Released 11.11.11 by Siberia / New Planes
I n t r o d u c i n g the Higher Planes Sound Book ~ a limited edition compilation cassette + riso print poster.
01. MINIMAL WHERE (INSTRUMENTAL) RITES WILD
02. SLIP TIME YOUNG MAGIC
03. MIXDOWN MASTER NATHAN GRAY
04. GURU SIBERIA PLANES
05. ANT SMELLER BUM CREEK
06. CERAMIC POTS HI GOD PEOPLE
07. BREEZE QUIET EVENINGS
08. DARK SIDE OF THE SUN RED ELECTRIC RAINBOW
09. TERMINAL BEACH FORCES
10. LINES THE SCHOOL OF RADIANT LIVING
11. TIKHAL DYLAN MARTORELL
12. TNEIBMA - ERIK OMEN
13. HONEY FALLS ON VELOUR ANGEL EYES
14. NATURAL COVER JONATHAN HOCHMAN
15. 4_20 DEEP MAGIC
"This cassette is interested in messages and methods of filtering modern torrents of data. It is about consciousness, listening and believes the root of magic is contact with intuition and instinct.
As self-educators the makers on this cassette have experimented with methods and techniques of meditation. Referencing forefathers and mothers of occult and popular culture, but not limited by dogmas, it is a research bulletin of self-improvised rituals for spiritual and psychic development.
With respect to life as a dualism between good and evil, solidarity and tribalism, harmony and discord this bulletin has been produced on limited edition cassette, where track selection is uneasy and one must accept the flow, accept the whole.
As the backbone technology of the electronic age, the magnetic tape inside a cassette’s shell can be reprogrammed. This mirrors the human body and mind. With access to music rituals – a means of cleansing in primitive cultures - we can erase our conditioning and rewrite the programs stored in our head.
With use the cassette will break. With the death of the mechanism we are reminded everything is temporary and to question what is beyond the concrete plane?
Music is a universal mother tongue and trance-inducer. By making and listening to good music one can enter an atmosphere. In this atmosphere experiences can be supernatural with no recourse to logic, psychic messages can be sent and received, and one can connect to higher planes, beyond thought.
By playing this cassette messages will ripple eternally on sine waves and be sent into the universe. Through their inner resonances the universe can be cast within us. Nathan Gray’s synth jam relishes surprise and discord in ‘Mixdown Master’. Erik Omen lets the listener drop in or out of their renovated ambient atmosphere, ‘Tneibma’. Hi God People improvise with ‘Ceramic Pots’. Deep Magic guides a celestial tour in ‘4_20’. The School of Radiant Living’s pop chant, ‘Lines’ reflects on life’s many avenues to the same destination.
We are individuals with the power to shape our environment and share our research with whoever is interested. The world has reached crisis point. Music is a cleansing, manifesting and communing agent. Magic is natural and linked with consciousness, a tribal movement that can be assisted by access to tools.
Use these ‘sound peaces’ in your magic rituals or record your own." Lisa Lerkenfeldt