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The healer

It is done. After a year of traveling and recording and dismissing ideas , dealing with multiple bronchial infections , i managed to finish a dream. To record a purely spiritual album based on my love for ambient and experimental sounds as well as being inspired by the incandescent Foster Perry and his shamanic life. For some time I pushed this project away , not sure if I want to go this way even ..after all I better have something to say if I choose to make a record that is neither for the charts nor for the Biebs of the world. 

You can imagine how happy i am with what came out. I still have to remind myself of the luxury of not needing to make a living in music . It’s purely for joy of creating and sharing. that creates such a relaxed environment when i record . I wonder if it’d be the same if i had to deliver on time to a label . But mostly in this genre the rules are different, there is no right or wrong as its created purely for the pleasure to enjoy and feel inspired. 

As I am closing 10 years of a long work and travel cycle , not sure what comes after that, i feel that this record is a love letter to those 10 years. Did I always love them ? Of course not . But I can say, I appreciated every step along the process, as I recognize my here and now being influenced by everything . 

More than before I recognize that I record and create out of love. My album PRANAYAMA was made just  to support my practice and remind me how often I am on love with yoga and the world around it. SHALOM HOTEL was the first time I started to experiment again with unconventional sounds , partly recorded on the street partly they appeared out of “accidence”  and to my surprise hollywood and the film industry started to show interest. Without making a big deal out of it but lets say i was close to a certain Award.

Then i had my world music phase in THE TEA ROOM SONGS and PARAGON. India and the middle east inspired trips , listening to cross over music from different corners of the world, wondering if the human ability to astonish  would ever end. 

And so close before we will head towards a cosmic alignment in Mexico , I pre-release THE HEALER on www.kristosmusic.com .  on iTunes on 9.12.2012. If you like spirituality or simply love music , feel welcomed to listen and share. 

from  Rio de Janeiro 

peace 

Kristos

"please don’t lecture me "

I really thought for a while how  to write this down and even if it’s worth sharing  

is exactly the words I heard now twice in the last weeks from people who asked me for advice. Can you imagine to hear “dont lecture me” when you get a 10 minute monologue chewing me ear, then trying to answer it and this is the response?  Next time i will charge for every question I get , lets see if it still feels like lecturing. My morning has been fucked up already and the one person who should have had my back just ( yet again) sits there and does nothing. Why the F am I here?  Ignorance is so annoying . 

Is it a miracle I am counting the days? just realized now my flight back is on the 23rd but I will try to finish up and just get back at the 21st. I m so fed up right now . I know in a few days this will be in the past but I do wonder if i get the signs right. I m finishing up 9 years of nonstop travel and work time for some stability . I will only choose to work with people I know and appreciate and know there is some real interest in inner growth. I make enough money with my art I don’t have to give all these sessions. Can’t stand stupidity anymore .

Oh wow I’ m human.

Funny that when I m that upset I start producing the most. You see how good I am when I m pissed off.. Anyway I just had to share this ..it just got to me. 

Halftime

I can’t believe its already June and I m enjoying the summer Sweden Style. When you come outside Sweden or are a normal earthling you need a thick jacket and sweaters and thermos underwear it seems. The flu is going around and i m an expert is everything homeopathic meanwhile in battling the symptoms . I m in this swanky new Hotel in Goteborg and it seems its the main nightclub hop as well. East european music blasting all night and girls in too small sized tights with big scarves  give their all. I think mirrors should be imported to Goteborg . Beside this work every day and surviving by hitting multiple times the only Starbucks around the corner. They already make my coffee when I m still around the entrance. To be fair the Swedes are really sweet people and fun to get drunk with ( something my cells don’t handle anymore so well) . 

Then there was the one and only drawback , the cancel of Denmark. In my business its vital that some income happens while traveling and if thats not the deal I have to look elsewhere for possible sideways. Sad but that is the economy for everyone. Nevertheless I don’t want to complain . besides the 5 weeks in LA later this year I will be on the road nonstop and already booked up for the rest of the tour. 

Then I’m so happy that PRANAYAMA turned out to be so successful. A lot of yoga studios are using this Album and some newbies start their practice with this music. very happy about this and please RT as much as possible . 

I also received a gift last week , a Leica digital , very handy for pics and vids and I will start shooting along the road . Kind of missed my photography art. And then there is the script I’m hopefully finishing within 4 weeks. I will have some time for myself to finally finish the final draft of my movie. The few mortals who know about it think its absolutely unique , scary and enlightening . Please stop twisting my arm i will say no more LOL

8 weeks to go , Barcelona , Berlin, Rome, Warsaw , London & finally LA and NY but then off to India for a fantastic trip into the Himalayas doing yoga and healing, back again in Argentina , Uruguay and Brazil , where I hope to see Madonna in Concert and last but not least off to Mexico for the alignment of the century (s) . Thats going to be epic and worth the time , money and energy . 

