Illuminated Levels


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released December 31, 2011

Recorded in June 2011 by Joey Hidalgo
Mastered by Mammoth Sound
Artwork by Sarah Gee




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Track Name: Cat Magick
Yo no me recuerdo,
antes del rompimiento de las olas,
de mi mente.
Y si nos encontramos aquí o allá
siempre hablabamos sobre este momento.


Estar o parecer estar
En los ojos de la artista

(Presently participating in the creation
of your own reality)

¿Por qué somos perdidos nosotros?
A convertir mañana.
Track Name: Buena Vista Acid Club
And its just another fucking face palm!
The serpent's sting in track marks.
And I wanted to feel the same
And I saw you fall
And you swore and swore
But I understand why!
Track Name: Snare on the G-string
and i came like the change in wind
the sorcerers with stone
lead this night

so hey hey hey ... DANCE!

i know the sorrow
and felt the same
we are all dying
it just feels the same
the serpent's in you,
the serpent's in me.
and what if i did the same thing?
well i know, so take my life
Track Name: El Pesquisidor
Tu dijiste, el pesquisidor dice
La primera verdad.
Nuestra mentes en el pasado
o el futuro.
En este momento
los pies llegan a ser la tierra
y el concimiento
evapora la realidad.
Track Name: Drunk in the High Life

Designing the ebb and flow
To the ends of knowledge one must know
How to employ that internal current
That draws us to a concept
And then that other current--
That after a time
Draws us away from it.

So what are we doing
I swear its the same as before.
And I don't understand it
And you won't show me anything.
Now i'm drunk in the high life
And nothing matters.
Yeah you're the same through and through.
And I will burn right here like a saint.
Track Name: Fucked Up Got Ambushed Zipped In
Si quieras y si tu puedes.
Somos todos diferentes.
Mirar en el espejo es mirar,
Entre el espejismo
de un foto.


Con nuestra suerte,
Somos amantes
de químicas y materialismo.
Una senda abstracta
de la tierra conocida.
Track Name: Space Banana: Rainbow Alliance
Traversing a post-molecular, neo-metaphysical
pseudo reconstruction of a present day reality
which may or may not encompass you
(and/or your aura).
The cosmic cougar protects the translation
between the great spirit and the chosen one.