Wednesday, 22 October 2014

A Tale of Momentum

A Tale of Momentum, a special CG short from animation studio House Special....



A Tale of Momentum & Inertia from HouseSpecial on Vimeo.

EntheoReadings: New Arrivals !

If you're interested in psychedelic culture, entheobotany (visionary plants) and writing on (and about) psychoactive drugs, don't miss the new issues of

The Nexian (vol. 2)













In the second issue of the e-zine The Nexian (a spin-off of  DMT Nexus) you can find a remembrance of Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin, an interview with Dr. Rick Strassman, articles on underground research, cacti cultivation, manufacturing DMT and much more.
You can download it for free here

DRAGIBUS (Vol. 2 issue 4)
















In this new issue of Dragibus you'll find articles on Plants of the  Vikings, The scent of entheogens, a photo gallery of Ethno-Artifacts and more
You can order your copy (and back issues) here

Psychedelic Press UK (2014 vol. 4)
















Don't miss also the new issue of the intriguing  Psychedelic Press UK, with two articles on the iconic "literary outlaw" William S. Burroughs  writings on psychedelic possession, intuition and psychedelic thinking, adventures in a Yorkshire landscape and more
To get your copy (and back issues and subscription) go here

Saturday, 18 October 2014

The Alien Creatures of Jason Limon



Jason Limon is a painter and sculptor who lives and works in San Antonio, Texas (USA). Visit Jason's website to enjoy a very nice selection of paintings, "cryptidbits" and "dimensionals"....














Thursday, 16 October 2014

Circus

Circus is an animated graduation short made by talented animation students and created within a year at Quebec's Laval University. Winner of four prizes at the Gala Basa 2014.

....A former circus manager leads a boring life until he receives a tempting invitation that it will lead him to an unexpected situation....



Circus - Animation Short / Court-Métrage d'animation from Simon Vézina on Vimeo.

Lamayuru Ladies

Winter in Ladakh (North India) is hard- those who can afford it head south, those who cannot see it through. These ladies are of the latter, passing time with prayer, meditation and spinning yarn...


LAMAYURU LADIES from warmeye on Vimeo.

Dr John - "Ice Age" live

Dr John (b. 1940) is a legendary musician from New Orleans, USA, whose musical style is a fascinating and sometimes disconcerting mix of blues, jazz, rock'n roll, cajun and zydeco music, all spiced up with a pinch of voodoo vibe...
Learn more about Dr John here and visit Dr John official site
(This official live video for "Ice Age" from Dr. John's album "Locked Down" was filmed in 2013 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) by Reid Long. The band features The Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach, who produced the album.)


Thursday, 9 October 2014

Polyphonic Overtone Singing

Anna-Maria Hefele and her astounding polyphonic overtone singing technique... In this video she demonstrates the incredible and almost inhuman ability to create a harmony of two notes at the time using a single breath. Overtone singing is the same technique ("khoomei") used by shamans and throat singers of Tuva/(Mongolia)
(thanks Colossal)