Music to calm minds by

by danhon

I put out a general distress call on Twitter the other day: “Recommendations for music that will calm the mind?”

In the interests of sharing a beneficial resource, I hereby present my Twitter follower’s Music To Calm Minds By (not available in the shops, etc.):

  • Bach (in general, and also specifically oboe concertos and the Brandenburg concertos)
  • Boards of Canada
  • Air
  • KLF – Chillout
  • The Blade Runner Soundtrack
  • Penguin Cafe Orchestra
  • Morcheeba
  • Brian Eno – Music for Airports/Films
  • Philip Glass solo piano
  • Anything on radio tagged “calm
  • David Axelrod
  • Halcyon On and On
  • Autechre’s Flutter33
  • LC1
  • Faure’s Cantique de Jean Racine
  • The Field, From Here We Go Sublime
  • The Neck
  • the Pop Ambient series on Kompakt
  • Napalm Death
  • Gavin Bryars
  • Glenn Gould playing Bach (Goldberg or Well Tempered Clavier)
  • Sigur Ros
  • Astrud Gilberto
  • Iron and Wine
  • Wilco
  • Kings of Convenience
  • Nouvelle Vague