Stand with Us to Bless the Waters

by Liquid Bloom + Numatik

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“Stand With Us to Bless the Waters” is our prayer of solidarity for the Lakota Sioux Nation, & all the Water Protectors who have converged in North Dakota Standing Rock Reservation at the Dakota Access Pipeline. This is the first time in centuries that all the indigenous nations of Turtle Island (America) have come together in unity & guardianship for our Earth. This unprecedented tribal convergence has been catalyzed by the pipeline, but is representative of something much larger & more profound than a protest.

In support for the situation in North Dakota, Amani Friend (Liquid Bloom) and Summit Jaffe (Numatik) were both separately inspired to create music for water and prayer. Coincidentally, the two tracks were both finished at the same time on fall equinox and they were also written in the same key, making it ideal to interweave them into a one unified piece of music. While sitting in the New Mexico Hot Springs after Unify festival, Amani and Summit had the inspiration to curate this remix album. Producers from all over the world, like Earth Cry, Mystral, Soulacybin, Martin’s Garden, Ecometric, Gumi, and Twin Shape added their unique psychedelic downtempo flavors. Native elders like Black Fox Pomani, John Ball Running Eagle, and Yona FrenchHawk imbued the music with intentional water prayers. United together, we humbly offer this medicinal musical journey in support and healing. Water is Life!

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All of the money raised from this release will be donated to the
community at Standing Rock, through the crowdfunding
campaign: fundrazr.com/d19fAf?ref=sh_25rPQa

To find out more about how you can help and support,
go to www.SacredStoneCamp.org

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released November 16, 2016

Mastering generously donated by Gregor GZ Mastering
‘Stand with Us’ produced by Summit Jaffe (Numatik)
‘Bless the Waters’ produced by Amani Friend (Liquid Bloom)
Spoken Word: Yona FrenchHawk (‘Stand with Us’)
Spoken Word: John Ball Running Eagle (‘Bless the Waters’)
Native Chanting: D Black Fox Pomani
Acoustic Guitar: David Brown of Rising Appalachia
Flute: Sebastien Marconato
Didjeridoo: Summit Jaffe
Album Art remixed & designed by Amani Friend
Original 'Stand with Us' artwork by Joshua Smith

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Desert Dwellers consists of Amani Friend & Treavor Moontribe. Together they combine the sounds of the electronic and natural worlds, blending deep bass, earthy percussion, etheric voices & culture crossing instrumentation into sonic incense for the mind & body. With this fusion of dance tracks & down tempo sounds they have enabled listeners a heightened sense of being through their musical medium. ... more

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