STUNDERTHORM — An Artistic Message From A Possible Future

STUNDERTHORM — An Artistic Message From A Possible Future












Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) August 14, 2007

European scholar/percussionist Johannes Welsch has released the album STUNDERTHORM together with singer/engineer David Hess (Heidelberg, Germany) and didgeridoo master Paul Hinger (Ottawa, Canada). The album features an acoustic recording of archaic voices (i.e. gongs, drums, voice and didgeridoo) which is comprised of three soundscapes and six rhythm pieces. The 28 page booklet presents the visionary art of Tina Welsch and the utopian essay by Johannes Welsch.

“Unless there is an almost unimaginable shift in consciousness, humanity will be subject to a cataclysm of never seen proportions,” asserts Welsch, former project director at one of the world’s leading management schools. To the many doomsday scenarios confronting humanity at the beginning of the 21st century the academic turned mystic adds the STUNDERTHORM, a cataclysmic tale based in part on his background in Organizational Theory. The voice he chooses is one from the future looking back at our current structural deficiencies:

“The Stunderthorm was rooted in our inability to put strategy first. When suffering became a catalyst for change, change was impossible for a humanity insisting on national identity and complex structure. Strategies needed to address a long list of overwhelming global challenges: war, human rights violations, environmental pollution, climate change, hunger, disease and natural disasters. Insanity insisted on national competitive advantage in the face of these ever-accelerating global processes and threats. The delusion of national advantage left all of humanity at a disadvantage. The process was exacerbated by the metastasis of commercial and industrial organization. ‘Globalization’, the overheated shouted, ‘means that all sit in the same boat.’ Their words coincided with the general realization that the boat was sinking.”

In this vision, the OT axiom “strategy supersedes structure” holds not only for commercial enterprise, but also for humanity as a whole, leaving us in a most precarious situation. However, rather than going on a lecture tour in an attempt to better the world one presentation at a time, Welsch disseminates his message through artistic works, through radio play, global podcasts and live performances (http://www.indie-music.com/bands/bands/1480), hoping to reach the many — fast.

STUNDERTHORM is a wholistic call for a general awakening: the 2,000 word message from “the end of what you call the 21st century” is illustrated by many of Tina Welsch’s mixed media paintings and enhanced by an original acoustic recording. Just as looking at the open sea triggers notions of infinity and eternity, Tina’s art leads to deep visions of inner and outer worlds. The two works’ “Original Regression” and “Polygravitational Subjunction” illustrate those poles. The deeper meaning of the former is self-evident while the latter shows a group of planets as they circle their sun, aligned through a force (polygravitational subjunction) revered as divinity by the consciousness on the seven planets.

The soundscapes and rhythm pieces were produced at the Alien Lab Studio in rural Ontario and engineered by vocalist David Hess. The nine tracks feature a wide range of percussion instruments including some of Welsch’s fine gongs (http://www.drumsoloartist.com/cgi-bin/news/2005/news.pl?record=38). Hess also contributes his unique style of throat singing, in which he generates a fundamental note and harmonious overtones simultaneously. Paul Hinger’s didgeridoo adds both rhythm and sound to the acoustic recording. The well known performer from Ottawa has toured the planet with his instruments and contributed to many recordings. STUNDERTHORM is being featured on radio programs across North America, podcasted worldwide and available on iTunes

STUNDERTHORM — Key Facts and Contact Information

Johannes Welsch — Percussion

David Hess — Vocals

Paul Hinger — Didgeridoo

STUNDERTHORM Definition:

Stunderthorm (stun´der thôrm´), n. 1. a transient disturbance accompanied by institutional disintegration leading to a visionary system of social, political and spiritual perfection. 2. the final and completely destructive era in the history of humanity. 3. any great and crucial advancement in the evolution of consciousness.

Written and produced by Johannes Welsch

Artwork by Tina Welsch

Recorded by David Hess

Mastered by Joao Carvalho

Edited by June Martyn

Published by SONIC FLAME

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Artist Website: http://www.indie-music.com/bands/bands/1480

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Uranium Bull Eric Sprott Sees Higher Energy Prices – Says Nuclear to be The Key Future Energy Source

Uranium Bull Eric Sprott Sees Higher Energy Prices – Says Nuclear to be The Key Future Energy Source










Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2004

Leading Bay Street (Toronto) fund manager Eric Sprott forecasts much higher uranium prices, possibly to $ 50 or $ 100/pound, and higher oil and energy prices. Sprott told StockInterview.com, “I’m not suggesting that it (uranium) has to go to $ 100 to become economic. I don’t think that’s true. Probably at $ 50, it becomes very economic.”

Sprott is also bullish on the nuclear option, saying, “I think the whole nuclear industry will ultimately prove to be the key energy source of the future. People might finally realize there is not an infinite supply of certain things that we rely on. And that we might have to take a more pragmatic view of the nuclear option. I’m sure that is exactly what certain countries, including Japan, China and France, have done.”

Sprott also stated people would change their minds and turn to the nuclear option, which he calls “an incredibly viable option,” under two possible scenarios after the safety issue is first addressed. Sprott said, “Another thing that would make people think differently would be having brownouts for a while, or hyperinflation because of the shortage of coal, natural gas, and diesel fuel.”

Sprott told StockInterview.com that he continues to prefer precious metals over base metals and remains sanguine that energy prices should proceed higher over the coming years.

Sprott listed his favorite stocks in uranium companies, including Strathmore Minerals Corp (TSX-V: STM), in which he reportedly holds approximately 20-percent of the shares issued and outstanding. Sprott also favors Cameco (NYSE: CCJ), JNR (TSX-V: JNR, UEX (TSX: UEX), and International Uranium Corporation (TSX: IUC). Sprott said, “I think the fundamentals for some of the companies are spectacular.”

The entire interview can be viewed at: http://www.stockinterview.com/strathmore-sprott.html

The Eric Sprott School of Business at Carleton University (Ottawa) is named as a result of Sprott’s significant endowments to his alma mater. In 2003, Sprott was honored with Doctor of Laws degree. Sprott is the CEO of Sprott Asset Management based in Toronto.

Contact:

Blue Skye Public Relations, Inc.

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813-732-6869

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