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SaturnVox

SaturnVox

By McCalla Ann

A bi-weekly interview style podcast on Occult education with an emphasis on philosophy, psychology, theology, and critical thinking. Join host McCalla Ann, theurgist and student of magic + mysticism, as they engage in discussions with other practitioners of the Occult which honor that harmonious and liminal space between theory and praxis.
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Scrying for Portals - On Folklore and Fairytales in the Nativity | Sasha Ravich

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The Liminal Cauldron of Creative Magic; On - Astrology, Creativity, and the Praxis of Play | Amaya Rourke
The Liminal Cauldron of Creative Magic; On - Astrology, Creativity, and the Praxis of Play | Amaya Rourke
This week, we are welcoming guest Amaya Rourke, astrologer, ritualist, artist, teacher, and writer residing in the northwest of the Republic of Ireland. Her work is guided by her animistic land-based spiritual and magical practice, helping her to return to and reveal the wild and creative terrestrial origins of astrology and mythopoetics. In this episode, Amaya shares with us her theories on creativity and praxis in regards to her aspirations in guiding clients towards the cultivation of a deeply nourishing and co-creative relationship with the quiet rumbling of deep enchantment and living art of the more-than-human world. In what ways is our art our children? What does it mean to be dead while alive? How might we fully embody the nature of our own authentic vulnerabilities? What can go wrong when our art, as our children, begin to be perceived by others as a commodifiable object? What does it look like to speak to someone soul to soul and how might we cultivate thresholds of safety for ourselves and others? What does it mean to be in a state of flow? All this and more, on today's episode of SaturnVox. To find out more on Amaya, check out her instagram @empress_craft, as well as her twitter under the same name here. You can also book an astrology reading with her here on her website. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES: Strology Podcast episode on the 3/9H Axis with Amaya Rouke and Zachary Powell Blog Post by Jake Green on the Lot of Eros Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Becoming Supernatural: How Common People are Doing the Uncommon by Joe Dispenza
01:26:56
November 26, 2022
Tarot of Love in a Dream: On, The Art of Memory and Divination | Reverend Erik
Tarot of Love in a Dream: On, The Art of Memory and Divination | Reverend Erik
This week, we are welcoming guest Reverend Erik of the Arnemancy podcast, on this the day of his solar return! Erik and I have recorded sister episodes on each other's respected podcasts on our thoughts surrounding the philosophy behind tarot reading. Get a behind the scenes peek at how your diviner friends learn to read and sus out meanings for the cards! Erik's method is a unique and innovative technique involving Renaissance philosophy, and the Art of Memory. How do stories, sounds, and smells allow us to better take hold of the opaque translucent nature of Memory? Is there any difference in how one learns the Majors vs the Pips? How is the imaginal playground informed by the sea of Eros? Isn't all magic just chaos magic anyway? All this plus laughs and jokes abound, in today's episode of SaturnVox.  You can find out more on Erik, check out his instagram here, as well as his twitter here. You can also book a tarot reading with him on his website here. Don’t forget to check out his podcast as well, with special attention to the series he just finished on Agrippa’s Three Books of Occult Philosophy. He also has a patreon, so if you liked what you heard don’t hesitate to show your support!  To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com. If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox.  Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky  SHOW NOTES: Modern Magick: Eleven Lessons in the High Magickal Arts by Donald Michael Kraig The Art of Memory by Frances Yates Eros and Magic in the Renaissance by Ioan P. Couliano Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: The Strife of Love in a Dream by Francesco Colonna Giordano Bruno Thirty Seals & The Seal Of Seals by Giordano Bruno Arnemancy Podcast, Introducing the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili Arnemancy Podcast, Hypnerotomachia and Play with Ted Hand Alchemical Tarot by Robert M. Place
01:17:03
November 12, 2022
Holy Mountain Temple: On Community and Value | Brother Moses
Holy Mountain Temple: On Community and Value | Brother Moses
