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Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm. [1]

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Acid house

Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.

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Acoustic music

Acoustic music is music that solely or primarily uses instruments that produce sound through acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means; typically the phrase refers to that made by acoustic string instruments.

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Acoustics is the branch of physics that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Altered state of consciousness

An altered state of consciousness (ASC), also called altered state of mind or mind alteration, is any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking state.

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Amber (Autechre album)

Amber is the second studio album by English electronic music duo Autechre, released by Warp Records on 7 November 1994.

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Ambient 1: Music for Airports

Ambient 1: Music for Airports is the sixth studio album by Brian Eno, released by Polydor Records in 1978.

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Ambient house

Ambient house (also called New Age house) is a subgenre of house music that first emerged in the late 1980s, combining elements of acid house and ambient music.

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Ambient music

Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.

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Ambient pop

Ambient pop is a musical genre that developed in the 1980s as an extension of the dream pop movement.

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Ambient techno

Ambient techno (also known as intelligent techno) is a 1990s offshoot of techno and ambient house that united the atmospheric textures of ambient music with the melodic and rhythmic elements of techno and electro.

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Aphex Twin

Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by his main alias Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born Cornish electronic musician best known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and IDM during the 1990s.

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Ash Ra Tempel

Ash Ra Tempel was a German krautrock group active from 1970 to 1976.

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Atonality in its broadest sense is music that lacks a tonal center, or key.

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Autechre are an English electronic music duo consisting of Rob Brown and Sean Booth, both from Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

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Avant-garde music

Avant-garde music is music that is considered to be at the forefront of experimentation or innovation in its field, with the term "avant-garde" implying a critique of existing aesthetic conventions, rejection of the status quo in favor of unique or original elements, and the idea of deliberately challenging or alienating audiences.

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Background music

Background music refers to the various styles of music or soundscapes primarily intended to be passively listened to.

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Banco de Gaia

Banco de Gaia is an electronic music project from England, formed in 1989 by Toby Marks (born 1964, South London).

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Bark Psychosis

Bark Psychosis are an English post-rock band/musical project from east London formed in 1986.

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A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles.

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Beat (acoustics)

In acoustics, a beat is an interference pattern between two sounds of slightly different frequencies, perceived as a periodic variation in volume whose rate is the difference of the two frequencies.

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Beautiful music

Beautiful music (sometimes abbreviated as BM, B/EZ or BM/EZ for "beautiful music/easy listening") is a mostly instrumental music format that was prominent in American radio from the late 1950s through the 1980s.

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Biomusic is a form of experimental music which deals with sounds created or performed by non-humans.

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Biosphere (musician)

Biosphere is the main recording name of Geir Jenssen (born 30 May 1962),Thompson, Dave (2000) Alternative Rock, Miller Freeman,, p.197-198 a Norwegian musician who has released a catalogue of ambient electronic music.

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Bird vocalization

Bird vocalization includes both bird calls and bird songs.

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Boards of Canada

Boards of Canada are a Scottish electronic music duo consisting of brothers Michael Sandison and Marcus Eoin.

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Brainvoyager is the artist name of Jos Verboven (born 17 July 1962) a Dutch electronic music composer and musician.

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Brian Eno

Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.

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The bullroarer, rhombus, or turndun, is an ancient ritual musical instrument and a device historically used for communicating over great distances.

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Chill Out

Chill Out is the third studio album by The KLF, released in February 1990 and one of the earliest ambient house concept albums.

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Chill-out music

Chill-out (shortened as chill; also typeset as chillout or chill out) is a loosely defined style of popular music characterized by slow tempos and relaxed moods.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Cluster (band)

Cluster were a German experimental musical group consisting of Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Moebius.

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Cult following

A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.

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Current 93

Current 93 are a British experimental music group, working since the early 1980s in folk-based musical forms.

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Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, with early centers in Zürich, Switzerland, at the Cabaret Voltaire (circa 1916); New York Dada began circa 1915, and after 1920 Dada flourished in Paris.

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Dark ambient

Dark ambient (especially in the 1980s referred to as ambient industrial) is a genre of post-industrial musicReed, Alexander: Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music, Oxford University Press, 2013,, p. 190 that features an ominous, dark droning and often gloomy, monumental or catacombal atmosphere, partially with discordant overtones.

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David Tibet

David Tibet (born David Michael Bunting, 5 March 1960) is a British poet and artist who founded the music group Current 93, of which he is the only full-time member.

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David Toop

David Toop (born 5 May 1949) is an English musician, author, and professor and chair of audio culture and improvisation at the London College of Communication.

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Delay (audio effect)

Delay is an audio effect and an effects unit which records an input signal to an audio storage medium, and then plays it back after a period of time.

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Diatonic scale

In western music theory, a diatonic scale is a heptatonic scale that includes five whole steps (whole tones) and two half steps (semitones) in each octave, in which the two half steps are separated from each other by either two or three whole steps, depending on their position in the scale.

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Digital radio

Digital radio is the use of digital technology to transmit and/or receive across the radio spectrum.

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Discreet Music

Discreet Music (1975) is the fourth studio album by the British musician Brian Eno.

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Downtempo (sometimes used synonymously with "trip hop") is a genre of electronic music similar to ambient music, but with a greater emphasis on beats and a less "earthy" sound than trip hop.

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Dreadzone are a British electronic music group.

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Dream pop

Dream pop (or dreampop) is a subgenre of alternative rock and neo-psychedelia that developed in the 1980s.

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Drone music

Drone music, drone-based music, or simply drone, is a subgenre of minimal music that emphasizes the use of sustained or repeated sounds, notes, or tone-clusters – called drones.

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Dub music

Dub is a genre of music that grew out of reggae in the 1960s, and is commonly considered a subgenre,Dub: soundscapes and shattered songs in Jamaican reggae, p.2 though it has developed to extend beyond the scope of reggae.

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Easy listening

Easy listening (sometimes known as mood music) is a popular music genre and radio format that was most popular during the 1950s to 1970s.

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Echoes (radio program)

Echoes is a daily two-hour music radio program hosted by John Diliberto featuring a soundscape of ambient, space, electronica, and new-age music.

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Environments (album series)

Environments is a series of LPs, cassettes, 8-Track cartridges and CDs created by producer and sound recordist Irv Teibel (1938–2010) for Syntonic Research Inc.

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Erik Satie

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (17 May 18661 July 1925), who signed his name Erik Satie after 1884, was a French composer and pianist.

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Experimental music

Experimental music is a general label for any music that pushes existing boundaries and genre definitions.

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The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Forest ecology

Forest ecology is the scientific study of the interrelated patterns, processes, flora, fauna and ecosystems in forests.

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Four on the floor (music)

Four-on-the-floor (or four-to-the-floor) is a rhythm pattern used in disco and electronic dance music.

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Furniture music

Furniture music, or in French musique d’ameublement (sometimes more literally translated as furnishing music), is background music originally played by live performers.

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George Grove

Sir George Grove, CB (13 August 1820 – 28 May 1900) was an English writer on music, known as the founding editor of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

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Get Up with It

Get Up with It is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis.

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Glitch (music)

Glitch is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the late 1990s.

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Global Communication

Global Communication is an electronic music act, consisting of Tom Middleton and Mark Pritchard.

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A gong (from Malay: gong;; ra; គង - Kong; ฆ้อง Khong; cồng chiêng) is an East and Southeast Asian musical percussion instrument that takes the form of a flat, circular metal disc which is hit with a mallet.

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Hearts of Space

Hearts of Space is a United States weekly syndicated public radio show featuring music of a contemplative nature"When you listen to space and ambient music you are connecting with a tradition of contemplative sound experience whose roots are ancient and diverse.

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Higher Intelligence Agency

Higher Intelligence Agency (HIA) is the main electronic music project of Birmingham, UK based Bobby Bird.

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An idiosyncrasy is an unusual feature of a person (though there are also other uses, see below).

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Illbient is a genre of electronic music.

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Incidental music

Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.

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Incunabula (album)

Incunabula is the debut studio album by English electronic music duo Autechre, released on 29 November 1993 by Warp.

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Independent record label

An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.

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Industrial metal

Industrial metal is the fusion of heavy metal music and industrial music, typically employing repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.

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Industrial music

Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.

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Information Age

The Information Age (also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age) is a 21st century period in human history characterized by the rapid shift from traditional industry that the Industrial Revolution brought through industrialization, to an economy based on information technology.

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An instrumental is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some inarticulate vocals, such as shouted backup vocals in a Big Band setting.

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Intelligent dance music

Intelligent dance music (commonly abbreviated as IDM) is a form of electronic music that emerged in the early 1990s, characterized by an abstract or "cerebral" sound better suited for home listening than dancing.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Irv Teibel

Irving Solomon "Irv" Teibel (October 9, 1938 - October 28, 2010) was an American field recordist, graphic designer, and photographer.

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Isao Tomita

, often known simply as Tomita, was a Japanese music composer, regarded as one of the pioneers of electronic music and space music, and as one of the most famous producers of analog synthesizer arrangements.

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ISDN (album)

ISDN is a music album by experimental electronica artists The Future Sound of London which was released in two different versions in 1994 and 1995.

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iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.

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Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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, a portmanteau of "Japanese" and "noise", is the noise music scene of Japan.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Kim Cascone

Kim Cascone (December 21, 1955) is an American composer of electronic music who is known for his releases in the ambient, industrial and electro-acoustic genre on his own record label, Silent Records.

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King Tubby

Osbourne Ruddock (28 January 1941 – 6 February 1989), better known as King Tubby, was a Jamaican sound engineer who greatly influenced the development of dub in the 1960s and 1970s.

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KK Null

, known by his stage name KK Null, is a Japanese experimental multi-instrumentalist active since the early 1980s.

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Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German band formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.

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Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lifeforms (album)

Lifeforms is the second studio album by British electronica group The Future Sound of London.

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Light music

Light music is a generic term applied to "light" orchestral music, which originated in the 18th and 19th centuries and continues until the present day.

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List of ambient music artists

This is a list of ambient music artists.

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List of animal sounds

This is a list of words used in the English language to represent the noises of particular animals, especially noises used by animals for communication.

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List of electronic music genres

This is a list of electronic music genres, consisting of genres of electronic music, primarily created with electronic musical instruments or electronic music technology.

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Loop Guru

Loop Guru is a worldbeat group consisting of bassist/guitarist Salman Gita (born Sam Dodson) and programmer Jamuud (born David Muddyman).

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Lounge music

Lounge music is a type of easy listening music popular in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Lowercase (music)

Originally coined by minimal artist Steve Roden, lowercase is an extreme form of ambient minimalism where very quiet, usually unheard, sounds are amplified to extreme levels.

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Main (band)

Main were a British band formed in 1991 by guitarists Robert Hampson and Scott Dowson, both formerly of the UK rock band Loop.

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Massage is to work and act on the body with pressure.

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3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.

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Meditation can be defined as a practice where an individual uses a technique, such as focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.

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A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.

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, better known by his stage name, is a Japanese noise musician. He is best known for his style of harsh, confrontational noise exemplified on his 1996 release, Pulse Demon. Since 1980, he has released over 400 recordings, and has collaborated with various artists. The name Merzbow comes from the German dada artist Kurt Schwitters' artwork Merzbau, in which Schwitters transformed the interior of his house using found objects. The name was chosen to reflect Akita's dada influence and junk art aesthetic. In addition to this, Akita has cited a wide range of musical influences from progressive rock, heavy metal, free jazz, and early electronic music to non-musical influences like dadaism, surrealism, and fetish culture. Since the early 2000s, he has been inspired by animal rights and environmentalism, and began to follow a vegan, straight edge lifestyle. As well as being a prolific musician, he has been a writer and editor for several books and magazines in Japan, and has written several books of his own. He has written about a variety of subjects, mostly about music, modern art, and underground culture. His more renowned works were on the topics of BDSM and Japanese bondage. Other art forms Akita has been interested in include painting, photography, filmmaking, and Butoh dance. In 2000, Extreme Records released the 50 CD box set known as the Merzbox. Akita's work has been the subject of several remix albums and at least one tribute album. This, among other achievements, has helped Merzbow to be regarded by some as the "most important artist in noise".

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Mick Harris

Mick Harris (born Michael John Harris, 12 October 1967) commonly known and credited both as Mick Harris or occasionally M.J. Harris, is an English musician.

