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Obituary: Udo Herzog

A life visualized and timed in moments, illustrated by the eye with focus on documentation of the scene. With Udo Herzog a part of this scene died, which we will notice in the future not only by the absence of his photographs.

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ANTARIS Project 2019 – 25th anniversary Interview

Together with founder Uwe we look back on 25 years of Antaris, give him the opportunity to talk about this truly unique Psytrance festival from his point of view, which mushroom magazine as well as the international Psytrance scene have visited year after year with great enthusiasm and devotion.

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CIMI – Interview 2019

Native Italian London resident shares his experiences of more than 20 years of Psytrance as DJ, promoter and producer. He talks about his role in society as an artist, what he loves most about his work, likes about himself the most, and also what he does during his time off, and more.

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604 Day

"604" - the worldwide known code for everything related to our favourite music genres Goa and Trance. The numerical equivalent of "Goa", the celebrated psychedelic trance genre and state in India. And could we possibly ever get enough of that? I don't think so. It’s time for a holiday.

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Are we really one family?

During summer holidays we head for a festival or leave for a spontaneous weekend trip along the German "Goa Highway" A24 – a thing that appears quite normal to us. But for people who have to face life with a handicap, it's often an unnecessarily difficult undertaking.

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Backstage, part 4: It all sounds the same!

Why artists don't really have creative freedom, why the music output today sounds all the same, and how certain newcomer producers manage to ask for pretty substantial fees after they've been on the scene for just a very short time.

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Mindfulness

Left of its own devices the mind tends to drift over meaningless and repetitive thoughts, most of which are negatively oriented, not just towards others, but towards the self as well.

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Backstage, part 3: Murphy’s Law

Deep insights into the Psytrance backstage: "A damn popular artist refused to play at a damn good festival that unfortunately had clearly not enough visitors – because he would only perform for at least 1000 people on the dance floor."

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