Category Archives: Best of Year

Ambient Music Guide’s Best Albums Of 2018 Reviews

Reviewed by Mike G, 1 December 2018  Follow AMG Facebook | Twitter | Mixcloud | Podcast | Spotify Reviews Index: Best New Albums ALAN BROWN – Composure (Bandcamp) ALECSI – 033186 (Bandcamp/Hotham Sound) AXEL RIGAUD – Transformation (n5MD) AMBIDEXTROUS – Echoes Of Science (Fantasy Enhancing) ASTRAL HARMONIES – Peach Blossom Spring (Moonswing) ATMOSPHERE FACTORY – Sketches/Yurikamone/Liquid Crystals (Dakini) BABY GRAND – And […]

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Ambient Music Guide’s Best Albums of 2016

Reviewed by Mike G, November 24th 2016  Index: Best New Albums ABAKUS – Departure (Modus Recordings) AUTUMN OF COMMUNION – Polydeuces (Txt Recordings) ATMOSPHERE FACTORY – Atmosphere Factory (Dakini Records) ANAAMALY – Urban Metta vol. 1 (Anaamaly.com) ASCENDANT – Meridian (Synphaera Records) MATTHEW BARLOW – Hatha (Inner Islands) BIOSPHERE – Departed Glories (Smalltown Supersound) BEN […]

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Ambient Music Guide’s Best Albums of 2011

Reviewed by Mike G, December 29th, 2011 Bruno Sanfilipo – Subliminal Pulse (Spotted Peccary Music) I hope Bruno Sanfilipo’s stunning first album for the respected Spotted Peccary label win this Argentine composer the wider recognition he deserves – god knows, he’s been putting out good music for long enough. There’s synths, violin, wordless choirs, ghostly strings and glacial chords. […]

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Ambient Music Guide’s Best Albums of 2012

Reviewed by Mike G, December 17, 2012 Potlatch – Terra Firma (Cosmicleaf Records) It’s trip hop, but not as we know it. Japanese band Potlatch may have tickled your ears some years back with the stoned twilight beats of “Asleep At The Swamp”, a distinctive contribution to the Waveform Records compilation Voodoo Roux Deux (2002). Not much […]

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Ambient Music Guide’s Best Albums of 2014

Reviewed by Mike G, December 31, 2014 Best New Albums Sinepearl – Cycles Within Cycles Within (Interchill) Swedish artist Björn Ekegren aka Sinepearl has released three albums to date; all of them are distinctive but he’s reached something of an apogee on this, his third release. This one comes to us from Canada’s much respected Interchill […]

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Ambient Music Guide’s Best Albums of 2015

Reviewed by Mike G, January 7th 2016 Reviews Index: Best New Albums Abakus – The Beginning/Dreamer e.p. (Modus Recordings) Ascendant – Ætheral Code (Synphaera Records) Alan Brown – Silent Observer (alanbrown.co.nz) Alio Die & Lorenzo Montana – Holographic Codex (Projekt Records) Another Fine Day – A Good Place to Be (Interchill Records) Alpha Wave Movement […]

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