Like most people, I’ve always loved music. But it wasn’t until I embarked on a spiritual journey that I started to understand the difference between music that is simply catchy or that has a good beat, and music that touches a deep chord within.
I’m sure that everybody has had the experience of music transporting us into another dimension. Music has the power to elevate us into joy and bliss, or take us into the depths of sadness. And music can also be a deep meditation, both in listening to it and in playing it.
In searching for the very best musicians to play at The Gathering, it has been a real joy to discover “new-to-me” artists who really manage to express silence through music.
One such recent discovery is Prana, a group in New York that uses vocal harmonies and overtones to create a powerful and incredibly high-vibration sound:
Every time I listen to this group, I immediately fall into a wonderful meditative state. I’m thrilled that they will be at The Gathering: http://zoxon.com/prana-baird-hersey-the-gathering.html
Then there are also some timeless classics, songs that bring joy whenever they randomly pop up in life. Here’s one that I always find inspiring, especially now in relation to everything that is happening with The Gathering: