LEARY, TIMOTHY - The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based On The Tibetan Book Of The Dead
The readings presented here can best be regarded as radio-signals sent out from a satellite tracking station to the explorers floating freely through space. The instructions can be attended to or ignored but at least they provide a kind of basic signal around which the voyager can orient his explorations. We dedicate this recording to the the many men and women whose accounts and reports of their explorations in the interior universe have helped us prepare these maps. -- Timothy Leary and Ralph Metzner. The Psychedelic Experience is a rare, early document of the emergent hippie era issued in 1966 on Moe Aschs Broadside records. Join the legendary father of LSD with Ralph Metzner & Richard Alpert (aka Ram Das) as they indulge in the fruits of their research. Two extended tracks of spoken meditations accompanied by occasional Tibetan Bell: Going Out and Coming Back naturally line this journey. Features archival photos, 12 pages of original notes and remastered sound. - Locust
After nearly a decade of false starts, multiple game plans veering off the rails, and a handful of shattered hopes and/or dreams, the odyssey is finally complete—the new Fusetron site is here.
This is the first phase of a multipart rollout that will span the next few months: the currently browsable stock includes miscellaneous new releases from the past 8+ months (we have a lot of catching up to do), plus approximately a third of our backstock. Note that we’ve reduced/slashed prices on many titles and will continue to do so in order to make room for new stock. We’ll also be expanding / tweaking / improving / debugging the site itself (for example, we still have work to do on the automated international postage system, not to mention the inevitable inventory discrepancies that come with transferring an ancient and massive database to a new system).
Over the next few months, as we take inventory, clean house, and delve into our storage, we will be uploading thousands of additional items, gradually, on a near-daily basis. This will include the majority of the LPs, as well as many titles, in all formats, once thought long-gone. Many currently “sold out” items are likely to resurface.
Finally, once our general backstock is up (probably in the next two or three months) we’ll begin making our extensive stockpile of rarities available online for the first time: tons of random out-of-print titles, "deadstock," warehouse finds, secondhand collectibles, etc., accumulated over the past few decades.
Frequent/returning customers will be getting early access to these items. Details to follow on how this will work (a priority mailing list? a 'frequent flyer'-like program?), but it will not be based on dollars spent. We want to reward those who consistently support us, especially in the discogs marketplace era (to those who show up trying to poach five copies of a one-off rarity, and nothing else, ever… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).
So—we suggest you take some time to dig through the site—even we’ve been surprised by what’s been turning up, and there’s much more to come.