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Iceland produces some of the most beautiful and unique music in the world. The 2005 documentary Screaming Masterpiece takes a look at the ancient, magical roots of Icelandic music and the genius of Iceland’s contemporary musicians. The film includes live footage of Sigur Ros, Bjork, mum, Johann Johannsson, and many others.
Similarly beautiful and unique is Icelandic culture’s magical system of runic sigils (or staves).
Follow this link to a full directory of staves for later use.
The stave below is the Vegvísir, a symbol used to navigate to safe harbor in bad weather. An ancient Icelandic manuscript says “if this sign is carried, one will never lose one’s way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known”
Now have a look at this crop circle from 2009.
The people of Iceland are subject to incredibly harsh environmental conditions, dangers at sea, catastrophic volcanic activity, supernatural interactions with the huldufolk (invisible ‘Hidden Folk’ living inside rocks) and possible gateways to the cities of Shamballa and Agartha within the Hollow Earth. As such they have developed a highly advanced magical system of sigils to aid in protection, fertility, prosperity and access to remote realms.
Speaking of hidden worlds beneath Iceland, a recent study of the North Atlantic has discovered an ancient submerged landscape. The flooded land is complete with rivers and mountains,
The burning scientific question, according to White, is what made this landscape rise up, then subside within 2.5 million years? “From a geological perspective, that is a very short period of time,” he said.
Although Atlantis is pretty far of the mark, there is a chance that this near polar, underwater landscape may be connected with the mythical realm of Hyperborea
So how does one put all this information to use? It’s a simple recipe – consecrate your space, play some Icelandic music from the film that moves you, pick or create a sigil for safe navigation, and go on a voyage to realms unseen.
Let us know how it turns out. Sweet dreams.
An amazing vocalist, beatboxer, satirist and badass, Beardyman is here to entertain.
Check out his soundcloud for more music.
This brief video from the BBC shows how astronomers are able to pick up the sounds emitted by distant stars using NASA’s Kepler space telescope. By analyzing the sound of a star scientists can determine its size and structure. Humans have developed cosmic radar.
Pi day is coming up on March 14 (3/14)! To celebrate here is a musical interpretation of Pi to 31 decimal places. The music is surprisingly melodic for a “random” series of numbers.
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato
Jay Kennedy, philosopher and historian from the University of Manchester, has discovered the encrypted musical code in Plato’s works.
Kennedy’s breakthrough, published in the journal Apeiron this week, is based on stichometry: the measure of ancient texts by standard line lengths. Kennedy used a computer to restore the most accurate contemporary versions of Plato’s manuscripts to their original form, which would consist of lines of 35 characters, with no spaces or punctuation. What he found was that within a margin of error of just one or two percent, many of Plato’s dialogues had line lengths based on round multiples of twelve hundred.
“My claim,” says Kennedy, “is that Plato used that technology of line counting to keep track of where he was in his text and to embed symbolic passages at regular intervals.” Knowing how he did so “unlocks the gate to the labyrinth of symbolic messages in Plato”.
Copies of the paper have been circulating among senior scholars, who believe Kennedy’s argument should be taken seriously.
Kennedy believes his findings restore what was the standard, mainstream view which held for 2,000 years “from the first generation of Plato’s followers, up through the renaissance”. This held that “he wrote symbolically and that if you worked hard and became wise you could understand the symbols and penetrate his text to his underlying philosophy.” Only in the last few hundred years has an emphasis on the literal meanings of texts led to a neglect of their figurative meanings.
Listen to the NPR coverage of this story including a sample of Plato’s musical code.
Things aren’t always as they seem. Maybe we all have a little more in common than we thought.
Squidhartha, Rubin Elias (Dub-Spectrum) and Kris Northern (Phidelity) have just come out with their debut album, West Coast Tentacles, full of “psychedelic bubble-dub and electro-break speaker shredders”.
Check out their tracks and enjoy the ink.
With ‘09 and “thee oh’s” officially over, reflections of the past 10 years in music have been rapidly appearing from different sources of the qualified nature.
Here’s the source for round two in this geeked out venture, from ResidentAdvisor.net, one of the Internet’s leading news, podcasts, and overall everything dank electronica sites.
Find their Top 100 Albums of the past decade by CLICKING HERE.
(Also quite intriguing on this page near the bottom, you will find links for the Top 50 Mixes and Top 100 Tracks of the decade as well. Opinions of the well listened ear = goodness.)