Sarah’s Search for Santa; A New Story with Music for Yule

Spooky Mrs Green, The Pagan Housewife, writer and blogger, covering our new Christmas album


The enduring popularity of Christmas rests on the deepest magical roots of Yule.  Sarah’s Search for Santa is a fairy tale illustrated with dreamlike music, which explores these magical roots, tracing them all the way back to the Ice Age.  Using spare language, old European Christmas melodies and mesmerizing instrumental music, Sarah’s Search for Santa follows the adventure of a young girl, whose parents recently told her that Santa wasn’t real. Sarah finds a new ornament on her Christmas tree, left for her by a mysterious stranger who visits her home on Christmas Eve. As she follows the stranger outside, she finds herself in an unfamiliar forest where she meets a reindeer who takes her on a magical journey through space and time to find Santa Claus.

Sarah's Search for Santa CD

Sarah’s Search for Santa was created by radio host Amy Gustin and musician John Hardin, who collaborate on The Living Earth Connection, which…

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Author: john hardin

Artist bio: The writer in me says: “Don’t tell them who you are, show them what you do.” The artist in me says: “It must be strong, simple, bold, yet rich with detail, but above all, original.” The filmmaker in me says: “We need to contextualize your work by weaving the roots of the Psychedelic Revolution, the Environmental Movement, Gaia Theory, Future Primitivism and musical influences from Iannis Xenakis to Bart Hopkin into a narrative that portrays an iconoclast's struggle for cultural relevance from the forested hinterlands of rural Northern California within the greater post-industrial, post-post-modern, post-reality mind-fuck of the 21st Century.” The critic in me says: “Will that guy ever shut up?” The comedian in me says: “It has to make me laugh at least once.” The engineer in me says: “Don’t forget to tell them that you do it all off-grid, with solar power, using recycled materials.” And the improvisational musician in me says: “Cut! Great job everybody!”

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