Jon Hopkins has declared a new album. It’s termed Tunes for Psychedelic Treatment and it’s out November 12 (digital/CD) and February 11 (LP) by using Domino. Today Hopkins has shared album closer “Sit Close to the Fire,” a collaboration with producer and ceremony guidebook East Forest that attributes the voice of the late expert Ram Dass. Pay attention to it down below.
Hopkins stated in a assertion that his album, which has no beats or drum appears, grew from a 2018 expedition to Tayos Caves in Ecuador. “Songs for Psychedelic Treatment is not ambient, classical or drone but has aspects of all a few,” he said. “For me it’s a place as significantly as it is a seem. It is effective for the sober brain, but requires on a new dimension solely when brought into a psychedelic ceremony.”
“‘Sit Close to The Fire’ exists from a person of the deep synchronicities that ushered this [album] into currently being,” Hopkins extra. “I was contacted by East Forest, who had invested some time with Ram Dass in Hawaii in advance of he passed. He was given access to quite a few lesser-read talks from the ’70s, and requested to set them to new music. He despatched me some starting up details, which includes the wonderful choral vocals he recorded which open the piece. I set my headphones on and with Ram Dass’ voice inside my head, I sat at the piano and improvised. What you hear is the 1st thing that came out—it just appeared in reaction to the phrases.”
Songs for Psychedelic Remedy is Hopkins’ initially full-duration due to the fact 2018’s Singularity. Previous 12 months, he released yet another wellness-oriented piece titled “Singing Bowl (Ascension),” which he wrote with meditative methods in thoughts. The keep track of adopted a different new piano composition, “Scene Suspended,” which Hopkins had debuted live at the Sydney Opera House. He’s extra just lately issued the addresses EP Piano Variations, a counterpart to 2014’s Sleep Versions.
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New music for Psychedelic Treatment:
02 Tayos Caves, Ecuador i
03 Tayos Caves, Ecuador ii
04 Tayos Caves, Ecuador iii
05 Appreciate Flows About Us in Prismatic Waves
06 Deep In The Glowing Heart
07 Ascending, Dawn Sky
09 Sit All around The Fire (with Ram Dass, East Forest)