Release Date: 12/11/20
Black Tape For A Blue Girl's Sam Rosenthal collaborates with Projekt's electronic artist for Timothy Leary's centennial.
Black Tape For A Blue Girlâs Sam Rosenthal recorded this collaboration with his Projekt labelâs electronic space music artists to commemorate the centennial of Timothy Learyâs birth. The album celebrates a pioneer of consciousness expansion using his own words accompanied by international artists exploring those same realms via their music.
Rosenthal works with Steve Roach, Erik Wollo, Mark Seelig, Forrest Fang, and others; and recorded Timothy Leary trip narrations from:
Amber Case, cyborg anthropologist and author
Alex Cox, director of Repo Man and Sid &âNancy
Lee Ranaldo, founding member and guitarist of Sonic Youth
Reggie Watts, bandleader on CBSâ The Late Late Show with James Corden
With the permission and encouragement of Timothy Learyâs son Zach and the Leary estate, the albumâs 13 tracks contain 4 spoken word âtripsâ with text excerpted and cut-up from Timâs first LSD and DMT experiences chronicled in his 1968 bookHigh Priest.
As founder of 37-year-old Portland-based Projekt Records, Rosenthal helms the label as well as his band Black Tape For A Blue Girl (with 12 albums in the gothic, ambient & art rock genres). Synthesist, songwriter, lyricist and main collaborator, heâs released 8 albums of his music in the last half-decade. For Tim, where are you now' Rosenthal collected musical textures & sources from Projekt label electronic artists, sonically painting with their colors and his ethereal electronics to create the concept album he envisioned.
âTim was a chieftain. He stomped on the terra, and he left his elegant hoof prints on all our lives.â
â Hunter S. Thompson
4-panel Digipak with 6-page insert with lovely artwork commissioned for this release.
|Run Time: 70 mins|
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