Being the sign that occupies my 6h, Scorpio season tends to be a time in which I begin thinking about how we are of service, to our communities, to our spirits, and sometimes even to ourselves. With that in mind, today I am welcoming back to the podcast Brother Moses to chat about his new community space and the Kickstarter campaign for the Holy Mountain Temple. Moses' plan involves the combination of maker space ideology with a cunning man's sense of value, which creates a synthesis that mimics the alchemist's ability to dissolve and then combine to create a work of art. We chat about the project, what services it will ideally bring to the Occult community, and how we can provide service back into it so as to maintain a fluid recycling of energy and value. We also talk a bit about the benefits of de-textualization, and a community's ability to share stories in a way that allows the text to re-conceptualize itself as a living body of praxis. All this and more, in today's episode of SaturnVox! You can find out more on Moses, check out his linktree here, and check out the Kickstarter directly here To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES: The One-Straw Revolution by Masanobu Fukuoka Irami Osei-Frimpong
01:29:41
October 29, 2022
The Chalice and the Lance - On Grail Mythology and Erotic Mysticism | Connor Marvin
The Chalice and the Lance - On Grail Mythology and Erotic Mysticism | Connor Marvin
Today, we are welcoming guest Connor Khalil Marvin, Sufi initiate and Ceremonial Magician, to talk about Grail mythology and the mystic perception of Love. What makes a lover? How might Occultists benefit from utilizing Esoteric Chivalry? What is so important about Martial energy? What elements might allow a story to stand the test of time? Connor and I explore all this and more, starting with the Grail and freely flowing into conversations of erotic mysticism from the Sufi perspective, which Connor studies. It is a great episode, filled with historical information and nuggets of wisdom alike. Listen all the way to the end to hear the outstanding love poem Connor wrote while on silent meditation retreat! We know you love a good poem about sex and God! All this and more, on today's episode of SaturnVox. You can find out more on Connor, check out his work here, or follow him on Instagram here. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES: La Quête du Graal by Chrétien de Troyes The Elucidation, translated from the Perceval B.N. 12576 Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory 
01:19:42
October 15, 2022
A Wheel of Small Gods - On Healing and Poetic Ritual | Brian Wilkins
A Wheel of Small Gods - On Healing and Poetic Ritual | Brian Wilkins
Today we are welcoming Brian Wilkins, magician, poet, and taijiquan teacher in the Hudson Valley, onto the podcast to chat about his recent poetry book, A Wheel of Small Gods, published through Revelore Press with art by Brennen Reece. This interview is chock full of praxis wisdom listeners won’t want to miss. How do we take our rituals and turn them into art? In what ways does inviting the spirits of the decans into our lives change the way we process pain and disease in the body? How does healing in the body affect emotional healing in the heart and mind? Where does the concept of Time fit into all this anyway? All these answers plus some laughs and poetry readings by Brian himself in today’s episode of SaturnVox. You can find out more on Brian, check out his his work at www.wilkinsbrian.com or on Instagram @wilkinsbrian1 To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES: A Wheel of Small Gods by Brian Wilkins, art by Brennen Reece The Sacred Book of Hermes to Asclepius Flatland by Edwin Abbot 36 Faces by Austin Coppock Moon Matters Podcast The Cancer Grimoire
01:09:39
October 01, 2022
The Magician's Adventure | Lon Milo DuQuette
The Magician's Adventure | Lon Milo DuQuette
Today we are celebrating the season two premiere of SaturnVox with a very special guest, author, magician, simple country metaphysician, and the man who wrote the book I first started learning tarot from, Lon Milo DuQuette! Lon and I were introduced by my friend and former podcast guest, CR Sanders, and I was very lucky to get a chance to talk with him back in July. It's a cozy, comfortable episode, jam packed with lots of wisdom and metaphysical nuggets of insight. We laugh, we joke, we chat angels and demons with a bit of erotic mysticism on the side! What is sex magic really all about? Can we evoke archangels? Where does the Will fit into it all, and what's the deal with that John Dee guy anyway? All this and more, on today’s episode of SaturnVox. To find more on Lon Milo, please check out his website http://www.londuquette.com/, or follow him on Facebook here. You can also check out all the various books he has authored and published here. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox where one can join in on our book club and discord communities. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky
