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Discover the rich history of ambient sounds via reviews, interviews & streaming music mixes. Ambient Music Guide's main focus is reviews of essential ambient and downtempo albums spanning the 1960's to the present day. Read more...


A history of ambient sound

From Eric Satie through to the Third Millenium, take a trip along the ambient timeline.


A-Z essential releases & artists

What is all about - personal reviews & recommendations of great ambient, downtempo and chillout albums from the 1960s to the present day.

Latest reviews/entries:
J D Emmanuel (all new)
Upper Astral (all new)
Cliff Martinez (updated)


Interviews & special features

November 2014: Interview with Tim Story - the American pianist & synthesist talks to AMG about the art of light & shade.

June 2014: Interview with Matt Hillier aka Ishq - a composer of invisible landscapes and sublime psybient sounds.


Mike G's DJ mixes archive

An archive of my standalone DJ mixes including detailed playlists. Latest mix: This Is Oliver Lieb - A chillout mix by Mike G .


Ultima Thule @ Fine Music FM

Hear episodes of Australia's longest-running ambient music radio show - founded in 1989 by George Cruickshank and curently co-produced with Marc Kundalini, John Shapiro and myself Mike G.


Mike G's Cosmic Lounge show

An archive of my web-only radio show The Cosmic Lounge can be found here at AMG and at Mixcloud.



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