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Ambient 1 - Music For Airports (180g) Vinyl LP

AstralwerksSKU lp-13972

'as ignorable as it is interesting', minimal electronic masterpiece
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Influential ambient masterpiece from Brian Eno reissued! Originally released in 1978, Music For Airports would be the inaugural installment in Brian Eno's four part Ambient series. The album comprises of four long form pieces crafted from layered tape loops, designed to defuse tension at an airport terminal and "induce calm and a space to think." Eno was inspired to create the album after being peeved by the uninspired sound atmosphere at the Cologne Bonn airport in the mid-70's. This revelation prompted him to ultimately create a series of albums to "accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting." With compositional help from Robert Wyatt (of Soft Machine), engineer Conny Plank, and producer Rhett Davies, Eno was able to achieve his goal via phasing several tape loops of different lengths 180g import pressing with Eno's original liner notes, recommended.

  • 180g black vinyl pressing
  • high quality European import
  • includes printed liner note insert
  • original release year: 1978
  • music label: Astralwerks 2018
reviewed by lakitu 11/2018
UPC: 602567750543


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