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Ambient Meditations is Magnetic Magazine's ongoing series of lo-fi, ambient mixes designed for introspection, quiet walks, winding down, or meditation. The show includes original mixes by Magnetic's David Ireland and features a regular rotation of special guests. Guests range from neo-classical composers such as Nils Frahm to some of electronic music's finest producers such as Kruder & Dorfmeister, Ferry Corsten, Mood II Swing and more.

Ambient Meditations is Magnetic Magazine's ongoing series of lo-fi, ambient mixes designed for introspection, quiet walks, winding down, or meditation. The show includes original mixes by Magnetic's David Ireland and features a regular rotation of special guests. Guests range from neo-classical composers such as Nils Frahm to some of electronic music's finest producers such as Kruder & Dorfmeister, Ferry Corsten, Mood II Swing and more.

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Ambient Meditations is Magnetic Magazine's ongoing series of lo-fi, ambient mixes designed for introspection, quiet walks, winding down, or meditation. The show includes original mixes by Magnetic's David Ireland and features a regular rotation of special guests. Guests range from neo-classical composers such as Nils Frahm to some of electronic music's finest producers such as Kruder & Dorfmeister, Ferry Corsten, Mood II Swing and more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations - Vol 31 - David Ireland + R.A.D.E.

1/16/2021
So as we roll into the already crazy '21, we will be flipping up our format with rotating guests every other week and a radio-style broadcast for the other two with the occasional guest mix thrown in - this week, we have U.K. artist R.A.D.E. For episode 31, we will also be showcasing new music from Bicep, John Tejada, The Magician, Raul Alvarez, Emancipator & Asher Fulero, and more hand-picked gems from the downtempo genre across ambient to more mid-tempo jams. The R.A.D.E. mix that will...

Duration:01:15:28

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 30 - The Notwist

1/8/2021
Ambient Meditations Season2 - Vol 30 - The Notwist Happy New Year! Welcome to season two of The Ambient Meditations Podcast, and hopefully, after all this craziness, things will start looking up as we get into 2021. To kick off the new year, we have one of our favorite indie bands, The Notwist, who have a new album, Vertigo Days coming out on January 29th. We got the chance to catch up with Markus Acher to talk about the album, the year gone by, and their mix for AM. The Notwist drift...

Duration:01:37:45

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 29 - RYTERBAND

12/17/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 29 - RYTERBAND Happy Holidays from all of us here at Magnetic Magazine and Ambient Meditations [AM]; this will be the last episode of 2020. We will return in the second week of January with special guest The Notwist and have lined up some fantastic guests to start things off right. This week's guest is up and comer RYTERBAND, a producer who has cut his teeth as a musician/composer in television and film and has now focused his attention on solo works in electronic...

Duration:00:59:43

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 28 - Rutger Hoedemaekers & Nils Frahm

12/7/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 28 - Rutger Hoedemaekers & Nils Frahm For episode 28, we are changing up the format a bit with both a mix and a separate interview. Our guest mix is from the Dutch composer Rutger Hodemaekers to celebrate the release of his new album The Age of Oddities which came out on FatCat's 130701 imprint on March 5, 2021. Hodemaekers takes you on a cinematic journey all his own, perfect for long walks in nature or sitting in front of a fire. We also catch up with Nils Frahm...

Duration:02:08:14

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 27 - After Turkey Music

11/26/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 27 - After Turkey Music Happy Turkey Day to everyone out there stateside! It's been a rough year and many of us will not be with friends or family this holiday due to the pandemic, but hopefully you are with people that you care about. This week we are going out a day early to give you some post turkey tunes to chill out to while your food settles and you gear up for some pumpkin pie or better yet, a snifter of high quality Bourbon. This is a mix of classic chillout...

Duration:00:58:19

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 26 - Emancipator

11/19/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 26 - Emancipator If you are a chillout fan, then chances are you have bobbed your head more than a few times to the beautiful beats and vibes of Portland's Emancipator. Despite the unfortunate timing, 2020 has been a big year for Portland's favorite laidback son, with a full-length album Mountains of Memory, a remix album Mountains of Memory Remixes, and a new EP in the pipeline with 9 Theory called A Thousand Clouds. With the classic boom-bap sound, a continually...

Duration:01:31:42

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 25 - Omid 16B

11/13/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 25 - Omid 16B For episode 25, we catch up with progressive house producer 16B, aka Omid Nourizadeh, for a chat about his new album SunTzu and a brilliant chillout mix. If you remember the golden era of progressive house, back in the late 90s and early 00s, you remember those beautiful interludes and breakdowns that made the genres so memorable. 16B has never left and continues to carry the torch of that fantastic sound as well as more thoughtful ambient pieces under...

Duration:01:43:49

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 24 - Kruder & Dorfmeister

11/6/2020
This week we are presenting an exclusive mix by the legendary Austrian duo of Peter Kruder and Richard Dorfmeister, also know as K&D or Kruder & Dorfmeister. Twenty-two years ago, the two parted ways to pursue other projects, Peter with Peace Orchestra and Richard with Tosca, both phenomenal in their own rights, but there was that K&D secret sauce missing. Now we finally have a new album from the kings of dubby, beat drizzled, smokey downtempo, and it's out on November 13th, just in time for...

Duration:01:07:41

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 23 - Eric Hilton (Thievery Corporation)

11/3/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 23 - Eric Hilton (Thievery Corporation) Episode 23 features Eric Hilton, one half of the iconic downtempo duo Thievery Corporation, which set the bar for 90/00s chillout. Hilton has decided it was time for another solo album with inspirations that range from Latin to reggae and everything in between. 'The Impossible Silence,' due out November 20, will land well with Thievery fans with its heady grooves and textures, a mix of everything from jazz to smokey Parisian...

