Best new Ambient albums, songs & artists in 2016



Brian Eno personally invented the ambient genre in the 1970’s. Still his influence is felt in so much music nowadays. So here’s a list of the best recent ambient music!
The Vore selects the top best Ambient albums of 2016. Who are the new Brian Eno, Harold Budd & Steve Roach in the Ambient genre?
Ambient2016
Popular artistsOneohtrix Point Never, Tim Hecker & Benoît Pioulard
Most listened to songs:Benoît Pioulard - With No Advantage, Lee Bannon - Good / Swimmer & Flying Saucer Attack - Instrumental 4

Top 10 new Ambient albums out now in 2016

Recent Ambient albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. Christian Naujoks - Wave (27-05-2016)
  2. Ambient artist Christian Naujoks
    Wave - a 27-05-2016 album by Christian Naujoks who also made Untitled. Music fans who enjoyed Durutti Column should check out Wave. It is Ambient with Experimental, Post-Rock, and more influences. The best track on Wave is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review7.5%
    Keywordsdreamy • reverb •
    CountryGermany •
    Length35:27
    Coolest VideoclipCorallito
    LabelDial
    Official websiteChristian Naujoks
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  3. MMOTHS - Luneworks (11-03-2016)
  4. Ambient artist MMOTHS
    Luneworks - a 11-03-2016 album by MMOTHS who also made EP. Music fans who enjoyed Ben Frost should check out Luneworks. It is Ambient with Electronic, Experimental, and more influences. The best track on Luneworks is Deu (soundcloud below).

    Keywordsdark • trippy • warm •
    CountryIreland {Republic} •
    Length43:05
    Coolest VideoclipEva
    LabelBecause
    Official websiteMMOTHS
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  5. Huerco S. - For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have) (10-06-2016)
  6. Ambient artist Huerco S.
    For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have) - a 10-06-2016 album by Huerco S. who also made Colonial Patterns. Music fans who enjoyed Tim Hecker should check out For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have). It is Ambient with Electronic, Experimental, and more influences. The best track on For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have) is Promises of Fertility (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review8.1%
    Keywordsinstrumental • electronic • atmospheric •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length52:49
    Coolest Videoclip
    LabelProibito
    Official websiteHuerco S.
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  7. Noveller - Fantastic Planet (January 26, 2015)
  8. Ambient artist Noveller
    Fantastic Planet - a January 26, 2015 album by Noveller who also made No Dreams & Artifact. Music fans who enjoyed Julianna Barwick should check out Fantastic Planet. It is Ambient with Dream Pop, Experimental, and more influences. The best track on Fantastic Planet is Into the Dunes (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsethereal • psychedelic • trippy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length38:38
    Coolest VideoclipRubicon
    LabelFire
    Official websiteNoveller
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  9. Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - A Year With 13 Moons (February 10, 2015)
  10. Ambient artist Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
    A Year With 13 Moons - a February 10, 2015 album by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma who also made Love is a Stream. Music fans who enjoyed Inventions should check out A Year With 13 Moons. It is Ambient with Electronic, New Age, and more influences. The best track on A Year With 13 Moons is Pale Flower (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review90%
    Keywordsdreamy • experimental • subtle •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length39:34
    Coolest VideoclipLove After Love
    LabelMexican Summer
    Official websiteJefre Cantu-Ledesma
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  11. King Midas Sound & Fennesz - Edition 1 (September 18, 2015)
  12. Ambient artist King Midas Sound & Fennesz
    Edition 1 - a September 18, 2015 album by King Midas Sound & Fennesz who also made Waiting For You. Music fans who enjoyed Fennesz should check out Edition 1. It is Ambient with Drone, Electronic, New Age, and more influences. The best track on Edition 1 is Waves (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsdark • avant-garde • repetitive •
    CountryAustria • United Kingdom •
    Length1:58:58
    Coolest VideoclipLighthouse Version
    LabelNinja Tune
    Official websiteKing Midas Sound & Fennesz
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  13. William Basinski - Cascade (April 28, 2015)
  14. Ambient artist William Basinski
    Cascade - a April 28, 2015 album by William Basinski who also made The Disintegration Loops II. Music fans who enjoyed Harold Budd should check out Cascade. It is Ambient with Electronic, Experimental, and more influences. The best track on Cascade is Cascade (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review74%
    Keywordsexperimental • psychedelic •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length40:12
    Coolest VideoclipMelancholia
    Label2062
    Official websiteWilliam Basinski
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  15. Lee Bannon - Pattern of Excel (July 10, 2015)
  16. Ambient artist Lee Bannon
    Pattern of Excel - a July 10, 2015 album by Lee Bannon who also made Alternate / Endings . Music fans who enjoyed Burial should check out Pattern of Excel. It is Ambient with Electronic, Modern Classical, and more influences. The best track on Pattern of Excel is Disneµ Girls (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review66%
    Keywordsexperimental • lo-fi •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length40:09
    Coolest VideoclipDAW In The Sky For Pigs
    LabelNinja Tune
    Official websiteLee Bannon
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2016 Ambient albums

Best upcoming Ambient albums with release dates.

  1. Principe del Norte• by Prins Thomas
  2. Prins Thomas is signed with Smalltown Supersound in 2016
    Release Date: February 19, 2016 // Label: Smalltown Supersound
    Previous releases: Prins Thomas II & Prins Thomas III
    Associated genre: Ambient Electronic • Experimental • .
    Official website


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