The Bandcamp Reissue of The Cosmic Glue EP.

This is a special Bandcamp reissue of Sheer Zed’s 2009 release The Cosmic Glue EP. It features five newly remastered and restored tracks and includes the original EP artwork. Exclusive download extras also include the infamous sparkling orange trousers Soul Distraction Palm Springs desert video on MP4 format and a full colour PDF booklet essay about the making of and release of this EP.

Production, lyrics and vocals by Sheer Zed.
Production and engineering by John Irvine.
The Cosmic Glue EP cover art by Rafael Corega Cerdan.
Produced at Media Kitchen, Gardenia, Los Angeles, USA.
Original mastering by John Wyman and Loz Gill.
Reissue mastering and restoration by Sheer Zed.
Soul Distraction video directed by Don C. Wilson.
Full colour PDF essay booklet by Sheer Zed.
Originally released 31st of March 2009.

Published by: Sheer Zed

• Writer • Buddhist Shaman • 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, TQ zine, 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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