A combination of a specific drug and music, which penetrated to the deepest levels of consciousness. (Read
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|"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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