Ambient Soundbath Podcast #79 – Shadow Work



“Unfortunately there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. If an inferiority is conscious, one always has a chance to correct it. Furthermore, it is constantly in contact with other interests, so that it is continually subjected to modifications. But if it is repressed and isolated from consciousness, it never gets corrected.

– Carl Jung


Ambient Soundbath Podcast #75 – Orbit Series Drone



Archaeoastronomy was on my mind when I made this piece. I was thinking about the earth, spirituality and the connection to the sky in pre-historic cultures.

I don’t spend a lot of time looking at the sky (though I’d like to do more), but drones, mine or others, for me, have always provided a portal for connecting to spirit or being.


Request for Help – Ambient Soundbath Mobile App

Hey Gang,

Matt here. I’ve been wanting to get a mobile app for the Soundbath going for a long time, but that’s a costly endeavor and this has always been a free, public service, so my question is this: Are there any folks in the Soundbath community that would/could volunteer to help create iOS and Android versions of the Ambient Soundbath.

The Soundbath is getting to a tipping point where more of our listeners are coming in via mobile rather than via desktop, so this would help the community greatly.

If you think you can help, please contact me via the contact form –



Ambient Soundbath Podcast #73 – This Quiet Place



Good salutations, Soundbath listeners… I’m really excited for this program as it’s the first to feature a guest host. I actually got this idea from Dave Michuda, host of Low Light Mixes, after he asked me to do a mix for him (you can hear it here).

This program features longtime reviewer, podcaster, proponent and friend, John Shanahan of the Hypnagogue Podcast – A highly recommended and well-curated program. Without further ado, I’ll let John tell the rest of the story.

Theme: This Quiet Place

It just so happens Matt Borghi contacted me about guest hosting the Ambient Soundbath on the one-year anniversary of my moving from a house on a busy main road to a new home, well off the beaten path on the edge of a marsh. For a year now I’ve been reveling in this almost astonishing level of calm, augmented and accented with beautiful night sounds and the whisper of wind coming off the water and through the trees. The night that Matt reached out with his kind offer, the rest of my family was elsewhere, so I sat down at my studio controls in this place we call The Cottage in the Woods and curated a flow that echoes the serenity, mystery, and hushed joys of the night world around me in this quiet place. I hope you enjoy it.

John Shanahan, Host
Hypnagogue Podcast


(Start) Stephen Phillips, Deep Down, from Message from a Subatomic World

7.26  Offland, Accipiter (Drone Variation), from Accipiter/Coast

21.02  Chronotope Project, Clear Bell Ringing in Empty Sky, from Solar Winds

32.00  Igneous Flame, Clairaudient, from Ocean Sighs

37.47  Algol, Gilese 581d, from Goldilocks Zone

47.31  Mark Harris, Before You Awake_Or the Fool Who Mimics the Sun, from The Angry Child

56.18  Lucette Bourdin, The Dusty Attic, from Golden Sun


Ambient Soundbath Podcast #72 – Agawa Bay



I’m finally getting around to mining all the creative inspiration I gained from a recent trip around Lake Superior, both through western Ontario on the north side and on the southern side through Michigan’s UP (upper peninsula) by way of Duluth. What an amazing trip!

For a trip that’s literally a day’s car ride away and within the Great Lakes Basin, I had no idea how beautiful, how breath-taking and just how awe-inspiring it could be. One such bit of inspiration came from our visit to Agawa Bay and the Lake Superior Provincial State Park. These places left deep impressions that I’ve tried to tap into with this new long form work – Agawa Bay