A review of Turner’s autobiography, “Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good.”
Lion’s Roar magazine’s associate art director Andrew Glencross looks at three bodhisattvas of the music world: Éliane Radigue, John Coltrane, and Philip Glass.
The dharma speaks through music—it always has, it does today. From jazz to metal to rap to emergent hybrid forms, Buddhism’s influence on the musical realm can be discovered at almost every turn.
Forget the stereotype of the tortured artist, says Steve Silberman. For David Crosby and Becca Stevens, the Muse is happy.
Ray Buckner on how Grammy nominee Phoebe Bridgers’ music is a spiritual friend, a path forward into the unknown.
The best music opens our hearts and minds. Jarboe on how Flying Lotus lyrically and sonically explores liberation.
For Michael Imperioli, ANOHNI’s voice is a reminder that he’s part of a vast interconnected network of minds and beings. Her voice makes him feel emotions he never knew he had.
Run the Jewels demands its listeners look outward as much as inward. Annaka Gale on this legendary hip-hop duo.
One might not immediately pair the calm of Buddhism with the thrashing tumult of metal, but for creators of heavy music, it is a match made in nirvana. Continuing our overview of Buddhism’s influence on modern music, we look at music’s purveyors of thunderous riffs inspired by the dharma.
Buddhism’s impact on the musical realm can be found in almost every genre – from classical to pop to experimental. In our survey of Buddhism’s influence on modern music, we look at how the dharma speaks through the compositions of some of music’s most innovative vanguards.