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By Jesse Watkins
Settle in and put Song Land on in the background to have a coffee-shop atmosphere in this improvised musical podcast.
the moon is – summer solsti...
the moon is bright tonight from the close sun
“You have to learn to look around” is the message in this first celebration of the sun and the energy she offers us. The photo is a swamp milkweed sharing nectar with a friend. At the end, at about 28 ...
This rambling song.land ventures through the topic of making your life your own. You are responsible for how your life goes, as I am mine. It ends with a story where a banker’s life is changed by the article a ...
Today’s short-and-sweet song.land speaks of growing together, of tender love, of life. The “you” in tonight’s music goes out to mother nature. “Ooh-ooh-ooh, we are oneAnd we find it all, find it allFind it in your eyes “I came back ...
Tear into another hike through musical forests in today’s song dot land. Jesse sings about what’s important in life: our ethic, our integration, our fight, our love. Enjoy, and kick shame (your worthlessness) in the ass.
This somber episode of the song.land journey through improvisational music focuses on the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic. Sit back, enjoy, escape—and consider how you can take responsibility for what you have control over and make it your own, and hold everything ...
Song.land takes us through the meadow and woods of the song.lands, looking for motivation and purpose in the midst of chords and life’s pain and joy.
All of life, such a mystery. Join Jesse and song.land in the adventure of taking the first step into a new mystery, not the one you used to know when you heard the stories.
Song dot land revolves around coronavirus and friendship as we venture into a weird time of non-theistic worship time, to worship the power of relationships in our lives, and the threat this disease presents to all of us.
So move with song dot land. So move through the countryside, looking at cows grazing. So move through encouragement to give your cells a treat, so move.
Jesse faces the fear of the unknown future from COVID-19 as it continues to spread around the world. On this celebration of St. Patrick, find encouragement in knowing this war has raged for billions of years.
I recorded tonight's episode with no shirt on. I think it's my favorite way to play: no shoes, no shirt. If you enjoy this, email me!
Walk through the woods of song.land, a soundscape on the idea that generations learn and grow after each other. I lived a better childhood than my mother. Full notes at https://song.land/brown-bunnies
Welcome to song.land, a podcast where the goal is to find joy in life through musical reflection. In tonight's weird episode, explore screaming your shame into the woods so the trees can turn the carbon dioxide into oxygen. Welcome to ...
We zoom into the future in tsunami, facing the questions worth asking before the wave washes us away. Reflect and find gratitude in this walk in song.land.
On growing older and having to accept that time marches on. I present to you a song.land reflection on gratitude and the elements that offer further life.
We cover two aspects of love in tonight's song.land: love as friendship, and love as commitment and attachment. I also mention snow multiple times.
Set off on a fresh year by expressing and listening from your own voice. This is the song.land podcast.
Welcome to a strange episode of song.land celebrating light, joy, and the laughter of the moon. See full notes at https://song.land/opera-solstice
Imagine this song.land episode comes to you from deep in a cave. Inspired by Underland: A Deep Time Journey. See full notes at https://song.land/underland
In this week's episode, Derek joins me as we create music. He brings a Mississippi style and I bring the high voices. Full notes at https://song.land/hold-on-my-love
Practical life. It's natural for me to sing about the power of love over life, but what about the examples where love is not the modus operandi? See the full show notes: https://song.land/loved
This week's song.land meanders through the relationship between loss and gratitude. Full notes at https://song.land/gratitude
Welcome to another episode of the podcast where you hear the expressions that lead to wholeness, seeking an undivided life. See full notes at https://song.land/split-pea
Salamanders compares fear with nature. When I feel afraid, I want to hide myself, that it can somehow protect me. It won't, though, and we can look to evolution to answer why: why do bees exist? Why do so many ...
Create—what makes you beautiful in times as these? Express yourself. Show notes at https://song.land/create
I started song.land podcast one year ago on October 8, 2018. I share a special episode tonight to commemorate the anniversary occasion.
song.land reveals more of the raw pain of life: bruised bones, broken friendships, and a deep underlying longing for the day when relationships are restored
I don't have the time to write a description for this episode. That's how you know it's a quality episode of improvised guitar tunes.
We venture into another song.land, a meaningless meandering through my verbose thoughts set to improvisational music.
song.land returns for weekly episodes of this silly podcast project. Auto-tune brings the digital to the acoustic.
song.land returns for an epic episode in this hiatus of finding a good place to record. Please enjoy! I know I did in making it.
Shame—what's the solution to such a universal emotion? This song.land explores the feelings and ideas of shame and its cure, showing up in vulnerability.
Enjoy listening to this short episode about the future, about how evolution moves us forward even as people today, and as always, how love is a way of life that must wash over us.
We record song.land from my new office space! Enjoy listening to this cast about the future (so full of hope), about how evolution moves us forward even as people today, and as always, how love is a way of life ...
stay out of the sun is a new episode of the song.land podcast, where we discuss pressing into the uncomfortable, painful parts of our lives, except the sun.
song.land explores the gift that constant improvement offers our lives, whether from internal motivation or external motivation, whether something we do on our own or something done by energy + natural selection.
Song.Land explores the struggles and pain of failure, a necessary building block of hope in life.
Enjoy the 15 minutes of encouragement singing about facing fears and taking the risk to start something new in your life!
After a month and a half of recording directly on my phone or other ways that didn't sound that great and I have not posted here, I finally set up my recording equipment and had the time to record a ...
Today's Song.Land is an archived episode recorded on January 7, 2019, after I had a conversation with my grandfather- and grandmother-in-law.
This episode is dedicated to Mary Oliver, the ferociously beautiful and connecting poet. I improvise songs inspired by a conversation between Krista Tippett and Mary Oliver.
Episode 15 drops a half hour of Song.Land joy. Join me in exploring creative music improvisation.
Song.Land episode 14 continues building on last week's theme of leadership and human philosophy, this time focusing more on the elements of the human experience that make us closer and closer to whole people.