Wishing you all an amazing month 

namaste & peace 

Oh dear Westin Milano

9 am and I’m sitting at breakfast at the Milano Westin .what should feel like a relaxing Sunday meal and cappuccino marathon turns into an unfriendly stressful chair bumping and sour faced service . It amazing how often I hear Italian swear words when some staff members think they are not understood ( but I can understand certain words) towards patrons . I’m wondering if 13 days and a fortune later I should consider renting an apartment in Milan rather than dealing before my second coffee with this stress . Service should include at least a smile and I would send the entire team to the Westin Warsaw so they can be trained in proper etiquette towards paying customers.
Milano is actually lovely because we have so many fun and great people I like to see and am very happy meeting each time I come here. and it’s of course the shopping capital of ,at least ,Europe. They know how to produce beautiful things . So much creativity.
I just wished the Westin palace Milano could get it right in their attitude. There is never the less a very nice scandinavian man at the front desk but then again he is from scandinavia. Ok I’m done bitching around ,will cup down another cappuccino and off we go to a very very long day .ciao tutti

The Limbaughs & heatons of America

The Limbaughs & Heatons of America
Being in Europe the whole Sandra Fluke thing does not have the impact it does have in US and for my fellow Europeans a brief intro into what is going on. A Law student by the name of Sandra Fluke offered her opinion on contraception among other things and a radio host and some actress none really cares about , used the moment to imply some unchristian behavior. Limbaugh called her a ” slut ” and ” prostitute ” and the actress , Mrs. Heaton mumbled her own air -head comments via twitter. Both ranted around and later apologized to the student.

Please don’t apologize just don’t do it in the first place. And please dear Mrs. Heaton don’t use Christs name , because you don’t have any Christ like abilities in the first place and second , whenever one puts his name out by bashing the opinion of another being , as you did, I could as well call you a publicity whore. After all you what to make sure to see your name in the media no matter what . I wonder if Rush Limbaugh called his own mother a Slut as well , as she too had sex and god knows for what reason gave birth to him.

People ,like these two, are all over America and giving the country the crazy rep that most Europeans seem to have of the States. Whenever I discuss the US wit my peers in Europe or the Uk , no matter what I mention and how I argue about the beauty it has , I get this understanding smile you give a 14 year old after its first heartbreak . There is a strange , americanized, self entitlement going around in recent years that makes me wonder what society is developing over there.
And to be clear I don’t mean evryone with a US passport is like that. I have wonderful american friends, I appreciate and value deeply and who would agree on one or the other of my views. Some even inspired them.

Opinions are always welcome and variety is a necessity to stimulate dialog and creativity , but to call people names because you don’t like what they say is not acceptable. Where do we go from here. Americans would do good to just take a quick look into 1932 when some ambitious man’s opinion became the human histories darkest reality. Negative thoughts are not justified because we call them “tweets” these days . More than ever , we should be concious about what we are about to say has any value at all.

And one quality Americans share is the ability to forgive. I don’t see it anywhere else in such genuine way. Americans ant to see falling personalities bounce back and make it. They care happy for the success of another being. And so I m sure the American society will take care of this in a usual manner and send Rush to Anger management and Mrs. Hauton to Jesus camp for rehab.


And as Mrs Heaton felt the need to recognize her ” unchristian ” behavior , I want to offer Chris’s solution about negative people like you ( look it up in the bible)
” shake the dust of your feet and walk away” .

I am not a practicing Christian. I am a man being that loves people and believes in the power that made us all and the responsibility it comes with. I read the major books on religion and spirituality and at the end it always says the same thing
Come to this world, do good, be of value and then come home

And so these people and their act are merely dust on the feet of the majority of people on this world and we would be doing good by simply walk away on our choice of path, which should be one of compassion and understanding. We might not need to tolerate everything but we must accept what happens around us aslong we live in one world.

And all that before I finished my second cup of coffee. I hope the message came across . I know some people will write and complain about my poor written English , but this is not about grammar but sharing a feeling .
Now let me quick shake this funny dust if my feet and start with my marathon of session and meetings
Love to all
Peace
 

The Limbaughs & Heatons of America

Being in Europe the whole Sandra Fluke thing does not have the impact it does have in US and for my fellow Europeans a brief intro into what is going on. A Law student by the name of Sandra Fluke offered her opinion on contraception among other things and a radio host and some actress none really cares about , used the moment to imply some unchristian behavior. Limbaugh called her a ” slut ” and ” prostitute ” and the actress , Mrs. Heaton mumbled her own air -head comments via twitter. Both ranted around and later apologized to the student.

