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We Give Pitchfork's 50 Best Ambient Albums List a 6.7. Here Are Some Glaring Omissions

by Dave Segal This was my expression when Pitchfork left Éliane Radigue off its 50 Best Ambient Albums list. Pitchfork's list-making mania is contagious. This editorial compulsion—which of course has been around long before Pitchfork began—sets itself up for rebuttals and all sorts of internet kvetching and outrage. (Pitchfork's lack of a comment section further stokes this reactionary opinion-spouting.
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