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Artist
Lucid Dreams
ReleaseProduct
Lucid Dreams
Label
Astral Industries
Catalogue Number
AI-28
Release Date
January 21, 2022

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AI-28 arrives as a double-12” reissue of an album titled “Lucid Dreams”. Formerly released in 1996 as a CD on the now defunct UK imprint em:t, the album now becomes available for the first time on vinyl. Produced collaboratively by Chris Allen, David Thompson (both co-founders of em:t), plus label affiliates Tom Smyth and Will Joss, the record features outlier academic and philosopher Celia Green narrating passages of her classic book “Lucid Dreams” (published in 1968), seamlessly embellished with atmospheric soundscapes throughout.

Brooding amorphously on the cusp of the unknown, the music captures the quintessentially mysterious quality of dreams and dreaming. Layer by layer, the listener is submerged deep into the subconscious stream. The record curls and unwinds with bewildering influence whilst exploring key themes of Green’s studies, with topics covering hallucinatory states, apparitions, out of body experiences, and extrasensory perception. The collaborative handling of samples and sound material comes together powerfully to create a piece that is both artistically theatrical in flavour and sumptuously immersive – a true documentary for the ears and imagination.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Lucidity 2:39 Buy
  2. 2 Prelucid Dreams 7:20 Buy

    Prelucid Dreams

  3. 3 False Awakenings 2:42 Buy

    False Awakenings

  4. 4 Out-of-the-Body-Experiences 8:59 Buy

    Out-of-the-Body-Experiences

  5. 5 Dream Control & Erotic Possibilities 10:30 Buy

    Dream Control & Erotic Possibilities

  6. 6 Achieving Lucidity 8:43 Buy

    Achieving Lucidity

  7. 7 Health Warning 3:41 Buy

    Health Warning

  8. 8 Nightmares 5:00 Buy
  9. 9 Extrasensory Perception 10:30 Buy

    Extrasensory Perception

  10. 10 Implications 10:26 Buy

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Ambient and Modern Classical

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