East Forest is an international musician, producer, and wellness leader who has inspired millions of people of all around the world to dive deeper into their inner life. His creations span over 24 albums - most recently including a collaborative LP of Ram Dass' final teachings as well as East Forest's singular
5-hour "Music For Mushrooms" album, a first of its kind and used to guide psychedelic therapy worldwide. He has worked with institutions such as Google, John Hopkins' Neuroaesthetics Project, Consciousness Hacking, Science and Non-Duality, his own TED Talk, plus original retreats at the Esalen Institute. His music appears on his label Aquilo Records, as well as 1631 Recordings, Tender Loving Empire and Universal/Decca.
East Forest's “blissful” (NPR) and “beautiful wash” (Paste) of ‘electro-acoustic orchestral ambient pop’ can be contextualized along with Aphex Twin, Philip Glass and Sigur Ros. The fundamental mission of his project is to create sonic architecture for others to explore their inner space. As a leader in the field of wellness, he offers a spiritual yet secular pathway aimed squarely at the challenges of our contemporary lives. It is a process of opening doorways through myriad offerings including his music, talks, retreats. or his popular “Ten Laws with East Forest” podcast.
As a spiritual teacher and facilitator, East Forest has trail-blazed a path in the wellness movement building connections between the digital and natural worlds. He regularly cross-pollinates his work to bring together the intersection between technology, nature and the human experience — with a brain-body approach aimed towards secular yet deeply spiritual personal development; a methodology grounded as much in science as in ritual and ceremony.