Paul Hermansen, selected home recordings 2014​-​2016

by Paul Hermansen

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After sitting on these recordings for years in some cases, constantly re-recording them, waiting for a big chance to perform them with an able live band, I have finally given up on finding one. Here you go. Selected home recordings from the past 2 years.

The Song "For Avaşin Tekoşin Güneş" is dedicated to our late sister Ivana Hoffmann, who died last year fighting for kurdish liberation in Rojava.

Most of these Tracks are based upon ancient belief-systems like Mahayana-Buddhism and Proto-Christianity. They usually feature huge arrangements realized by overdubbing and the use of Midi instruments and psychedelic retro effects.

Cover art found and photographed by myself.


released July 12, 2016

Paul Hermansen - All Instruments and Vocals.



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Joe Shit (the Ragman) NRW, Germany

This is Paul Hermansen, a young multiinstrumentalist from Germany. He has his roots in Folk and Rock music, however he started incorporating elements of psychedelic music and Jazz-Fusion lately. He did already release quite a few recordings, however with different projects. This is the youtube channel (additional tracks) : ... more

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Track Name: Wakey Wakey, Kundalini
Ain't no escaping all the joys and cheap delights
those baits laid out by the intruders of the mind
Poisoning nourishments and superficial fun
designed to kill the buddha-nature deep in one

but the the colour-flash revealed the inner light
distorted visions of Buddha Gautama
Earth/Water sinks, the snake crawls up the Spine
As it shoots up it shall bring insight to Karma
Track Name: Rust
In Rust they sleep
Eternal dreams
A dying god in human skin
The void'll be filled
With fear and greed
In league with him we haunt the World

Oh deadly oath
we swore upon
no light no sound disturbs the dawn
A sleeping mind
goes flying by
The mellow eye will see the truth.
Track Name: Māra
Struck by the past with future and present undone
Infused with the presence of lessons encountered by one
Corpse-light in veil, the stench of decay fills the room
The ignorant gloom surrounds those that fell into the Tomb

Animal mind, The ancestor-spirit within
It's written and signed, the enthropic nature shall win!
A shine fills the cosmos with elegant, monstrous insight
Establishing eldrich disorder for all that's in sight
Track Name: Spithead (Pt. 1 + 2)
Part 1:

Your Master's Mind is a black Hole!
Unna-West, Cop-driveby
Who knows the Final Solution? (Killer in Police Protection,
Massive Liar on the throne, there's
Sodomy and fornication found in your local police station)

Manufactured Jesus that our food provides
Intoxicating ev'ryone who eats.
Now Germany is post-fascist America
America is everyone who sleeps
Evil Dollar-God who feeds off'f Genocide
and drinkin' wine that's made of childrens' tears
Now we can finally see that all we've done was wrong
And Babylon is motherfuckin' real!!!

Follow me there, beneath the soul-sand, Alibi Denier!
Like dying Siblings, we shall throw back but never grow up.

Part 2:

"Sceptic Honour mixed with Sorrow", the elder said,
A passionate divine seeker. The burden fell!
Aggression unsigned, the rational mind in withershins
The rising sun is now in eyesight, A blazing sharp shot of pure light

Face to the wall! Death is in all, devoured life
To seek in sorrow a path to follow, Blindsight
To fast, then swallow their creed and moral. They have to die.
The driving force: The expanding cosmos relies on Life!

A razor sharp shot of pure light
A dark-ass shot of the afterlife
You make Love, thus you create time
Shooting through space in a straight line

Now tell your story, Omniscient deciever
Demigod you are, metamorphing desire!
A reason to live! Omnipotent protection.
Companion to give eternal satisfaction.