New age music can be both acoustic, electronic or a combination of the two. It is commonly used in yoga and meditation in order to obtain peace of mind. It is relaxing and often has aspects of nature sounds. Relaxing music like new age music gives the listener a state of ecstasy rather than a trance. Some artist worth checking out in this genre is Kitaro, David Arkenstone, Gandalf and even Ketil Lien makes som New Age music.