Category: Music

TWENTY YEARS WITH NEW EARTH RECORDS

WE MADE A POST OUT OF THIS IN THE CATEGORY ‘MUSIC’ It will soon be my 20th anniversary with New Earth Records and, as they are releasing my first ever compilation CD ‘Land of the Buddhas’, I feel it is time to have a glance...

Making the film “Concert For India’s Environment”2004-7

I never expected to see myself as a film director; I never really planned to make a film. But then in the three and a half years after the Concert For India’s Environment at BVIEER in January 2004, a kind of organic growth took over...

YOGA ON SACRED GROUND re-release 2018

Yoga On Sacred Ground is a cornucopia of stories, both musical and human. First released in 2001 on New Earth Records, it was a pioneer of what has today become the well-populated genre of music for yoga. I made this CD during 1999-2000, while living...

Recording the CD ‘Natures Way’ 1995 Hamburg.

The first four months of the year spent in Pune has seen more than half a dozen songs suddenly pop out of me as if from nowhere. My girlfriend, Sadhu, who has written the lyrics for three of them, untrained as she is, wants to...

CO-ORDINATING MUSIC FOR THE OSHO 2000 FESTIVAL. HOW I GOT THERE 1999

April 1999 found me in Munich, en route from Maui to Pune, single and broke. I was there to to deal with unpaid tax (even though I hadn’t actually lived in Germany for the previous four years) to release myself from my German karma that...

PLAYING FOR OSHO (Entries from my diaries 1989) Part 2

Aug 26th Exquisite singing drifted into my room this morning. Knocking on the door of the flat next door, I discover Pranati Mhatre (disciple of reputed classical singer Veena Shastrebudhe), on a visit from Bombay and doing her riyaaz. We hit it off immediately and...

PLAYING FOR OSHO (Entries from my diaries 1989) Part 1

Before I can begin with my diary entries (copious during my single periods, scratchy at best when there was someone to share my bed!) I should explain the situation for would-be musicians when I arrived. There were far more people wanting to play in Osho’s...