Friday, October 23, 2009

Transmission 1809

Dedicated to Timothy Leary
"Like every great religion of the past, we seek to find the divinity within and to express this revelation in a life of glorification and the worship of God. These ancient goals we define in the metaphor of the present — turn on, tune in, drop out."

Come along if you can, take a trip to the land inside of your mind - through the doors of perception and into an altered state of swirling colors, heightened senses and throbbing sounds from British Sea Power, Haymarket Riot, Johnny Walker, Curtis Mayfield, Sonic Youth, T.I.M.E., Kim Fowley, Fifty Foot Hose, Harry Nilsson, The Beatles, The Purple Gang, The Moody Blues and Kasabian!

T1809 is a 57.9mb 128k mp3 1:03:20 in length made loud to be played loud!

"take you trips around the bay, bring you back the same day"


* The spoken word interludes were taken from the 1966 Capitol records release LSD, A Documentary Report. Visit the incredible Redtelephone 66 blog for more information.

** I got a question about our selection from T.I.M.E. (Trust In Men Everywhere).They formed in 1968 in LA and released two albums on Liberty, T.I.M.E. (1969) and Smooth Ball (1970). I played Tripping Into Sunshine which is the first cut on their debut.

*** Today's picture is Benjy Carver (played by Michael Burns), the infamous Blue Boy from The LSD Story episode of the Dragnet that appeared on the NBC network on January 22, 1977. It was produced and directed by Jack Webb, who also starred as Joe Friday. If you have never had the pleasure of seeing this classic check it out below!

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