Category Archives: Mixes

Tranquility Tones series

The Tranquility Tones mix series showcases harmonic drones and dreamy progressions, timeless music from then and now. Tranquility Tones 05   Recent music by Roger & Brian Eno, Woob, Lingua Lustra, Boris Lelong, Saphileaum, Ember, Federico Mosconi, and classics from Vangelis, Ishq and Mychael Danna. Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, May […]

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Ambient Music Guide’s Best Of 2019 mix series

The 6-part Best Of 2019 mix series showcases some of the music from AMG’s Best Albums of 2019 Reviews feature, plus other outstanding tracks from the year that was. All mixes compiled by Mike G @ Rubycon Sound, Oct-Dec 2019. Mix #1: Drones & Tones Music by Biosphere, Ishq, Seb Taylor (Hibernation), James Bernard, Motionfield, […]

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New Ambient 2018 mix series

New Ambient 2018 is an ongoing mix series across the year, spotlighting choice tracks from recently released albums and EP’s including re-releases of older titles. Ambient, chillout, spacemusic, trip-hop, downtempo breaks, environmental, psyambient, neoclassical, post-rock, instrumental folk, ambient techno/trance, new age, ambient dub and more. Volume 1: Slowbeats Deluxe   Outstanding new downtempo instrumentals from Mystical […]

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Ambitronica mix series

The Ambitronica mix series mines the atmospheric grooves of ambient dance music at every level – newbies, classics, and the genre’s pre-90’s roots in early synthpop, dub, prog rock, art rock, Krautrock, lounge and Berlin-school trance. Ambitronica 06 Episode 6 features new and old synth grooves spanning over 40 years – Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream, Woob, […]

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Environments: new worlds to quietly blow your mind

Environments showcases evocative new music alongside some classics – a mix series about the psycho-acoustic spaces and places that ambient builds in the world between our ears. Enjoy the trip. Environments 04   Music by Ishq, Wanderwelle (Silent Season), Michael Stearns, Soda Lite, Heavenly Music Corporation (Silent Records), Union Jack (Platipus), Darren McLure (Neotantra) and Mantaray. […]

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New Music For Airports – a 40th anniversary Brian Eno tribute mixed by Mike G

styles:  environmental, drone, spacemusic, mod classical, post-rock featured artists:  Anaamaly, Alan Brown, Alex Crispin, Tapes & Topographies, Tim Linghaus, Taylor Deupree, Halftribe, Benjamin Finger, Confluent Phase, Hirotaka Shirotsubaki, Overlap, Olivia Summer, Elrox, William Bowden, Andrew Heath, Steve Roach, Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society, Bruno Sanfilippo, Levete, Ishq, Dalot, Relaxation Synthesis. Runtime: 126 minutes. Compiled & mixed […]

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New Ambient 2017 mix series

New Ambient 2017 is an ongoing mix series across the year, spotlighting choice tracks from recently released albums and EP’s including re-releases of older titles. Ambient, chillout, spacemusic, trip-hop, downtempo breaks, environmental, psyambient, neoclassical, post-rock, instrumental folk, ambient techno/trance, new age, ambient dub and more. Volume 1: Memory Blur   Dreamy ambience and half memories […]

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Antipodean Chill – Oz ambient mixed by Mike G for Red Bull Music Academy

styles:Various Australian ambient and chillout music 1986-2012featured artists:Japetus, Robodop Snei, X1 Project, Ornament, Not Drowning Waving, John Elder, Avene, Sapien Trace, Lisa Gerrard & Pieter Bourke, Citystate, Gondwanalandmix length:65 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, August 2017   The Red Bull Music Academy commissioned me to write the article Ambience Australis […]

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This is Mystical Sun

styles:Psyambient, ambient techno/trance, chillout, spacemusicfeatured albums:Primordial Atmospheres, Deeperworlds, Energy Mind Consciousness, 2600, Music For Supernovas, Panoramic, Altitudemix length:83 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, July 2017   Mystical Sun is one of the giants of 21st century psychedelic ambient, the solo project of San Francisco musician Richard Plom aka Richard Mystic.His lush […]

