Come to your senses in searing heat, in the new world without any idea where you are. Listen to the Narrator. There are many ways to comprehend his tales. One way leads through the neck of a jug to Ye Olde Shoppe of Slumber. Choose which slumber is yours and immediately consume it. Don’t wait until the smoke arrives in order to close your eyes thus forever depriving you of the ability to daydream. However, if you are fast enough, you shall learn how to slumber in smoke. Then nothing shall prevent you from perceiving everything around you precisely as you created it. Remember that the exit is at the edge of the funeral pyre. The shriek of bamboo shall signal when to escape the fire.
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