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Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis

"Without exaggeration, Stuart Davis is one of the most fascinating and exceptional songwriters in modern music." -San Jose Metro

Stuart Davis was born in Des Moines, Iowa January 11, 1971. He grew up in Lakeville, Minnesota in a good Lutheran home, and was an avid hockey player. He attended college at the University of Minnesota, where he drank heavily, chased women, and studied music orchestration, He dropped out after three years and became a working artist, performing over 1,000 concerts and recording music.

Music For Mortals, Stuart’s 15th album, was released in 2012, followed by a tour of 130+ cities in North America and Europe. Seasons 1 & 2 of his TV series Sex, God, Rock ‘n Roll aired on cable network HDNet (now AXS TV) and co-starred Kandyse McClure. It is now available on DVD or Amazon streaming.

Stuart’s other creative work includes painting, screenwriting, acting, movie scoring, and writing (as yet, unpublished) books. His hobbies include constructing the language ‘IS’, and exploring more integrally-informed linguistics. He is a practicing Buddhist.

He’s been an in-studio guest on NPR’s Weekend Edition with Scott Simon, The World Cafe with David Dye, Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, as well as other syndicated radio shows.

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Sex, God, Rock ‘n Roll

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Sex, God, Rock ‘n Roll is sort of a mashup of Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, and standup comedy monologues, all with a decidedly Integral twist. Stu has assembled some incredible talent—not to mention an incredibly talented production team—and together they have put together one of the most bizarre, unique, and consistently hilarious programs on television.

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FUCT: A Love Story

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Some love stories are simply timeless. Titanic. Romeo and Juliet. And now… FUCT: A LOVE STORY joins their ranks. This unforgettable, magical masterpiece absolutely must be made, and when you see this short promotional video, you’ll rush to be a part of this crowd-funded blockbuster of love and loss among divergent species.

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Warp Wisdom

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Steve Beckett is the founder and owner of Warp Records, located at the epicenter of the electronic music revolution for decades. Founded in 1989, Warp has worked with some of the most groundbreaking and influential artists in the world: Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Autechre, Squarepusher, LFO, Nightmares on Wax, Boards of Canada, Brian Eno, and dozens of other electronic pioneers, all of whom have stretched our minds (and our eardrums) in ways we never imagined possible. Steve also happens to be an accomplished integral coach and a longtime fan of Ken Wilber’s work, as he discusses with host Stuart Davis.

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Bringing Legitimacy to UFO Research

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Leslie Kean talks with Stuart Davis about her book UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go On the Record, the result of a ten-year investigation into one of the world’s most mysterious (and most marginalized) phenomena. Whether you “want to believe” or you want to roll your eyes at the mere mention of UFOs, we invite you to open your mind, open your heart, and allow yourself to sit in the radical, unknowable Mystery for just a little while. The universe is so much bigger and darker than we can ever imagine. Good thing we’ve got a flashlight.

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The End of Faith

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Mythic-literal fundamentalist religion is quite possibly the single most destabilizing force on the face of the planet. Not only is each religion at war with the other religions, but they are also at war with the modern world as we know it. Listen as Sam Harris and Stuart Davis explore the many challenges faced by religion in the 21st century.

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The Meaning of the Avant Garde

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Ken Wilber, Ed Kowalczyk, and Stuart Davis met at the Ken Wilber’s house in Boulder for a special meeting focusing on Integral Art and Transformative Practice. What followed was an afternoon of vibrant discussion and electrifying performances, centered on the themes: What is the relation of art and transformation? How can art be part of an integral transformative practice?