Limited Edition Eco-Pack CDs of Solstice Chill, legion d’honneur, Layers 2 and Eavesdropping are Now Available!

When I first started publishing my music, after my first release through a long defunct label Orbit Music (album: Forgotten Textures) back in 1998, I started releasing my music through the also now defunct MP3.com via their Digital Audio Music (D.A.M.) CDs, which was a print-on-demand service. Years later, I then found Lulu.com, and began to publish through there. They eventually dropped the CD print-on-demand service as well.

I then started releasing my music as digital only releases, through BandCamp, and all major digital music services such as Amazon, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, etc. And, except for short run CD-R releases I had made over the years and sold individually, I have never produced real physical copies in any sort of bulk. That has now changed!

I now have limited edition 50-CD runs of Solstice Chill, legion d’honneur, Layers 2 and Eavesdropping. These are in Eco-Pack sleeves, they are the similar to a jacket, but there is no glue, printed with eco-friendly inks, and is stored in a re-sealable cellophane bag.

Ask when ordering if you would like the cover, inside cover, or disc signed before I ship it out!

If you would prefer additional options when shipping, please contact me after the sale, and we can work out payment and additional shipping options such as insurance, delivery signature, etc.

Includes unlimited streaming of Eavesdropping via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

To order, click on one of the image links below, or visit the merch page on my Bandcamp site to order!

 

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THEY CAME TODAY!

THEY CAME TODAY, and look great! Just need to find my Sony Discman to listen to them (yes, the bright yellow rugged sports version) 

50x limited-run eco-pack CDs of Eavesdropping, Solstice Chill, Layers II, and legion d’honneur will be for sale at the Bristol County Home & Garden Show this weekend on Saturday, March 30th, from 9am – 2pm at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, 251 Stonehaven Road, Fall River. Admission is free. I will also be providing this background music at the event in an installation. More details available here: http://www.heraldnews.com/photogallery/…/NEWS/325009993/PH/1

These will be posted for sale via my BandCamp page following the event. Like to try before you buy? Go have a listen at http://musicalnature.bandcamp.com/

Thank you to the awesome folks at Atomic Disc for the awesome quality and quick turn around!

 

Painting in front of people: March 30

Hey folks! Guess what? I will be doing an ambient installation at the
Bristol County Home & Garden Show, 251 Stonehaven Road, Fall River on March 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I’ll be giving away some free Musical Nature stickers, and, if I have properly timed the order right, I will have a 50-run limited edition eco-pack CD’s available of what will be playing:

So, if you’re in the area, come on down and see some fantastic artwork, music (if I do say do my self), and a multitude of other great vendors at this event.

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When your boss sends an email with the subject, “You do NOT have to say yes…” it sparks a little curiosity.

What exactly don’t I have to say yes to?

Painting while people watch, apparently.

Yep,a live painting, from start to finish, at the Bristol County Home & Garden Show in Fall River on March 30.

“I know you don’t love talking in front of people, but…would you consider it?” she asked.

The introvert in me said hell no — but my more rational side said, why the hell not? It would be something completely new. I’ve been trying a lot of new things lately. Why not one more thing?!

So that’s the plan. March 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., I’ll be painting and inking a 9×12 piece like this one below (but in full color)!

This newspaper layout described a dozen things to know about…

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Happy Winter Solstice!

solstice chillIn 2001, I released this album, Solstice Chill in celebration of the Winter Solstice.

Measured in Kelvin – Part III was included on the 2002 Ambient@Hyperreal2 compilation album, along with a fantastic list of other artists https://www.discogs.com/Various-Ambienthyperr…/release/30910

Go have a listen if you’re looking for some relaxing, chill out background music. This album is available on BandCamp, Amazon, Google, iTunes, Spotify, and all of the other major platforms.

Use code “holidays” on BandCamp and save 50% on this and all other titles:https://musicalnature.bandcamp.com/album/solstice-chill

https://musicalnature.net/solstice-chill/

Join the Musical Nature Mailing List!

Hey folks, quick update. Been an interesting second half of the year, with some things going on that have derailed my music development… which will pick back up soon. Have some collaborations and releases in the works. Probably not going to see much until the new year. Stay tuned!

In the meantime, I have gone ahead and created a mailing list, as another touch point for my fans so I can share additional information, and offer mailing-list only promotions.

So, if you’d like to join, click on the link above in the navigation, or go here: https://mailchi.mp/53f4d220d223/musicalnature

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

Thank you and talk soon!

