Barry 'Boxcutter' Lynn shares video from cult-related new age project The Host
Boxcutter's Barry Lynn has released the video for "Sunset Induction" from Esalen Lectures, the second album by his cultish new age alter ego The Host. Created by Niadzi Muzira, the video features synthesized and filtered footage that was originally used as the backdrop to a live performance in Italy.
Esalen Lectures was released by Touch Sensitive in late 2015. According to Lynn, the album was inspired by "think tanks and flotation tanks, psychological research, 2012 mythology, 1960's social planning, stoned apes, elite transhumanism, and the counter-culture". In addition to the new video, Lynn has shared an outtake from the sessions for Esalen Lectures, an alternative version of album opener "Begin".
The outtake and video coincide with a limited sale on Esalen Lectures from both the Touch Sensitive shop and selected retailers. Subscribers to can read Dan Barrow's review of the album in The Wire 380 via the online archive.