Listen to “GVP#122 – Mark Devlin: Musical Truth 2” on Spreaker.
Everything’s inverted this episode, as Ivan From Phoenix returns as guest host, interviewing Mark Devlin upon the release of his new book, Volume 2 of Musical Truth.
Musical Truth Volume 2 is available in paperback now via Amazon. Hardback and Kindle versions will be available shortly. The author is also able to send out signed copies to anyone who can pay by Paypal. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange this.
Ivan asks Mark to run through the book’s contents chapter-by-chapter, and the following subject areas get discussed:
CHAPTER 1. ACID REIGN
How Acid House culture paved the way for the worldwide spiritual psy-op of electronic dance music, (and parallels to the systematic manipulations of other, earlier genres.)
CHAPTER 2. ELECTRONIC EVANGELISM
Mind control and social engineering through Electronic Dance Music.
CHAPTER 3. FOOL ME ONCE…
Social Engineering, Culture Creation, and Lifetime Actors.
CHAPTER 4. EVER GET THE FEELING YOU’VE BEEN CHEATED? GOODNIGHT!
How Punk and New Wave kept the counter-culture control grid going strong.
CHAPTER 5. HEAVY VIBES
How justified is Heavy Metal’s perceived association with Satanism and the dark occult? And why should there be any connection between these elements and the music scene in the first place?
CHAPTER 6: CYMATICS AND THE SCIENCE OF SOUND
How the science of sound frequencies – the building blocks of this ‘physical’ reality – lies at the root of music and mind-control.
CHAPTER 7. IS NOTHING SACRED?
Reflections on apparent cult influence from the earliest days of hip-hop culture, and the systematic toxification of what remains.
CHAPTER 8. IS ‘PAUL’ PAUL?
Further reflections on the replacement of Paul McCartney. Otherwise known as ‘The McCartney Mindfuck.’
CHAPTER 9. SO IT’S GOODNIGHT FROM ME, AND IT’S GOODNIGHT FROM HIM
Navigating the labyrinth of Prince and George Michael death clues.
CHAPTER 10. SAME SHIT, DIFFERENT DECADE
Decoding 1980s pop videos through a new set of lens.
THE FINAL CHAPTER … IS WAITING TO BE WRITTEN
APPENDIX 1: LOVESEXY TO SPOOKY ELECTRIC
Sin, redemption and rebirth in the music of Prince. An essay by Dan Monroe