The Big Friend hears you! He slumbers and observes vanity of the external world through sealed eyelids with beautiful eyelashes. His quiet rumble tells of what he sees in the slumber. Everyone who is in tune with his wave understands him irrespective of the distance. There are also some who out of sheer stupidity attempt to tell him what is actually the case. Then the Big Elephant awakes in order to respond! You can calm him down by singing to him the sacred Friend’s Song.
released December 17, 2013
ZMEIRADUGA - "Slumbers"
Recorded live at Dom Belogo Zhuravlya Club, Moscow, summer 2013
Arrange, mixing, mastering - Inner Music Studio, Moscow, autumn 2013
John Kukaryamba - alfa-rhythm, lead voice, vocals, a lot of percussion, effects, djembe, udu, ocarina, jaw harp;
Dmitry Fablov - beta-rhythm, a lot of drums, udu, kahon, percussion;
Sasha Alekhin - gamma-rhythm, back vocal, winds (trumpet, clarnet, flutes), synth;
Elena Stuukstly Kozyryatskaya - delta-rhythm, female back vocal, piano, pads, effects;
Vadim Valavar Larsky - theta-rhythm, bouzouki, guitar, bass, electro-gusli, back vocal, string drum, noise generators and other mysterious instruments;
Sergey Pit Razoumov - lambda-rhythm, dijeridoo, klopfgeist;
Mykola Fedorov - mu-rhythm, dijeridoo and all inside.
Sound Production - Vadim Valavar Larsky
Arrange - Elena Stuukstly Kozyryatskaya, Vadim Valavar Larsky
Mixing/Mastering - Elena Stuukstly Kozyryatskaya, Vadim Valavar Larsky
Design & visual production of "Slumbers" - Elena Stuukstly Kozyryatskaya
Stories for "Slumbers" and verse for "Yellow Wheel" - John Kukaryamba
Translation - Stanislav Larski
Management - John Kukaryamba, Elena Stuukstly Kozyryatskaya