Is New Age just wallpaper music?

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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby Positive Passion » 02 Jul 2021, 06:34

Rorschach wrote:
OUTPLAY wrote:I listened to so much Eno the other day I had to be taken home in an AMBIENCE


I'm nicking that.


I first heard it in a capital radio advert for a restaurant, I think, in the early 1980s

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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby C » 02 Jul 2021, 09:31

trans-chigley express wrote:
C wrote:
Eno recommends that his ambient albums are played at low volume which I always do

This is one of the best albums ever made:







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More ambient than new age but does veer dangerously close. The kind of thing that would be on an endless loop at a week yoga retreat.


When I was working for the Department for Education and on the days I was working from home I had this album on continuous loop during the day.

5 or 6 times a day for 10 years probably two days a week.

Somebody do the math(s) - that's thousands of plays




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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby robertff » 02 Jul 2021, 11:39

C wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
C wrote:
Eno recommends that his ambient albums are played at low volume which I always do

This is one of the best albums ever made:



.


More ambient than new age but does veer dangerously close. The kind of thing that would be on an endless loop at a week yoga retreat.


When I was working for the Department for Education and on the days I was working from home I had this album on continuous loop during the day.

5 or 6 times a day for 10 years probably two days.

Somebody do the math(s) - that's thousands of plays


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:o You poor thing.


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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby GoogaMooga » 02 Jul 2021, 11:50

"Thursday Afternoon" must be exceptionally good, then. I am going to order it.
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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby C » 02 Jul 2021, 14:02

GoogaMooga wrote:"Thursday Afternoon" must be exceptionally good, then. I am going to order it.


Googs, I suggest you listen to it first.

You may be better starting with this:

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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby GoogaMooga » 02 Jul 2021, 16:16

Thanks. I've got a few Eno albums, but not that one, either.
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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby C » 03 Jul 2021, 18:06

GoogaMooga wrote:Thanks. I've got a few Eno albums, but not that one, either.


There's more going on Apollo which may appeal more





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I'm a hedgehog testicle kind of guy.
Like onion bhajis but earthier.

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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby GoogaMooga » 03 Jul 2021, 20:21

Thanks again, C.
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Re: Is New Age just wallpaper music?

Postby Lord Rother » 04 Jul 2021, 09:22

GoogaMooga wrote:"Thursday Afternoon" must be exceptionally good, then. I am going to order it.


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