Akasa is a singer, songwriter, performance artist and conceptualist of positive-message music videos. Her cross genre music contains the fusion of Rock, Pop, World, New Age, Jazz and Classical music. She brings many of these talents together on her latest recording, Portal. “My sonic vision is to serve as a bridge between all of the world’s cultures, to show the beauty of our diversity, and to help promote a greater awareness of our similarities,” says Akasa. “I want to do what I can to help the world heal and inspire our society of human-beings in reaching its full creative potential.” Akasa works toward these heroic goals in subtle ways using gentle music,visually-interesting story-line videos, and lyrics sung in a variety of languages (including Latin, Native American, English and her own original Akashic language). Akasa’s vocalizations are ethereal, mystical and enchanting. Her music was inspired by her life experiences in exploring the depth of the individual psyche and finding the meaning and possibility in human experiences. In some of her songs, she used her imagination to paint a sonic journey into the cosmos and the unknown realm.
Akasa’s music contains authentic emotional expressions and multicultural elements. There are sounds for healing, expanded consciousness and transformation. “The main message in my music,” Akasa explains, “is encouraging everyone to set their inner spirit free, discover their own unique gifts, and become a creative force making a better world. I also believe in using love and compassion as the means for helping people understand their past, , heal their psychic wounds and begin recognizing and transforming any negative emotional patterns.”
Akasa writes the lyrics and vocalizations as well as much of the music. She is assisted in composing and creating the music by keyboardists and co-producers Morris Hayes (Prince, Chaka Kahn, Martika, George Clinton), Nick Michaels (Pete Townsend, Robert Calvert of Hawkwind, Tara London), Aaron Michael Stern (Jon Anderson of Yes, Tin Soldier, Charles Castronovo) and Andre Mieus (Steven Lee, and a CD titled The Tempered Klavier). Special guests Bill Scott plays guitar on “Let Us Be” and Shenkar (Shakti, Frank Zappa, Sting, Yoko Ono) bows viola and sings backing vocals on “Sky Children.”
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