Veteran Spotted Peccary Artists, Howard Givens, Madhavi Devi, and Craig Padilla merge and blend their ambient electronic sound sculpted meditative styles in their premiere trio collaboration, formed to compose and perform a live recorded realization as part of SoundQuest Fest 2021, organized, curated and produced by legendary electronic - ambient pioneer Steve Roach.
this 45 minute set is now presented as 7 audio tracks, mastered at the highest quality audio possible intended to unveil the greatest subtleties and dimension of this captivating deep-listening performance. Composed with a formidable array of mono and poly synthesizers, modular synths, electric harp, Tibetan Bowls and bells, and an assortment of sequencers and effect devices, this first-ever performance is available as a Bandcamp “name-your-own-price” release!
"Precipice of a Dream"
Live concert videos
As seen in the Ambient Lounge during the opening night of SoundQuest Fest 2021, Spotted Peccary presents a special edition of Transmissions – full re-broadcast of our audiovisual set featuring music from DeeperNET, Michael Stearns & Ron Sunsinger, Bart Hawkins, Chronotope Project, Kelly David, Jeff Greinke, Terra Ambient (Jeff Kowal), Rudy Adrian, Between Interval, Johan Agebjorn & Mikael Ögren, Sverre Knut Johansen (w/ Robert Rich), Erik Wøllo, Madhavi Devi, Hollan Holmes, Numina, Ben Cox and Time Being.
"Quantum Kaleidoscope - Art ad Infinitum"
Art Music Video Series
This exhibit series is a collection of original artworks and nature photos accompanied by music that premiered live at SoundquestFest 2021, crafted to explore interesting spatial relationships and contemplate the mysteries of space time, the possibilities of multiverses, holographic possibilities and grappling with the concepts and essences of Infinity, Multiverses and Multi-dimensionality, immersed in deep soundscapes and elegant slowly evolving imagery.
These are a selection of recent art exhibits that Madhavi has participated in, either exhibiting her art, providing the soundtrack, or jurying a art show, sometimes in combination. Click the images to access the full shows.
Feel like taking a break, immersing yourself in nature, sound, ambient music, great food and ART, while enjoying your own personal creative expressions and revelations through painting on canvas (yes, you can, I promise!). Please join me for these incredible retreat experiences and private lessons!
"Album Cover Highlights" video!
Laurie White and Patti Downing, owners of Spirit Wind Ridge Retreat Center in St. Helens, OR, interviews Madhavi Devi about Intentional Creativity, and her Summer Retreat Series of painting and self-discovery workshops.
Unboxing Madhavi's Most Recent Album
"The Truth of Being"
I am so excited about this album, a labor of love, time and space! My painting "Madhavi Unchained"is incorporated into the cover art, designed by Daniel Pipitone. Also SO happy that the reviews by music industry professionals have been terrific, so grateful for their listening and support!
Spotted Peccary's description: "Madhavi Devi‘s first solo album on the Spotted Peccary label, THE TRUTH OF BEING, is a heartfelt musical reflection upon the cathartic experience of self-discovery. Drawing from her multi-faceted explorations as both a visual and musical artist, Madhavi Devi (Cheryl Gallagher) delivers a visionary album rich with musical meditations that blur the line between the tranquility of inner peace and the thrill of discovering unexplored personal realms."
Madhavi Devi documented her personal painting process "Legend: Oracle and Ally", timelapsed painting video using the Intentional Creativity method taught by famed artist, maestra and author Shiloh Sophia McCloud. In this time-lapsed video, featuring her original music "Palace" from her Tibet album, released on Spotted Peccary Music, a collaborated album with recognized fellow Spotted Peccary artist, Deborah Martin.
"Ange Bien-Aime de la Lumiere"
A silent montage of this artistic process from intention to finished piece from Madhavi's cycle of personal development in Intentional Creativity, doing the strenuous inner work on the path to artistic authenticity and expression.
This short video interview of Madhavi Devi, artist of the new ambient electronic and meditative album "The Truth of Being" talks about her source and method of creative inspiration and includes recommendations for all creators to enter their own states of "Creative Flow" for their own authentic experience of creative inspiration. Madhavi Devi's music is available at , also at SpottedPeccary's page on Bandcamp and her music, artworks and opportunities for Intentional Creativity are found right here at .
"Embracing the Infinite"- Soulfire
Timelapsed painting - Soulfire series , Color of Woman School, soundtrack featuring "Omkara", ambient meditative music from my "Source of Compassion" album with Howard Givens on the Spotted Peccary Music label.
"Prayer for Peace"
As a humble and heartfelt offering of peace and light on this total eclipse day, I offer "Prayer for Peace", reprised as a beautiful video of nature, celestial light, and for peace and abundance for all. Some of you will remember this music from the many times I've played P4P over the years, it is as relevant now as ever, a counterbalance to the chaotic energies of this world. Please enjoy and share, spread the love and light of "Prayer for Peace".
Madhavi's "Tibet" Interview
In this early pre-release interview, Madhavi shares the significance of her journey to Tibet and the wisdom she acquired along the way.