Space Time Continuum* With Terence McKenna ‎– Alien Dreamtime

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Alien Dreamtime was a multimedia event recorded live on February 26th/27th 1993 at the Transmission Theater, San Francisco, CA.

Electronic music written and produced live by Jonah Sharp. Digitally edited by Jonah Sharp and Naut Humon at the Compound, San Francisco (U.S.A.)

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  • Barcode (Text): 0 1704-66107-2 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 017046610728
  • Matrix / Runout: CAR06107 01# 05-27-94 SP 1-1-2 EMI JAX
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1638


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July 22, 2018
There will never be another Terrance McKenna a brilliant and daring psychonaut who spoke passionately about the connection of mind body and ancient chemistry found in the natural world. In addition there will never be a more polished album by Space Time Continuum as this collaborative effort is an apex in Jonah's catalog of brilliant electronic music releases. This is timeless music transcending cultural and musical deviations and crafted to take YOU the listener on a aural journey beyond the mundane borderlands of the concrete jungle you dwell in!


August 5, 2017
I reaaaally don't like spoken word at all. Having said that "speaking in tongues" is an amazing track.


March 30, 2017

It seems that FSOL have been inspired by Space Time Continuum to make Cascade.


July 29, 2013

Spacetime Continuum teamed up with psychedelic guru Terence McKenna for ALIEN DREAMTIME, and at first, it seems like a amalgamation of early-90s ambient: didgeridoo, slow acid lines, a meandering and nasal spoken word, subdued beats. It's important to remember, though, that this was a live event, and McKenna uses it as a lecture (or for "Speaking in Tongues," which is just as strange as it sounds). Of course, this somewhat diminishes the importance of the music, so when McKenna takes a break, such as on "Transient Generator," Spacetime Continuum lets his own psychedelic experience come to the fore. "Aerobatic," similarly, has the Detroitian warmth and sparkle that Sharp would develop further on his later albums. "Timewave Zero" goes on a bit too long, but eventually washes over the listener. The album needs more dreamtime, less alien.


August 14, 2008

Timewave Zero is awesome! Impatient listeners will probably be disheartened when the music comes to a halt in the middle, but it ends like a novel. McKenna's speech borders on knowledgable to bull honky, but very uniquely nasal and characteristic of him. Sharp uses his trademark sounds that are a precursor to Sea Biscuit. I still would never smoke DMT if it made me talk like McKenna, though. The album is of course meant to be listened from beginning to end, but the journey is rather enjoyable throughout.