The Release of #HighStrangeness by @SheerZed 03-06-16 #NewMusic

High Strangeness

My new music release High Strangeness will be out on Friday the 3rd of June 2016. High Strangeness is a collection of five meditational and atmospheric tracks noting the return to Earth of Major Tim Peake from the International Space Station on the 18th June 2016. The album also embraces the Gaian Earth Spirit acknowledging the passing of the flooded winter into (hopefully) a warmer summer. The album also embraces the Roman Bellona Festival on the 3rd June. Bellona was an Ancient Roman war goddess. She is believed to be one of the numinous gods of the Romans (without a particular mythology and possibly of Etruscan origin), and is supposed by many to have been the Romans’ original war deity, predating the identification of Mars with Ares. The hand drawn ink cover art (see above) is by myself. The album was mastered by the magickal Loz Gill at Fat As Funk Mastering. High Strangeness will be available on numerous global digital purchasing and streaming platforms. Turnstile Über Torque is a track from High Strangeness and you can hear it here via SoundCloud.

Published by: Sheer Zed

• Writer • Shaman • Electronic Musician • Artist • Born in Newport, South Wales, Sheer Zed started singing at the age of six. He showed an interest in audio production, producing experimental tape shows in his bedroom at the age of eleven and started to write songs at sixteen. With a strong leaning to electronic based music, Sheer Zed recorded an industrial electronic album "Electro-Punk ’86" during the mid 1980’s. Festivals and numerous radio shows such as The Séance, The Dark Outside, The Phantom Circuit, The Numbers Broadcast, Frome FM's Homely Remedies and The Alrealon Musique Show have all featured Sheer Zed’s peculiar brand of outsider electronics. For over thirty years Sheer Zed has worked with many artists, collectives and groups. Numerous compilations such as Terse Greetings 2015 from Australia’s Severed Heads, Several by Several (a compilation supporting the late great John Several), the 95 track Hope Not Hate compilation promoting peace and tolerance and the Sombre Soniks Dark Ambient compilations have all featured Sheer Zed’s music. Sheer Zed has published articles on his personal experiences in the occult ritualistic aspects of shamanism and Thai Lanna Buddhism in the magazines Indie Shaman, Zazen Sounds, Rituals and Declarations and on the Folklore Thursday website. He is a practicing Buddhist and shaman, exploring the realm of sound through ritual, mantras and sound design. Sheer Zed also has contributed to the 2019-20 exhibition Do You Believe in Magic? at Bristol Museum. Sheer Zed has gone on three pilgrimages to Thailand and is currently working on various papers within his fields of interest while producing music and creating art •

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