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To swear on air. That was a bloody good ‚Äėstraight after work‚Äô vocals recording sesh. After leaving to breathe‚Ķ The McGuigan coated throats just enough for a velvet vintage performance. Now for Rugby (and a big well done to England Yesterday winning the Six Nations) & Pizza with Wifey. Well done Mr Paul Phillip Johnson.

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With a pretty great music ‚Äėinformation gathering‚Äô week in the bag. ¬†Networking a go go. We all feel a refreshed reiteration on how to move the music of Strange Currencies into the universe a little better. With a Nusic Academy Q&A hosted by Mark Del at Nottingham Trent Student Union. Featuring on the panel John Kennedy from Radio X, Kate Holder, Producer for Huw Stephens for the BBC, Eleanor Goodman, currently features Editor at Metal Hammer from and Jamz Supernova from BBC Radio 1Xtra. Being a musician and not a savvy Radio Plugger, promoter. Well not yet‚Ķ In this day and age. Listening to some valuable tips via iTunes podcasts on the bus to work has been enlightening. Some things are obvious. Some are ‚ÄėAha‚Äô moments. Some are well ‚Äėwhy do that as I would not..?‚Äô But play guitar with the suggested chord formations. You might just have a tune. With stalls, advice and networking with local promoters I‚Äôm Not From London. It was a productive meet and greet.

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One of the funniest moments from the Nusic sesh involved as question about visual media eg band photos. Eleanor Goodmans sound advice.. Don‚Äôt do photos of bands in front of walls or forests. As its ‚Äėsoooooo very unoriginal‚Äô had us laughing out loud. You had to be there! ¬†‚ÄėWanky Cocks‚Äô against depressing backdrops in a nutshell. Its quite possibly 50 shades of grey with arrogance and unoriginality.

A few pre mastered CD promos featuring a few songs were handed out.  Some more seed planted from out underground greenhouse.

After finding Bridget Jones‚Äôs Baby funnier than expected. Pissing at the one liner ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs a big wanking bomb Viv‚ÄĚ in No Offence, ¬†a heart stopping episode of The Walking Dead, season 7 this week. When we thought Rick Grimes was zombie pate. Some really weird dreams followed by milking squids. ¬†The question begs‚Ķ Is it better to gain musical success from your own talent and creating what you love. Thank pulling in favours in Whoreland?

Then at the weekend‚Ķ a band injury.. I‚Äôm recovering with a sore upper bingo wing, being burned by an oven tray full of bacon, I‚Äôm still not sure how i managed it at that angle. Maybe‚Ķ.(for album pre release publicity) A unicorn self combusted its horn. Then decided to compete in the winter Olympics while applying lippy. Bought a Moped and then travelled Thelma and Louise style to Balmoral. Later recording an album likened to ‚ÄėRumours.‚Äô Shagged a pony. Had an affair with and antelope. Found an ice pop. Snorted Kryptonite. Went on a cruise with Jane McDonald, burst into song, with a distinct blurred lens. Then trained as a butcher, opened a shop. Decided to become vegan. Discovered that vegetables have feelings too. Went batshit crazy apeshit. Read up on mind control and possession. Did a bit of hocus pocus. Found out the Reptilians wanted to recruit. Found me and did this in the night. Ok ED and James. Your beautiful oh little scar scar.

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Recording the album ‚ÄėMaking Monsters‚Äô

It was PP Johnson lead vocals and Claudine West backing vocals of something very beautiful for the album tonight. Take this one to your church. This Girl is understanding.

Album is coming together pretty good. It eclectic! Grunge, country, ballad, Blues, Dance, Pop and more.

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So as we depart into the weekend between the day jobs. We are happy. Excited and content and a little tipsy. Rehearsals with the full band commence next week. Good times for Strange Currencies. Great year ahead.

Be the best you can be ūüėČ

~ Claudine

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Archangel Divination Album : Earth Tree Healing

Archangel Divination : Earth Tree Healing

 I made this journey in 2016. Connecting with Angels. Channelling feelings, energy, wisdom. Their insights into a beautiful realm, earthbound, skywards. The heavenly vibrations. As a composer I meditated and let the notes and beauty of this work simply flow. My intentions are for you the listener to experience a blissful soundscape that enables connection, divine messages, relaxation and healing.  Enjoy РClaudine West 2016

Available on digital stores inc. Spotify, Deezer, Amazon.

