Trans Millenia Consort
Capitalism on Psychedelics
A look at the controversy over for-profit psychedelic pharmaceutical companies, and how the outlaw values of the underground may show a way out.
A scholarly essay on the relationship between magick and science in the rocketry and sorcery of Jack Parsons.
Babalon is a polyvalent archetype within Thelema, at once symbolizing the Earth Mother, the supernal initiatrix beyond the Abyss, and a practical current of sexual mysticism embodied in the office known as the Scarlet Woman.
The Weird Naturalism of the Brothers McKenna
The protocols of the Experiment grew in the matrix of Jungian alchemy, Marshall McLuhan, and science fiction. This allowed Terence and Dennis McKenna to “esotericize” media theory into an occult apparatus of resonance, sympathy, and apocalyptic ontology.
Less eye candy than mind map, ‘Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia’ manages to radically reframe a period of creative ferment that remains weakly understood and remembered within the histories of art and design.
Out Come the Freaks
Probably the first heathen listeners to cotton on to Jesus music were the psych collectors, who recognized that some Jesus music was not only heavily distorted but kicked much lysergic ass.
Techgnosis Afterword 2.0
Nineties flashbacks, Slenderman, and the Analog Sunset
Burning Opera sizzle reel
A dazzling taste of How to Survive the Apocalypse
Jeremy Narby Interview
I did the intro to this Arthur mag interview of the fascinating ayahausca anthropologist Dr. Narby.
Led Zep IV on Audible
My 33 1/3 book in your ears
Tokyo through her eyes
A report from the land of the Rising Sun
Cosmic music articles
New piece in the Wire, old piece on Arthur online
Meddling with Wizards
I feel the wrath of Kenneth Anger.
How to Survive the Apocalypse
Our Burning Man rock opera opens this weekend.