Ambient, Vol. 1: A Brief History of Ambient

Ambient, Vol. 1: A Brief History of Ambient

     
 
Although it seemed to arrive out of nowhere in the early '90s, ambient music actually has a long and varied history, leading back to Brian Eno and Kraftwerk's electronic experiments in the 1970s, right up to Aphex Twin's textural techno soundscapes. As an introduction and history lesson,

Overview

Although it seemed to arrive out of nowhere in the early '90s, ambient music actually has a long and varied history, leading back to Brian Eno and Kraftwerk's electronic experiments in the 1970s, right up to Aphex Twin's textural techno soundscapes. As an introduction and history lesson, the two-disc A Brief History of Ambient Music can't be beat; it shows that the ambient-techno trend has roots that most fans wouldn't even realize existed.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/22/1994
Label:
Virgin Records Us
UPC:
0724383943425
catalogNumber:
39434

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ash Ra Tempel   Track Performer
Harold Budd   Track Performer
Roger Eno   Track Performer
Laraaji   Track Performer
Penguin Cafe Orchestra   Track Performer
Tangerine Dream   Track Performer
Prince Far   Track Performer
Sheila Chandra   Track Performer
Jon Hassell   Track Performer
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan   Track Performer
Baaba Maal   Track Performer
Gong   Track Performer
Hawkwind   Track Performer
Killing Joke   Track Performer
Phil Manzanera   Track Performer
Material   Track Performer
Daevid Allen   Track Performer
Bassomatic   Track Performer
William Orbit   Track Performer
Rain Tree Crow   Track Performer
Faust   Track Performer
Irmin Schmidt   Track Performer
Verve   Track Performer
Schmidt/Spoerri   Track Performer
Edge   Track Performer
Tsinandali Choir   Track Performer
Amorphous Androgynous   Track Performer
Grid   Track Performer
Michael Brook   Track Performer
Holger Czukay   Track Performer
Edgar Froese   Track Performer
Christopher Franke   Track Performer
Robert Fripp   Track Performer
Richard Horowitz   Track Performer
Jah Wobble   Track Performer
Ryuichi Sakamoto   Track Performer
Bruno Spoerri   Track Performer
David Sylvian   Track Performer
Jansen   Track Performer
Voyager   Track Performer
Brian End   Track Performer
Roger End   Track Performer
Guo Brothers   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Klaus Schulze   Producer
Tangerine Dream   Producer
Phil Manzanera   Producer
Daevid Allen   Producer
William Orbit   Producer
Youth   Composer
Edge   Producer
Grid   Producer
Jaz Coleman   Composer
Holger Czukay   Producer
Edgar Froese   Producer
Brian Eno   Producer
Robert Fripp   Producer
Jah Wobble   Producer
Ryuichi Sakamoto   Arranger,Producer
David Sylvian   Producer
Tony Thorpe   Producer
K. Walker   Composer
Simon Heyworth   Producer
Paul Ferguson   Composer
Nye   Producer
Jansen   Producer
Simon Hopkins   Liner Notes,Sleeve Notes
Buggy G. Riphead   Artwork,Art Direction,Illustrations
Gerard Talbot   Liner Notes
Barbieri   Producer
Williams   Producer
Brennan   Producer
Chris Franke   Composer

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