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Alkaloids Live (in progress)

by The Seeds of Datura

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    Pre-order of Alkaloids Live (in progress). You get 4 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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    releases February 20, 2021

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Unbound 05:19
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Snake God 03:22
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Seductress
5.
Nocturnal Creeper video
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Nisaidie
8.
Ode to a Whistling Ghost

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Alkaloids refers to the psychotropic compounds found in many plants. Neither Obsydian Media, Nor the Seeds of Datura recommend the use or experimentation of any psychotropic substance and this is not what the band nor the album promotes.
The album is an exploration of the prehistoric symbiotic relationships between these many plants and fungi and the human species. How is it that our natural awareness and development of our cultures have proliferated with use of these compounds? It is not a live album either. Live refers to the plants themselves. A source of consciousness that we can tap into.

The recording and production of the track was interrupted on numerous occasions by several cataclysms: hard disk failure; several evictions of the bands studio; armed raids by police and confiscation of the band's computers; attempted blackmail; health, and mental health concerns.

We are slowly trying to produce the sessions from a recovered hard disk whilst trying to find a safe place to record without harassment.

Every contribution you make will help the band reassemble and reach that goal of releasing the album.

credits

releases February 20, 2021

Producer - Wilson Muia
Engineer - Saviour Kumwaka
Vocals and synths - Lord Spikeheart the Eternal Child
Vocals - Daniel Kombimbo
Bass guitar - Mordecai Otieno
Guitar - Wilson Muia
Guitar - Amen Ra Ny'Kang
Drums - Lawrence Muchemi

All songs written by the Seeds of Datura
Copyright Bin Khalid Sonic Pollution 2018

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The Seeds of Datura Nairobi, Kenya

Coming from a long tradition of heavy metal bands like Last Year's Tragedy, Mortal Soul, Void of Belonging, "Seeds" emerged with an uncanny translation of metal music that refuses to be tied down to any particular sub-genre. To this band of six the music always followed the edict of the shamanic "Datura" plant, evoking dynamism & all the heavy metal elements found in mother nature. ... more

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