Messenger of Dionysos · Mused by Apollo

In ancient times, Satyr was the horned and horny messenger of Eleusinian forest god Dionysos. He mesmerized the youth of nearby villages with the musical magic of his flute and made them dance till broad daylight. In our common present, the spirit of Satyr inhabits the body of a human boy. Searching for a new way to spread the vibe of the forest, Satyr switched to SL and CDJ instruments, which fit the job quite nicely.

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None More Hopelessly Enslaved



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Lucky People Center - "Rodney King"

it's not gonna change anything
i felt anger
it's not right
i felt pain

... and the pain will linger until we break with our recent past, finally and fully. Segregation-by-law only ended six decades ago in the USA, Apartheid a mere two decades ago, yet intercultural discrimination and prejudice still seem to rule the streets and even slavery persists throughout our common present.

It may take generations before we break the final shackle that binds us to skin-deep squabbling and other futilities before we meet each other in the middle, celebrate the difference and taste the very spice of life. In the meantime, we may continue to dream whilst awake, but we must guard our Self against falling asleep, never succumb to the comfort of slumber, for history may repeat until its bitter end.

It does not take a full understanding of the Hegelian dialectic, of how we may unwittingly add to the tactics of problem-reaction-solution, to see the frivolous nature of fighting fire with fire. But do not ask me; ask any firefighter, ask Bruce, ask your Self.

Can we all just get along?
Well, dear Barry ... can we?



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ⓦ Satyr Barbarossa (cc) 2015, April 23

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? what is Satyr

! in ancient times, Satyr roamed the Eleusinian forests as the horned and horny messenger of Dionysos - the god of ritual intoxication. He mesmerized the youth of nearby villages with the musical magic of his flute, and made them dance till broad daylight.

? where is Satyr

! in our recent past, Satyr reincarnated in the concrete jungle of Amsterdam as a DJ. At age ten, he recorded his first mix, displaying his love for early hip hop and electro, and soon his tapes were in high demand. After the Second Summer Of Love, he got turned on by new dimensions of synthetic sound and ventured into the realms of acid-house, techno and trance music.

? does he still play flute

! the Panflute has become an artefact in captivity, held safe and sound in the archeological archive of the Vatican. Yet, ever since the early 1990s, up and until our common present, Satyr became increasingly skilled as a player of the SL & CDJ instruments, spinning various styles of eclectronica and edm alike, embracing a wide range of the bpm spectrum with remarkable sparkle.

Difficult to pigeonhole yet sharply focused on and specialized in ambidelic chillout, psytrance, tech trance, uptech and several kinds of steps; entertaining events for 50 to 50.000 people, by serving his spicy melange of clean cuts and dirty grooves, mixing it down and grinding it up from raw to smooth.

A few memorable events ecstasized by Satyr:
Amsterdam Dance Event (NL), Atmosphere (Berlin / D), Ballonnenfeest (NL), Burning Man (USA), Carnival (Varginha / Brazil), Club A (Sao Paulo / Brazil), Dance Valley (NL), Love & Magic (Oslo / Norway), Metsafestiwaal (Finland), Pi Club (Berlin / D), Q-Base (D), Senseblender fest (B), Universo Paralello (Bahia / Brazil), VooV Experience (D), and many more in Belgium, Brazil, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, USA & all over The Netherlands.*

* a detailed gigographic list will be added later



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