My Studies of David Toop

As a listener and lover of ambient music and sound, I eventually had to encounter David Toop. He is a pioneer in new types of music and has taught me about different types of music in the genre that I love so much. He’s a musician, writer, and teacher who sees music as a living […]

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My experience with ambient music

As an Asperger suffering and highly sensitive introvert, it’s no surprise that music is my way of calming down when the world gets too crazy. I’ve used ASMR roleplays, ambient sounds, instrumental music, and other types of background music to calm myself down. However, I’ve always done ambient sound (such as city, park, or outdoor […]

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Is there a relationship between the environment and music?

The music industry is big business. International superstars jet, first class, around the world meeting, greeting and playing to stadium-sized audiences. This is not limited to the rock or pop stars. Classical music superstars enjoy the same rock star treatment. The entire audience at the Torino Olympics sang the choral part to Luciano Pavarotti’s opening […]

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Finding David Toop Takes Some Doing

You can find the basics quite easily. He was born in London in 1949 and so a post-war baby with all that implies. He went through his teens in the 1960’s and though that doesn’t mean we know what he experienced we know the zeitgeist we know the feelings and we know the rejection (even […]

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