My love for Lounge Music started during a vacation on the island of Bali. That one moment was so inspirational! It gave my life a new direction and now I spend my days putting together the kind of Chillout and Downtempo compilations that inspired me so much all those years ago.
Name: Guido van der Meulen
Location: Geleen, The Netherlands
Guido’s Radioshow Lounge Café is syndicated on more than 30 stations worldwide. He has released four Compilation-Albums under his name.
My love for Lounge Music started during a vacation on the island of Bali.At that time, my life was very stressful and this particular vacation opened my eyes to a world of relaxation and inner peace to that allowed me to listen more carefully to music.
While I was there, I bought a Chillout CD in one of the local Balinese markets and to this day, I still remember the warmthof the morning sun as I sat by the sea and listened to the CD and discovered the Genre of Chillout for the first time!As I listened, the music that came from my laptop put me in such a beautiful place emotionally that I felt compelled to discover more. I had never felt peaceful before and for sure, it was a life-changing moment.The inner peace that I experienced at that moment was so moving that I had to head back to the market to find more of this music.When I arrived home from the vacation, I had 20 albums in my suitcase.That is how it started for me.That one moment was so inspirational!It gave my life a new direction and now I spend my days putting together the kind of Chillout and Downtempo compilations that inspired me so much all those years ago.
Every time I start a new mix, my mind goes back to that morning in Bali; the morning that started it all!
And now, thanks to this love of Lounge music, I have many friends throughout the world that find themselves inspired in similar ways (artists, producers, record labels etc.) and I also have a great time running my virtual (Guido’s) Lounge Café on Face Book. The popularity of