Category: Music Medicine

The spirit of Rhythm

According to Navajo Elders, the Drum is the Creator’s favorite instrument. This, they tell us, is why we each have a heartbeat. For shamans from various cultures, the rhythm is a powerful spiritual element, enabling the shaman to ride the rhythm to other worlds in order to collect healing wisdom and other messages and assistance

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Sonic Tonic: Dark Matter by Digital Africa

The Tribal beat and ethnic vocals transported me immediately a light lyrical trance, this is another track that makes me feel joyous and would be a great addition to your collection of rhythms. I definitely recommend you check this out if you make conscious dance mixes as this one is sure to have you lightly tapping to the beat if not be-bopping around the room to the rhythm. This would also make an excellent opening track to a conscious or ecstatic dance mix. Enjoy!

Sonic Tonic: Staccato Rhythms

This week we continue our exploration of the sound healing principle of rhythm. Following Gabrielle Roth’s concept of 5 Rhythms, we enter into the masculine rhythmic principle of staccato this week. Our first sonic tonic this week, of course, features the staccato rhythms of Gabrielle Roth herself as well as the staccato beats she created

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