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Inter-Dimensional Music 20210618 is North America’s Gnarliest musical thing where you are supposed to sing or to dance while the music is being played

Fridays 12p ET
Mondays 8p ET
99.1 WQRTFM

Indianapolis
Sundays 11p CT 
93.5FM Marfa Public Radio

Far West Texas
Random encounters
LOOKOUT FM
Los Angeles

Archived at mixcloud.com/cosmicchambo

This edition of ID Music was created especially for the three to five people worldwide who share our overlapping interest in the complementary ecstasies of transcendent dance and descendent heavy mellow meditation. 

Our practice begins and ends with the music of Gabrielle Roth, the founder of the 5Rhythms movement meditation practice. In the space in between, we’ll be occupied with “profound and obscure” funeral doom from Japan, “cyclonic death metal chaos” from Russia, primordial Brazilian death-doom, and “blissfully scorched, psychedelic jams” from the Finnish-Iranian duo Gnäw.

Alan Watts reminds us to dance like nobody’s watching since life is not actually a journey and there’s nothing waiting for us at the end.

📹 “Ecstatic Dance and closing Party”
#CosmicChambo Saturated Inversion Remix

🔊 Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors vs. Mournful Congregation

✍️ Alan Watts

ID Music 20210618 setlist
artist – track

Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors – Night Whisper
Mournful Congregation – Solemn Strikes the Funeral Chime
Nyarlathotep – 101
Fossilization – A Deplorable Epoch
Caged – Cain’s Letter to the Flood
Obituary – The End Complete
Gulch – Bolt Swallower
Gosudar – Morbid Despotic Ritual
Gnäw – Waters of Ether
Gatecreeper – Emptiness
Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors – Shavasana
Dharma: Alan Watts

Inter-Dimensional Music 20210611 is North America’s Gnarliest Mix for experiencing equanimity in the midst of discomfort

Fridays 12p ET
99.1 @WQRTFM Indianapolis

Sundays 11p CT 
93.5FM @MarfaPublicRadio
Far West Texas

Random encounters
@LOOKOUT_FM Los Angeles

Archived at mixcloud.com/cosmicchambo

Our practice this week takes us from the deceptively warm-sounding resonance emanating from sunlit ice masses, though heavyweight folk from the Styx Riverbottom Nightmare Trio, to blues-infused doom for waterfront wailing, and furious blackened bootgaze for the morning after. 

We’ll come down easy with Live ‘Dive, and one of Neil Halstead’s favorite Slint songs. 

This week’s dharma will be familiar to veterans of our Basking in Gravity mindfulness installations, as Ezra Bayda encourages us to get comfortable with the idea that things aren’t always gonna work out how we want.

📹 untitled (“Social History of the Mosh Pit”)
#CosmicChambo Slow Flow Edit

🔊 Saariselka – “Ceres”

✍️ Ezra Bayda

ID Music 20210611 setlist:

artist – track
Saariselka – Ceres (excerpt)
Bell Witch and Aerial Ruin – Heaven Torn Low I (the passage)
Samothrace – La Llorona
Panopticon – The Embers at Dawn
Slowdive – Avalyn (live)
Slint – Washer
Saariselka – Ceres (excerpt)
Dharma: Ezra Bayda

Daniel Chamberlin
untitled (lead glance) (2020)
digital photo collage
8.5 in x 8.5 in

untitled (lead glance) (2020) is a collage of photographs of galena crystals. The work represents the tangible vibrations of terrestrial radio: Waves transmitted through Earth’s atmosphere for anyone in range to receive.

In 1894 Indian physicist Jagadish Chandra Bose was the first to use galena – a common sulfide mineral also known as lead glance – for detecting radio waves. In the 1920s this technology was adapted for crystal radios, simple unamplified receivers that played a role in the popularization of broadcast radio. 

This collage was created with photos of galena crystals taken by mineral collector Rob Lavinsky (iRocks.com) and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. This work is offered under the same Creative Commons Attribution terms.

This image was created for the 2021 Indiana Public Radio calendar. Thanks to Erin Williams for suggesting me for the project!

Inter-Dimensional Music is North America’s Gnarliest  Mix of Music as a Weighted Blanket For The Mind

• Fridays 12p ET 99.1FM WQRT Central Indiana
• Sundays 11p CT 93.5FM Marfa Public Radio Far West Texas
• Random encounters LOOKOUT FM Southern California
• Archived at mixcloud.com/cosmicchambo

Pandemic Year Zero has ended, Pandemic Year One is now underway. Inter-Dimensional Music Soundsystem marks this auspicious occasion with an opportunity to bask in gravity and let the weight of this audio blanket crush your corpse back home to the dirt.

Our practice begins with Pulse Emitter’s “Space Frost,” and Alan Watts asking “why do you feel so heavy?” From there, the heavy mellow flows slow and low like tears of concrete. Listen for Grave Upheaval, Primitive Man, Sunn O))), NKISI, Luke Stewart, Ras Michael & The Sons of Negus, Jamire Williams, Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky, and Gnarl.

