Author: Sonic Catharsis

Deciphering Vocal Quality

Voice Characteristics Body functions to consider Lacklustre, descending pitch, narrow tone lacking expression Physical and Mental Exhaustion Sad- Sounding Habitually on the verge of tears Respiratory issues (Lung, throat, nose) Angry sounding- no apparent cause Liver, gall bladder, spleen Fearful, anxious, trembling, hesitant Bladder, urinary problems Thick tone, slow, drowsy ariculation Migraine, nausea Exaggerated sing

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Sonic Tonic: Cosmic Mantra by the Bhaktas

Yesterday, I introduced you to the soothing, soul healing sounds of Kundalini Kirtan by the Bhaktas. Today, as we continue exploring the healing sound of our vocal instrument, I would like to introduce you to another healing album by the Bhaktas, called Cosmic Mantra. This music is perfect for sonic meditation, soundscapes, conscious and ecstatic

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6 Healing Sounds

Monks of Taoist and Shaolin tradition have long held specific sounds in high regard for their powerful healing qualities. Ancient monks observed the behavior, movements, and sounds of animals in order to incorporate these natural behaviors into their martial art practices. While observing animals fight, they noticed each had a particular sound it used while

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