Drawing inspiration from the Advaita philosophy, Sufi mysticism, and Jungian archetypes, “He Breathes” attempts to bring together what is otherwise in contradistinction: in India, Ardhanārīśvara (अर्धनारीश्वर) has been venerated as an androgynous form of Shiva and Shakti, idolized as hermaphrodite figures. Post-colonization, modern Indian society has excluded the many transgender populations, pushing them into the periphery, … Read more
I’ve got a chance to perform live at the CoCA Invasion! art festival going on this week at the Warehouse Project. Do come check it out, I’ll be performing between 6 and 8pm from the 15th to 19th. FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/165054856931375/
Listen: http://www.thesixtyone.com/s/6YNwAJCyR0G/ Been around a couple of times I feel like I’ve been here before And it seems to me our worst mistakes Were made before we learnt to show it Oh, how I feel the world pulled from beneath my feet Oh, I suppose I could have learnt from your mistakes Been around a … Read more
So familiar and overwhelmingly warm This one, this form I hold now. Embracing you, this reality here, This one, this form I hold now, so Wide eyed and hopeful. Wide eyed and hopefully wild. We barely remember what came before this precious moment, Choosing to be here right now. Hold on, stay inside… This body … Read more
source:http://www.musicfanclubs.org/rage/words2.htm and the internets. The famous speech on 02/02/93 Stokholm at the Melody. “We’ve got to regain knowledge again, and we’ve got to regain an understanding again, of who we are. Not just those chosen to fuel systems, but individuals who have the power to criticize and analyze, and attack injustice when it becomes prevalent … Read more
Tell me where you’re goin or What is going wrong I felt you leavin before You’d even gone And hold me now Or never ever hold me again No more talk Can take me away from this pain I’m in See the moonlight shinin on Your window pane See it leave you as Faithful as … Read more
Pickin’ time before I leave – Plenty of salt is what I need. Got my heart perched to my sleeve – Sad as it sounds, when it rains, it bleeds. Got my sunscreen ‘bove my head – Didn’t save me from gettin’ wet. Beggin’ crimes for what I believe – It ain’t smoke, it’s air … Read more
For once I have something I can actually offer on #musicmonday. The first of many to come.
Surprise, surprise. We’ll be opening the show for The Dhas Brothers this Saturday at Mystic Melodies: The Ego’s Trip. As usual I’m letting you guys know, hoping some will come, so please, do come (:
Ignore the voices in the background. I let the guys do whatever they were doing while I played. Just to capture the moment.