Hey strange friends!
If you missed our discussion on music and the paranormal this week, then make sure to take a listen. Wendy, Allison, Scott, and I talk about how dancing and singing can bring about paranormal experiences and some of the traditions that have been using these ideas for millennia. Then we bring on industrial music pioneer Praga Khan from Lords of Acid to discuss his experiences with the supernatural (and in particular, what happenened to him while he was working on the Necrofusion with Ghost Adventures’ Zak Bagans!)
Here’s some of the coolest paranormal news this week…
Scientists think they’ve identified a previously unknown form of neural communication that self-propagates across brain tissue, and can leap wirelessly from neurons in one section of brain tissue to another – even if they’ve been surgically severed.
New NASA team dedicated to finding aliens – Fox News
NASA is starting to take the search of extraterrestrial intelligence more serously and is creating a new division for that purpose. Think you’ve got “the right stuff” to join?
Magical thinking: Is Brexit an occult phenomenon? – www.irishtimes.com
Occult terms are bandied about all the time by both sides of the Brexit divide and while this article looks more at the artistic and symbolic side of it, author Gary Lachman might argue that magick actually is behind these cultural movements.Click here to read the full article.
In 1974, we broadcast a signal into space called “The Arecibo Message”. It contained information about humanity in order to lead (hopefully friendly) intelligent alien life to our world. 45 years later, they’re working on an updated version.
Click here to read the full article.
Psychics in the ’Hood – Jewish Journal
What does it mean to be psychic and Jewish? It’s not something you read about all the time, which makes for some interesting reading with this article.
Matisyahu – Rastaman Chant/One day – YouTube
Speaking of Jewish mysticism, Matisyahu takes reggae and hip hop and infuses it with a Hasidic sensibility. Here he is singing Bob Marley’s “Rastaman Chant”, a song that itself is inspired by Rastafari recitations of the Old Testament Psalms, bringing the whole cultural mash-up thing to a different level.
New episodes come out every Monday night, we’ll see you on the other side of the weekend!
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