These four albums from very early in Aeoliah’s career – the early to mid 1980’s – offer some superb new age ambient music. They’re examples of just how good the early American new age music could be, before the bigger record labels caught the wave in the late 80’s and the sounds dissipated into bloodless […]
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Although persistently tagged as new age, the appeal of Ackerman’s best recordings goes far beyond the music’s undeniable prettiness. Looking back now, his best albums exhibit intelligence, grace and an intriguing cosmic aura; they stand among the finest downtempo acoustic instrumental releases of the era. artist: William Ackerman country of origin: USA style(s): New acoustic, […]
Reviews by Mike G Ambient Music Guide’s annual Best Albums feature reviews outstanding releases from around the globe spanning many sub-genres of ambient, downtempo, chillout and atmospheric music.
Welcome to the main section of Ambient Music Guide. In this A-Z Essential Albums & Artists section you’ll find my reviews of an ever-growing selection of what I consider some of the best album and e.p. releases in various ambient and downtempo sub-genres since the early 1960’s. Note that this guide is not, and never will […]