VARIOUS - THE SUN THE MOON THE MOUNTAIN

VARIOUS - THE SUN THE MOON THE MOUNTAIN

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Label: ARCHAEOPIA

Release date: 23/03/2018

Barcode: 2090504598064

Catalog no.: BEAT0000001

Item ID: 459806

'A PASSAGE THROUGH GREEK PSYCHEDELIA' - The Sun. The Moon. The Mountain. Three fundamental elements of the Greek psyche. From the Homeric hymns of the fiery-stallion-riding sun-god Helios and his ethereal sister Selene, goddess of the moon, to the myriad myths and legends surrounding the highlands and the consecration of Mount Olympus as the dwelling of the gods, these inextricable components of the Greek landscape, brimming with rich symbolism and religious gravitas, have dominated indigenous lore, mythology, literature, poetry and music for millennia. In modern-day Greece, one of the music genres that largely incorporated with such symbols and concepts of old -either lyrically or musically- is undoubtedly psychedelic rock. The pioneering work of Socrates Drank The Conium and Aphrodite's Child in the seventies, established the connection between Greek psychedelic music and religious/folkloric themes. Vangelis' epically toned solo career focused on mythical ideas, while psych bards Purple Overdose delved deeper into the magical mysticism of antiquity. Today were amidst a full-on psychedelic rock revival. New bands emerge consecutively, recalling old motifs on one hand, contributing essentially to the genre with new ideas on the other, whereas occult and spiritual notions are commonplace.
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