📹 “concrete slow motion” (Cosmic Chambo remix)
🔊 “Space Frost” – Pulse Emitter
🙏 Neil from Online for the “mind blanket” concept

ID Music 20210101 setlist:

track – artist
Space Frost – Pulse Emitter
II-IV – Grave Upheaval
Oily Tears – Primitive Man
606Day2_LM Song6 – SUNN O)))
Secrecy – NKISI
1 – Luke Stewart
Don’t Sell Daddy No Whiskey – Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus
(Interpretation 14) – Jamire Williams
In the Air Tonight – Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky
Cold Rain Will Fall – Gnarl

Inter-Dimensional Music is North America’s Gnarliest Mix of the stillness in stillness that is not the real stillness

• Fridays 12p ET 99.1FM WQRT Central Indiana
• Sundays 11p CT 93.5FM Marfa Public Radio Far West Texas
• Random encounters LOOKOUT FM Southern California
• Archived at mixcloud.com/cosmicchambo

We turn our attention to stellar evolution for this week’s session with the hope of perceiving “the spiritual rhythm that pervades heaven and earth.” Our soundtrack includes harmonizing occult frequencies in the key of Kate Bush, an enthusiastic rending of celestial bodies, classic New Age regarding the many names of night, heavenly downer folk from AlaCaliTucky, and the disorienting lysergic warp of Yellow Eyes’ black metal about telescopes and “flatness becoming depth.” A hazy international blend of ritual trance music drifts from the speakers as another meditation on impermanence comes to an end.

Language throughout the broadcast as excerpted from Hong Zicheng’s Vegetable Roots Discourse. 

This week’s video flyer comes courtesy of longtime friend of the show Jon Coleman. Jon’s sublime @Marfa_Mystery_Channel project offers a rare glimpse of the lonely and beautiful wonders that manifest to dwellers on the high desert grasslands of Far West Texas: “Simple Programming For Simple People.”

📹 untitled (2020) – @marfa_mystery_channel
🔊 “Impermanence / Rebirth” – Tunes of Negation

ID Music 20201218 setlist:

track – artist
Memnon Sa – Golden Ram
Leyland Kirby – My dream contained a Star
Enya – Paint the Sky with Stars
Michio Kurihara – The Old Man And The Evening Star
Brightblack – Wildshiney Stars
Flying Canyon – Crossing By Your Star
Yellow Eyes – Warmth Trance Reversal
Tunes of Negation – Impermanence / Rebirth
Silver Antlers – Stargaze Drifter

DECEMBER 22, 2020 UPDATE: I've uploaded this classic Inter-Dimensional Music mixtape from 2013 to the ID Music archive at mixcloud.com/cosmicchambo.

Original post from November 26, 2013:

Backcountry Chillout Vol. 1 is a new mixtape from Inter-Dimensional Music and Arthur Magazine featuring classic, new and previously unreleased music from Matthewdavid, Sean McCann, Ashan, $3.33, Thoughts On Air, Stag Hare and Sun Araw.

There’s a good reason that Inter-Dimensional Music is the number one New Age radio broadcast in the Big Bend region of Far West Texas: Since we first started transmitting on Marfa Public Radio in the spring of 2010, each song we’ve played has been selected with the goal of offering all the souls passing through the Chihuahuan Desert a soundtrack worthy of our luminescent high country vistas.

So whether you’re waiting in line at the Sierra Blanca Border Patrol checkpoint; watching the lights of Boquillas from the South Rim of the Chisos; channeling the spirit of curandera Jewel Babb deep in the Quitman Mountains; decoding starlight vibrations at the McDonald Observatory; vibing on the sky island rhythms of the Davis Mountains Preserve; documenting rock art sites off Casa Piedra Road; or if you’re just another lonely backpacker waiting for your man down by the Rio Grande, we’re here to score your time under the radiant heavens of the Trans-Pecos with a soundtrack of expansive ambience and transcendent psychedelic drone.

Thus, in collaboration with our old friends at Arthur Magazine, ID Music presents this first edition of Backcountry Chillout, a collection of contemporary New Age music hand-picked for arid wilderness viewing stations. So light that special incense you’ve been saving, reposition your moonlight gemstones however the plant mind directs you, point the speakers toward the screen door and adjourn to the porch. Leave us on repeat until everything’s back to tranquilo again.

Inter-Dimensional Music is North America's Gnarliest Mix of Heavy Mellow, Kosmische Slop, and Void Contemplation Tactics. Turn on at 99.1FM WQRT Indianapolis, Marfa Public Radio on the West Coast of Texas, and LOOKOUT FM Los Angeles. Eventually archived at mixcloud.com/CosmicChambo.

Hosted by Daniel Chamberlin: artist, writer, mindfulness guide, and yoga teacher. #CosmicChambo online everywhere.

Vaya con Gaia,

Daniel “Chambo” Chamberlin

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