About J Simpson

is attempting to master three disciplines in one lifetime: music, writing, and criticism. He is the author of Forestpunk, a blog that studies the intersection of occultism and culture. He plays in the band Meta Pinnacle with his soulmate Lily H. Valentine, and makes ritualistic noise under the name Dessicant. He tweets as @for3stpunk.

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Tired of wide-eyed warnings against demonology? Even seasoned occultists may look at you like

Sound Healing for Beginners, by Joshua Goldman

I legitimately love Sound Healing for Beginners. As a lifelong student of music and

Enochian Magic and the Higher Worlds, by John DeSalvo

Enochian Magic and the Higher Worlds is not only a useful addition to an

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Guru-Free Guide to Nada Yoga, by Bennett Z. Kobb

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The Weiser Book of Horror and the Occult, edited by Lon Milo DuQuette

The atmosphere alone will make this collection a necessary addition to the supernatural library.

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Binaural beats meditation

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