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Miles Davis

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.

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Minimal music

Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.

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Mixmaster Morris

Mixmaster Morris (born Morris Gould, 30 December 1965) is an English ambient DJ and underground musician.

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Modular synthesizer

The modular synthesizer is a type of synthesizer, which exists in both physical and virtual forms, consisting of separate specialized modules.

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Mood (psychology)

In psychology, a mood is an emotional state.

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Music genre

A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.

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Music therapy

Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.

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Musical composition

Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, either a song or an instrumental music piece, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating or writing a new song or piece of music.

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Musical form

The term musical form (or musical architecture) refers to the overall structure or plan of a piece of music; it describes the layout of a composition as divided into sections.

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Musical Starstreams

Musical Starstreams (also known as Starstreams) is a terrestrial and internet radio program that first aired in the San Francisco bay area in December 1981.

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A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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Muzak is a brand of background music played in retail stores and other public establishments.

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Natural sounds

Natural sounds are sounds produced by natural sources in their normal soundscape.

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Nature, in the broadest sense, is the natural, physical, or material world or universe.

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A need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life.

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New Age

New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in Western nations during the 1970s.

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New-age music

New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism.

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Noise music

Noise music is a category of music that is characterised by the expressive use of noise within a musical context.

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Noise pollution

Sound pollution, also known as environmental noise or noise pollution, is the propagation of noise with harmful impact on the activity of human or animal life.

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National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Nurse with Wound

Nurse with Wound (abbreviated NWW) is the main recording name for British musician Steven Stapleton.

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Optimism is a mental attitude reflecting a belief or hope that the outcome of some specific endeavor, or outcomes in general, will be positive, favorable, and desirable.

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Ott (record producer)

Ott (born 12 April 1968 in London, England) is a British record producer and musician who has worked with Sinéad O'Connor, Embrace, The Orb, and Brian Eno, and has achieved recognition since 2002 for his own psychedelic dub tracks and his collaborations with Simon Posford (Hallucinogen / Shpongle).

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Perceptual psychology

Perceptual psychology is a subfield of cognitive psychology that is concerned specifically with the pre-conscious innate aspects of the human cognitive system: perception.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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A planetarium (plural planetaria or planetariums) is a theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about astronomy and the night sky, or for training in celestial navigation.

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Popol Vuh (band)

Popol Vuh were a German electronic avant-garde band founded by pianist and keyboardist Florian Fricke in 1969 together with Holger Trülzsch (percussion), Frank Fiedler (recording engineer and technical assistance) and Bettina Fricke (tablas and production).

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Post-rock is a form of experimental rock characterized by use of rock instruments primarily to explore textures and timbre rather than traditional song structure, chords or riffs.

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Psychedelic experience

A psychedelic experience (or 'trip') is a temporary altered state of consciousness induced by the consumption of psychedelic drugs (such as mescaline, LSD, psilocybin, and DMT).

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Psychick Warriors ov Gaia

Psychick Warriors ov Gaia is a group of Dutch techno music producers from the town of Tilburg.

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Psychoacoustics is the scientific study of sound perception and audiology.

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Radio telescope

A radio telescope is a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to receive radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky in radio astronomy.

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Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then becomes heavy enough to fall under gravity.

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Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between, and definitions varying by region for temperate rainforests.

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Recording studio

A recording studio is a specialized facility for sound recording, mixing, and audio production of instrumental or vocal musical performances, spoken words, and other sounds.

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Relaxation technique

A relaxation technique (also known as relaxation training) is any method, process, procedure, or activity that helps a person to relax; to attain a state of increased calmness; or otherwise reduce levels of pain, anxiety, stress or anger.

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Repetition (music)

Repetition is important in music, where sounds or sequences are often repeated.

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Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced.

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Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".

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Scorn (band)

Scorn was an English electronic music project.

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Seefeel are a British post-rock band formed in the early 1990s by Mark Clifford (guitar, sequencing), Daren Seymour (bass), Justin Fletcher (drums), and Sarah Peacock (vocals and guitar).

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Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Selected Ambient Works Volume II is the second studio album by English electronic musician Aphex Twin, released by Warp on 7 March 1994.

