Ep 80 - Mushroom Sonic Spaces With East Forest | Psychedelic Creativity & Inspiration

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In slow moving musical pieces, each song creates an architectural sonic world for you to sink into your own psychedelic emotional state.
— East Forest

East Forest is an American Ambient/Electronic/Contemporary Classical/Indie Pop artist from Portland, Oregon, United States. The project was created by Trevor Oswalt who derived "East Forest" from the German translation of his last name. To date he has released five full-length albums and five EPs. He has toured extensively throughout North America, as well as performances in Europe. He also performed at festivals such as SXSW, CMJ, Lightning in a Bottle, Arise, and Mysteryland. 

Show Notes

  • Inspiration from mushrooms
  • The beginning of East Forest
  • Trevor's hunger for nature
  • Bringing soul into music
  • Education Of The Individual Soul 
  • Walking around in Brooklyn 
  • Pure essence of music without commercial means
  • Social media's inauthentic attributes
  • Southeastern Utah
  • Forces of nature
  • Life in NYC
  • The lack of control
  • The humbling aspects of living in NYC
  • The lack of self-perception on mushrooms
  • Does Trevor see himself as a musical shaman?
  • Mindfulness in psychedelics
  • The common traits of a good song for the psychedelic state
  • Set and setting
  • Trevor's views on the uses of classical music in psychedelic settings
  • Western music for westerners in psychedelic journeys 
  • Responsibilities of a psychonaut
  • Psychedelics in a capitalist society
  • Guides and elders with psychedelics

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Should you follow Terence McKenna's footsteps?
  • Terence McKenna's heroic dose argument
  • Psychedelic philosophy of Ram Dass and Timothy Leary
  • Trevor's personal psychedelic set and setting
  • Trevor's traumatic psychedelic experience 
  • The speed of the astral download of psychedelic knowledge
  • The integration process
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Livestream Teaser: Navigating The Human Zoo

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The cost of sanity in this society, is a certain level of alienation
— Terence McKenna

This is the teaser for Psychedelic Milk Livestream Beta, where Ed Liu and Mike Brancatelli discusses how to navigate in the human zoo!

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Ep 78 - Revelations Of the Mind In Zero Gravity With Matt Kay & David Alexander | Floating

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It seems like you’re getting hit with 50 years of meditation in 10 minutes with a neuroplasticity effect.
— Matt Kay

Matt Kay is the owner of East Coast Float Spa and Dave Alexander is the lead vocals of the Carousel Kings.

Show Notes

  • East Coast Float Spa
  • The community that forms in floating
  • Matt's first float
  • Dave's first float
  • How to process the death of loved ones in the float tank
  • Floating as an emotional therapy
  • Float techniques from Matt and Dave
  • The state between sleep and awake
  • Manifesting reality in the float tank
  • Magic and the invocation of spirits
  • What drove Matt to open East Coast Float Spa
  • Dave and Matt's initial psychedelic experiences
  • Laughing gas
  • Blue entity
  • The inability to understand the meaning of DMT
  • Honing the skill to be nonreactive
  • The separation of the self
  • The psychedelic closet of the float world
  • Smoking DMT in the float tank
  • Matt's most profound floating and psychedelic experience
  • Body high
  • Microdosing
  • Recognizing bad trips as what they are

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Matt and Dave's trippiest experiences in the float tank
  • Does floating and psychedelics influence music and creativity?
  • Floating on tour
  • Can you be too zen to perform music?
  • Matt's eating disorder, bulimia
  • Overcoming difficulties with psychedelics and floating
  • Matt's advice to people that are suffering from depression
  • The future of psychedelics and floating
  • Dangers of marijuana and floating 
  • Matt's plans for the future 

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Related Links:

https://www.eastcoastfloatspa.com/
https://www.facebook.com/carouselkings/

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Ep 77 - Primal Evolution Through Mind & Body With Movement Coach Tom Mountjoy, PhD FRCms | DMT Toad, Ayahuasca, Primordial OM

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My path and my practice over the years has been trying to come to a coherent way of assimilating the complete aspects of our psyche as a one, unified experience while using movement as a practical approach to the ideas.
— Tom Mountjoy

Tom Mountjoy PhD CKT FRC/FRAms is a New Zealand born anthropologist, movement researcher, teacher and athlete with 20 years experience in health and athletic performance education. Continually looking to challenge modern lifestyle pressures, habits and perceptions, Tom offers you his unique movement-focussed holistic approach to health and longevity. In order to screen for those looking for easy solutions, and unwilling to challenge their own health preconceptions, ALL potential clients are by application only.

Show Notes

  • The connection between the mind and body
  • Tom's PhD in social anthropology
  • Social anthropology and the connection with movements
  • The biggest connection between mind, body, spirit?
  • Reverse engineering the philosophical side of movement
  • The post-psychedelic existential crisis
  • Reconnecting with the primordial self through play
  • The energy flow from the psychedelic peak experience
  • How is Tom's movement routine different from conventional exercise?
  • Does living in the city have affect our psyche?
  • Moving your body and finding the connection
  • Tai chi, yoga, and energy space
  • Accessing the energy lines through different disciplines of movement
  • Tom's journey to the Solomon Islands
  • Allowing space in your practice
  • What does strength mean to Tom?
  • Tom's initial encounters of psychedelics
  • Ayahuasca
  • Finding the connection with nature through plant medicine
  • Achieving the primal state of conscious awareness
  • Categorizing our experience through reality tunnels
  • Being part of the psychedelic experience through all emotions
  • 5-MeO DMT toad medicine
  • Meeting the "source"
  • Point of no reference, of non-duality
  • Primordial OM
  • Ego mind as an illusion

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • How do you use the knowledge gathered from the abyss to our daily lives?
  • The state of actualization
  • Jungian shadow
  • The practice of opposites
  • How to tangibly live a wholesome life
  • Tom's definition of non-duality 
  • Our world entering a transitional stage
  • The current fight of politics is missing the mark
  • There are a lot of awareness in the world, but not many people are aware
  • Is the act of fighting part of nature?
  • Examining matters in a meta-scale
  • Pathway towards logos
  • Unconscious tendency to invite psychic vampires into your life
  • Is culture your friend?

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Related Links:

http://primalmovers.com/

Want to support the psychedelic movement? Want to continue the ongoing discussion of psychedelics? Support us on Patreon! We need all the support to keep the podcast strong and releasing amazing content. A small fee of $5 can fund the podcast for 1 year. We are extremely proud to be corporate sponsor free to keep the claws of capitalistic influence out of our psychedelic message. Please go to Patreon.com/PsychedelicMilk to check it out. We need your help!

Livestream Teaser: The Archetypal Significance of STAR WARS

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The Force, it’s calling you. Just let it in.
— Leia

This is the teaser for Psychedelic Milk Livestream Beta, where Ed Liu and Mike Brancatelli dives into the universe of STAR WARS and dissects the archetypal significance of the characters and storylines.

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Full length of this livestream is 1 hour 20 min long, available in the Patreon posts.