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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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United States

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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 S2 Vol 44 - Douran

6/4/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 44 - Douran This week we are featuring Parisian DJ and Producer Douran who is celebrating the release of his new EP Avalanche. His music is big, cinematic, and ethereal without a hint of cheese. His more dancey stuff harks back to the days of true progressive, when Sasha and Digweed, Nick Warren, Dave Seaman and other UK jocks held court. So it's only fitting that his AM mix leans into those epic sounds, perfect for taking with you on a long scenic drive...

Duration:00:53:34

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations S2 Vol 43 - The Orb

5/28/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 43 - The Orb We are back for the summer season after a short break. Joining us for Vol. 43 to kick off the warmer weather is none other than the legendary godfathers of chillout, The Orb, aka Alex Patterson. Patterson has assembled a lovely and very Orbish mix that fans are sure to play on repeat. If you are new to The Orb, well, let's just say you have a cavernous amount of audio exploring to do as the catalog is quite extensive. Patterson has also...

Duration:01:03:37

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 42 - Lycoriscoris

4/14/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 42 - Lycoriscoris We are back this week with a beautiful mix from Japanese artist Lycoriscoris, also known as Yunosuke Senoo. His mix for AM weaves between classical, ethereal, and electronic to create the perfect balance of quiet bliss and serenity effortlessly. If you are in the mood for some feels, take this mix on a walk through some trees - aka Forest Bathing, and you will immediately be uplifted into the world of Lycoriscoris. His new album Chiyu is...

Duration:01:07:06

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 41 - Kumi Takahara

4/2/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 41 - Kumi Takahara We are back after taking a week off and have a lovely cinematic mix from Kumi Takahara just in time for a long Easter weekend. With some tracks from legends like John Cage, Brian Eno, and Max Richter, as well as some from the artists herself - you are in for a chilled treat. Takahara has put together the perfect soundtrack for the transition into Spring, twinkling pianos, delicate reverb, and sweeping silence that creates a mesmerizing...

Duration:00:55:41

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 40 - Mint Julep

3/21/2021
Ambient Meditations Vol 40 - Mint Julep This week we tap indie poptronic duo Mint Julep to wind us down with a unique blend of uplifting swirls and a dash of melancholy. Their new album In a Deep & Dreamless Sleep is out now on Western Vinyl and is the perfect record to put you in a state of reflection after this insane and wild year of lockdowns and social distancing. With dabbles of synths, lofi noise, and soothing echoes, it's one you will probably put on repeat. Their mix is almost the...

Duration:01:04:00

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 39 - Dntel

3/12/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 39 - Dntel For the 39th episode of AM, the legendary Dntel takes the helm with his forward-thinking electronic selections. From his early glitchy ambient bliss to his indie-pop collab with Ben Gibbard as The Postal Service, Jimmy Tamborello has never stopped exploring. His new album The Seas Trees See, coming out on March 26th on Morr Music, is another delightful dose of Dntel's musical whimsy, appreciation of intimate and strange moments, and an overall...

Duration:01:01:39

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 38 - STUFF

3/5/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 38 - STUFF For the 38th episode of AM, we are joined by Belgian quintet STUFF to celebrate their upcoming album T(h)reats coming out on May 7th on Sbdan Ultra. The mix is a nice blend of bliss and quirky beats with tracks from the band themselves and some legends like Four Tet and DNTEL. This is the perfect mix to remind you that Spring is around the corner and hopefully, a summer that is less lockdown and more get down, even just a dabble of normalcy,...

Duration:01:02:20

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 37 - Qrion

2/26/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 37 - Qrion For the 37th episode of AM, we are joined by up-and-coming Japanese artist Qrion, making noise in the electronic music world with her deep and vibey sounds. Originally hailing from Sapporo, she brings a wide-open, melodic deepness to her dance tunes and remixes that feel in tune with her mountainous hometown. Qrion leans into this quieter side of her production and pulls out a beautiful, emotionally spacious, and feel-good mix that feels almost...

Duration:01:00:32

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 Vol 36 - A Winged Victory For The Sullen

2/18/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 36 - A Winged Victory For The Sullen For the 36th episode of Ambient Meditations, we are joined by Adam Wiltzie of A Winged Victory For The Sullen. The duo consisting of Wiltzie and composer Duston O'Halloran are releasing a new album on February 26th entitled Invisible Cities, which is actually a condensed version of the score they created for Leo Warner's theatre production. The album is everything you would expect from AWVFTS and more, with big...

Duration:01:36:44

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 35 - Vetle Nærø

2/12/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 35 - Vetle Nærø This week we are joined by Norway's latest gift to the world of neo-classical music, Vetle Nærø. Perfect for the midwinter blues, Nærø's mix is cinematic, emotive, and dashed with a combination of hope and melancholy. His latest single, "Waves," is out on 7K! Records and gives fans of minimal piano work precisely what they crave, beautiful spaces between the decay. On the mix, you will find staples of the genre and some amazing artists you...

Duration:00:59:55

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 34 - Chihei

2/4/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 34 - Chihei For episode 34, we are joined by Chihei Hatakeyama, a sound artist, mastering engineer, and record label founder based in Japan. His new album Late Spring is out on Gearbox Records (one of our favorite new labels pressing up jazz, electronic, etc.) on April 7th and the first single "Sound of Air" on 2/12. Chihei's mix presents an authentic soundscape vibe, with immense beautiful ambient caverns to get lost in and what you might call the true...

Duration:01:01:37

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 33 - Boku

1/30/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 33 - Boku For episode 33, we are joined by Irish newcomer Boku as we wind down January and head into February. Boku has a new EP coming entitled Fortune and has three previous singles, "Rise," "Game," and "Vermillion" all written after an intense breakup and while in a fragile emotional state. His mix is perfect for the dark days of winter, a blend of melancholy, a dash of infinite sadness, and a sprinkle of some light at the end of the tunnel. Maybe we...

Duration:00:54:36

Magnetic Magazine Presents: Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 32 - LoFi Mix By David Ireland

1/23/2021
Ambient Meditations Season 2 - Vol 32- LoFi Mix By David Ireland This week we are keeping things simple, a nice icy cold LoFi mix with plenty of deep grooves, mossy basslines, wobbly beats, and jazz licks that are perfect for weekend chillage. So find a comfortable position, a beverage of some sort and lay back, let your mind undress, and get your beat meditation on.

Duration:00:56:26

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