01:01:19
September 17, 2022
Ravens, and Kings, and the Other, Oh My! - On; a Cunning Approach to Ethics | Dr. Alexander Cummins
Ravens, and Kings, and the Other, Oh My! - On; a Cunning Approach to Ethics | Dr. Alexander Cummins
Today we are celebrating the Season One finale of the podcast with a special guest and a beautiful conversation weaving fiction, cunning, and ethics all into one pot and serving it up to you all as a hearty stew to warm the soul. This week I am welcoming Dr. Alexander Cummins, contemporary cunning man and historian, onto the podcast where we chat a bit about what one can learn about magic and ethics from reading the outstanding work of fiction Johnathan Strange and Mr. Norell by Susanna Clarke. Al provides great insight and wisdom to the unpacking of this tale, by bringing his knowledge and understanding of the dead (folk necromancy), geomancy, and grimoire traditions to the table. This conversation does a lovely job on talking about so many things, like ravens, angelic language, melancholia, and doorways, but still centers on building an underlying awareness of respect, responsibility, and mutual understanding with ourselves and the world we all share. What can we learn about Kingship from the study of ravens? What does the history of treasure hunting teach us about magicians and cunning people of yore? How can a study of the four humors inform a more holistic approach to the care of self and others? All this and more, on today’s episode of SaturnVox. To find more from Dr. Alexander Cummins, please check out and follow him on Instagram here. His published works and contributions to collections by Three Hands Press, Revelore Press, Hadean Press and Scarlet Imprint. He is a frequent speaker on the international circuit, co-hosts the podcast Radio Free Golgotha, and is a founding editor of Revelore Press’ Folk Necromancy in Transmission series. Dr Cummins’ work, classes, and services – such as divination, consultation, and coaching – can be found at www.alexandercummins.com. Folks can sign up for his Friends of English Magic mailinglist here: http://eepurl.com/dCQvOj. With respect to some of the things we discussed within the episode, Dr. Cummins also has a whole class-bundle (lecture recording + primary source scans and resources such as bibliography, etc) on necromantic dream incubation (including the onyx ring!): www.alexandercummins.com/talks/cousinofdeath To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original Music by Jules M Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky Show Notes  Dr. Cummin’s interlinked blog series on JS&MrN and historical magic: The Rain Shall Make A Door Liz Berry's poem, Birmingham Roller Salem Symposium
01:17:21
June 18, 2022
The Artes of the Artist - On; The Philosophy of Aesthetics and Mythic Ontology | J M Hamade
The Artes of the Artist - On; The Philosophy of Aesthetics and Mythic Ontology | J M Hamade
This week I am welcoming artist, diviner, and fellow podcast host, J M Hamade, on the air to do something new and fun, wherein we have recorded two interviews as offerings to the public by means of a little episode exchange. In this particular SaturnVox conversation, Jay and I discuss magic and astrology as seen through an aesthetic lens, as well as the ontological implications of mythos building and the ways in which we structure our Wellspring of Imagination. What makes the artist and the magician such similar company? What is significant about studying planetary myths where the traditional western style of mythos is challenged? In what ways might our ability as magicians to effect change in the world transform if we allow the imaginal to proceed and thereby inform the material? How does environment influence mythos and in what ways does it affect change onto our perspective of things otherwise assumed to maintain a fixed quality? All this and more, wordsmithed with intelligence and elegance by my new friend Jay, on this week’s episode of SaturnVox. Once you have finished listening to the episode, don’t forget to head over to Jay’s podcast @starnightdwell for more conversations on star lore, divination, aesthetics, and much more from myself as well as Jay’s other awe inspiring guests. To follow Jay and his work, please check out his podcast on any popular podcasting platforms. You can find the book they helped translate and illustrate with Dr. Amina Inloes, the Shams al-Ma’arif, through Revelore Press here. Finally, don’t forget to check out all their class offerings and previous publications by visiting their website, here. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES Stalker directed by Andrey Tarkovsky Weird Studies Podcast Episode 74 - A Luminous Parasite: Jung on Art, Part Two
01:08:58
