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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A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. Happy Birthday and you are an epic human being.

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