185: Mike Love on Music for Healing and Activism


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“The music is all coming through me, so maybe it’s not even something that I am creating at all. Maybe I am just being open to it coming through. Once I get done writing these songs, these are like the messages that I needed, and then I realized that the songs are starting to heal me and change me.”

In this episode, Mike Love, musician, healer, and activist, discusses his musical background from being raised to a musical family on Oahu, Hawaii to developing his innovative musical style of Conscious Roots Rock Reggae. He explains how he is able to perform almost daily because of the healing power his music has on him and his listeners. Mike explores the revolutionary meaning behind his song “Permanent Holiday.” He recounts the story of becoming a vegan and how he uses his music in service of animal rights activism. Mike reflects on overcoming perfectionism and self doubt with compassion and humility. Lastly, Mike previews upcoming projects and shows in 2016.

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