Coming Soon 12.9.22 To OCTAVES Music: Odd Circuit “Miami 33139” Main + Dub Mix

HYPERFOLLOW Out 12.9.22 on major online outlets inc. Beatport — ODD CIRCUIT • MIAMI 33139 • Main Mix ft. Rebel Veteran / Dub Mix The Main clocks in over 7 minutes with a cool club vocal, while the shorter Dub mix is instrumental & groovy.

New Art Selections For The Studio Portfolio

NEW! Deco Rosa | Rosa Panel | Middle Earth | Nature Layers Panel | Milkweed Fiber | Milkweed Fiber BW | Autumn Bloom | Spider Lily | Begonia Bliss | Autumn Bloom Panel | Deco Spider Lily | Autumn Bloom BW | Spider Lily Tile | Autumn Bloom Panel BW | Spider Lily Pink TileContinue reading “New Art Selections For The Studio Portfolio”

New Artwork From Studio Shangri-La: Rococo Floral • Deco Botanical 🌹

New artwork in the studio and much more to work on this winter, an abundance to be thankful for! A few of these pieces will be placed on the Portfolio page. For every work, there are usually a couple variations and then the favorites go to Portfolio.

Studio Shangri-La Podcast — Stay Tuned For Relaunch 🎙

Stay tuned for the relaunch of the Studio Shangri-La Arts & Sciences Podcast, featuring arts and sciences subtopics and others not limited to environment, philosophy, technology, society and culture. If you would like to be featured and possibly on live in-studio broadcast, please reach with your idea(s) on the Contact page.

Upcoming On OCTAVES Music: Odd Circuit — Miami 33139 ft. Rebel Veteran

Odd Circuit — Miami 33139 ft. Rebel Veteran 6:01 Out 12.9.22 — Click here to hyperfollow Genre: Electronic / Progressive House Inspired by the return of Winter Music Conference in 2023 and recent travels!

Upcoming On OCTAVES MUSIC: Crunk Cyborg & Rebel Veteran • GOT CACHE • Album

Crunk Cyborg & Rebel Veteran • GOT CACHE • Album out 12/2 • the remastered singles Click here for hyperfollow / notification of release Genres & descriptors: Rap / Electro / Techno / Hip hop / Trip hop / Electronic / World / Funk / Crunk

Check Out The Studio Shangri-La Portfolio Page

There are a lot of new works coming up from Studio Shangri-La! In fact, I have tons to process. In the meantime the existing portfolio is made up of different collections from Conceptual, Deco / Geometric to Realist, and Abstraction. Prices are dependent on the project and size. Please reach out on the contact page.

New On OCTAVES Music: Crunk Cyborg & Rebel Veteran “Flout & Shout” + Upcoming Album

Out now on Beatport, Apple Music & more! https://www.beatport.com/release/flout-shout/3919589 https://music.apple.com/us/album/flout-shout-single/1651691538 Full album remastered singles from them coming soon. 🎶

Out Today: “Gnosis II: Paradise Found” On § Publications

Out Today in Hardcover + Paperback Description: Gnosis II by Studio Shangri-La Publications is an concept photography follow-up to the charcoal original, featuring works from the Deco Botanical & Sky collections. This one presents further development to the philosophical and spiritual journey & story.

October Releases on OCTAVES Music 🎶

October Releases — Upcoming + Now (follow links to pre-save & pre-order): Artemis Amenti – Sing For A Lifetime Crunk Cyborg & Rebel Veteran – Hexaflop (Got Cache) (feat. Artemis Amenti) Artemis Amenti – From The Vault II EP Odd Circuit – How To Love (feat. KIRAN) Odd Circuit – Piggy Bank (feat. Artemis AmentiContinue reading “October Releases on OCTAVES Music 🎶”

Upcoming on OCTAVES Music: Odd Circuit – Flotation 🎶

ODD CIRCUIT || FLOTATION || OCTAVES MUSIC || 7:35 Coming soon November 4th with a healthy amount of bass and nature sounds to all major outlets including Beatport. CLICK HERE TO PRE-SAVE Genre: Electronic || Sub-genre: Progressive House || Description: Deep, Melodic, Instrumental

