“Music Is Sunshine.”

“Like sunshine, music is a powerful force that can instantly and almost chemically change your entire mood. Music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose….. Music is something you can’t hold in your hands, or smell it, taste it, even see it, yet somehow just coming together and feeling these little vibrationsContinue reading ““Music Is Sunshine.””

The Pleasure Principle Wins Every Time

When Michael Franti traveled in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine/Israel with his guitar and camera person in the early millennium, he learned that people in war zones — just like people who enjoy some comforts and freedom from daily anxiety about making it through the day in one piece — prefer love songs and celebratory songsContinue reading “The Pleasure Principle Wins Every Time”