Hi, I’m Alex Ruder and I’m a music supervisor at The Octave Group. No doubt it’s a prerequisite for the job, but I’m a fan of a lot of types of music. A genre that I’ve been particularly passionate about for a while now though, that you probably don’t hear blasting through the speakers at your favorite retail spots, is ambient music. The calm, spacious, and meditative tones – it’s been a welcome and much-needed reprieve from the noise of everyday life. Maybe a world where everyone listens to more ambient music would be a more peaceful and beautiful place? I’d like to think so.
While it’s been growing in popularity over the years, it’s still a style of music created by artists who aren’t often all that concerned with social media numbers or receive the support of major label marketing budgets. It makes digging for this type of music all the more thrilling, especially when you discover a song, or an album, or an artist that is able to […]