Editors’ Picks

Sunny Day Real Estate
Diary
(Sub Pop, 1994)

Bibio
Phantom Brickworks

One of Warp's most elusive artists goes the ambient route, channeling William Basinski and The Caretaker

SW.
The Album

Mr. YT
Brand New Day

Ambient-house rarities from the Japanese composer behind 'Metal Gear 2' and the cult series 'Souls'

Brian Eno
Reflection

A record you ruminate over, as it flickers and fades like a fancy, overpriced candle

6 Records Worth Streaming This Weekend

Discussed: Jim Jarmusch's guitar heroism, Erlend Øye's disco phase, a Satanic jazz score, and more

6 Records Worth Streaming This Weekend

Rave on with Demdike Stare and weep alongside a rusty blues/gospel comp

P.E. Hewitt Jazz Ensemble
Winter Winds

Feel like you're living in a Fellini film

Siouxsie and the Banshees
Juju

Cloaked in cobwebs sans the sheer camp of their contemporaries

CHI
The Original Recordings

A master class in moody ambient music, cut at a communal farm in Holland

Various Artists
Sky Girl

Mostly unknown musicians who sang their singles into the void between 1961 and 1991

Cult of Youth
Final Days

Screaming into the abyss as the world burns

Lifetones
For a Reason

Alice Coltrane
Journey In Satchidananda

Five Rad New Records That Don’t Feature Drake

Including a Pampa compilation, F ingers solo debut, Brian Eno and more