Greg Taylor, Author of the Month for January 2008
Her Sweet Murmur
By Greg Taylor
Edited by Greg Taylor
Greg Taylor is well known as the founder and director of the outstanding alternative knowledge website the Daily Grail (www.dailygrail.com), and he is also amongst the contributors to Darklore, a new journal of exceptional observations, hidden history, the paranormal and esoteric science. Bringing together some of the top researchers and writers on topics from outside of mainstream science and history, Darklore aims to challenge our preconceptions by revealing the strange dimensions veiled by consensus reality. Featuring contributions from Daniel Pinchbeck, Loren Coleman, Nick Redfern, Robert Schoch, Blair Blake, Michael Grosso, Lynn Picknett & Clive Prince and many others, Volume 1 of Darklore offers only the best writing and research from the most respected individuals in their fields.
Greg Taylor joins us throughout January 2008 on our Author-of-the-Month Message Board to discuss topics raised in Darklore. His article, extracted from the current issue of Darklore, is Her Sweet Murmur: Exploring the Aural Phenomenology of Border Experiences. It follows on page 2.
Full listing of writers and topics in Volume 1 of Darklore:
Robert Schoch on his Sphinx research; Nick Redfern writes about the Flying Triangle phenomenon; Greg Taylor presents some original research on the 'sounds of altered states of consciousness'; Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince with some new Templar revelations; Daniel Pinchbeck writes about the McKenna brothers and the 'psychedelic apocalypse'; Blair Blake reports on Roswell and its links with an obscure fiction title, The Flying Saucer; Michael Prescott discusses the dangers of the paranormal; Mike Jay looks into the link between ancient Peruvian culture and the use of psychedelics; Loren Coleman dispels one of the major Bigfoot myths; Michael Grosso investigates strange things happening at the time of death; Adam Gorightly asks if the UFO contactees were ritual magicians; Paul Devereux explains 'eye spirits'; Mitch Horowitz writes about Ouija; Filip Coppens on the occult aspects of the Hellfire Society; Michael Tymn presents the case of the multilingual medium; Emperor reports on the unbelievable strangeness of Bigfoot; John Higgs surveys the parallel lives of Timothy Leary and Aleister Crowley; Susan Martinez asks if great authors were inspired from beyond.