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From the minute you turn on the trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you notice the blades of grass slowly swaying in a field. A gentle soundtrack lulls you into a calm trance. All is finally right in the world.
The ambient video game is alive and well, but where does the roots of this blissed out genre lie? Culture editor, Jeremy Gordon, sits down with writer, Lewis Gordon, to discuss the connection of these chilled out games and the vast history of early, ambient electronic music.
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