Recently I’ve been listening to a lot of Jon Hassell, who I discovered when I was trying to search for a coworker with the same name. I’m also a huge Brian Eno fan, so it made sense to look into the Eno/Hassell collaboration, Fourth World Vol. 1. Here is a particularly hypnotic track from that album.
Another, more recent album by Hassell that is pretty amazing is Last night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street. Also, if you’re interested in the covert art from Fourth World above, you should check out the USGS Earth as Art gallery. There are some really incredible images in the collection. Of particular interest to me are the ones that show fractal patterns, like this shot of the Lena River Delta.