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SiriusXM Chill

Sirius XM Chill, is an electronica radio station, one of four Dance/Electronic music satellite channels operated by Sirius XM Radio, broadcasting on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 53 (previously 35), XM Satellite Radio channel 53 (previously 84) and Dish Network channel 6053.

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Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.

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Sound map

Sound maps are digital geographical maps that put emphasis on the sonic representation of a specific location.

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The soundscape is the component of the acoustic environment that can be perceived by humans.

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A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.

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Space music

Space music, also called spacemusic, is a subgenre of new-age music and is described as "tranquil, hypnotic and moving".

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Spotify Technology SA is a Swedish entertainment company founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.

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Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

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Star's End

Star's End is a weekly, five-hour-long new-age music radio show broadcast by 88.5 WXPN, the University of Pennsylvania's radio station, in Philadelphia.

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Stephen Hill (broadcaster)

Stephen Hill is a United States producer, creator and host of the long-running Hearts of Space radio program, which features "contemporary space music" from a variety of musicians and genres.

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Steven Stapleton

Steven Peter Stapleton (born 3 February 1957 in Finchley, London, England) is a British musician and the only constant member of experimental improv outfit Nurse with Wound.

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Stress management

Stress management is a wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's level of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning.

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String section

The string section is composed of bowed instruments belonging to the violin family.

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In music, sustain is a parameter of musical sound over time.

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A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music band founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese.

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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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Temple of Transparent Balls

Temple of Transparent Balls is the second album by Ed Handley, Andy Turner and Ken Downie, the first under the name The Black Dog, and was released on double vinyl, cassette and CD in 1993.

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Teo Macero

Attilio Joseph "Teo" Macero (October 30, 1925 – February 19, 2008) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, and record producer.

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The Black Dog (band)

The Black Dog is a British electronic music group, founded by Ken Downie along with Ed Handley and Andy Turner.

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The Future Sound of London

The Future Sound of London (often abbreviated to FSOL) is a British electronic music group composed of Garry Cobain (sometimes stylised as Gaz Cobain) and Brian Dougans.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The KLF (also known as The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, furthermore known as The JAMs and The Timelords and by other names) were a British electronic band of the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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The Orb

The Orb are an English electronic music group known for being the pioneers of ambient house.

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Thought encompasses a “goal oriented flow of ideas and associations that leads to reality-oriented conclusion.” Although thinking is an activity of an existential value for humans, there is no consensus as to how it is defined or understood.

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A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, lightning storm, or thundershower, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere, known as thunder.

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In music, timbre (also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics) is the perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.

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Tokyo Weekender

Tokyo Weekender magazine is the oldest English publication in Japan.

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Trance music

Trance is a genre of electronic<!-- The source says electronic music, not electronic dance music ---> music that emerged from the rave scene in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s and developed further during the early 1990s in Germany before spreading throughout the rest of Europe, as a more melodic offshoot from techno and house.

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Transglobal Underground

Transglobal Underground (sometimes written as Trans-Global Underground) is an English electro-world music group, specializing in a fusion of western, Asian and African music styles (sometimes labelled world fusion and ethno techno).

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Trip hop

Trip hop (sometimes used synonymously with "downtempo") is a musical genre that originated in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom, especially Bristol.

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Ultima Thule Ambient Music

Ultima Thule Ambient Music is a long-running, specialist ambient music radio show which has been broadcast on Australian community radio since 1989.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vice (magazine)

Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.

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Woob is the stage name of Paul Frankland, a British ambient musician who started recording in the early 1990s.

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World music

World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.

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WXPN (88.5 FM) is a non-commercial, public FM radio station licensed to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that broadcasts an adult album alternative (AAA) radio format, along with many other format shows.

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Yellow Magic Orchestra

Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band formed in Tokyo in 1978 by Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals).

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Yleisradio Oy (Finnish), also known as Rundradion (Swedish) or the Finnish Broadcasting Company (English), abbreviated to Yle (pronounced /yle/; previously stylised as YLE before the 2012 corporate rebrand), is Finland's national public broadcasting company, founded in 1926.

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Yoga (Sanskrit, योगः) is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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76:14 is the second studio album by English electronic music duo Global Communication.

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