The X (Chromosome) Factor

There really are more women creating Ambient music than are given credit, so again, thanks and kudos to At Water’s Edge for showing the creativity out there – if you look.

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The ambient music world is peopled with a wide variety of artists, making music all over the world. With differing focuses on gear, techniques, and sensibilities, the range of expression is vast.

Of those many varied artists, we don’t hear often enough about the women… the X (chromosome) Factor, if you will. As someone said to me recently, however: It’s not a matter of quality, but of exposure. There are more women electronic artists than you might imagine, and today we sample some of their work.

And here’s a highly relevant article: “‘Woman’ is not a genre of music”:

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