11 episodes

In a nod to the protest albums of the 1960s and 70s, Bhi Bhiman’s Peace of Mind finds inspiration in the chaos that is modern American life. So much so that he had to release the album as a podcast and dig deeper on everything from immigration to religion, racism to Russia with experts, activists and artists like author Dave Eggers, religious scholar Reza Aslan, attorney & advocate Rabia Chaudry, LaDoris Cordell, and more. Part politics, part Behind the Music, all fascinating, Peace of Mind is an album and a podcast for our time.

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    • 4.8 • 206 Ratings

In a nod to the protest albums of the 1960s and 70s, Bhi Bhiman’s Peace of Mind finds inspiration in the chaos that is modern American life. So much so that he had to release the album as a podcast and dig deeper on everything from immigration to religion, racism to Russia with experts, activists and artists like author Dave Eggers, religious scholar Reza Aslan, attorney & advocate Rabia Chaudry, LaDoris Cordell, and more. Part politics, part Behind the Music, all fascinating, Peace of Mind is an album and a podcast for our time.

    Stand By Me

    Stand By Me

    In the final episode of Peace of Mind, Bhi shares a very personal story about how suicide has touched his life in recent years. 

    How Meditation Can Reshape Our Brains (TEDx):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8rRzTtP7Tc

    Listen to Peace of Mind (the album):
    https://lnk.to/peaceofmindthealbum

    Tour dates, etc:
    https://bhiman.com

    • 46 min
    POM Presents: Switched on Pop

    POM Presents: Switched on Pop

    Peace of Mind presents a special episode of the hit podcast Switched on Pop featuring Bhi as the guest. Switched on Pop is about the making and meaning of popular music; hosted by musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding, produced by Vox. They break down pop songs to figure out what makes a hit and what is its place in culture. In this episode, Bhi joins to explain the “nerd punk rock” behind releasing Peace of Mind as a podcast.  Subscribe to Switched on Pop here.

    • 45 min
    GIANT

    GIANT

    Gender inequality and gender politics. The song for this episode is “GIANT” and it was inspired by the millions of women who are often unsung and overlooked. Our guests include Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, author and journalist Amy Westervelt, and we’ll also hear a very personal story from one of our past guests about a female GIANT in his life. 
    Peace of Mind the album:
    https://lnk.to/peaceofmindalbum

    Twitter: @amywestervelt
    amywestervelt.com

    Twitter: @nimmideviarchy
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    • 55 min
    Lawyers, Guns and Money

    Lawyers, Guns and Money

    This episode is a showcase for some of the lawyers who are pushing back on the Trump Administration in courts everyday -- like Jonathan E. Taylor who helped bring the emoluments cases against Trump. And retired superior court judge LaDoris Cordell is back to share her story and the chance encounter that lead her to the law. Today's song is a cover of Warren Zevon’s, Lawyers Guns & Money.
    Peace of Mind the album:
    https://lnk.to/peaceofmindalbum
    Tour dates, vinyl & more:
    https://www.peaceofmindpod.co

    • 37 min
    With Love from Russia

    With Love from Russia

    In this episode we examine the rise of Vladimir Putin and Russia’s foray into Western politics and the election of Donald Trump. Our Active Measures director Jack Bryan, comedian and co-host of Mueller She Wrote Jaleesa Johnson, and PBS Frontline producer Neil Docherty who will discuss his film Putin's Way. The song for this episode is “With Love from Russia.”

    Listen to Peace of Mind the album:
    https://lnk.to/peaceofmindalbum

    Tour dates, vinyl & more:
    https://peaceofmindpod.com

    • 40 min
    Have a Little Faith!

    Have a Little Faith!

    What roles do religion and faith play in how Americans live their lives? Our guests are religious scholar Reza Aslan, attorney, advocate Rabia Chaudry (Serial, Undisclosed and The 45th), and author Dave Eggers.

    Listen to Peace of Mind the album:
    https://lnk.to/peaceofmindalbum

    Tour dates, vinyl & more:
    https://peaceofmindpod.com

    https://rabiachaudry.com
    https://826national.org/
    https://internationalcongressofyouthvoices.com

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
206 Ratings

206 Ratings

JJessMess ,

Illuminating and entertaining

The format of this podcast strikes a great balance between music, interesting information, and personal analysis of the context in which music is created. As a kid I always wanted to better understand what the music I liked really meant. This opens a window into that world.

Bottleworks ,

Great

I really enjoyed it. I hope there are more in the future.

Ajrennels81 ,

Good music and education

What an amazing way to release an album. So well done.

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