This is Mystical Sun - compiled & mixed by Mike G

July 22, 2017
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Running time: 83 minutes.

Mystical Sun is one of the giants of 21st century psychedelic ambient, the solo project of San Francisco musician Richard Mystic.

His lush albums span a period of over 20 years and his styles include rich drones, booming psy-tech grooves and extended panoramic space epics. It's cosmic, shamanic music full of distinctive sounds forged with his custom-built synths and software.

Mystical Sun's complete catalogue is available from his Bandcamp page mysticalsun.bandcamp.com

Mix compiled by Mike G @ Rubycon Sound, July 2017. Read the Mystical Sun overview at ambientmusicguide.com/a-z-essential-albums/mystical-sun/

SOL - New Ambient 2017 vol. 5 mixed by Mike G

May 4, 2017
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Music of the sun, in all its seasons. Deep sounds by Ishq, My Silent Wake, Thomas Lemmer, Erik Wollo, Richard Dart, Lorenzo Masotto, Der Waldläufer, Olivia Summer, Hirotaka Shirotsubaki, Pausal, Thombeau, J Mondok.

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.

Volume 5 compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, April-May 2017. Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

Beauty and Sadness - New Ambient 2017 vol. 4 mixed by Mike G

April 25, 2017
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bvdub, Erik Wollo, Ethernet, Lingua Lustra, Microphonics, Olivia Summer, Smoky, Stacxk, Northumbia, North Atlantic Drift, John Lunn.

Drones, chorales and beatless synthetic epics of subtle beauty and gentle sadness.

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.

Volume 4 compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, March-April 2017. Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

Berlin Schooled - New Ambient 2017 vol. 3 mixed by Mike G

April 19, 2017
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Jean Michel Jarre, Alpha Wave Movement , S1gns Of L1fe, Brog, Loom, Steve Roach, Erik Wollo, Jim Ottaway, Solaris.

Melodic, cosmic, psychedelic electronica in the Berlin-school tradition. New recordings forged by both the style's original pioneers and its modern-day children.

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.

Volume 3 compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, April 2017.

Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

Elevating Groove - New Ambient 2017 vol. 2 mixed by Mike G

April 2, 2017
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Expansive downtempo beats in chillout, IDM, Balearic and lounge with Mirror System (Steve Hillage), Alex Paterson, Thomas Lemmer (Sine Music), Lemongrass, Firas Tarhini, Ambidextrous (Neo Ouija), Novel 23.

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.

Volume 2 compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, March-April 2017.

Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

Chillsong vol. 2: Songs in the key of lush 1990-2016 compiled by Mike G

March 14, 2017
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Volume 2 features Aim, Lazybatsu, Beanfield, Pole Folder, Massive Attack, Zero 7, Sounds From The Ground, Bliss, Furns and Paul Oakenfold. Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

The Chillsong mix series features eclectic songs and song-like instrumentals in the key of lush. It spans a period of 26 years and draws on the more exotic and chilled-out veins of pop, rock, dance, soul, hip hop and lounge music.

Volume 2 compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, March 2017.

*original art by overlourd9 @ DeviantArt

Memory Blur - New Ambient 2017 vol. 1 mixed by Mike G

March 9, 2017
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Features music by James Murray, Alargo, Rootless, Sven Laux, Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society, Relaxation Synthesis, Daigo Handa, bydub, Lemongrass, Smoky, Juha-Matti Rautiainen.

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.

Volume 1 Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Feb-March 2017.

Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

Chillsong vol. 1: Songs in the key of lush 1990-2016 compiled by Mike G

February 19, 2017
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Volume 1 features Goldfrapp, Air, Entheogenic, Pan Electric, Royksopp, Daft Punk, Conjure One, Bonobo, Capa, Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra, Massive Attack. Full trackist at www.ambientmusicguide.com

The Chillsong mix series features eclectic songs and song-like instrumentals in the key of lush. Spans a period of 26 years and draws on the more exotic and chilled-out veins of pop, rock, dance, soul, hip hop and lounge music.

Volume 1 compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Feb 2017.

Beats Mix - AMG’s Best Albums 2016 part 2 mixed by Mike G

December 7, 2016
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Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Nov-Dec 2016.

This is a two part mix series. Part 2 The Beats Mix features generally rhythmic music.

You'll hear almost every strain of ambient across these two mixes, from deep drone music to dream pop.

These mixes are based on AMG's Best Albums Of 2016 reviews, and tracks from most of the reviewed albums and ep's are featured.

More details at: http://ambientmusicguide.com/mixes-by-mike-g/amgs-best-albums-2016-mixes

Deep Mix - AMG’s Best Albums 2016 part 1 mixed by Mike G

December 4, 2016
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Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Nov-Dec 2016.

This is a two part mix series. Part 1 The Deep Mix features generally beatless music.

You'll hear almost every strain of ambient across these two mixes, from deep drone music to dream pop.

These mixes are based on AMG's Best Albums Of 2016 reviews, and tracks from most of the reviewed albums and ep's are featured.

More details at: http://ambientmusicguide.com/mixes-by-mike-g/amgs-best-albums-2016-mixes