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The Contrarian



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Casey Rae-Hunter’s online magazine is also called The Contrarian. Casey also runs Lux Eterna Records.


Track list

  1. Magick, Music and Ritual 1 - The Magician 05:11

    The Magician

    ”The Magician” is a limited-time exclusive from the upcoming album Arjuna, by The Contrarian. The song, like all on this record, deals with the Metaphysical Masculine in times of strife or opposition. This track is an attempt to reflect the qualities of the Magician tarot card, in both a literal depiction of its symbolic qualities, and a more hermetic transmission of its subtle ones — including, but not limited to — the material and spiritual challenges of attainment. It celebrates any spur to action through the ongoing investigation of wisdom techniques.

    ”The Magician” was composed, performed and recorded by Casey Rae-Hunter at Sounds of the Baskerville studios in Washington, DC.


    The Magician

    Mercury infect eternal mind

    Left to earth, right points to the sky

    Purity, skillfully combined


    Walk the path, scrutinize the signs

    Read the text, see between the lines



    He watches


    Meaning is erased

    Flame is burning down

    Carrion and prey

    Rotting in the ground

    Empty harbor dawn

    Sails torn and frayed

    Ignorance abounds

    Sky a flashing grey

    A single light abides

    High upon the peak

    Illuminate the way

    For all of those who seek



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