June 04, 2022
As Above, So Below - On; Queerness and Kabbalah | Cooper Kaminsky
As Above, So Below - On; Queerness and Kabbalah | Cooper Kaminsky
This week I am welcoming folk witch and devotee to Babalon, Cooper Kaminsky. I have been dying to have a chat about Queerness in Kabbalah for some time now, and there really was no better person to ask than a non-binary Jewish witch if you ask me! Cooper gives us their insight into the intersection between the queer and Jewish experience, wisdom on both Babalon and the Shekinah, and we even find time to discuss what it means to embody the Middle Pillar along the Tree of Life. In true Mercurial fashion, Cooper's work as a Jewish practitioner and as a Babalon devotee has given them a perspective concerning issues between Jewish Mysticism and Thelema which might bridge the gaps left to rot between the two, founded in a message on the importance of remembering the roots of the practices we have changed and carried forward into the New Age of Western Esotericism. This episode touched on so many things that are immensely dear to my heart, and Cooper has such a wealth of wisdom both lived and gathered. The content of this episode is so important for Occulture at large in my opinion, and I am beyond delighted to share it with you now. It is truly an episode not to be missed.   To follow Cooper and their work, please check out their website www.cooperkaminsky.com, where you can book intuitive readings and find information on all of Cooper’s other content. Please also check out their instagram @cooperkaminsky, and their December class on Jewish Folk Magic here. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES The Eloquent Blood by Dr. Manon White Justin Sledge’s Esoterica Youtube Channel and his series on Jewish Mysticism A Return to Eros: The Radical Experience of Being Fully Alive by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid Song of Myself, 51 by Walt Whitman 
01:09:07
May 21, 2022
I Want to Believe - On; High Strangeness and the Devil Current | Bishop Orlee Stewart
I Want to Believe - On; High Strangeness and the Devil Current | Bishop Orlee Stewart
This week I am welcoming Bishop Orlee Stewart, artist and witch, to talk about the magic of the internet, evoking sub-lunar spirits, and the benefits, as well as, dangers of using magic to embrace High Strangeness. Within this episode, we chat about other worlds, extra dimensions, and the joys of leaning into one’s True Will, along with the synchronicities that follow. We spend some time discussing the existence of aliens, the Ars Goetia, and Cthullian mythos, showcasing the wonders and horrors of embracing the unknown, the devilish, and the path of the Other. What does it mean to follow the Devil Current? Why is it important for magicians and witches of all types to begin accepting the existence of High Strangeness? How can working with demons actually be helpful? All this and more, in today’s episode of SaturnVox. To follow Orlee and her work, please check out her youtube channel /orleestewart  and her website motherofabominations.com, where you can hear more of Orlee’s stories of strangeness and paranormal encounters, as well as check out all her etheric art. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox, or, visit their website saturnvox.com.  If you want to support the show towards goals of better equipment, merch, and bonus material, please check out the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES The Typhonian Trilogies by Kenneth Grant Maat Magick: A Guide to Self-Initiation by Nema Jerusalem by Alan Moore Lesser Key of Solomon, Ars Goetia  Hellier Documentary Pseudomonarchia Daemonum: The False Monarchy of Demons by Johan Weyer Secret Cipher of the Ufonauts by Dr. Allen Greenfield Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott Grimorium Verum
01:08:52
May 07, 2022
Bad Priestess: Jouissance, Paradox, and Malefic Creativity in a New Aeon | Tamaryn
Bad Priestess: Jouissance, Paradox, and Malefic Creativity in a New Aeon | Tamaryn
This week, I have with me Tamaryn, musician, witch, perpetual student of the cosmos, and owner of the store 'Major Arcana' in Half Moon Bay, California. This episode is a powerful expression of creativity, passion, and shadow work. As Saturnine witches, we tackle these subjects as they must be truly seen, beyond masks of virtue and bound instead by an intentional acknowledgment of the All-Being as paradoxical in nature. Tamaryn and I discuss all of this and more through a Thelemic, psychoanalytical, and astrological lens. From Jacques Lacan to Kenneth Grant. From Nico symbolically consuming Marc Almond's soul through song, to the groundbreaking work of Amodali. Above all, with a particular reverence for all of the publicly unknown priestesses and magicians on their own personal esoteric path toward