Take Time to Breathe with This Meditative Video
Please take a minute to relax, center, and ground with this video honoring the Solstice: Keepers of the Earth
Random thoughts, musings and updates from Mike Wall.
I hope you enjoy this audio excerpt from our happening upon several hundred Trumpeter Swans - March 1st, 2014. On our way to La Conner and Deception Pass we caught glimpse of a bog visited by hundreds of these amazing migrating birds. Fortunately we turned around and visited their lunch site. They eat roots beneath the muddy surface. Meanwhile, several onlookers and photographers came and went. A pair of Great Blue Herons circled around. The swans are constantly posturing and grabbing ass … “goose.” We stayed until we were chilled and much in need of warmth. An amazing stop on the journey. ~Mike
Happy Solstice everyone!
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This turned out quite nice. Please put your headphones on or crank up on nice speakers and go to full screen video to enjoy. ~Mike
The Ocean is a place of Deep Healing. Enjoy this short journey. Peace, Mike
Please take a few minutes, a few deep breaths, and let your mind dream. Thank You! ~Mike
My first opportunity to use the hydrophone in a rich environment. You’ll hear many humpbacks and other sounds. Recorded at 40-80 ft., between Maui, Lanai, and Molokai. Enjoy!
This was recorded off Olinda Road, next to the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Makawao on March 2, 2013 at 9:14 am. The primary caller is a Japanese Bush Warbler. A non native to Maui. In the background you’ll hear the Alala, or Hawaiian Crow. This bird is extinct in the wild but you are hearing them in captivity at the center. They are working to reintroduce this lovely bird.
Here is a recording at Hosmer’s Grove, on the way up to Haleakala, a wonderful spot for native Hawaiian bird sounds. This is near dawn on March 6, 2013.
Here’s a recording inside a lava tube near Hana, Maui from March 8, 2013.
Here is a lovely recording of the Pacific Ocean crashing into a rocky shore south of Hana, North of the Venus Pool. This is across the street from our cabin.
Every since I visited this spot 14 years ago I was compelled by the soundscape. Once I got serious about naturesound recording I’ve wanted to to come back with gear ready. Hear the wind through the tops of these massive bamboo plants as the plants knock into each other. Like the biggest wind chime ever. You are of a trail deep in a bamboo forest surrounded by 100 foot tall plants, some 3-4″ in diameter. It’s 85F and about 100% humidity. This about a mile into the Pipiwai Trail out of the Kipahula visitors center on Maui. A very rewarding little hike, with Waimoku falls at the top. This recording was made on March 10, 2013. Enjoy!
This is an example of our daily dawn sounds from the cabin in Hana. A rooster and many native and non-native birds doing their thing. This was recorded at about 6:10 a.m. on March 12th, 2013. Later in the recording (not in this clip) are sounds of cattle as the bird sounds settle down.
This was recorded off Olinda Road, next to the Maui Bird Conservation Center in Makawao on March 2, 2013 at 9:14 am.
I was sitting next to Stacie during this interview. Her words are from and to the heart. I am honored and grateful that these sounds help anchor and ground those in need of deep healing.
Excerpt from The Confessional – February 7, 2013
Christine Cisneroz, host of The Confessional, interviewed several healing practitioners that utilize my music in their work. Thank you Christine, Stacie Beam-Bruce, Carmin Dalziel, and BJ Erkan!
The Confessional – February 7, 2013