Reflections on the Stairway to Heaven (part 2)

Thanks for coming back to the second installment of my series Reflections on the Stairway to Heaven. Yesterday, we looked at the structure of the song and the first verse, you can read the first post here, if you are just joining. Today, we are starting with Verse 2 of Stairway to Heaven. Verse 2 … Continue reading Reflections on the Stairway to Heaven (part 2)

Finding my spirit

  In 2017, I found myself living in Hawaii with a good job, making a decent living, enough to afford living in Hawaii, helping my sons get on their feet and still live comfortably. I could not shake the feeling that something important was missing. Yes, I was single, I still am, but it was … Continue reading Finding my spirit

What is Sonic Catharsis

Sonic Catharsis is my hero's journey, my labor of love.  It seeks understanding of the existential through scholarship and experience. It seeks to bring together Science and Humanities together to form a sonic palate of spirit and medicine without the dogma of religion or politics of power. Through my own experiences,  I have found Music and … Continue reading What is Sonic Catharsis

Music and Humanity

Throughout written History, Music has been part of humanity. The earliest known written documents reference the power of sound and throughout history, regardless of culture, music has been featured with prominence. History is also full of power-hungry leaders whom sought to control and conquer everything as far as the eye could see. Some would say … Continue reading Music and Humanity

The Power of Sound In this fascinating Ted talk, Ad Exec Steve Keller takes us on a little journey discovering how advertisements are used to manipulate emotions, influence behavior and even shape our perceptions. The experiments highlighted in this video demonstrate exactly how ad execs use sound and music to manipulate our emotions and perceptions, it is … Continue reading The Power of Sound