Globally Inspired & Original Music

Ancient, classical, ethnic, electronic, retro and contemporary music inspired by the world. Interpreted, composed, performed, and recorded by Hawke Robinson as Synthetic Zen.

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Globally Inspired & Original Music by Synthetic Zen (Hawke Robinson). Wherever you may be, BE well!

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You can directly support the independent musician known as Synthetic Zen (Hawke Robinson) through Patreon. For as little as $1/mo you can gain early access to music before the rest of the public, and for slightly larger monthly patronage, you gain access to the entire library of Synthetic Zen's works (200+ tracks)! Also, higher level supporters can participate with Synthetic Zen during live show broadcasts, by making requests, live chat, and much more! Support independent artists today...

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Older & live, less finished, recordings for free here:

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And on Youtube:

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Twitter: @syntheticzen

Email: thesyntheticzen at gmail dot com


This section provides links to a comprehensive discography of Synthetic Zen's 200+ original compositions and recordings providing extremely varied music from classical & opera, to jazz, punk, funk, rock, blues, trip hop, trance, avantgarde, to ethnic, world, and contemporary mixes.

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Synthetic Zen has recorded and live performances at various locations and over the Internet on Youtube and Twitch. Many of these performances are multi-instrumental solo improvisational compositions, while others are prepared solo & ensemble instrumental & vocal works.

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The Synthetic Zen Show

Hawke Robinson (aka Synthetic Zen) has been an Internet and Terrestrial (FM) Radio DJ and Talk Show a number of years. One of his many shows was titled The Synthetic Zen Show on KYRS & NR Radio. Here are archives of several years of broadcasts. These include music from around the world, music themes, seasonal events, live performances, special guests, and much more!

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Hawke Robinson is "Synthetic Zen"

A composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, performer, and sound engineer. Playing well over 20 instruments from around the world, as Synthetic Zen and other aliases, he has been composing and performing music since the late 1970s, but did not begin performing publicly (outside of school events) until the late 1980s. He has self-released nearly 20 albums and over 200 original recordings in just about every genre, including many cross and non-genre works.

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