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AmbientMusicGuide.com - A Guide To Essential Ambient & Downtempo Albums

AmbientMusicGuide.com - A Guide To Essential Ambient & Downtempo Albums
A-Z essential releases & artists What AmbientMusicGuide.com is all about - personal reviews & recommendations of great ambient, downtempo and chillout albums from the 1960s to the present day. Reviews update Feb 2014: J D Emmanuel (all new) Upper Astral (all new) Cliff Martinez (updated) Special features & interviews Latest addition: an interview with Steve Roach on the 30th Anniversray of his ambient classic Structures From Silence.

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