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JARL - Hypnagogic Domain

Format: MC
Label & Cat.Number: Autarkeia tape 025 acd 092
Release Year: 2016
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €9.00


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"Never published sound material of Swedish composer Erik Jarl dating back to 2007-2008. Here we have very suggestive ambient music conveying Eriks experience in anomalous hypnagogic states that he often used to find himself in before. In Middle Ages, one believed that this state is induced by a daemon sitting on ones body. This is a phenomenon of the mind.
Mental phenomena that occur during this "threshold consciousness" phase include lucid dreaming, hallucinations, and sleep paralysis. Other terms for hypnagogia, in one or both senses, that have been proposed include "presomnal" or "anthypnic sensations", "visions of half-sleep", "oneirogogic images" and "phantasmata", "the borderland of sleep", "praedormitium",. The "borderland state", "half-dream state", "pre-dream condition", "sleep onset dreams", dreamlets, and "wakefulness-sleep transition" state.
Threshold consciousness [commonly called "half-asleep" or "half-awake", or "Mind Awake Body Asleep"] describes the same mental state of someone who is moving towards sleep or wakefulness but has not yet completed the transition. Such transitions are usually brief, but can be extended by sleep disturbance or deliberate induction, for example during
meditations.
Lim. E 86 copies. Normal bias tape. C45"


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