Working in original composition, Jesia, aka Magnetic Wind employs soft synths, along with pianos, world percussion, soft voice effects, field recordings and experimentation with organic instrumentation to create arrangements with cinematic depth. She has been featured around the world.
Magnetic Wind focuses on organic and electronic blends of instrumental/ambient music with abundant textures and occasional female vocals creating ethereal drift and meditation music. Ancestry, autobiography, relationship and faith are predominant themes in her work. Spiritual themes are abundant in such works as Chakras, Sounds of Rumi vol. 1, Love Meditations, Bhakti: Aham Prema and Sleep in Heavenly Peace (a holiday album). She works predominantly with soft synths, piano, voice, world percussion, field recordings, spoken word and exploration with various instruments in nontraditional means of playing and voicing them.
Her original compositions have been released on the following labels: Rain, Endless Ascent, Sound4Good, EPD (Portugal), Free Floating, BWF Recording, JWM, Magnetic 5280 and Divine Alchemy. Her music is available commercially on CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon Music Unlimited, Spotify, Napster and various other electronic distributors and streaming services. She has had her work played numerous times on KCUR’s NightTides, Stillstream.com, Nightscaping with Har, Disorganized Sound with Dr. Steve, Sadayatana, Mysterious Semblance with Tange, Metlay, Time Drone with Jack Hertz, SomaFM Space Station Soma, Animas Lumina (Brazil), This Ambient Life, AiiRadio with Steven Barber , Radio Mystic (Santa Fe), Our Place Radio, At Water’s Edge, Radio Spiral and One World Radio (UK) and many more stations around the world. She rarely departs to dark ambient, but when she does, it is hauntingly memorable. Alan Herrick of Netlabelism.com featured her album La Petite Morte in 2011, where it found rave reviews and was followed by additional outstanding reviews from various reviewers including Mark Blood for it’s haunting sound and the departure from her signature drifting ethereal.
Her music typically reflects deeply emotional content both in dark, light/ethereal and spiritual constructs. Her musical study includes The UMKC Conservatory of Music, Park College, and The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Creative Expression), working with Fred and JD Steele of the Steele Family Singers in Minneapolis, singing backup for Denver goth bands, creating the EDM band Melpomene 1 and The SiK. In 2009 she released her first new age album, Believe, in which the title track was included on Songs for Hope, a charity album and apart of the selection considerations for the 2012 Olympic broadcast on NBC. She released 23 albums and EP's between 2009 and 2013 that documented her processing of personal traumas, love relationships, spirituality and contemplative composition channeling stream of consciousness creation. Collaborations with Dan Menoza , Disturbed Earth, Steve Bashor and others are apart of her body of work. In 2013 she collaborated with Jack Hertz in the creation of the charity album For Our Children, the benefitted Newtown Arts. In 2014, she composed Kaleidoscope for meditation and exploration. She began spending more and more time creating her visual art in the following years, as it was a means of continued therapy in healing from deep trauma. In 2017, she and trumpeter, Tim Jones released the single Metanoia, an experimental project. After a hiatus focusing on visual art for four years, she is preparing her newest album, Proof, a combination of new age, ambient and singer songwriter tracks.
Her music consistently ranks in the top 30 spins preferred by listeners on Soma FM’s Mission Control, Deep Space One and S.F. 10-33, where she also has several individual tracks in the top 25 of various categories.
Her spiritual path has taken her through various forms of Christianity, Universalism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and various other East and West concept. She also released an album of Christian based ambient hymns under the name Wen’Deya, The Kirtambient album, Ahem Prema and her first singer songwriter album, Broken Clouds and Silver Livings.