Music

Divine Mantras on White Sun III

Some voices ring true with passion, others with the certainty of truth. White Sun is blessed to have both in singer and principal songwriter Gurujas Khalsa. Her angelic voice cascades through softness, devotion, and joy as she serenades us through 23 Kundalini mantras on White Sun III. These mantras resonate over the musical accompaniment of [...]

By | October 20th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

DEVA by Deva Premal

DEVA DEVA arrives in a full-circle moment of glory 20 years after Deva Premal’s emergence on the music scene with the widely-played and shared “Gayatri Mantra” track off her 1998 debut release, The Essence. Her new album, DEVA, is perfect for yoga, meditation, and any time you need a respite from life’s hectic pace. The [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Trevor Hall The Fruitful Darkness

Trevor Hall photographed by Emory Hall In The Fruitful Darkness, Trevor Hall has created something extraordinarily rare these days: a concept LP. When listening to this album, other classics of the concept art form and lineage come to mind, such as U2’s The Joshua Tree, The Police’s Synchronicity and even Pink Floyd’s The Wall. Trevor shares with profoundly authentic vulnerability at a new level [...]

By | October 2nd, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Mirrors by Sangeeta Kaur

Artist and Singer Sangeeta Kaur Sangeeta Kaur combines classical music with spiritual themes. Sangeeta Kaur is a Vietnamese-American trained opera singer who has performed all over the world. She gravitated to mantra-style singing to bring healing and awakening through music and yoga. Mirrors Mirrors is Sangeeta's third New Age/Classical crossover album. Accompanied by Nicolas Neidhart [...]

By | September 22nd, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Opium Moon Creates Enchanting World Music

Self-titled ensemble debut Opium Moon is a supergroup with meditative soul. Los Angeles-based ensemble Opium Moon produces some of the most enchanting music you'll ever hear. I dabble in music scoring and licensing and immediately thought, "Music supervisors would kill for world music of this quality and beauty.” It brought to mind one of my [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Love’s Door by Shyama Chapin

The daughter of a choir director, Shyama Chapin has been singing as long as she can remember. Her first composition, a piece about Winnie the Pooh, was written on her grandma's upright piano when she was four years old. While surrounded by sounds of prayer, and coffee shop singer-songwriters, she began to notice the dynamic [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Down Come the Walls by Jai-Jagdeesh

Artist Jai Jagdeesh Jai Jagadeesh: Spirituality and Song Actress, classical Indian dancer, photographer, writer and musician Jai-Jagdeesh spent years traveling throughout Northern India. At the time, she was as a musical representative for Yogi Bhajan's foreign education program to further global understanding and practice of the sacred texts of the Kundalini Yoga. She also [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Neosoul Artist Dorian on Practicing Yoga for Everyday Life

photo of Dorian by David Young-Wolff Throughout Los Angeles, there are creative artists who are bringing their yoga practice to life in innovative ways. Neosoul artist Dorian is one of those people. Through his frequent collaborations with teachers, and through his music (self-help set to song), he offers inspiration in all of his work. [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Chants for Meditation by Kamini Natarajan

Even devoted yogis are familiar with that sudden surge of anger when someone cuts you off in traffic. We all have had moments of experiencing the slow-build frustration of commuting to work during rush hour. Yogini and singer Kamini Natarajan believes that traditional Sanskrit mantras have a power that can be harnessed to help combat [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Mother’s Calling by Sacred Music Artist Ambika

I first met sacred music artist Ambika more than 20 years ago in a dive bar in New York City’s East Village. She was standing in front of her band at the mic, singing in a hypnotic Siouxsie Sioux kind of way, clad in black PVC clothing, driving the audience wild. Finding Devotion in India [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|Music|0 Comments