Brian Eno — Ambient 1: Music for Airports

In high school I had a weird ritual where I would listen to this suite while I did my math homework. But it sort of makes sense because Brian Eno wanted this music to reduce tension. He conceived it while observing the stress and rush at a German airport during the mid-1970s. And it really works. » 10/20/13 9:18pm 10/20/13 9:18pm

Watch Brian Eno Describe How He Bridges Time With Sound and Light

Brian Eno has always been a prolific artist, whether as a pop star or an ambient composer. But 77 Million Paintings, one of Eno’s more recent releases, is his most expansive: a series of almost 300 individual music and lightworks that combine in an infinite array of randomized variations. But where did the idea for the … » 5/30/13 10:45am 5/30/13 10:45am

Brian Eno's Bonkers New iPad App Thinks for Itself

Brian Eno has made some trippy iOS music apps before but the latest, Scape, takes Tiger Mountain by wackiness. Look at the video above. What are all those strange symbols and shapes? Is this a music app or a weird new age religion? Or Scientology? » 9/28/12 9:00am 9/28/12 9:00am

Brian Eno's Bloom Raises the Bar for Musical iPhone Apps

Brian Eno, the father of ambient music and one of the greatest musical minds of our time, has just teamed up with musician/programmer Peter Chilvers to create one of the coolest, most unique iPhone apps to hit the App Store yet. Called Bloom, it's "part instrument, part composition and part artwork." It's also a… » 10/09/08 10:00am 10/09/08 10:00am