Mehdi Safa and Arif Driessen from *SHELS on throat-singing, The Neverending Story, and gigging in a city where night never comes. Check out an interview conducted by Thrash Hits.
So the big surprise tonight – throat singing. I did not expect that.
Oh yeah. What did you think? No, I didn’t learn it with this in mind. Originally my friend was teaching me, a very good friend of mine since childhood, about a kind of meditation that’s called ‘toning’. That’s basically where you inhale, and when you exhale you make a sound, and you just keep doing that over and over. What happens is you become so relaxed, eventually you get to the point where you will start to like….Here, I’ll give you a quick recording. It works with what we’re doing because it’s a very nice feeling vibrating from inside out. It’s a very good way to get everybody on the same frequency.
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