A Closer Listen’s Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Source: a closer listen.

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days! Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills. This week, we’ll list all the fall releases we’ve been privileged to hear.

Today we cover ambient and drone: two sides of the same coin. If ambient music is designed to calm and soothe, drone reflects the anxieties of dark days and insomniac nights. In the middle lies dark ambient, which exposes the ghosts and dark undercurrents of society. The rapidly changing events of summer 2021 have created an emotional whiplash; some days we seek quietude, while other days we want to scream. Perhaps the panacea can be found below.