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By Sean Drohan
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About

Good Day all.

I hope that you are well :)

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My name is Sean Drohan, and I am a Yoga and Dharma Guide (Certified Yoga Teacher) here in Nova Scotia, Canada.  I have also been writing music for over 25 years.

This aspiration is to raise the means to record an album of "yogin music".  Music to help people awaken.  Here is a sample . . .

(*From a VAJRA GITI performance)

So this is not in Indian or Asian genres, it is in Western Genres.   (* I say this without judgement.)  Genres like Folk, Roots, Blues, Rock, etc.  Genres the I grew up with, and write music in.  I believe that this will help Westerners relate to more as a vehicle of truth  :)

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So when I was in my 20's, I performed, recorded and produced two albums.  On some tracks I have played all of the instruments.  So let's say I have difficulty finding a drummer with the appropriate energy, I can simply perform the drum track myself.  Primarily though, I play an Acoustic Guitar, Telecaster, "F" Style Mandolin, and an open back Banjo.  There will even be some Fuzz Distortion with a wah pedal :)

Here is a song called "ENAMOURED" that I recorded in my living room 20 years ago.

I do have a rootsy studio with the right energy in mind.  And, I could record it in the manner that I did (twice) 20 years ago.  Which is to access the equipment, and record it at my place.  (* And listening to "ENAMOURED" will make it clear how proficient I am at this.)  Either way, whatever manifests naturally.  I would get someone else to Master it and Duplicate the CD's of course.

I am very comfortable with the recording process.  I am detailed and prepared.  I have never experienced any surprises in my past recording activities.

Here is a video with a medly of some music (without the lyrics) intended for this album.

So once again, the subject matter helps Westerners down the path to awakening.   

This is in fact the primary nature and meaning of music :)  

Entertainment is actually secondary to this aspiration.  

Can I balance them both so people can relate ? 

I am confident that I can :)

namaste,

Sean

Risks and challenges

This will simply be a lot of fun :)

Any obstacles will be optimized to help others, and not rejected.

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The only real challenge here is to perform in a manner that helps people the most.

To flow and feel the music as I am playing it, remember the lyrics, and hit most of the vocal notes without thinking :)

Then empty my mind, and listen to it as if it is the first time experiencing it.

As if it is someone else's music.

And notice how it affects me.

If that matches (or surpasses) the aspiration, it goes on the album.

Then the music gets sequenced optimally.

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The intellect cannot make these decisions by the way.

It is the "wrong department".

One must go post-intellectual :)

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