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Track listing and The Archangels

Angels surround us. Watch upon us. Protect, advise, comfort. When I call upon Archangels. I sit, I close my eyes, I meditate. I dream, I see. I feel safe. I ask, I see answers. Music helps channel, music inspires, music unlocks. Music is creation and makes vibrations.  When you receive messages and experience divine beauty and guidance. Through your own belief system. You can access when you simply ask for help and guidance. Tap into the important messages. Enjoy.

Archangel Gabriel: Ask for guidance and messages, communication. Helps you to understand a situation. 

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Archange Michael:  Ask Michael for protection, for strength, truth and justice. Ask him for guidance. 

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 Archangel Raphael: Ask for healing of your mind, body and spirit.

  • 3.¬†Raphael’s Healing –¬†Earth Tree Healing (ISRC: TCACR1699800)

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 Archangel Uriel: Ask for illumination, insight, wisdom and information.

  • 4.¬†Uriel’s Illuminations –¬†Earth Tree Healing (ISRC: TCACS1641924)

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Archangel Raguel:  Ask for help with relationships, harmony, resolution of issues and problems. Empowerment to gain justice with a situation.

  • 5.¬†Raguel –¬†Earth Tree Healing (ISRC: TCACS1642006)

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Archangel Ramiel: (Aka Jeremiel) РAsk Ramiel to show you divine visions. experience hope and dreams. Find your way and new ways to pave your future path. 

  • 6.¬†Ramiel’s Divine Visions – Earth¬†Tree Healing (ISRC: TCACS1642015)

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Archangel Azrael:  Ask for help with Grief,Support with loss and comfort.

  • 7.¬†Azrael –¬†Earth Tree Healing (ISRC: TCACS1655029)

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  • 8.Archangel Michael’s Protection (Reprise) –¬†Earth Tree Healing (ISRC: TCACS1683926)

Release date: 05-Nov-2016

Label: Earth Tree Healing

UPC: 859718321873

Primary Genre: New Age

Secondary Genre: Instrumental

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Archangel Divination 2 is due for a February 2017 release. Enjoy! ~ Claudine

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Serpentine Rivers (Boulevard of Burning)

New song. I performed acoustic guitar and added some improvised piano on this track. While working with loops.

Inspiration: Travel, escape, dreams, visions, unspoken thoughts. I started writing another book. This has some references from its first chapter. So began as a story. Then I watched Beautiful Mind and altered.. wrote, explored further. Sometimes the path winds beyond…

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Serpentine Rivers – Claudine West 2016-03-05

Stumble on the words

Use a magic marker

Avenue the view these mornings

In-between this world there’s embers

Fighting sunrise

 

Patchwork green and Serpentine Rivers

Lead east to the edge, to the rift

I drifted down

Volcanic avalanche (to the riverbed)

To the east

Serpentine Rivers

 

The traveller seeks silence

In the mind of a freedom journal

Drop the bomb

Creating a boulevard of burning

Burying the dancing matchstick men

That flickered in the lava

The mountain pass that ever last

The path that falls on jagged shadows

 

Patchwork green and Serpentine Rivers

Lead east to the edge, to the rift

I drifted down

Volcanic avalanche (to the riverbed)

To the east

Serpentine Rivers

 

It was the pinkest sky I ever saw

The birds turned tables and weather law

Turning round…

The streets this town, the streets this town

Left behind me…

New world orders had sailed beneath me

Phantoms shiver

© Claudine West 2016

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Noctis Labyrinthus : Instrumental

There is a lot of instrumental composition work going on at the moment. ¬†As well as looking for some fellow multi-instrumentalists for a new project to take out live and in studio. Something I’ve been wanting to try for years.

I find the universe fascinating and found and article via Twitter Jarosite in the Noctis Labyrinthus Region of Mars via NASA.

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So I bought the tiny M-Audio 32 ‘mini’ midi keyboard to link up to pro tools. It looked bigger on ‘Amazon!’ My large hands don’t feel the same as playing weighted keys on my electric piano. But… we work with what we have.

 

 

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