A combination of a specific drug and music, which penetrated to the deepest levels of consciousness. (Read the full article)

"Most rave music is actually very tonal, usually with the tonic repeating in the bass over and over again. Also, I always equated Herbert's Semuta drug with the acid of the 60s, and the musical explorations akin to free- jazz or the Grateful Dead. The idea of hallucinations interwoven with music has been around for centuries."
(Nash 1/10/2005 10:03:43 AM )
"Semuta sounds more like smoking opium and listening to sitar music, I think. The physicality & exertion of raving doesn't really fit the description of semuta.
(S - you're probably right, the only real description sounds like that. I guess I was impressed by the hypnotic quality of techno and similar music styles.
Bill, Chief Technovelgist)
(Scytale 3/27/2006 6:24:55 PM )

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