Duration:01:15:37

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 22 - The Lost Art of the Mixtape

10/23/2020
Remember when you used to make mix tapes for people? Maybe you made mix cds, but the point is you put together a collection of tracks that told a story and often shared how you felt about someone. Well, that's what episode 22 is all about, a sweet dedication to a lost art that hopefully makes a comeback, because playlists just are the same. This one is dedicated to my wife Laura, so find someone you care about and put together a mix for them, think about every track, take your time and I...

Duration:00:56:42

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 21 - Anane

10/16/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 21 - Anané Episode 21 features Anané, a vocalist, producer, DJ, and record label owner focused on bringing the beautiful sounds of her native Cape Verde and beyond to music fans looking for global influences and afro house. With a new release, Chapters of Becoming... Anané showcasing highlights of her career so far, we have received a mix for episode 21 that showcases the quieter side of her influences, music for sunsets, and late summer nights under the stars....

Duration:01:42:54

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 20 - Bent

10/9/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 20 - Bent Episode 20 features the legendary UK downtempo duo Bent. If you are an old school chillout fan, then you will be excited to know that Simon Mills and Nail Tolliday (Bent) are dropping a brilliant new album titled Up In The Air on November 13 on the Godlike and Electric imprint. Filled with lush and beautiful sounds reminiscent of their earlier work, Bent is indeed back in a big way, and this album couldn't have been timed better, as we all need a little...

Duration:01:24:30

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 19 - PBSR (Anjunadeep)

10/2/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 19 - PBSR aka Pablo Serrano (Anjunadeep) Episode 19 features composer and audiovisual artist Pablo Serrano, also known as PBSR. Based in London by way of Murcia (Spain), Serrano has an impressive resume working with visual artists showing at the Tate Modern and mixing music for Brooklyn based creative studio Pomp and Clout. PBSR's new track "Island" is featured on the brilliant new Anjunadeep compilation Reflections Vol. 1 that focuses on the labels fresh crop of...

Duration:01:39:04

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 18 - Nico Losada (Salt Cathedral)

9/25/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol 18 - Nico Losada of Salt Cathedral We are back after a week off. For episode 18, we have Colombia's Nico Losada, one half of Salt Cathedral, and a solo producer in his own right with his latest single "Decomposition." Losada's approach to this newest single is unique, as it goes on for 24 minutes. "Decomposition" weaves in and out of various ambient soundscapes and percussion, giving you an intimate insight into the bedrock of Losado's influences and production...

Duration:01:33:20

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 17 - LoFi Lounge Mix

9/10/2020
This week we once again do not have a guest mix, so we decided to dive into some lofi goodness with a blend of jazzy hip hop instrumentals and some classic downtempo. We are huge fans of the lofi genre, and it's come to mean so many different things to so many different people; one thing is for sure - it's having a huge moment right now. There is no better music to put on in the background for studying, working, or easing into your glass of something. Crazy times require less crazy music, so...

Duration:00:58:55

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 16 - Chillout Classics

9/4/2020
This week we present a unique mix of eclectic classics from all over the chillout map. From an early Carl Craig cut to Air to Daft Punk, we dug deep into the CD and vinyl stacks to find some of these gems, some of which will surprise you. We will be taking a break next week, and back the following. So enjoy your holiday weekend. Carl Craig - A Wonderful Life Air - Alone In Kyoto Boards of Canada (Peel Session) - Aquarius (Version 3) Double Fantasy - Heartbreaker The Cinematic Orchestra...

Duration:00:58:40

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 15 - Mammal Hands

8/27/2020
As we head toward September, we will start changing things up a little bit with the show, pushing more genres of chillout and downtempo music that reflects the seasonal shift. This week for episode 15, we welcome Mammal Hands, a forward-thinking trio that embraces multiple styles (jazz, electronic, folk, classical, world, etc.) in their productions. Jazz has always been a part of the downtempo genre in one form or another, whether it's LoFi riffs or classic Balearic chillout. It's an always...

Duration:01:26:32

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 14 - Shiny Objects (OM Records)

8/21/2020
Ambient Meditations Vol. 14 - Shiny Objects (OM Records) AM's 14th episode welcomes Shiny Objects, aka Christopher J. Smith, the founder of legendary San Francisco label OM Records. Smith has been in the downtempo hustle from day one and has dropped a brand new album under his newish alias Shiny Objects entitled Ambient Downtempo Works which comes out today (August 21, 2020). The album is reminiscent of classic downtempo sounds but brings a contemporary take that feels essential in these...

Duration:01:53:53

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 13 - The Ghost of Brian Eno 2 (Bloom)

8/14/2020
This week for episode lucky number thirteen we are again without a guest mix and diving into another experiment. This time around we are doing a sequen to The Ghost of Brian Eno with his other application called Bloom, which is still available for iOS and is very similar to Reflections from our first installment. Bloom is different in that you can interact with it, plotting points on your phone's screen to direct which way the ambient audio soundscape takes you and with different sound...

Duration:00:42:40

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Vol 12 - Henrik Lindstrand

8/6/2020
This week we are joined by Swedish pianist and composer Henrik Lindstrand who will be releasing his new album Nordhem on October 23rd on One Little Independent Records. His delicate, layered, and intentionally sparse compositions provide the perfect soundtrack for reflection. You can feel the emotions punch through with every stroke of the key, bringing you into Lindstrand's world yet allowing you to make it your own. His mix is remarkably reminiscent of his own work, a soundtrack for spaces...

Duration:01:25:59