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The concept of ambience in Popular Music Brian Eno KLF The Orb Erik Satie John Cage American

minimalism Primal scream, acid rock Four tet ...ambient music- a gentle music of low dynamics, blurred edges, and washes of sound colour, produced primarily through electronic means. (Tamm, 1989: 3). The concept that the timbre, the sound colour shapes the development of new age music, space music. Consider how timbre affects mood? Ultimately this can then be fitted to the concept of ambience in popular music. Ambience creates: soundscapes, musical concept, concept of time, without pulse, no sense of time The development of chance as in John Cages Silence/