Music and cannabis go hand in hand with one another. Some of the most prominent artists and musicians have relied on cannabis for centuries and continue to do so to this day. Musicians are often victims of physical pain and discomfort that may result in Repetitive Strain Injuries due to sitting in awkward positions for long amounts of time, holding heavy equipment and so on. While it’s easy for any musician to become used to physical pain or discomfort, letting these injuries continue will have long term damaging effects.
Does medicating with cannabis impact your music listening experience? I decided to find out by listening to the album "Surf" by Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment once while sober & then another time after medicating with cannabis!
Louis Armstrong, a musician well known for his beautiful contributions to the Jazz world with pieces like “What a Wonderful World”, “La Vie En Rose”, “When You Wish Upon A Star” and many many more was, like many of us in the cannabis community, a regular user. Could cannabis be held accountable for all of his awesome contributions? I’m gonna go with doubtful, although I must say smoking a good sativa will open up some creative areas of my mind. Armstrong was known by many to indulge in a little reefer before performances and recording sessions referring to it as “Gage”, a popular slang word in the 1920’s.
Creating music is as diverse and colorful as picking a way to medicate with cannabis--the options are virtually endless! Here at The Higher Path, we want to take your music to the next level. We have the boost you're looking for, depending on what type of vibe you want when you're creating.
The Beatles were influential to so many people and inspired a new age of art and creativity. We've all heard about their willingness to experiment with different spiritual exercises involving substances that influenced them creatively and cannabis is on that long list. Oddly enough, Bob Dylan introduced The Beatles to cannabis in their New York band suite while hanging out waiting for Bob’s order of “some cheap wine”. Bob assumed they used cannabis frequently due to his misinterpretation of the lyric “I can't hide” for “I get high”.