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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.


AMG's Best Albums of 2015

Ambient Music Guide's Best Albums Of 2015 - reviews of 40 great ambient, downtempo & chillout albums, plus 2 mixes for your aural pleasure.


A-Z essential releases & artists

Ambient Music Guide's main focus is reviews & recommendations of great ambient, downtempo and chillout albums from the 1960s to the present day.

Latest A-Z additions:

Derek Carr (new entry)
Banco De Gaia (updated)
Ultimae Records (updated)
Boards Of Canada (updated)
Sounds From The Ground (updated)
Steve Roach (updated)
Woob (updated)
Pete Namlook (updated)




Mike G's DJ mixes archive

An archive of my standalone DJ mixes including detailed playlists. Latest: AMG's Best Albums of 2015 mixes (Dec 2015)


Ultima Thule @ Fine Music FM

Hear episodes of Australia's longest-running ambient music radio show - founded in 1989 by George Cruickshank.


Mike G's Cosmic Lounge show

An archive of my previous web-only radio show The Cosmic Lounge can be found here at AMG and at Mixcloud.



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