Back in 2018 there wasn’t much going on. The Paradise fires in Northern California forced us into our homes. At that point I questioned something called a matter. Was it a verb or a noun it didn’t matter. Matter didn’t matter very much with so much incineration going on. It was the joke of the world at the time.
Dharma is the order that makes life and the universe possible, and includes duties, rights, laws, conduct, virtues and right way of living. Sometimes it is compared to the physics of the universe. The dharma is worth cleansing to remove harmful or toxic patterns that may lead one astray. These are cleansing acoustics.
This is a mix of Groove Armada’s “I See You Baby” from their 1999 album Vertigo. The hedonistic phrase “Shakin That Ass” is still notable and primitively amusing. My mixes from this period are hopelessly unapologetic electro trance each using similar motifs and samples. The energy accompanied a mania I experienced for months.
When I was a teenager, I found a recording in my parent’s LP collection called Serenade Op. 24 For Septet And Baritone Voice. Composed by Arnold Schönberg, it’s an early example of the techniques he developed to expand music and, although it takes some getting used to, it’s still somewhat listenable compared to Schönberg’s later pieces.
In 1993, when I was 35 years old, I composed a number of hypertechno magnum opuses using a Boss drum machine, a couple of Yamaha synthesizers, and an eight megabyte capacity sampler. None of the compositions used regular meter or time signatures, which made them particularly psychedelic.