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Chillsong vol. 1-2: Songs in the key of lush 1990-2016

styles: Ambient pop, ambient rock, lounge, trip hop, nu jazz, downtempo soul featured artists: Goldfrapp, Air,  Royksopp, Conjure One, Bonobo, Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra, Massive Attack, Beanfield, Zero 7 & more. mix lengths: 62 minutes, 65 minutes release date: Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Feb & March 2017 The Chillsong mix series features eclectic […]

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Guest mix: Rainshine by low light mixes

styles:Ambient, environmental, cinematic, impressionist, sound collage, experimentalfeatured artists:John Luther Adams, Cyber Zen Sound Engine, Matt Borghi, Rist, Ruben Gracia, Steve Roach & more.mix length:58 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by low light mixes for Ambient Music Guide, July 2016    Rainshine is another exclusive mix for Ambient Music Guide by low light mixes. low light mixes is […]

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New Ambient 2016 mix series

New Ambient 2016 is an ongoing mix series across the year, spotlighting choice tracks from recently released albums and EP’s including re-releases of older titles.Ambient, chillout, spacemusic, trip-hop, downtempo breaks, environmental, psyambient, neoclassical, post-rock, instrumental folk, ambient techno/trance, new age, ambient dub and more. Volume 1: Infinite Meadow    Pastoral ambience and hyperreal impressionism from recent […]

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Detroit Melodik – atmospheric techno mixed by Mike G

styles:Detroit techno, ambient techno, electronica, tech-house, tech-jazzfeatured artists:Aril Brikha, Laurel, Derek Carr, Detroit Escalator Co, Carl Craig, R.H.X. (Richie Hawtin), Plastikman, F.U.S.E, Sans Soleil, Indio, Altitudemix length:104 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, April-May 2016   From uptempo to no tempo, this mix brings you the atmospheric, lush and more ambient end of the Detroit techno sound.Detroit Melodik is my […]

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AMG’s Best Albums of 2013 Mix

  Mix released May 2016. Originally compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Nov-Dec 2013 for a webcast on the Cosmic Lounge Radio Show on the Chillout Channel @ Digitally Imported Net Radio.2013…it was a very good year. This 2-hour mix spans new age to ambient techno, rumbling dub to deep spacemusic, cosmic drones […]

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This Is Tim Story

styles:Ambient, neoclassical, electronica, chamber music, Krautrockalbum sources:Beguiled (1991), Lazy Arc (2014), Glass Green (1987), Buzzle (2006), The Perfect Flaw (1994), Shadowplay (2001), Caravan (2005), Wheat & Rust (1987), Threads (1981), Lunz (2002), Snowghost Pieces (2014), Inlandish (2008), 3 Feet From The Moon (1985)release date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Nov 2014 & April 2016. Length: 91 minutes   With a rich catalogue […]

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Vedic Space vol. 1

styles:Ethno-ambient, ambient trance, sacred chants, psychill, psyambient, Indian dronefeatured artists:David Parsons, Dr Atmo & Ramin, Pete Namlook and The Infinity Project.mix length:74 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, November 2005  Volume 1   Vedic Space is dark, deep, lush and beautiful. This is a trippy Eastern-flavoured mix of drums, trancey arpeggios […]

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This Is Rising High – A chillout mix vol. 1-3

styles:Ambient trance, ambient techno, ethno ambient, psychill, psyambient, environmental, ambient dubfeatured artists:Pete Namlook, Mixmaster Morris, Bedouin Ascent, Syzygy, James Bernard, Neutron 9000, New London School of Electronics, MLO & more. mix lengths:79 minutes, 79 minutes, 72 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, August-September 2013 Volume 1   Volume 2   Volume […]

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This Is Pete Namlook vol. 1-3

styles:Ambient trance, ambient techno, nu lounge, ethno ambient, nu jazz, environmental, ambient dubfeatured artists:Pete Namlook, Klaus Schulze, Richie Hawtin, Mixmaster Morris, Spyra, Gaudi, Geir Jennson aka Biosphere, Dr. Atmo, Tetsu Inoue, Gabriel Le Marmix lengths:96 minutes, 102 minutes, 85 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, March-April 2014 Volume 1   Volume […]

