Govern Yourself Accordingly

by Johan Ess

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1.
Get Out 02:45
life is a happy place to laugh and sing and work all day make your friends and bide your time this gift of fruit is so sublime but if you find yourself diseased or overwhelmed with misery leave your tent and seek the center leave your house and seek defenders sacrificing your soul to the techno shaman a superficial token for the common brahmin we fill our plate with silly issues ignore vibrations in our tissues they issue forth yet we ignore our god's ass bounces on the dance floor
2.
fascist men living in a perfect world you cannot taste the sarcasm it's a good time to pretend living life aimlessly give me a reason to get up we will travel across the sea to the island of japan i am trapped in a world inside a world i'll never see you are trapped in a world inside a world you'll never see i am more than just a little bit excited can you not see my face melting? turning into something else? set the date, stand in line make your protest, tap the line and if it doesnt work for you burning the building works just fine basking in your holy glow always probing your deepest thoughts when is the last time we went out? i dont know what i'm talking about would you like to hear a synthetic pretty sound? I am dead Now I'm dead
3.
Corporate Eyeball!!! fuck the material world fuck it all, fuck it all I'm an anarko flamingo Put me in a box, see what happens It's not pretty, expect a reaction I don't live to serve your needs I won't give you satisfaction Fuck your worthless agenda You want everything to be fake I will not make the same mistake "I'm sorry, sir. You're going to have to leave this establishment." Live it all so subjective Work force nation: Pathetic! Why blame others for your problems? You can evolve, it is possible! Fuck your worthless agenda You want order and disease I want license for release! Why do we have to wear a disguise? What's the point in believing lies? Spread your multi-colored wings! Don't let reality hold you hostage! "There really is no possible way we can continue this business relationship."
4.
Crusade 03:35
The leaders do their planning The newsmen start programming The citizens are supporting The crusade is beginning The watchers are controlling The soldiers begin their marching The time has come for a cleansing The crusade has begun I am just a part of something higher. What's wrong? Can you not see it? The greater good. When you join, you will see the light What choice do you have? This has always been the way. Where are your honest principles? How will it all end? We are conquerors. Who is ready to fight and destroy? If you incorporate then we will set it off Do you want to join my crusade? Do you want to reject all that annoys you? No more sleeping! No more teaching! You've got to find a way! DoN't join their "movement" Join My Crusade!!! We must engage! It's a crusade! Join My Crusade!!!
5.
Fibrillation 03:48
to broadcast the poison so we wont hear the tall waves rising in the distant heavens just a pittance of compassion for loyal drones so one can feel nothing a single heart beating in an empty room a lonely heart beating for something true a single heart beating in an empty room a simple suggestion from me to you
6.
bavaria, illuminati, fnord. a secret pact for centuries to contain our capability they do it all without a face a few white men have fucked our fate you must read the history to understand the hidden hand you must read the history to understand the hidden hand you must set your standards higher to taste the forbidden fruit you must set your standards higher to taste the forbidden fruit take my hand and we will uncover deception join the ranks of illuminated seers the eye in the pyramid this paper money is worthless the future's looking like a mess i think i know what's next people used to co-exist now we are the opposite all because our leaders were submissive to Control take my hand and we will uncover deception join the ranks of illuminated seers you must read the history to understand the hidden hand you must read the history to understand the hidden hand you must set your standards higher to taste the forbidden fruit you must set your standards higher to taste the forbidden fruit some conspiracies are true
7.
I WILL DEFEND MYSELF FROM THE NEOCONSERVATIVE and do everything i can to ensure that i live I DONT BELIEVE YOU I KNOW WHY YOU HIDE THE TRUTH LORD FORGIVE US LET US PRAY big bass blasting on the face of the people anomalies hidden by the state approved steeple behind is a feeding tube i tell it rather simple the rain has started falling but we're almost to the temple run amok with the buck dont give a fuck we are the everyday people cut it up blow it up shut the beast up focus the light and hit the right man baby
8.
give me freedom of mind give me freedom of time give me freedom of space or at least a partial taste

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There is something for everyone (on the fringe) in this release, with styles ranging between laptop punk, conspiratorial breakcore, good old industrial, and creepy dub! Representing three years of hard work, this album is kinda out there… or something.

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released September 15, 2007

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Produced by Johan Ess

Made between the months of December 2003 and November 2006 at various sites in Orlando, Clearwater, Tampa, and Gainesville, Florida. The audio was then gently massaged for several years and fermented into the fine black goo you hear it as today.

Techno-Shaman Vocals – Keith Readdy on 'Get Out'
Professional Voice – Bonz Xylophone on ‘Anarko Flamingo’
Screaming “NOOO!!!” – Jared Whitham on ‘The Bavarian Rhapsody’

Mastered by Maui Threv (Nophi) with additional mastering assistance by Randy Garcia (Nophi) and Omar Torres (subCon). Originally released on Nophi Recordings.

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An experimental electronic musical performance artist based in the Pacific Northwest that creates music for life in late capitalism.

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