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Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered LSD in 1943 and tried to make sense of it for the rest of his long live. I recorded this song after I learned of his death in 2008.

„Je tiefer man in die lebendige Natur hineinsieht, desto wunderbarer erkennt man sie. Ich glaube, man fühlt sich dann auch geborgen. Man gehört ja zu ihr, man kann sie sehen, man kann sie erleben. Das Bewusstsein ist schon das größte Geschenk des Schöpfers an die Menschen; dass man ein Bewusstsein hat und wir uns unserer Schöpfung bewusst werden können – nicht nur einfach blind durch das Paradies gehen.“ - Albert Hofmann


from Bratenstein (2010), released April 12, 2013




Bratenstein Germany

Bratenstein started recording music in 2007. His music is a mixture of electronic and acoustic sounds, often mixed up with movie quotes. He has performed live as a street musician in Hamburg and on some rare occasions he was seen on stage. His musical approach is based on live improvisation with only little editing. Bratenstein is currently located in Lüneburg, Germany. ... more

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