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What is illbient?
 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-09 23:41 [#00343537]
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Well, I've heard alot of music-styles, but what the heck is
illbient? I'm guessing it's some kind of ambient music, like
Flim or Iz-us, but I might be wrong. Anyone?


 

offline WeaklingChild from Glasgow (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-09 23:45 [#00343539]
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whoah. sounds new 2 me.


 

offline Inverted Whale from United States Minor Outlying Islands on 2002-08-09 23:47 [#00343541]
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Didn't DJ Spooky invent the term?

It's supposed to be ambient music that gives the feeling of
dread. I have Songs of a Dead Dreamer - that's a pretty good
example of the genre.


 

offline andydeer99 from BROOKLYN (United States) on 2002-08-09 23:49 [#00343544]
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i just saw spooky in williamsburg last night. i was very
dissatisfied with the show.


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-09 23:49 [#00343545]
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yeah it was dj spooky i reckon too, and his cronies
(ie. scanner)


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-09 23:50 [#00343546]
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vvm had it write when they released a record of a digitized
scan of a spooky/scanner interview - pretnshush fucks heh.


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-09 23:51 [#00343549]
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Inverted Whale, isn't ambient creepy music called Darkwave
of Dark Ambient, as well? Or is it just illbient?


 

offline Inverted Whale from United States Minor Outlying Islands on 2002-08-09 23:54 [#00343554]
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I hate genres ... I always get them mixed up.

Maybe illbient is a cross between hip hop and ambient. One
of the dictionaries of electronic music should help.


 

offline xtiaan from city of lost children (New Zealand) on 2002-08-09 23:55 [#00343555]
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aphex acid, darkwave is what americans call goth music,
especially the type that appears on cleopatra label

amon tobins bricolage has some tracks that could definately
be called illbient


 

offline The_Funkmaster from St. John's (Canada) on 2002-08-09 23:57 [#00343558]
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there is a separate genre for ambient music that gives the
feeling of dread? Damn, this is getting way too out of
hand... what about ambient that makes you feel happy, or
sad, or angry? Are there separate genres for those?


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-09 23:57 [#00343559]
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Well, then, what is illbient? Name a track, and I'll downl-
eh, make sure I'll hear it right away! :D


 

offline tolstoyed from the ocean on 2002-08-09 23:58 [#00343560]
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almost any dj spooky track


 

offline Inverted Whale from United States Minor Outlying Islands on 2002-08-10 00:02 [#00343564]
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blissbient
ambient blues
nu-ambient


 

offline tolstoyed from the ocean on 2002-08-10 00:05 [#00343570]
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try peace in zaire
well you can try out the whole riddim warfare album

optometry was released on avgust 5th, anyone got it yet?


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-10 00:07 [#00343576]
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What's blissbient, nu-ambient?


 

offline xtiaan from city of lost children (New Zealand) on 2002-08-10 00:09 [#00343579]
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aphex acid, if you can find amon tobins pirahna breaks ep on
the net (its only like 27 mins long or something, it has a
track which I think is the quintessence of illbient
it gives you that sweaty waped feeling like when you look in
the mirror coming off a heavy trip

youll know it when you hear it


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-10 00:11 [#00343581]
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I'll download it right away.


 

offline Inverted Whale from United States Minor Outlying Islands on 2002-08-10 00:12 [#00343585]
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I just made those up. :-)


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-10 00:15 [#00343588]
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Tss. :)
But blissbient sounds like some kind of peaceful Ambient.
Like Lichen (SAW II), y'know. :D


 

offline xtiaan from city of lost children (New Zealand) on 2002-08-10 00:16 [#00343590]
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blissbeint is for hippys

tho Id give ambient blues a try :P


 

offline tolstoyed from the ocean on 2002-08-10 00:22 [#00343597]
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here:nice definition
illbient almost always features a down tempo,
breakbeat-oriented rhythms, and heavily-filtered/nonmelodic
elements


 

offline xtiaan from city of lost children (New Zealand) on 2002-08-10 00:24 [#00343599]
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I was just going to say that


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-10 00:32 [#00343607]
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In another word:
Mood-music, right?
The kind of background music you set for Halloween? That
kind of music you use to scare the heck of people?


