2021 & The Year That Was

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. It’s been almost a year since I announced Foxy Digitalis was coming back in 2021 and I wasn’t sure what to expect. The first big surprise came when there was an instant outpouring of excitement and support. I honestly wasn’t sure if anyone remembered Foxy Digitalis, but then I started … Continue reading 2021 & The Year That Was

The Mind Body Expression of Andrea Cortez

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. The music of Andrea Cortez goes far beyond sound. As a board-certified Music Therapist, Cortez has extensively studied the effects of music on the brain and body. She founded Mind Body Music as an extension of her practice to help people rehabilitate from brain injury and neurological disorders. Further, as … Continue reading The Mind Body Expression of Andrea Cortez

Foxy Digitalis Radio #1: Imka

On the inaugural episode of Foxy Digitalis Radio on Radio Coyote, I focused on the work of Washington D.C. artist, Imka, and his plant-based music. His full-length, Manyara, used an incredible array of plants to collect the bio-electrical signals that his compositions are built around. Imka’s work continues to evolve with his monthly HEALTH live series. In this episode, I play a variety of Imka’s … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Radio #1: Imka

Imka “Manyara”

I can’t quite remember how I found Imka’s work, but his compositions built around bio-electrical signals generated from plants are, above everything else, deeply moving sonic portraits. Manyara’s gently flowing landscapes are intimate vignettes, connected through spindly tendrils and warm sun rays, collecting dust in corners we ignore lest we have to confront too many painful moments. Yet, Manyara also provides moments of otherworldly solace. These two sides … Continue reading Imka “Manyara”