Skunk Works

316px-Skunk_works_Logo.svgI haven’t done too much on SoundCloud for quite some time. It’s not really a great platform for marketing my music, especially now since they got rid of the groups there. I’ve long since cancelled my Pro membership, and have kind-of just let it die off over the past year.

However, it is a great little platform to get out new pieces of music I am playing with. So, if you’re interested, head on over to my SoundCloud page and see what I’ve got in the hopper and what I’ve been working on.

Follow me on there, to get notified of when new clips and tracks are posted! I’ll happily give you a follow back as well if you are posting to SoundCloud as well, so that I can be in the loop on what my friends and fans are also doing with their music!

Feedback is paramount, so please let me know if you like what you’re hearing there. It’ll directly influence what appears on upcoming releases!

[Skunk Works is an official pseudonym for Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs, formerly called Lockheed Advanced Development Projects ~wikipedia]

New Release – Ghosts of Her Dreams

At long last, I am excited to be finally releasing my new album, Ghosts of Her Dreams. The original concept came from a dream my wife had one night, and then it morphed into this. I am also pleased to have had collaborated with my talented wife on the cover artwork of this album – that credit goes all to her! Check out her work at evarodesign.wordpress.com.

Coming soon to other digital media outlets, such as Amazon, iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, and more. I will announce again when that happens. In the meantime, it is available for purchase and streaming on BandCamp.

Live the design? It looks awesome on a shirt.

Ghosts of Her Dreams

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Ghosts of Her Dreams

Released: July 17, 2018

One time my wife had woken up, and remembered a strange dream. It wasn’t long, it was more of a quick blip of an image. There was a biscuit snail on top of a parking garage. A snail with a biscuit for a shell. This is one of hundreds of weird and odd dreams she’s had and has informed me about. This was the inspiration for this album, along with the cover artwork. Dreams can be weird, odd, obscure, and otherworldly. As are the tracks contained within this collection. I hope you enjoy this, and can let your mind wander even somewhere remotely close to wherever she was transported to.

Cover artwork by Em Varosky (evarodesign.wordpress.com).

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/album=2734380655/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/artwork=small/ 

Listen, buy and stream at the following media outlets:

T-shirts and More Merch!

In addition to the stickers which I have had for sale for a while now, as of today, I have some T-shirts (and hoodies, long sleeved shirts, etc.) for sale now via my new store at TeePublic! Go here and have a look around, I have 3 designs up there currently, one for Eavesdropping, Atchafalaya, and my upcoming album, Ghosts of her Dreams. Click the link below to check them out (and to order!)

https://www.teepublic.com/user/pfrc

If you’d like to see something else in the store, please let me know. And if you buy one, tag me on Twitter @musicalnature with a picture of you wearing it, or post to the Facebook page!

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New Release – 74m 1s

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74m 1s

Released: January 22, 2017

A re-interpretation of Moby’s “long ambients1: calm. sleep.” released in March of 2016 to the world for free, to do what they want with. He provided about 4 hours in total of music in this release, and I am planning on doing several re-interpretations of them, this being the first. All source material used is from this album.

In the words of Moby “it’s really quiet: no drums, no vocals, just very slow calm pretty chords and sounds and things for sleeping and yoga and etc. and feel free to share it or give it away or whatever, it’s not protected or anything, or at least it shouldn’t be.”

To get and to listen to the original source material, visit moby.com/la1/

This, just like the source material, is also free to do what you want with it.

Listen, buy and stream at the following media outlets:

Because I love my fans… HUGE 95% Off Sale at BandCamp on the entire musical nature discography!

It’s that time of year… well, close to it anyways, so I wanted to share the love. I release a lot of music, generally at just $0.99 a track, however, after doing this for 20 years, I’ve released a lot of music, and have a very large catalog. You can now own that entire catalog for under 5 bucks.

From now, January 12th, 2018, until Valentine’s Day (February 14th, 2018), you can get my entire catalog on BandCamp, 33 releases, for just $4.96 at 95% off. Or, you can pick and choose your releases.

That’s right… ALL OF THE MUSIC for just $4.96. It would normally cost you $99.29 at 25% off.

Just use Discount Code “love“. Go get it! https://musicalnature.bandcamp.com/

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To get the full discography of all 33 releases, visit https://musicalnature.bandcamp.com/, click on Buy Digital Discography. Then as in the pop-up shown above, just use the code love. And that’s it.

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Thank you to all of my fans – past, present, and future for your support! ❤