Soul Land Records will release Soul Land Music Series: Volume 1 on August 6, a collection of live music inspired by the life of spiritual teacher and cultural icon, Baba Ram Dass. Today, they share new single + lyric video “Your Game Is Clean” by Papadosio featuring Ram Dass, debuted here. Characterized as a dynamic progessive rock band, Papadosio is the sound of new-age technology merged with mesmerizing instrumentation, creating music that calls all walks of humanity to bask in a unique experience. Congruent with Ram Dass' channeled-flow lecture style, the track is a journey through the curated wisdom of his teachings. Floating, catchy, directed, yet ethereal, Papadosio adds a bouncing dreamlike layer to Ram Dass' artful enlightenment. Offering an eclectic and expressive assortment of genres ranging from folk and world, jam, rock and kirtan, to ambient electronic meditations, the forthcoming collection leads listeners through an ethereal and entertaining journey to the heart.
Anthony Thogmartin of Papadosio shares, “‘Your Game Is Clean’ refers to your impeccability, and your ability to rise up in your impeccability.”
Listen / Share: “Your Game Is Clean”
Featuring American Jam band Papadosio, soulful singer/songwriter Trevor Hall, chant master Krishna Das, artfully melodic East Forest, Shantala’s Benjy Wertheimer on the Esraj, the sophisticated electronic atmosphere of Boreta/Superposition (The Glitch Mob), and more extraordinary musicians. Lead single “Mid-America Motel” from Experimental-Americana band Dirtwire features an accompanying music video by acclaimed visual artist Johnathan Singer (Grateful Dead, Tipper, Dead & Company). The collection is made up of hand-selected mastered tracks from each artist’s unique and specially-curated live performance on the first season of the virtual concert series Soul Land Music Series: Songs & Stories Inspired by Ram Dass. Soul Land Music Series: Volume 1 serves as a way to both honor Ram Dass’ deep connection to music, and provide listeners with a tool to bypass the thinking mind and be welcomed with open arms into the heartspace that is Soul Land.
Soul Land Music Series: Volume 1 Track Listing:
Krishna Das - Sri Hanumat Satwan
Trevor Hall - My Own (Live)
Dirtwire x Ram Dass - Mid-America Motel
SIMRIT - Guru Ram Dass
Govind Das & Radha - Hara Hara Mahadev
East Forest x Ram Dass - We Are Truth (Live)
Shantala (Benjy & Heather Wertheimer) - In Praise of the Guru
Hudost - This is How My Story Ends (Live)
Papadosio x Ram Dass - Your Game is Clean
Lei‘ohu Ryder & Maydeen‘Īao - Aloha Ram Dass
Boreta, Superposition x Ram Dass - Awareness (Live)