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All Of Nature – Sheila Nicholls

Sheila has released three previous albums: Brief Strop, Wake, and Songs From the Bardo. Smattered between songs of desire are rousing feminist fantasies and commentaries on the ridiculousness of worldwide chest-beating. Her new project “All of Nature” includes co-writes with … Continue reading

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10,000 Suns – Saul David Raye

“Saul is tuned in to his heart. His spirit shines forth in everything he says and does.” — Yoga Chicago “A beautiful and moving experience.” — Kitzie Stern / New World Kirtan The debut album from acclaimed yoga teacher and … Continue reading

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Bhakti Without Borders – Madi Das

“One of the catchiest Kirtan albums you’re likely to hear. Immaculate production by Dave Stringer with some of the best musicians on the Kirtan scene. ” — ISKCON News This album was nominated for a Grammy award in 2015. Bhakti Without … Continue reading

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Elixir

Ten eclectic, modern songs inspired by The Radiance Sutras, Lorin Roche’s poetic interpretation of the Vijñana Bhairava Tantra, one of the most ecstatic and iconoclastic texts of yoga philosophy. Elixir unites the talents of leading ecstatic chant artists Dave Stringer and Donna … Continue reading

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IQ & EQ

IQ & EQ is an ongoing series of remixes of previously released tracks. As new remixes arrive, they will be posted in this playlist. Tracks: Aja Uttama – Duke Mushroom Brazilian Saints Remix A duet by Karnamrita Dasi and Dave … Continue reading

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The Satellite Sky

“A spiritual world/folk bonanza.” — Exclaim.ca “Songs that unite spiritual and secular interests in a surprisingly seamless blend.” — Yoga Journal Read Dave’s comments in Seattle Yoga News about how he wrote the Satellite Sky and Brink Watch Dave discuss … Continue reading

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Brink

“An amazing supporting cast & some of the deepest vocal, chant-oriented music in a long time.” — Backroads “Great work!!!!! I understand our similar musical schizophrenia… Awesome. Killer production. Great singing. Great songs.” — Jai Uttal Read Dave’s comments in … Continue reading

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Ojas

“Ojas captures the soulful, hair-raising essence of Dave’s live kirtans. High energy, ecstatic chanting at its best. Ojas is pure American Kirtan.” — Yoga Journal “Again! Genuine emotion and passion makes kirtan soar. Dave Stringer brings authenticity to the table … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Kirtan

Kirtan (from the Sanskrit word meaning “to sing”) is a folk form that arose from the Bhakti movement of 15th century India, originally played and sung by musicians with very little in the way of formal training. The Bhaktis wrote … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWS: Audio

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