Canyon Storm is the musical creation of artists Gwain Nighthawk and Blake Octavian Blair.
Blake plays percussion throughout the album, both accompanying and complementing Gwain's engaging flute melodies. The songs on this album were played in a intuitive and improvisational style creating unique and lush soundscapes. Several guest artists accompany Gwain and Blake, lending their creative talents and flavors adding unique dimension to the album's sound.
The soundscapes created by the albums songs provide the listener catalyst for the vivid mental imagery, making the album perfect for meditation, journeywork, and the healing arts. The sound of the Native American style flute has a known soothing and healing quality, and the albums world percussive rhythms on rattles, Native American style frame drum, and Udu, accented by rainstick, Tibetan bowl, and nature sounds provide a connection with the elements that is healing to the spirit.