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Illbient is a term coined by DJ Olive to describe the iconoclastic music being produced by a community of artists based in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York in the early 1990s. The word "Illbient" is a portmanteau of the slang term "ill" (a positive expression: bad meaning good) and "".

Other definitions, such as those coined by the iconoclastic Helios Creed, state: "although Eno invented ambient music while ill in bed - "illbient" is actually… read more

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  • Avatar for LiamRandolph
    @A_N_Onim Cyberpunk isn't a music genre. Are you sure you're not thinking of digital hardcore?
  • Avatar for gonzeaux
    I remember hearing Kim Gordon say she was excited about illbient music in some interview from the mid 90s, still seems like a silly term
  • Avatar for HxClpmaskmanHxC
    [artist]DOLG (A.P.)[/artist]
  • Avatar for A_N_Onim
    Wtf? Cyberpunk? : D What's up? That's total other music, it's closer indrustial than illbient.
  • Avatar for spincat
    Awesome, not boring at all.
  • Avatar for st_shikaka
    i dont think that Delerium is illbient ><
  • Avatar for BANDITOATTACK
    i actually laughed when i read this word
  • Avatar for dronehymns
    Scorn is dub. Just saying.
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