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Tools for navigating the dark night of winter solstice. For years now I’ve been practicing slowing down to honor the winter solstice, and still I have to remind myself that it’s OK to do so amidst a culture that wants us to constantly be on our game.

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The Shadow Queen and Her Wild Ones

The Shadow Queen and Her Wild Ones

The Shadow Queen loves the underdog. She herself was scorned for her differences at a young age, made to walk apart from others. So she wandered off into the forest, away from the world of humans and their cruel ways…

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The Last Days – Official Music Video

The Last Days – Official Music Video

Filmed at the site of the 2020 Dome Fire in the Mojave Desert, this video takes us on a journey of desolation and climate devastation — “this is a fine day to see what we’ve left behind” — while ultimately challenging us with the hardest task of all: hope.

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The Making of “From the Wild”

The Making of “From the Wild”

I set out to fall in love with this place. These beloved lands. Even the pulse of wild nature in my own veins. I began writing the title song in 2013, as its theme beckoned me to trace my roots back to the natural world from which I came…

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Shoutout Colorado – Full Interview

Shoutout Colorado – Full Interview

It might seem cliche, but it’s true: I pursued the creative path because it pursued me. Sure, I was looking for something – a sense of meaning and purpose or even a career – but the answer, in the form of my singing voice, surprised even me…

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Skope Magazine – Interview with Ariana & Fernando

Skope Magazine – Interview with Ariana & Fernando

““From The Wild” is a stunning album, which feels like something coming to us from another moment in time. There is an ancestral quality to the music, which makes it incredibly deep and inspiring. What does it feel like to be a stalwart for this timeless sound in a world that’s so frantic and fast-paced?”

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Into the Wild?

Into the Wild?

Into the Wild? Back around the time I started dreaming into my next album (the one just released!), I also started taking selfies in nature (this one’s from 2013 😮). I really just wanted to post beautiful nature pictures, but it seemed they didn’t get any attention...

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Album Release Artist’s Statement

Album Release Artist’s Statement

Painting landscapes with melody and rhythm, Ariana Saraha (vocals, percussion) and Fernando Medina (drums, percussion) have created a sonic world that pays homage to the more-than-human-world — the tumultuous undertow, raindrops hitting swaying trees…

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New Music Video: Shelter of the Wood

New Music Video: Shelter of the Wood

A Visual Journey by Tessa Shields. The water sounds in this song are all field recordings from my Pacific Northwest woodland strolls. This video takes us there, and includes many non-human friends one might meet in the forests — see how many you can spot!

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Opening for Faun in London

Opening for Faun in London

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re opening for Faun at Union Chapel in London on April 9th. Get tickets here: https://www.ticketweb.uk/event/faun-union-chapel-tickets/9755025

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Ariana Saraha is a singer & musician from the wilds of the West with a passion for primordial beauty and the more-than-human world. Whether writing, singing, or drumming, her mission is to invite us to remember our place beyond the trappings of civilization and the accepted meanderings of the mundane mind. She and her band have just released From the Wild, and are working on their next album while continuing to find wonder and inspiration even in the everyday.

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