Projekt Records has released a new album, Tim, where are you now? to commemorate the centennial of Timothy Leary’s birth and his influence as a piaoneer of consciousness expansion.
With the permission and encouragement of Timothy Leary’s son Zach and the Leary estate, the album’s 13 tracks contain 4 spoken word “trips” with text excerpted and cut-up from Tim’s first LSD and DMT experiences, chronicled in his 1968 book High Priest.
Label head Sam Rosenthal collaborated with Projekt space music artists Steve Roach, Erik Wollo, Mark Seelig, Forrest Fang, and others, and recorded Timothy Leary trip narrations from Alex Cox (director of Repo Man and Sid & Nancy), Reggie Watts (bandleader on CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden), Lee Ranaldo (of Sonic Youth) and others.
The album features the music of:
- Sam Rosenthal (Black Tape For a Blue Girl)
- Steve Roach
- Erik Wøllo
- Mark Seelig
- Forrest Fang
- Byron Metcalf
- Henrik Meierkord
- Brian Parnham
- Ryan Lum & Anji Bee (Love Spirals)
- Brian Viglione (The Dresden Dolls)
- Martin Bowes (Attrition)
- Nathan Youngblood
- Mike VanPortfleet (Lycia)
You can preview the album below or at the label site: