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  • Marc Broussard
    Marc Broussard - Still knocking on the door
    I can see it now. One day there will be some TMZ-esque scandal about Marc Broussard, where it is revealed that he is at least 20 years older than he currently claims to be. I kid, of course, but when you listen to him sing, pay attention to his...
  • Body equilibrium or balance is the ability to maintain the center of gravity of the body within the base of support.
    Balance: The mind-body-soul connection
    Balance is a lifetime achievement, a process of learning to navigate in the world that begins in infancy and continues into old age. Jean MassionHappiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas MertonMind,...
  • Robin Banks
    The Jazz Soul of Robin Banks and her new cd "Modern Classic."
    Sometimes you get hit with an inside fastball you didn’t see coming. Such is the new release, Modern Classic, from Robin Banks, the Canadian soul and jazz singer, and Maple Award winner. Although she has been on the scene since the late 90s...
  • Kristine Alicia
    Rising Star: Jamaican-born, Kristine Alicia (See video 'Your Lady')
    As my readers may now recognize, I absolutely love to feature new artists who are on the rise to stardom but are doing their work independently, without all the commercialized 'fluff'.Well, allow me to introduce (or reintroduce) you to Ms....
  • Can the Evolution Theory explain human consciousness
    Can the Evolution Theory explain human consciousness
    Since the time of Aristotle, a Greek philosopher, men have grappled with the mystery of the human mind, knowing what it does but unsure of what it is. The 1996 edition of Webster's Dictionary defines consciousness as "the quality or state...
  • The Great Escape
    Experience the Great Escape - A Review
    The Great Escape is just that great. From the instrumentation to the vocals provided by Amie Miriello, the Great Escape is a band that is heavy on the soul and alternative rhythms. The self-titled release is a slick produced journey layered with...
  • Anne-Simone
    A Review of Anne-Simone's Bittersweet EP
    Welcome to the world of Anne-Simone - a fascinating mix of indie pop complexity that beckons music lovers. On the band's Bittersweet EP, six cuts leave an impression that is wonderfully fascinating. Anne-Simone provides a stamp on the...
  • Tower of Power keeping it hip for fifty-years
    Tower of Power keeping it hip for fifty-years
    For almost 50 years Tower of Power has been entertaining audiences with their funky-brass-soul-groove music. On Friday, Jan 16, TOP got down in Agoura, CA at the Canyon Club to perhaps the largest audience of any shows we've seen there...
  • Essential oils are metabolized like other nutrients within the cell body
    Essential oils are metabolized like other nutrients within the cell body
    What happens through the smell and the frequency of the plant? The life force of the plant, when we use essentials oils, is to use the life force, to have many life forces-to mix a blend, helping you to make the shift. You can inhale them; put...
  • I love Me
    To love another, we must first learn to love ourselves
    To relate to others, we must first learn to relate to ourselves. But what is the self? Are we a mere body, a physical entity comprised of flesh and blood, or do we consist of something more?We each have a body, no doubt, for each of us occupies a...
  • Sean C. Johnson begins promo for new music
    Sean C. Johnson begins promo for new music
    The new year is under way and along with that comes a new quarter and a new round of music. Artist all around the world are gearing up for releases soon to come. One artist who has been quietly working on his new music decided to start making some...
  • Fish
    How to connect with your "good" self
    1. It's the real you. Realize that deep down inside we all have a need and a desire to be good. It's a driving force in all of us. If you ignore this part of you, it will gnaw at your insides like a rabid dog.2. If you're bothered and...
  • Rhetta with Ric Lantana and Markey from Markey Blue
    Markey Blue lit up Darwin's Saturday Dec. 20
    Christmas spirit abounded at Darwin's Saturday night as Markey Blue lit the place up with their powerful rhythm and blues. Markey herself has an amazing, powerful voice, which reminds listeners of Tina Turner or even the great Aretha Franklin....
  • A program of contrasts from the San Francisco Symphony this week
    A program of contrasts from the San Francisco Symphony this week
    The San Francisco Symphony’s traditional Colors of Christmas program is already underway, the first performance having taken place last evening. There are two more performances to go, however, so there’s still time to hear Grammy®...
  • What you need to know when you are suffering the dark night of the soul
    What you need to know when you are suffering the dark night of the soul
    The best advice you can give someone when they are going through hell and their path is on fire, is to dive deeper into it. And when you are to the beginning of that manic hell dark night of the soul it's the last thing you want to hear from...