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There are a LOT of meditation apps out there that are designed to wring out your stress and send you off to sleep with the sheep, or at least not have to count them. Most of these apps function the same; you hear some soothing voice whisper affirmations or soundscapes of rain forests and other relaxing sounds to help your mind unwind and bring about a state of presence.

Endel is a relatively new app that has hit the market with a bit more edge and thoughtful curation attached that will pique the interest of the electronic music fan. They kicked off with a soundscape collaboration that was done with Richie Hawtin's legendary Plastikman alias (see below).

From there on out, Endel set the bar and, without question, became the coolest and most forward-thinking mindfulness app out there. They have just commissioned a collection of incredible albums from forward-thinking artists to showcase the platform's overall vibe.

These five specially commissioned album-length creative explorations of dream states build on Endel's sleep-enhancing, science-backed soundscapes.

As a widely accessible companion experience to its new fully adaptive Wind Down soundscape featuring the new original sounds of James Blake, Endel has invited anaiis, ANNA, monte booker, Dmitri Evgrafov, and FACESOUL to create dream albums that will drop on popular music streaming services starting in March.

The good news is that these albums are available on music services as a way to share the feel of the fully personalized, sleep-enhancing soundscapes available in the Endel apps.

For the Dream Series, artists contributed signature sounds and used Endel's AI to make 90-minute sleep albums intended to inspire healthy sleep and keep listeners dreaming. A creative exploration in static album form, Dream Series expands on Endel's range of focus, sleep, and relaxation experiences, which include AI Lullaby by Grimes, Deeper Focus with Plastikman, Clarity Trip with Miguel, and the new Wind Down soundscape with James Blake, available exclusively in the Endel apps.

"The Dream Series albums are non-adaptive, unlike our signature soundscapes, but reflect the spirit and evidence-based approach to sleep and relaxation that powers all of Endel," explains Endel co-founder and CEO Oleg Stavitsky. "We see this Series as a celebration of sleep and dreaming that will serve as a gateway to the full adaptive sleep experiences in the Endel app."

"We carefully curated this lineup to represent the different genres, moods, and perspectives on dream states," Stavitsky says. "Each artist created a custom sound pack inspired by their lives, which were then processed by the Endel AI engine to create these beautiful, static soundscapes."