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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)


Special features & interviews

Latest addition: an interview with Steve Roach on the 30th Anniversray of his ambient classic Structures From Silence.


AmbientMusicGuide @ Facebook

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


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 Mike G, Marc Kundalini and John Shapiro.


Mike G's DJ mixes archive

An archive of my standalone DJ mixes including detailed playlists. Latest mix: This Is Pete Namlook volume 3.


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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