Guerrilla independent doco (split into 4 parts) that investigates the impact of Magic Mushrooms growing in the ‘Enchanted Forest’ near the tiny rural town of Balingup, in south Western Australia.
Meet the ‘Shroomers, The Police, The local residents: Angry, nervous, evenhanded & supportive , medical professionals & a Mycologist (biologist specializing in the study of Fungi) who studied alongside Sir David Attenborough at Cambridge University (literally). Fact Is Often Stranger Than Fiction…
Simon Shackleton is a musician, operating primarily under the name Elite Force, but also under aliases such as sHack, Killer Elite, Futurecore, Double Black, pHrack R and Zodiac Cartel. While a student at Exeter University he started his first band, Headless Chickens with future Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. He was then part of Lunatic Calm, which released two albums. sHack has been highly active as a solo producer & DJ ever since. He currently runs his own Used & Abused record label, having also run the Fused & Bruised imprint between 1996–2002, and is often cited as one of the leading proponents of the emergent Tech-Funk movement, fusing house, breaks, Electro & Techno. Some of his songs (both remixes and new tracks) have appeared on the Crystal Method remix albums, Community Service and Community Service II amongst others. He has also composed film music for films such as The Matrix.
As Elite Force, he’s played at Burning Man, including the Distrikt party in 2011 & 2012, some videos below
I’ve been curious about record labels that release music for free, and in some cases accept donations towards their efforts. There are many more than the list below, I’m just highlighting 3 I’ve used :)