The Meditation Mixtapes

Amidst the traffic and noise of 21st Century living, there's an increasing group of people trying to carve out pockets of peace and quiet in everyday life. Whether its tracing the lines of mindfulness colouring books, or chilling to an episode of Slow TV, the art of stillness and quiet is offering increasingly creative avenues. 

For all of you music-lovers who have ever sought out some spacious, empty music to aid your daily meditations, Pitchfork has just released this great primer on ambient music, complete with a foreword from Australian ambient artist Keith Fullerton Whitman and including cuts from Aphex Twin and experimental mastermind Brian Eno.

Dive in below and find the perfect atmosphere for your next quiet time.