Howard Givens & Craig Padilla – Being of Light


Release data: Howard Givens & Craig Padilla – Being of Light CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2017 With this follow-up to “Life Flows Water”, accomplished composers Howard Givens and Craig Padilla emphasize a visceral and enveloping experience, conceptually envisioning the outcome as a topology of energy where the individual is a single point of light, solitary and self-aware, yet melded into the sum of all…

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Howard Givens & Madhavi Devi – Source of Compassion


Release data: Howard Givens & Madhavi Devi – Source of Compassion CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2016 I imagine the meditative exercise with Craig Padilla on “Life Flows Water” must have triggered Spotted Peccary veteran Howard Givens to explore that realm even further, as the most subtle electronic-ambient making up “Source of Compassion” dwells further in overall quiet, serene and pastoral territory. Howard’s collaboration with…

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Howard Givens & Craig Padilla – Life Flows Water


Release data: Howard Givens & Craig Padilla – Life Flows Water CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2015 “Life Flows Water” was performed one week after Craig Padilla gave several solo performances in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Seattle, Washington. All these occasions provided a lot of music within a matter of weeks. However, the live performance with Howard Givens (founder of the SP label and accomplished…

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