Remember Child, You Are A Universe Within Yourself

MiddayVeil_SubterraneanRitual2Another super freaky video by my favorite purveyors of psych rock goodness, Midday Veil. All the lyrics are basically a riff on the classic Occultist mantra: As Above, So Below:

Remember child: you are a universe within yourself

All the sun and moon and stars above all have their parallels

Inside each microcosmic vessel of your human cells

You are the alpha, the omega, heaven and hell 

Make sure you watch the entire thing. The whole planets colliding motif is awesome, but when Emily’s disembodied eyes and mouth enter the picture and impart this ancient message to the viewer, things get all kinds of trippy. Oh, and they’re about to embark on a brief West Coast tour which starts tomorrow. If you haven’t seen these cats live, check it. Dates below:


Also, their new album, The Current (highly recommended), just dropped on Monday. More details here.
Thad McKraken

Thad McKraken

Thad McKraken is a psychedelic writer, musician, visual artist, filmmaker, Occultist, and pug enthusiast based out of Seattle. He is the author of the books The Galactic Dialogue: Occult Initiations and Transmissions From Outside of Time, both of which can be picked up on Amazon super cheap.
Thad McKraken

6 Comments on "Remember Child, You Are A Universe Within Yourself"

  1. God, i wish i could smoke marijuana again.

  2. Thad, Thad, Thad… I got to say man, a little disappointing. I mean, I have never agreed with the stuff you write on… well, anything, really… but I still always read your articles for the sake of the high weirdness you dish out. I’ve even come to regard your quirky mystic’s arrogance and drug-snob superiority with a certain amount of affection (it grows on you). At the very least it usually annoys me, which isn’t necessarily bad, as its about as engaged as I get with anything these days. But really, free publicity for one of your favorite bands? That’s it? Ah, well, I suppose even the Wild Wizard of Disinfo has his slow days.

    • Thad McKraken | Sep 12, 2013 at 5:50 pm |

      Thanks for commenting on the video. It is pretty good isn’t it. Glad you enjoyed it. Just so you know, they are an amazing band as well as incredibly talented video artists. Oh guess what, they’re not signed to a label (they run their own which has limited funding) so they don’t have big corporations schilling for them and rely on people like me to get the word out. Also, I wouldn’t post their stuff if it didn’t go hand in hand with the Occult spiritual concepts I write about. All the arts coverage I do goes right along with the spiritual concepts I talk about and on a site that covers hallucinogens and the Occult, I’m not sure how this doesn’t fit. I’ve even had to explain that to other bands, like, I only post shit on Disinfo if there’s an Occult/Spiritual/Political angle that fits with what the site does. You know I heard of the artists Paul Laffoley back in the day? Disinfo. They’ve been covering the arts from the jump. Look into it.

  3. Is that *real* video, or just like, a pre-set?

  4. astrofrog | Sep 11, 2013 at 10:38 am |

    I for one found this to be quite beautiful.

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