We're thrilled to announce that after 14 long years Planet Drum is back! Planet Drum was founded in 1990 with the intention of illustrating how the power of rhythm can connect people from all over the world. During the ongoing pandemic we've come to value this shared connection even more. The first release from our pandemic sessions, "King Clavé" premiered today during the United Nations General Assembly.
Voices of the Rainforest
The Bosavi Peoples Fund was created in 1991 with the support of Caryl and Mickey Hart to insure that royalties from the original Voices of the Rainforest CD project (produced by Mickey, published by Rykodisc) would flow to Papua New Guinea to benefit the Bosavi people. Together with recordist Steven Feld, this has been a reality for 30 years now. There are new versions and recording for you to enjoy since the original release. Click Read More to learn all about the new releases.
Inside the effort to make music that heals
The power of music to heal—or at the least, promote well-being—is acknowledged in many cultures. But only in the past two decades have the medical and scientific communities joined together in an effort to prove its efficacy — and explore the possibilities of making music part of actual medical protocols.
Sound Consciousness: Drones for Sonic Bathing
Sound Consciousness: Drones for Sonic Bathing You’re Invited: New drones for sonic bathing by Grateful Dead percussionist Mickey Hart and tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain. 10 sessions. 15 minutes a day. An all-new audio-video portal into total presence and peace.