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Harold Budd (born May 24, 1936) is an American ambient/avant-garde composer. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was raised in the Mojave Desert, and was inspired at an early age by the humming tone caused by wind blown across telephone wires.

His career as a composer began in 1962. In the following years he gained a notable reputation in the local avant-garde community. In 1966 he graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in musical composition… read more

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  • Some of the prettiest musical landscapes ever recorded.
  • A master of his craft, with an incredible and consistent discography to boot. I'd put him over Eno any day.
  • lifts my soul
  • Please check out the piano CD i recorded called "mountain songs" and share it if you like it, thanks! :
  • Pavilion of Dreams, The Pearl, Translucence & Drift Music, Lovely Thunder and Avalon Sutra are all incredible albums and collaborations. Who am I kidding? The entire discography is a joy.
  • Amazing
  • Love it
  • Abandoned Cities is the best of the best.
  • fuck Digital Remaster 2004/5 Spotify fuck you!

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