Ultima Thule is available online for the listening pleasure of those who live outside our Australian FM radio coverage zone.

Each edition of the show is downloadable from this page as a 56k mp3 file, for a period of 8 weeks, with a new programme uploaded each Monday. Simply "right click" and "save" on the numbered links below.

Alternatively you can have each broadcast automatically delivered to you through a podcast client. To subscribe to the Ultima Thule podcast, use this URL: http://www.ultimathule.info/xml/Ultima_Thule_Ambient_Music_Radio.xml 

Further information about podcasting - and on-demand streaming of more than 400 past Ultima Thule programmes - is available at these and similar sites:  


Ultima Thule can now also be heard live worldwide, on Sundays at 22:30 hours Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT +10) via the Fine Music 102.5 stream.

Eventually we intend to offer higher quality subscription access to our programme archive via streaming audio... so watch this space!

Click below to listen:

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Classics, old and new, and the rhythms of the algorithm... featuring Vangelis, Bruno Sanfilippo, Damian Anache, Somei Satoh and Vicki Hansen.

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Cryogenic dreaming with Simon Wilkinson, Loscil, Alan Brown and Mercury's Antennae.

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The road less travelled is paved with good intentions. So sayeth the sounds of Greg Miller, Numina, Zero Ohms, Mind Over Matter... and the new album Pathways, by Chad Kettering.

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Anthropocentric rememberings by Daheen and Kalya Scintilla.

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Making a crossing, in heavy weather, with David Helpling, Dan Pound and Thom Brennan.

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Come to me, my little kinkajou! ...with Ishq, Matt Coldrick and Banco de Gaia.

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Calling across the ages: music from Robert Rich, Steve Roach and Deborah Martin... and showcasing The Call - new from Resonant Drift.

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Introducing Vague Traces: the new collaboration from Phillip Wilkerson and Chris Russell. DeeperNET also makes an appearance.

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OOTI: the new recording from Forest Smithson, sandwiched between the sounds of Three Fields.

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Subtly twisting fate, with Stratosphere, Erik Wollo, Steve Roach and Dirk Serries.

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Showcasing new old music from 33 Tetragammon and Human Metronome; also featured are Andrew Thomas Wilson, Dirk Serries, Joris de Backer and Robert Rich.

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Climbing Yggdrassil, one branch at a time, with Simon Lewis, Bluetech, Globular, Ace Ventura and Radioactive Sandwich.


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White-hot glow: Incandescent, the new recording from Hollan Holmes... and also featuring Tangering Dream, James Johnson and Robert Scott Thompson.

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Ushering in Elysium with Peter Miller, Loner, Rohan, Pete Namlook, Vibrasphere and Puff Dragon.

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Classic New Age Electronica from the 1980s and 90s, with Fred Simon, Patrick O'Hearn, Colin Chin and Tim Story... and showcasing the re-release of Under the Moon by Deborah Martin.

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The turning of the great wheel of life, featuring Forrest Fang, Dan Pound and Zero Ohms.

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On the edge of the abyss: sounds of the darkness that precedes the fall by Insect Funeral, Robert Rich, Voice of Eye, Paul Schutze... and showcasing Blood Moon - the new recording from Frore and Shane Morris.

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Vale Edgar Froese: eternally Tangerine Dreaming.

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Life Flows Water: the new recording from Howard Givens and Craig Padilla... with textural colour from Peter Miller and Bruno Sanfilippo.

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Counting down the vibrations to equilibrium, from Abakus and Ailo.

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The hypnotic impulse: exploring the world of Buno Sanfilippo through the albums Ad Libitum, Piano Textures, Inside Life, Piano Textures II and Subliminal Pulse.

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Mixing it up in the gene pool with Paul Hazel, Syzygy, Bedouin Ascent, Influx and and Neutron 9000, among others.

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Dark thoughts of an evolving god... with Csillagkod, Steve Roach, Jeffrey Fayman and Craig Padilla... and premiering Evolution, the new recoding from Shane Morris and Mystified.

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Jon Shapiro presents the final programme in his four-part series focusing on the music released by Russian label Electroshock Records. Artists featured in this installment include Gary DiBenedetto, J C Combs and Simon Wickham-Smith.

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Sounds of blood and thunder, with Steve Roach, Robert Rich, Kelly David and Byron Metcalf... and showcasing Nathan Youngblood's recording Asunder.

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Autumn light filtered through a rainbow-hued dome... with music from Ishq, Steve Hillage, Brian Eno, Upper Astral and Iasos.

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An interplanetary concatenation; space music from Michael Stearns and X1 Project... as well as Soundscapes, the new space-themed recording from Claudio Casanueva.

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The luminous all-knowing aubergine of redemption. With Sunmox, Cheb I Sabbah, Tripswitch, Entheogenic, Ott, Alan Watts and Hans Zimmer, among others.

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Earth sounds; desert music... showcasing Desert Light, the new album by Al Jewer and Andy Mitran... and also featuring the classic lushness of Richard Burmer.

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(coming... eventually)

The year concludes in reflective mode, with a focus on sacred music from the ancient Christian traditions of the Near East. Featuring the otherworldly voice of Sister Marie Keyrouz.


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