The Self-Similarity of the Phonosphere

The Self-Similarity of the Phonosphere

If one is old enough to have dealt with cassette tapes, one should remember the unique sound that would occur when pressing the “fast forward” or “rewind” button while the play button was still pressed. That used to be the way one would be able to “scroll” through a...
Musical Dialogues of the Third Kind

Musical Dialogues of the Third Kind

What I learned from playing musical duets with plants Music has the ability to open many gateways of communication, and we all know this very well. It makes us dream; it evokes feelings and different kinds of states in us; it heals; it lets us express ourselves. As a...
Tuning the Human Body

Tuning the Human Body

Before playing any composition, musicians tune their instruments carefully because they know that such a precise process ensures a high quality of music. Human tuning The human body is the ultimate musical instrument, life is the music. Our thoughts, emotions,...
Of Whales and Trees

Of Whales and Trees

There is an ancient Maori legend I’ve heard of, while living in Aotearoa (New Zealand), about a special connection between the mighty Kauri tree and the Parāoa (sperm whale). Thousands of years ago, they were very close friends and, before returning to live in...
The Healing Musician

The Healing Musician

A Healing Musician is one that has intimately embodied the essence of music and is offering it with an attitude of service. Through a process of inner transformation, the Healing Musician has become transparent. His/Her offering of music is far from a public display...
Why Sound Healing?

Why Sound Healing?

The best answer to this question would probably come from a priest or shaman from an ancient civilisation where sound was used as a gateway to altered states of mind. But would we be able to understand their explanation if it does not come in the form of a scientific...