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The Psynatural World vol. 1

styles:Psyambient, environmental ambient, pastoral, new age, drone, Berlin-school, impressionistfeatured artists:Ishq, Brian Eno, Edgar Froese, Robert Rich, Steve Hillage, Deuter, James Bernard and John Eldermix length:104 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, January 2015  Volume 1   Nature is the inspiration, ambient is the sound.The Psynatural World mix is the natural world […]

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This Is Oliver Lieb – A chillout mix 1992-2014

styles:Ambient, chillout, ambient techno, tech trance, downtempo, breakbeat, spacemusicalbum sources:Constellation, The Ambush, A Day On Our Planet, Music To Films, Into Deep, The Unreleased Album, The Singles Reworked, Inside Voicesmix length:120 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, June-July 2014   German composer/producer/DJ Oliver Lieb’s enormous catalogue of club techno and trance […]

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This Is Ishq

styles:Psyambient, environmental, new age, drone, ethno ambient, meditation, chilloutalbum sources:Flowering Mountain Earth, Sama, And Awake, Orchid, Fluid Earth, Lotus, Invisible Landscape, Spacebound, Blue Infinity, Zennor Planemix length:94 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, April -May 2014   From the St Ives region of Cornwall in England comes the psychedelic, three-dimensional ambient […]

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The Groove Exotic

styles:Ambient dub, psychill, chillout, downtempo, progressive breaks, nu lounge, Balearicfeatured artists:Pitch Black, Shpongle, Stef, DAB, Anyma, Younger Brother, Delerium, Richard Bone, Winston Giles Orchestra, Bluetech, Cantomamix length:74 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, May-June 2006    The Groove Exotic – a mix of thumping down-to-midtempo beats driven by juicy basslines and […]

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The Cosmic Floyd – A Pink Floyd Mix by Mike G

styles:Progressive rock, ambient rock, psychedelic rockalbum sources:The Early Singles, Saucerful Of Secrets, More, Ummagumma, Atom Heart Mother, Meddle, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, Momentary Lapse Of Reason.mix length:90 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Oct-Dec 2013   Pink Floyd are the original ambient rock band.They are the end, and […]

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The Dune Mix

styles:Drone, spacemusic, tribal, ethno ambient, ambient trance, neo classical, environmental, jazzfeatured artists:Spice Barons, Toto & the Vienna Philharmonic, Popol Vuh, Pete Namlook, Steve Roach & Kevin Braheny, Brian Eno, Michael Stearnsmix length:75 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, June-August 2006    The Dune Mix is inspired by Frank Herbert’s books, Lynch’s […]

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The Deep East

styles:Ethno ambient, drone, environmental, Indian, sacred chantsfeatured artists:Popol Vuh, David Parsons, Richard Bone, Michael Stearns, Dr Atmo & Ramin, Adham Shaikh, The Atman Project, Brian Eno, Mark Isham and more.mix length:79 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed at Rubycon Sound, July 2012   The Deep East started out as the 2nd volume of the Vedic Space mix, but became […]

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Tangerine Dreaming vol. 1-3

styles:Berlin school, ambient trance, psyambient, Krautrock, spacemusic, cosmic rock, progressive rock, synthpop, new age, dronealbum sources:Various Tangerine Dream and TD member solo albums, mostly dating from 1970 to 1990.mix lengths:91 minutes, 103 minutes, 96 minutesrelease date:compiled & mixed at Rubycon Sound, Feb-August 2015 Volume 1   Volume 2   Volume 3  

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Spaced vol. 1

styles:Spacemusic, ethno ambient, drone, environmental, Krautock, cinematic, neoclassicalfeatured artists:Woob, Tangerine Dream, Bruno Sanfilippo, Boy Is Fiction, Humate, Michael Stearns, Jonn Serrie, Odessi. Mystical Sun & more.mix length:78 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, August-Sept 2011  Volume 1   A journey in the key of space, both inner and outer.Tracks in this […]

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Spooky Cinema

styles:Ambient, cinematic, electronica, 80’s synthpop, prog rock, progressive trance, Euro soundtrackfeatured artists:Woob, John Carpenter & Alan Howarth, Goblin, Ennio Morricone, Fabio Frizzai, Walter Rizzati and Peter Miller.mix length:91 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, July-August 2015   In the Spooky Cinema there’s no jumping cats or cheap jolts – just rich, melodic […]

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New Age Archaeology vol. 1-4

styles:New age, drone, psychedelic, psyambient, space music, environmental, meditationfeatured artists:Upper Astral, Thom Brennan, Deuter, Steve Halpern, David Parsons, Michael Stearns, David Naegele, Emerald Web, J D Emmanuel & more.mix lengths:93 min, 89 min, 69 min, 59 minrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Feb-June 2015 Forget everything you’ve heard about new age […]

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Neo-classique vol. 1-2

styles:Neoclassical, ambient piano, post-minimalism, modern classical, chamber music, film scoresfeatured artists:Tim Story, Max Richter, Thomas Newman, Philip Glass, Peter Baumann, Jerry Goldsmith, Arvo Part, Will Ackerman and more.mix lengths:63 minutes, 64 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, April-May 2015 Volume 1   Volume 2  

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Lapse Into Reverie: A guest mix by Mike G for low light mixes

styles:Ambient, spacemusic, new age, neo-classical, psyambient, ambient trancefeatured artists:David Parsons, Michael Stearns, Lisa Gerrard, Max Richter, Mychael Danna, Aeoliah, Heavenly Music Corp, Carbon Based Lifeforms, Xerxes, Cliff Martinez and Connect.Ohmmix length:75 minutesrelease date:Compiled & mixed by Mike G for low light mixes, June 2015   Lapse Into Reverie is an exclusive guest mix I did […]

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Future Noir vol. 1-4

styles:Film scores, ambient techno, neoclassical, choral music, trip hop, progressive house/breaksfeatured artists:Woob, Kenji Kawai, Vangelis, Future Sound Of London, Craig Armstrong, Yoshihiro Ike, Hybrid, Detroit Escalator Co & more.mix lengths:80, 79, 89, 85 minutesrelease dates:Compiled & mixed at Rubycon Sound, 2013, 2014, 2018 The Future Noir mix series explores eerie dystopian futures and the cold […]

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Cosmic Lounging vol. 1-3

styles:Exotic dub, ambient trance, psyambient, ambient breaks, ambient techno, beatsfeatured artists:The Orb, Sounds From The Ground, Ott, Garbiel Le Mar, Kaya Project, LSG, Young American Primitive, Solar Fields, Ishq & more.mix length:72 minutes, 74 minutesrelease dates:Compiled & mixed at Rubycon Sound, 2005 and 2011 Volume 1   Volume 2   Volume 3  

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Ambience Australis vol. 1-2

styles:Neoclassical, cinematic, environmental, spacemusic, ambient techno, psyambientfeatured artists:Peter Miller, Ornament, Hesius Dome, John Elder, Amongst Myselves, Glyph, Qpod, Trancendental Anarchists, X1 Project, Deepspace and more.mix lengths:71 minutes, 79 minutesrelease dates:Compiled & mixed at Rubycon Sound, 2005 and 2007 Volume 1   Volume 2  

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Armchair Travelling vol. 1-2

styles: Nu lounge, triphop, chillout, breakbeat, cinematic, ambient techno, ambient trance featured artists: Kruder & Dorfmeister, The Orb, Sasha, St Germain, Strike Boys, Global Communication, Banco De Gaia, Dr Atmo & more. mix lengths: 72 minutes, 74 minutes mix release date: Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound in 2002; remastered 2012  

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Deep Diving vol. 1-3

styles: Deep ambient, drone, spacemusic, new age, ethno-ambient, environmental featured artists: Tim Story, Ishq, Mychael Danna, Alpha Wave Movement, Namlook, Steve Roach, Popol Vuh, Harold Budd, Michael Stearns, Deuter & more. mix length: 76 minutes, 79 minutes, 78 minutes release dates: Compiled & mixed at Rubycon Sound, 2005, 2006 and 2011 Volume 1   Volume […]

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