German trance wizard Ananda Shanti, prepare to hear what the future of psychedelic music sounds like when brought from within a true artistic and spiritual purposed mind on his new ep, Consciousness. Ananda Shanti is a German psytrance act and was born in 1977 in East-Berlin with the civil name Andreas Behr.
After the collapse of the GDR in 1989 he gained quite early access to more advanced technology and started at the age of 14 his career as computer musician with tracker like software. Following his strong interest in spiritual matters he joined a Hindu temple in 1999 and followed in the footsteps of the monks. That also included staying away from parties for a decade. In 2009 he decided to go ahead with producing music and connecting spiritual topics with psytrance.