With the all-too-frequent bustle and rush in the world around us, our minds and bodies crave solace, rest and "me time" to recharge, refocus and ideally find some inner peace. The downtime enables us to re-emerge and presumably thrive in our daily lives with a refreshed perspective. Immersing oneself in music is a common way for many of us - myself included - to escape for a little while and find that perspective. If you're looking for a reflective soundtrack to 'getting away
Continuing with our second installment of "I'm Seeing Songs" - providing a glimpse into interesting, new indie music videos - we cast the spotlight on the visual accompaniments and interpretations of a handful of notable new songs. In this summer installment, we feature video selections from Malin Andersson, The Soft Cavalry, #LIFTMEUP (collaboration), Cleargreen, Pieter Nooten, and Amason. Enjoy! Malin Andersson |"Deep Water" Taken from London-based singer-songwriter Malin A
I've always been a follower of ambient, instrumental and experimental music. During my graduate school days, I have clear memories of getting some of my best work completed, accompanied by the background sounds of instrumental, experimental and pioneering artists the likes of Dome, SPK, Recoil, Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil, Pieter Nooten, and Michael Brook, to name a few. This was music that provided a release and subtle motivation to enable creativity and concentration.