These are two fascinating snipets of a longer discussion on "Music and the Mind: The Magical Power of Sound" presented by the New York Academy of Science. Steven Paulson (producer, interviewer, author), Jamshed Bharucha (Neuroscientist), Vijay Iyer(jazz musician ), Concetta Tomaino (Music Therapist), Charles Limb (Otolaryngologist, musician and reseacher) team up to how music impacts behavior and the enjoyment of music and it's similarities to language in the brain. Enjoy!
We’ve just added a new video to our YouTube channel from Gandalf’s 2013 release, Dreamweaver. The new video is for the track “Reaching for the Sky” in which Gandalf's rich signature style is evident.
Recently Omar Akram was interviewed by Music Web Express (mwe3.com). If you're a fan, you'll love this in-depth conversation.
Win one of a limited edition of Omar Akram prints, signed by the artist. Be one of the first ten to purchase and then write a fan review of Omar's new album, Daytime Dreamer, at the Real Music website to win.
Sketching, rewriting, arranging, recording, mixing, and mastering of Liquid Mind — I'm often asked what instruments I use to create Liquid Mind, and what my process is. The music sounds so simple, many folks assume the process is just sitting at a keyboard, calling up a sound, and holding chords. That would be nice, if that were the case! But creating the warm fuzzy texture of Liquid Mind is a bit more involved.
Rajendra Teredesai performed live at the Chuang Tzu auditorium on August 14, 2013 for the morning Silent Sitting. In this short interview he shares about his experience and describes Osho International Meditation Resort.
To compose and produce a solo album is always hard work. To begin I had exactly 40 new tunes — only thirteen of the very best made it to the album. While playing and recording I was in a state of complete concentration — really lost in another world. Sometimes the process was fraught with stress, while other times I reached a kind of “floating world” and the music came freely.
Real Music has posted a new YouTube video for “The Enchanted Path” from Bernward Koch’s new album Day of LIfe. “Day of LIfe begins with “The Enchanted Path,” a piece overflowing with grace, calm, and just a hint of magic. Bohm’s ethereal flute is perfect, adding a breath of springtime.” — Bette Timm, Music Reviewer
I've been thinking about trends in music lately. In 1994, when I made the decision to start distributing the slow music that had helped me to cope with debilitating anxiety, I submitted a 30 minute tape of the piece Zero Degrees Zero (subsequently released on the album Ambience Minimus) to several record labels.
The latest video from Real Music is for “Underwater World” the third track on Amberfern’s new album, AquaEssence: An Ocean of Calm.