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Moments of Knowing

 

Moments of Knowing

The Januariez are
J-kNee: vocals, guitars, hammond M-2
Reno: drums, percussion
Tony: bass

There is a wisdom
that exists
sometimes
I have a part of it
I have
Moments of knowing
Something I don’t know
How it goes away.

I know it
For a little while.
Listen for it
A little while.

Because I think
For a little while
I have it all figured out
And I stop thinking.
There is a wisdom
that exists

because sometimes
I have a part of it
I have
Moments of knowing

Something
I don’t know
How it goes away.
I know it
For a little while.
Listen for it
A little while.
Because I think
For a little while
I have it all
figured out
And I stop thinking,
Thinking.

The Januariez is a Seattle-based rock band that mixes punk, funk and blues to create an eclectic sound with the standout Little Rock-laced voice of vocalist, guitarist, and song-writer J-kNee, bassist Tony Rivera, and drummer Reno. The three passionate and long-time musicians came together in 2011 with a goal to deliver something real; a female-led rock band with meaning and depth.

Their debut album Authentic (Epochalyptic Media, 2012) is produced by Jack Endino and will be released on October 27, 2012. A collection of work with substance and meaning, Authentic has something to say. It’s a rock manifesto of personal evolution and resolution. “There is intention behind this album. Much of the lyrical themes and graphic imagery have roots in the Occult and Hermetic traditions, which I practice in my everyday life. The unifying element between all songs is conflict… The album title and title track is a mantra I used to balance the conflicts explored throughout the rest of the album,” explains vocalist and song-writer, J-kNee. “One tune may be upbeat and fun, while the next is slow, grimy and intense,” says Reno. Innocent Words Magazine describes them as “painting with an abstract of influences including 1970-80s punk, straightforward rock with down and dirty blues, The Januariez have made it work and work well…think T. Rex with a little Thin Lizzy and Veruca Salt fronted by Ani DiFranco.”

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Magick, Music and Ritual 7, the Spring 2013 anthology album from the Hermetic Library
Hermetic Library Anthology Project – Magick Music and Ritual 7

 

 

The Hermetic Library Anthology Album – Magic, Music and Ritual 7

Magick, Music and Ritual 7, the Spring 2013 album, from the Hermetic Library Anthology project is now released for immediate digital download!

Magick, Music and Ritual 7, the Spring 2013 anthology album from the Hermetic Library

 

Please join the Hermetic Library in thanking and promoting these artists who have contributed their work to this benefit anthology album project by picking up this release. Please also spread the word to people you think may be interested in the work of artists who combine magick, music and ritual.

Be sure to also check out the entire Hermetic Library Anthology project, all the previous releases; and consider picking up the digital download of this album and any other that strikes your fancy to help support the work of the library!

 

 

The full track list for this Spring 2013 anthology album consists of 15 tracks with over an hour of music:

  1. Januariez – Moments of Knowing 03:38
  2. Ophwurld – Phoenix Light Brigade 09:10
  3. Apollon – Rites of Dissonance 05:33
  4. Utu Lautturi – Pärnämäeltä Pajamäen juoksuhautoihin 09:04
  5. Dr.Hans – Void Elusion 05:00
  6. Salem:1976 – A Backdoor to Heaven 05:53
  7. Shadowcaster – Most Powerful Mother 06:36
  8. Shams93 – Mother of Abominations 11:09
  9. Shams93 – Father of Chaos 03:05
  10. Shadowcaster – Spontaneous Crowd Generated Music 02:03

 

The seventh issue from the Hermetic Library Anthology Project is being released on Beltane in Spring 2013, at 15° Taurus. This is the next album in the second full year of releases, planned for all four quarters in 2013. Magic, Music and Ritual 7 brings together 10 tracks, from new and returning artists, with over an hour of music in this ongoing series.

The artwork and design of this issue was created by Mustafa al-Laylah. This is the second of a full series of covers which will span the entire year. The cover design of this issue is the lower right quadrant from the full set of covers this year which can be combined to make a larger image, a collectable poster that combines the elements of all four seasons. The lower right quadrant, in this case, being related to a position on the wheel of the year and the typical correspondences between this time of year, this Spring season, and various things associated such as magical weapon, element, zodiac, cherub and so on. Mustafa has done a great job in combining various correspondences into a compelling and interesting image for this cover, and we can all look forward to seeing the whole image revealed through the rest of the year.

The Hermetic Library at Hermetic.com has an overall vision of Archiving, Engaging and Encouraging the living Western Esoteric Tradition. I started the benefit anthology project to help promote newer works in the Western Esoteric Tradition to the audience of the Hermetic Library and beyond. The anthology project also further raises awareness about the corpus and culture of magick and ritual.

I encourage you to check out the Hermetic Library at Hermetic.com, if you aren’t already familiar with it, as that’s the reason this project exists and may also offer inspiration to you. The site was started in 1996 and has ever since consistently been an extremely popular resource for students and researchers interested in the Western Esoteric Tradition.

Please join the Hermetic Library in promoting these artists who have contributed their work to this benefit anthology album project. Please also spread the word about these anthology albums to people you think may be interested in the work of artists who combine magick, music and ritual.

Hermetic Library
Hermetic Library Anthology Project

Production by John Griogair Bell
Artwork and Design by Mustafa al-Laylah

All songs used with permission. All rights reserved.