Welcome to the new musical nature site!

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It feels good to say that! This has been a long process. If you check the Internet Archive, there used to be this little gem of a web property out there:


Take note of the dates… I had kids, life got complicated, and music unfortunately took a back seat for a number of years. Flash forward to 2015 – I finally jumped back in, and got working on new music. Since then a lot has happened!

I’ve released 9 new recordings. 9. I’ve apparently had a lot that was waiting to come out during my hiatus.

What else has transpired during the revival of musical nature?

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Under your bed and hiding in your closet

What scares you?

Is it the fact that a door was left open to a room or closet that is dark and foreboding?  Is it the noise you just heard from down the hall, when no one else is in the house? Is it that feeling that someone is behind you, stalking you and waiting for that moment for you to turn around to look?

For me, it’s all the above 🙂 But I love it!  But what I love more, is the vast collection of eerie and creepy soundtrack music that is produced around the Horror / Thriller genre of motion pictures.

That’s why I created this playlist on Spotify.  To help collect some of the music found in horror / thriller movies that inspire me, and I find creepy.  It also contains a lot of material that I found inspiring when I created March of the Inanimate: Repossessed and Mister Stichs.

I plan to update the following playlist often, so head on over to Spotify and check it out!

Sleep tight!

– Keith

Who Inspires Ambient Electronic Artist Syntax? These Artists Do. That’s Who.

Very nice set. And wonderful to see Frog listed. An absolutely divine track from CBL


(Editor’s Note: This piece is written by guest writer James Mann — better known as ambient electronic artist Syntax (available for your listening pleasure on the latest Vehlinggo mix). He highlights ambient cuts that are meaningful to him. Have fun.)

Slipping into that elusive stream of consciousness. Delving into a world which entails insight into the human condition. Understated, and yet captivatingly overstated. Work that changes how you look at people, yourself, and in turn the world.

The word “ambient” has long carried a sense of shrouded mystery and context, all of which are personal and unique to each listener. Atmosphere. Tone. Delivery. Defying the traditional arrangements of music, the genre has managed to define itself among so many others, without any specific “sound” or “signature mark.”

As a lover of music, I confess ambient has and will be the most appealing form of work out there. With each composition a…

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