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New Andrew Weatherall Mix

September 3, 2015 | by Faber Social

Tags: Andrew Weatherall, Playlist, psychedelia, rob chapman

To celebrate today’s publication of Psychedelia and Other Colours by Rob Chapman, the author of the books foreword, Andrew Weatherall, has created this special acid-inspired mix.

Andrew on the mix:

“Deadlines were passing and and I needed a kick up the arse, but with an army of psychic skeletons waiting to surge across synapses should they be lysergically fired, going “gonzo” was not an option when I found myself lacking Caliope’s influence. I needed to get back on the bus but knew that the cost of a ticket was one I was unwilling to pay.My sanity is priceless. I needed a “madeleine moment” but tea and cake wasn’t going to cut it. Casting my mind back to my first trip I remembered a good part of it was spent on a large Victorian brass bed listening to the static between stations on a transistor radio.I heard my own internal soundtrack, music made of ether and electricity. It was then it struck me. A sonic key was required. After some hours spent in the bunker’s research library I compiled a collection of music that crackled and fizzed within a nebulous fog. Static charges mirroring synaptic fireworks. On mixing and playing the result was immediate. The foreword was written.”

Psychedelia and Other Colours is available to buy here.