Buddha Bomb is the chosen musical performance name of software developer, James Jobson. As CEO of a Boulder software company, he created and marketed a major software application for three decades. But music is his passion and he is best known as Buddha Bomb. He has been a host on KGNU public radio since 1997, and has performed at music festivals, ecstatic-style dances, parties and events of all kinds since 2001. Buddha Bomb has devoted the greatest part of his life to elevating consciousness and using music as a transformational conduit to bring healing and joy to thousands. His sets are inspired, seamless and often mystical. A Sonic Shaman he provides the fuel for the dance journey, which can bring you to your deepest depth and your highest height. Whether spinning Ambient, Ethno-Techno, Glitch-Hop, Tribal House, Psychedelic Trance, or from any genre of electronic music, including his own compositions, Buddha Bomb gives it his all.
February 4th, 2019 | 49 mins 24 secs
"So, I went to the first summer of Naropa. And, it was not cool to be like a hippie anymore. There was an aggression of turning away from society. So, we encourage students to do meditation practice, but also to cut your hair, become a member of society, get a job, and having sort of this basic sanity notion of just having a quote, unquote normal life. Cleaning up your kitchen and going to work and doing a good job and meditating—like that's all you need. You know, you didn't have to do this fight against society. You just kind of go along with the energy."