Dark ambient is a subgenre of ambient music that features foreboding, ominous, or discordant overtones. Dark ambient has its roots in the 1970s, with the introduction of newer, smaller, and more affordable effects units, synthesizer and sampling technology. Dark ambient is an unusually diverse genre, related to ambient music and noise, yet generally free from derivatives and connections to other genres or styles.
... noise music is a 'relative' or 'sister' genre to dark ambient, or vice-versa ... Noise is considered unpleasant and dark, as is dark ambient ... Some noise artists create almost ambient soundscapes, such as Aube, MOZ, Daniel Menche, Iszoloscope, and some Merzbow ...
... Dark ambient is a general term for any kind of ambient music with a "dark" or dissonant feel, but often involves extensive use of digital reverb to create ... It has an eerie feel the term "isolationist ambient" could be used interchangeably with it according to the listener or artists perspective ... Related styles include ambient industrial and isolationist ambient ...
... Dark industrial is the marriage of dark ambient music and industrial music ... Much like dark ambient, the style is a minimalist soundscape ... What separates dark ambient from dark industrial is the harshness ...
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“It is better that, as scholars,
They should think hard in the dark cuffs
Of voluminous cloaks,
And shave their heads and bodies.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)