 

offline tolstoyed from the ocean on 2002-08-10 00:33 [#00343609]
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nothing scary in it for me
hehe


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-10 00:36 [#00343612]
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"blissbient
ambient blues
nu-ambient"




 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-10 00:36 [#00343613]
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[sticks 2 fingers down throat]


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-10 00:37 [#00343614]
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lol.



 

offline xtiaan from city of lost children (New Zealand) on 2002-08-10 00:37 [#00343615]
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its not overtly scary, its something much more subtle and
insidious


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2002-08-10 00:38 [#00343617]
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fucking BLISSBIENT? it sounds like a french sweet.
nu-ambient? don't even fucking go there mate.


 

offline AphexAcid from Sweden on 2002-08-10 00:40 [#00343618]
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:D
Well, do me a favour. Shut of every light in your house,
play Domino, and walk around for yourself, and "feel" the
environment. MWAHAHAHAHA!


 

offline outside_ninja from ninjaland (I touch no-one and on 2002-08-10 00:41 [#00343621]
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Cumbient is ambient music designed for Pornoes.

See DJ Climax "Sequence in a Flaming Vagina"


 

offline roygbivcore from Joyrex.com, of course! on 2002-08-10 01:19 [#00343626]
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i haven't heard any, at least not like "here's some
illbient" but i kind of thought it would be something like
chilled out jungle :/


 

offline flea from depths of your mind (New Zealand) on 2002-08-10 01:22 [#00343627]
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Illbient is a term used for dark atmospheric
Dub..essentially the music that has the opposite effect of
Dub(chill out relax get stoned etc)..while using the same
structures and sounds as dub..yes DJ Spooky probably
invented the term but the early illbient sound is most
directly indebted to SCORN and Technoanimal...DJ Spooky's
label Asphodel is full of Illbient artists..as is Blue
Planet..the home base of early PLUG..eventhough the sound
has progressed and lots of elements of Drum'n'Bass,
Drill'n'Bass and other such experimental IDMish have sunk
in.....actually the sound is getting too far removed to be
called Illbient anymore...

Amon Tobin's stuff is too cruisy and cheerful to be illbient
as is most of Ninja Tune/Mo Wax stuff...it's just at odds
with the funky ethics of the NinjaTunes etc (lately actually
I prefer the more colourful Ninja Tune stuff to illbient)


 

offline wayout from the street of crocodiles on 2002-08-10 09:14 [#00343850]
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i remember him saying in an interview that illbient was
ambient for an urban setting...so it has elements of hip hop
..and is usually supposed to be dark and kinda
claustrophobic


 

offline eXXailon from purgatory on 2002-08-10 15:02 [#00344002]
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Is Tassels (SAWII) illbient?


 

offline ExHore from Stamford, Ct. (United States) on 2002-08-10 15:11 [#00344005]
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fuck genres


 

offline Nexus 6 from Netherlands, The on 2002-08-10 16:06 [#00344022]
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flim and iz-us ambient?

right...


 

offline nanotech from Sukavasti Amitaba Pureland (United States) on 2002-08-10 18:58 [#00344124]
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darkwave is mostly synthpop. and crappy. cleopatra
records...yeah, pretty much.

darkambient is just what is sounds like...deep, dark,
brooding ambient. like the soundtrack to a horror film.
diffrent styles, from synthetic drones to soundtrackish
moans :).

illbient, i've heard this term many times, but i'm nto a
huge fan of ambient, so i didnt' look into it. but i believe
that i's soemthign to do with hip-hop and ambient. not sure,
but that's what i've gathered.

think of this...what genre mostly uses the term "ill?"
hip-hop mostly.


 

offline nanotech from Sukavasti Amitaba Pureland (United States) on 2019-06-07 10:49 [#02579604]
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