New Age Vinyl Analog Recordings Collection
New Age music is music of various styles, which is intended to create inspiration, relaxation, and positive feelings, often used by listeners for yoga, massage, inspiration, relaxation, meditation and reading as a method of stress management or to create a peaceful atmosphere in their home or other environments often associated with environmentalism and New Age spirituality.
The harmonies in New Age music are generally modal, consonant, or include a drone bass. The melodies are often repetitive, to create a hypnotic feeling, and sometimes recordings of nature sounds are used as an introduction to a track or throughout the piece. Songs of up to 30 minutes' duration are common.
New Age music includes both electronic forms, frequently relying on sustained pads or long sequencer-based runs, and acoustic forms, featuring instruments such as flutes, piano, acoustic guitar and a wide variety of non-western acoustic instruments. In many cases, high-quality digitally sampled instruments are used instead of natural acoustic instruments. Vocal arrangements were initially rare in New Age music but as it has evolved vocals have become more common, especially vocals featuring Sanskrit, Tibetan- or Native American-influenced chants, or lyrics based on mythology such as Celtic legends or the realm of Faerie.
Some New Age music artists openly embrace New Age beliefs, while other artists and bands have specifically stated that they do not consider their own music to be New Age, even when their work has been labeled as such by record labels, music retailers, or radio broadcasters.
Artists : 23 artists - 37 Albums
William Ackerman - Mark Isham - Ira Stein - Charles Lloyd - Tom Van Der Geld - Kit Walker - Billy Childs - Philippe Saisse - Ian Matthews
Peter Buffets - Michael Jones - Malcolm Dalglish - Ben Sidran - Bruce Mitchell - Mitchel Forman - Tim Story - Barre Philips - Liz Story
Alex De Grassi - Nels Cline - Denny Zeitlin - Joachim Kuhn - The Chieftains