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Some of the albums our Top 10 list have already become modern classics. Many have said that New Age music is a dying genre, but that is far from the truth. The New Age music Grammy is still being handed out congratulations Peter! We who have followed this genre since the mids have seen plenty of other genres come and go. But believe me; New Age music is a genre for s. Millennials are loving its sound and expression.
The maligned genre was once lampooned and derided as cheesy nonsense, but with an eager legion of younger fans it has been reborn for a new generation. W hen did new age music become cool? The mellow tones of new age were once the province of spas, wellness centers, yoga studios and hippie bookstores.
New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration , relaxation , and optimism. It is used by listeners for yoga , massage , meditation ,  reading as a method of stress management  to bring about a state of ecstasy rather than trance ,   or to create a peaceful atmosphere in their home or other environments, and is associated with environmentalism and New Age spirituality. New-age music includes both acoustic forms, featuring instruments such as flutes , piano , acoustic guitar and a wide variety of non-Western acoustic instruments , and electronic forms, frequently relying on sustained synth pads or long sequencer -based runs. Vocal arrangements were initially rare in the genre, but as it has evolved vocals have become more common, especially those featuring Native American -, Sanskrit -, or Tibetan -influenced chants, or lyrics based on mythology such as Celtic legends. There is no exact definition of new-age music. New-age music was influenced by a wide range of artists from a variety of genres.