 10th, 2015
USER SCORE
71
11 reviews

19. Inventions - Maze of Woods

Inventions - Maze of Woods
March 17th, 2015
USER SCORE
70
9 reviews

20. Sam Prekop - The Republic

Sam Prekop - The Republic
February 24th, 2015
USER SCORE
70
5 reviews

21. Flying Saucer Attack - Instrumentals 2015

Flying Saucer Attack - Instrumentals 2015
July 17th, 2015
USER SCORE
69
8 reviews

22. Noveller - Fantastic Planet

Noveller - Fantastic Planet
January 26th, 2015
USER SCORE
67
12 reviews

23. Yves Tumor - When Man Fails You

Yves Tumor - When Man Fails You
July 1st, 2015
USER SCORE
67
10 reviews

24. Jeff Bridges - Sleeping Tapes

Jeff Bridges - Sleeping Tapes
January 28th, 2015
USER SCORE
65
18 reviews

25. Johnny Jewel - Lost River

Johnny Jewel - Lost River
March 30th, 2015
USER SCORE
64
5 reviews
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