New Music Friday: Odd Circuit – How To Love ft. KIRAN **Out Now**

https://music.apple.com/us/album/how-to-love-feat-kiran-single/1647772376 OCTAVES Music · Odd Circuit — How To Love ft KIRAN **Out Now**

Out Now On OCTAVES Music

OCTAVES Music · Odd Circuit ft Artemis Amenti & Rebel Veteran — Piggy Bank**Sample https://music.apple.com/us/album/piggy-bank-feat-artemis-amenti-rebel-veteran-ep/1647220470 This track is from back in August, due soon on all major outlets and Beatport, and is out on Apple Music and Spotify already. It’s about going through Life’s challenges and triumphs and becoming a better person. It’s also aboutContinue reading “Out Now On OCTAVES Music”

Art Feature *NEW* + Back Catalog: Decision Tree I, II & 33

Here’s the side-by-side of the two Decision Trees, studies in evolution, programming and nature. The first one is brand-new with pinks and purple, following a wave shape and making use of both symmetry and asymmetry. The new decision tree works well both vertically and horizontally. Once again, both of these are available in a varietyContinue reading “Art Feature *NEW* + Back Catalog: Decision Tree I, II & 33”

OCTAVES New Music Friday: Pre-Order & Upcoming Releases

Artemis Amenti — From The Vault II Ep **Originally composed 2018-2020 Rock / Pop / Country 5 tracks: 2020 Vision, I Am You Are, Paradiso, Ride The Earth, You Can Have My Data Pre-Order Available Now — Official Release Date 10/07/2022 UPCOMING RELEASE: ODD CIRCUIT – HOW TO LOVE FT. KIRAN Release Date 10/14/2022 Genres:Continue reading “OCTAVES New Music Friday: Pre-Order & Upcoming Releases”

*NEW* Art: Deco Botanical “Sugarcane – Saccharum officinarum”

Continuing on the deco botanical series, this new piece geometrically celebrates a well loved plant: “Sugarcane.” What’s especially interesting is this photo is of sugarcane growing wild in Massachusetts.It’s typically considered native to tropical regions. Please don’t flag the sugar as being invasive though! It can stay. 😆 Seriously, DNA is part sugar and salt.

In The Studio: The Process Of Mixed Media “Alchemy Sun”

“Alchemy Sun” has been a delight to work on and has inspired a patient, methodical mindset. Fitting with the title, the next stage of work on it will see it become more refined and bold. It’s already come a long way from the initial computer graphic inspiration to the canvas. Sometimes bringing a concept toContinue reading “In The Studio: The Process Of Mixed Media “Alchemy Sun””

Self Knowledge Trio — Primitive Conceptual Painting (2018-2022)

Self Knowledge is a three canvas or panel work and each piece is 18” x 24.” They are: Lineage, Structure & Starwash. For more about the meaning, check the shop page where the group, sold together, is listed for direct sale. It’s also available through Saatchi Art. This is a project mostly completed in 2018,Continue reading “Self Knowledge Trio — Primitive Conceptual Painting (2018-2022)”

New Music Friday: OCTAVES Label 🎶 Promo Previews 🎶

Next up for OCTAVES Music Dance & EDM is a collaboration between Odd Circuit, Artemis Amenti and Rebel Veteran. It’s a beautiful melodic track with a progressive House and somewhat took techno flavor. Whatever labels you want to put on it, it’s got an uplifting vocal as well as a sense of humor: https://on.soundcloud.com/vh6GBnMXyrp7tLri8 AlsoContinue reading “New Music Friday: OCTAVES Label 🎶 Promo Previews 🎶”

Les impatiens Slideshow 🌺

Something about the character of these Fleurs evokes a French title here. A couple of these variations are featured in Deco Botanical and Nature Portraits on the Portfolio / Gallery page. Keep in mind — that for every piece on the portfolio page, there may well be 4-6 other variations!

