A weekly programme of ambient and atmospheric music from across the ages and around the world, heard on Australian public radio since 1989. Ultima Thule weaves a mix of ambient, trance, drone and chillout electronica, spacemusic, ancient, mediaeval and neoclassical creations, traditional and world music, soundtracks, cool jazz and impressionist soundworks into an exquisite, chatter-free 90-minute musical narrative.
Showcasing two new recordings: "Alive Inside the Tank", from Mysteries of the Night, and "For the Summer, or Forever", by Halftribe. Also making an appearance are Sherry Finzer, Peter Sheridan and Darshan Ambient.
The glory of Byzantium; sacred music of the Greek Orthodox tradition in authentic performance at a virtual Hagia Sophia. Performances by Capella Romana, the Greek Byzantine Choir and Nikodimos Kabarnos.
A cavalcade of epic ambient song to mark our millennium-plus-two-hundredth episode. Featured are Faun, Juno Reactor, Eivor, Fever Ray, The Mountain Goats, Dead Can Dance, Twice A Man, Enya, Lana Del Rey, Azam Ali, Trobar de Morte, Julee Cruise, Nox Arcana, Inga Liljestrom and Steeleye Span. Please set your ears to stun.