Skip to main content

Balance isn’t something you find; it’s something you create. 

In honor of World Meditation Day, we’re reflecting on different ways the electronic dance music scene can adopt healthier habits. While loads of fun, our industry generally isn’t the healthiest. Ask any touring artist and most will tell you that all of the late nights, extensive travel, sleep deprivation, and partying can do a number on one's mental and physical wellbeing.

From the outside looking in, it may seem as if the EDM world is run by revelers. This, however, is not always the case. There are a number of dance music artists who live very mindful and healthy lifestyles, even while on the road and in the thick of the nightlife. One such artist is the house maestro, Eric Sharp. Having channeled his sober, healthy way of life into his music, he prioritizes values like health, spiritualism, veganism, surrealism, and freedom. His main goal is simply to deliver serenity to his listeners.

Just last month, the Los Angeles-based artist dropped his five-track Emergence EP, where he not only showed off his house and techno production chops but also provided deeply philosophical and introspective lyrics. The previously-released single, “Like Water,” featured the meditation teacher Doe Paoro and a beautiful new-age message about stillness. Similarly, “The Gift” featuring Zhao delivers a powerful statement on the commodification of art. Perfectly embodying balance, Eric Sharp’s music masterfully blends spellbinding, infectious grooves with thought-provoking lyrics.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

AKG_K371BT

All the Best Gadgets to Give a DJ for the Holidays

Why not show your love this holiday season by splurging on a rad gadget?

RayRay 2022 Press Photo - Uli Zhung

RayRay’s Artistic Vision Shines In Versatile Debut Album, "Unearthly World"

The Taiwanese trailblazer has returned to Barong Family with her biggest release to-date.

EDC LV 2021-ZHU-Brian Rapaport Photo_04

Ring In the New Year With ZHU’s Techno Alias, Blacklizt

Insomniac announced that ZHU will hit the stage as Blacklizt at a secret SoCal location.

Following the success of his Emergence EP, the Los Angeles-based artist has teamed up with EDM.com for a celebration of World Meditation Day with an exclusive playlist showcasing music that will allow listeners to alleviate stress, lift their mood, and ponder life’s existential questions.

Check out Eric Sharp’s exclusive EDM.com playlist, with music from RÜFÜS DU SOL, Moby, LCD Soundsystem, and more below.

FOLLOW ERIC SHARP

Facebook: facebook.com/ericsharpmusic
Twitter: twitter.com/ericsharpmusic
Instagram: instagram.com/ericsharpmusic
Spotify: spoti.fi/3l7cgyO

Related

pic

25 Songs to Jumpstart Your Workout Playlist in 2019

Getting tired of the same old workout playlist? Here's 25 new EDM tracks to take your workouts to the next level!

halloween

Celebrate Halloween 2022 With EDM.com's Haunting Playlist

Our curated Halloween 2022 playlist is eerie bangers galore.

Armin-van-Buuren

EDM.com Playlist Picks: Armin van Buuren, SOFI TUKKER and The Glitch Mob [9/3/21]

New major releases include tracks from Robin Schulz, Just A Gent, JLV and more.

Marijuana Flag

Celebrate 4/20 With EDM.com's Cannabis-Inspired Playlist

Ease into your day with our curated playlist perfect for your Mary Jane-related celebrations.

Copy of Copy of benny-benassi2

Happy Birthday, Benny Benassi: Celebrate with his Exclusive EDM.com Playlist

To celebrate his birthday, the iconic Grammy Award-winning artist curated an exclusive playlist for EDM.com.

paul oakenfold

Listen to Paul Oakenfold's Exclusive Playlist of Trance Classics Ahead of Dreamstate 2022

The trance icon's playlist features tracks by BT, Jam & Spoon and more.

music-mental-health

EDM Comes Together for World Mental Health Day

Excision, Alison Wonderland, Steve Aoki, and many more artists shared their experiences on World Mental Health Awareness Day.