Monday, September 11, 2017



 While writing the songs that would become Earwig's album Pause For The Jets, I experienced intense dreams where I became a special agent tasked with locating magical artifacts that would help save the Multiverse. The most important artifact was an instrument known as the Enigma Guitar.  As my dreams continued and I got closer to the Enigma Guitar I started having brief flashes of lucid dreaming. I decided to develop this skill and see if I could use lucid dreaming to help find what I was looking for. 

 My dreams continued night-to-night and my lucid dreaming skills progressed. I began to notice the appearance of doorways in my dreams that were either made of gleaming silver or doors that were set inside of a shiny silver border. Each time I came to these doorways, if I reached out to touch the doorknob or the door…I would immediately be transported into a state of lucid dreaming where I could control the dream and it’s outcomes. I was also often transported to another location, another reality that was closer to the Enigma Guitar.

 At first it didn’t last for long. But I began to search out these “silver doors” and use them as a portal to fully realized dream control. I decided to write a song about it. I knew that I wanted the song to be called “Medusa Head”. If you want to know why, you’ll have to read the book! 

 Back in the waking world, I wrote several versions of Medusa Head before I got one that I liked for the album. I had James help me with the Japanese translation for the lyrics and she is the one who does the short vocal on the album track as well. 

 The term “many worlds” relates to the Quantum mechanics waveform theory that suggests that all possible outcomes and realities, past, present and future, are equally real and each represent and actual world (or universe). To me, the existence of the Silver Doors in my dreams implied that this theory is one of the underpinning truths of our reality.

There are the Japanese lyrics that you hear in MEDUSA HEAD…
Waeware wa, oku no sekai ni sonzai shi
gosuto naibu gosuto
gin no doa

Translated in to English, it says roughly…
We exist in many worlds
a ghost inside a ghost
the silver door

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