NEW Art In Tropical Pink + New Format

This is a funny title — in fact, the stuff dreams are made of. Yes, this phrase came in a dream, alongside a tropical pink 18 wheeler. If you’d like to find out more about the composition of this new abstract, check out the fall 2022 edition of AMAZING magazine . ; ) The newContinue reading “NEW Art In Tropical Pink + New Format”

OCTAVES New Music Friday: Shambhala Duet For Classical Guitar

Listen here: https://on.soundcloud.com/pFPzVTdzaJBTergRA This is the latest of the sheet music series, a duet for classical guitar with a rock flavor. “Shambhala” is a Buddhist word for a futuristic “kingdom” or mindset in which good is emphasized.

Deco Bostonia Collection Has A Charlestown Moment

From top left going clockwise: Bunker Hill Monument, Bunker Hill St. details, Monument detail, industrial detail across from fire station, detail of Breed’s Hill building As you can see, some Charlestown scenery gets the Studio Shangri-La “Deco Bostonia” treatment — a collection devoted to Greater Boston. For more details on how to order please visitContinue reading “Deco Bostonia Collection Has A Charlestown Moment”

Studio Shangri-La Publications: Transcription of Bach Cello Suite No.1 For Guitar In G Major

Out today on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BC5JJXNV# After 20 years this transcription of Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 for guitar gets its due. What’s special about it? Well, it’s transcribed in the original cello key, which means the guitar tuning in the bass strings drops to C and G. The drop tuning is sonorous and stirring likeContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Publications: Transcription of Bach Cello Suite No.1 For Guitar In G Major”

§ Publications: “Awasis” Serial Sci-Fi Novel On Kindle Vella

All aboard the inter-dimensional spacecraft!The serial science fiction novel “Awasis” begins on Kindle Vella, set mainly in the Boötes constellation as well as Earth. This utopian series involves history, technology, animals and nature.

Nature Portraits: A Teeming Collection

These are a few of the growing Studio Shangri-La collection of Nature Portraits in which the botanical is presented with personality, popping color and painterly flare. These selections above are more straightforward studies while others in the collections have been more stylized. The contemporary serene Nature Portraits and also modern tech Deco Botanicals are bothContinue reading “Nature Portraits: A Teeming Collection”

OCTAVES Music Extra ☀️ SEVENTEEN – Darl+ing (Odd Circuit Hot Sun Remix)

Odd Circuit with a remix of K-pop favorites SEVENTEEN and their hit “Darl+ing” — this is a swervy, complex and beautiful rendition that threads in the different vocal harmonies like a tapestry, over a healthy beat and turns one keyboard part into guitar, among other features. Enjoy!

Studio Shangri-La Publications: Tria Lumina Suite For Classical Guitar

Purchase link: https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/bookshelf?ref_=kdp_kdp_TAC_TN_bs Continuing on the music publications front, this next score written in 2017 is a short sweet for classical guitar that consists of three parts. The theme is light, creative inspiration and spirit. More to come!

OCTAVES Music Goes Neoclassical

“Nirvana” was more or less composed by improvisation, though with a couple of parameters. I decided to map the letters of the word over the sequence of musical keys and that decided the notes for the theme. Reason being, I wanted to create something evocative yet that I wouldn’t normally create. The result is aContinue reading “OCTAVES Music Goes Neoclassical”

Upcoming From OCTAVES Music Label 🎶

Coming soon on Friday August 26 to OCTAVES Music is “Piggy Bank” by Odd Circuit featuring Artemis Amenti & Rebel Veteran. It’s a compelling progressive house electronic track with a lot of edm dancefloor appeal, produced with that environment in mind. Out now in OCTAVES is the irresistible “Future Tech” by duo Crunk Cyborg &Continue reading “Upcoming From OCTAVES Music Label 🎶”

Studio Shangri-La Publications Launch of AMAZING Mag 🚀 Seeking Content Contributions!

Hello, this is Sarah, the founder and director of Studio Shangri-La. I’ve been inspired by recent collaborations to launch a digital and print magazine called AMAZING. Not surprisingly, the focus will be on amazingness — news, information and arts that inspire. Would you like to contribute? Please contact on the About page. The magazine willContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Publications Launch of AMAZING Mag 🚀 Seeking Content Contributions!”

Environment + Space: The Importance Of Bacteria & How Cyanobacteria Create Habitable Atmospheres

We are here thanks in large part to microbes and bacteria. And Cyanobacteria, of blue green algae, are among the oldest organisms around, known fossil records dating back billions of years. Cyanobacteria created oxidation, or photosynthesis, which in turn formed Earth’s atmosphere. Accumulations of cyanobacteria even helped shape the terrain. We are here because ofContinue reading “Environment + Space: The Importance Of Bacteria & How Cyanobacteria Create Habitable Atmospheres”

Chemistry, Environment + Public Health: Portable Waste To Energy — A Trashcan That Powers Your Home

Waste management is such an important issue right now and for the future of earth that the value of innovation in this area is greater than currency. In other words, sustainable innovations going on right now and their acceleration are tremendously valuable. If anyone tries to hoard technology or charge top dollar, that could haveContinue reading “Chemistry, Environment + Public Health: Portable Waste To Energy — A Trashcan That Powers Your Home”

RE-POST: “Craft using an inertial mass reduction device” [Google Patents] aka The Dawn Of Deep Space Travel

“Matter, energy, and spacetime are all emergent constructs which arise out of the fundamental framework that is the vacuum energy state.” — Read on patents.google.com/patent/US10144532B2/en Yes, this 2018 active U.S. Navy patent in part represents the new era of deep space travel. What a perfect example of innovation acceleration, out of some necessity, as humanityContinue reading “RE-POST: “Craft using an inertial mass reduction device” [Google Patents] aka The Dawn Of Deep Space Travel”

New Music Friday: Artemis Amenti | SΣLF-ΣNΣRGY album| Octaves

music.apple.com/us/album/sσlf-σnσrgy/1621184671 https://open.spotify.com/album/2uH6o0DhHcTH0qBE6wgVNB?si=uB4xT4JRTLypPBwPFgjf9w https://www.iheart.com/artist/artemis-amenti-34907538/

Bio + Philosophy: Debugging The Death Program By Increasing Intracellular Intelligence & Mitochondrial Performance

“Death is optional.” — Yuval Noah Harari The key to immortality is evolving beyond death. That means first treating it as a possible and optional outcome, instead of an inevitability. This could be a powerful step that causes physiological, intellectual and emotional change, like meditation alters brain chemistry. The mere fact that this concept isContinue reading “Bio + Philosophy: Debugging The Death Program By Increasing Intracellular Intelligence & Mitochondrial Performance”

RE-POST: “Sound waves convert stem cells into bone in regenerative breakthrough” — RMIT

“Regrowing or replacing bone lost to disease is tricky and often painful. In a new study Australian researchers have found a relatively simple way to induce stem cells to turn into bone cells quickly and efficiently, using high-frequency sound waves.” — Read on newatlas.com/medical/sound-waves-stem-cells-bone/ YES! I’ve been writing about sound tech the past couple years,Continue reading “RE-POST: “Sound waves convert stem cells into bone in regenerative breakthrough” — RMIT”

Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes, Part 4: Deep Learning Biology To Realize Immortality

The pieces necessary to live indefinitely are already in place. Each of us inhabits a powerful vessel, the human body, with vast potential. After all, look at how far life has come. We can continue knowing ourselves even better in the 21st century and beyond, and appreciate the fascinating intricacies of our composition. This PartContinue reading “Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes, Part 4: Deep Learning Biology To Realize Immortality”

Re-post: Biologists unravel pathway for cancer cells to become immortal | Iowa Now

Biologists at the University of Iowa have unraveled a second pathway by which cancer cells multiply without end. Using baker’s yeast as a model, the biologists explored Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres, a second pathway that cancer cells use to become immortal. — Read on now.uiowa.edu/2021/03/biologists-unravel-pathway-cancer-cells-become-immortal ME: Let’s get this straight — renegade Cancer cells becomeContinue reading “Re-post: Biologists unravel pathway for cancer cells to become immortal | Iowa Now”