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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.

Reviews update Feb 2014:
J D Emmanuel (all new)
Upper Astral (all new)
Cliff Martinez (updated)


Interviews & special features

June 2014: Interview with Matt Hillier aka Ishq - a composer of invisible landscapes and sublime psybient sounds.
May 2014: Interview with Sounds From The Ground - the ambient dub duo look back on 20 years deep in the groove.


AmbientMusicGuide @ Facebook

Like my Facebook page for updates, mixes, chitchat and interesting links.


Mike G's DJ mixes archive

An archive of my standalone DJ mixes including detailed playlists. Latest mix July 2014: "This Is Oliver Lieb - A chillout mix".


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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