Please don’t apologize just don’t do it in the first place. And please dear Mrs. Heaton don’t use Christs name , because you don’t have any Christ like abilities in the first place and second , whenever one puts his name out by bashing the opinion of another being , as you did, I could as well call you a publicity whore. After all you what to make sure to see your name in the media no matter what . I wonder if Rush Limbaugh called his own mother a Slut as well , as she too had sex and god knows for what reason gave birth to him.

People ,like these two, are all over America and giving the country the crazy rep that most Europeans seem to have of the States. Whenever I discuss the US wit my peers in Europe or the Uk , no matter what I mention and how I argue about the beauty it has , I get this understanding smile you give a 14 year old after its first heartbreak . There is a strange , americanized, self entitlement going around in recent years that makes me wonder what society is developing over there.
And to be clear I don’t mean evryone with a US passport is like that. I have wonderful american friends, I appreciate and value deeply and who would agree on one or the other of my views. Some even inspired them.

Opinions are always welcome and variety is a necessity to stimulate dialog and creativity , but to call people names because you don’t like what they say is not acceptable. Where do we go from here. Americans would do good to just take a quick look into 1932 when some ambitious man’s opinion became the human histories darkest reality. Negative thoughts are not justified because we call them “tweets” these days . More than ever , we should be concious about what we are about to say has any value at all.

And one quality Americans share is the ability to forgive. I don’t see it anywhere else in such genuine way. Americans ant to see falling personalities bounce back and make it. They care happy for the success of another being. And so I m sure the American society will take care of this in a usual manner and send Rush to Anger management and Mrs. Hauton to Jesus camp for rehab.


And as Mrs Heaton felt the need to recognize her ” unchristian ” behavior , I want to offer Chris’s solution about negative people like you ( look it up in the bible)
” shake the dust of your feet and walk away” .

I am not a practicing Christian. I am a man being that loves people and believes in the power that made us all and the responsibility it comes with. I read the major books on religion and spirituality and at the end it always says the same thing
Come to this world, do good, be of value and then come home

And so these people and their act are merely dust on the feet of the majority of people on this world and we would be doing good by simply walk away on our choice of path, which should be one of compassion and understanding. We might not need to tolerate everything but we must accept what happens around us aslong we live in one world.

And all that before I finished my second cup of coffee. I hope the message came across . I know some people will write and complain about my poor written English , but this is not about grammar but sharing a feeling .
Now let me quick shake this funny dust if my feet and start with my marathon of session and meetings
Love to all
Peace

A new year a new Adventure

Hey Everyone 

its feels just minutes of coming back to LA after the long journey of 2011 and already I’m thinking packing for 2012 and boy what a trip this is going to be. Starting in LONDON ,UK and ending the first part in WARSAW POLAND . 5 months on the road and only god knows what will happen in between. It s the chinese year of the dragon and thats a year full of surprises and unexpected as well as a year of career and money . Good for all of us I guess. Not sure if I can be back in LA for a few weeks as i end the European part in June July and already August /September we plan INDIA , TOKIO and then ARGENTINA ,BRAZIL and last but nit least MEXICO. In between it seems so far its such a tight schedule for everything else that I might not be able to get out of the suitcase this year. I might travel for almost 10 months !!! Time for medication?? 

As if I had nothing else to do in the months in argentina and brazil last year i wrote my first script that is almost about to get finished. Thinking it started as a video idea and now is a 90 minute movie is amazing even to my own grey cells. Challenging but fun.  this will go out before I leave and cross your fingers a studio will kill itself to have it. .. i already have some decent comments on it so look out for it i might have developed a talent here. 

And I am recording . So much fun .  I have a track called ARE WE HUMAN that is in my ears as i just finished the instrumental tracks and now adding the words. I also thinking about a while album but i will let it happen on its own . Definitely like with CORPUS KRISTOS I will record on the road ….a world Album in every sense of the word . I ll let you all know in time . And today I received the message that i have 5000 Fans on Jango.com . THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU 

being in LA all I seem to do is work out , go to yoga , work out , go to yoga , eat , watch movies and herass the Kardashians ( just kidding ) ..oh did I mention I do yoga and work out like …A LOT ? funny I mention work out 6 times and eat only once. whats wrong with that picture . 

Just here keeping you all up and inspired. 

BTW: WHAT ARE YOU ALL UP TO??

XO

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