embodiment of these currents that collectively act as the rising tide of a new aeon. What does it mean to follow one's True Will? How might we consume our demons to integrate shadow and flesh? How might we best become channels of communion between Heaven and Earth. I adored this conversation with a dear friend, and I hope you all find it as inspiring and enlightening as I did. As a bonus for this episode, and to support the show, Tamaryn personally created a mix of songs meant to carry the emotions of her message, complete with a discussion on why each song was chosen. To hear the mix, along with Tamaryn's commentary, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, To follow Tamaryn and her work, please check out her instagram @tamarynmusic and her music page here. To view her store Major Arcana, and purchase her homemade magical wears, please visit the shop's website, www.shopmajorarcana.com To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES When God Had a Wife by by Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince Grant Morrison Disinfo Con Lecture The Typhonian Trilogies by Kenneth Grant Undertorah: An Earth-Based Kabbalah of Dreams by Jill Hammer Amodali and Mother Destruction Seeing Symbols Tarot Class with McCalla Ann of SaturnVox through the Cauldron Black The Orphic Hymn to Hekatê, Annotated Translation by Adam Forrest Andrew Chumbley’s Invocation of I, performed by Zane Lazos
01:45:08
April 23, 2022
Mercurial Magic, Misadventure, and the Media | CR Sanders
Mercurial Magic, Misadventure, and the Media | CR Sanders
Every DnD player knows that all parties are more fun when they include a good Bard. Mythos building and story-telling are one of the most basic skills that makes human consciousness so interesting. All social customs are built from myth, but as Mercury in their guise of Trickster will teach you, creating new myths is one of the best ways to subvert and redirect customs and social order. With that consideration in mind, I invited CR Sandars, otherwise known as Chris, onto the podcast to discuss the book he is currently writing, a memoir on magic and misadventure. Chris has been the Hollywood go to guy for production of esoteric and paranormal content, he is a seasoned and devoted magickal practitioner for over two decades with past affiliations and leadership roles in multiple occult orders and societies. Over the past decade, Chris has tracked patterns of progress and echoes of divine voices through various times and spaces. Now, in true Mercurial fashion, he is sharing his adventures and misadventures with us, demonstrating and imparting the wisdom of folly and the joy of Mercurial magic and bravery. To follow Chris and his work, please check out his instagram @misterxofer and his IMDB page here. Chris can also be contacted directly via instagram DMs for astrological and tarot readings. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES Sphere & Sundry Austin Coppock Low Magick by Lon Milo DuQuette
01:11:41
April 09, 2022
The Many Faces of the Mother | Ramona Martinez
The Many Faces of the Mother | Ramona Martinez
On this week’s episode we have musician, print maker, liminal beauty and Marian devotee, Ramona Martinez, creator of the Visions of Mary oracle deck. Have you ever had one of those experiences where you meet a new friend and can’t help but become immediately comfortable? This was the experience Ramona and I had as we sat down with some tea to discuss the various faces of the Mothers Mary and Hekate. This episode unfolds more like sisters hiding under bed covers at night sharing secrets than my standard interview style, but that seemed appropriate in the end considering our conversation. Join us as we discuss working and getting to know the Mother archetype, in all her paradoxical facets, from the perspective of two of the most well known spirits who claim that name. In what ways do Mary and Hekate differ? In what ways are they the same? How does the Mother present herself to us, in ways of both darkness and light? Both Ramona and I share a bit of our personal practice with these spirits, and talk a bit about channeling. There’s even an appearance from Ramona’s sphinx cat Cyclops. All this and more in today’s episode of SaturnVox To follow Ramona and her work, please check out her instagram @by_ramona_martinez and the oracle deck @visionsofmary. Please also consider supporting the project by clicking here. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES Jack Grayle’s Hail Hekate: Walking the Forked Path
01:04:54
March 26, 2022
On the Art of Candle Crafting and the Ecstasy of Babalon | Sarah Jezebel Wood
On the Art of Candle Crafting and the Ecstasy of Babalon | Sarah Jezebel Wood
On this week’s episode we have candle maker, sorceress of ecstatic mysteries, and devotee of Babalon, Sarah Jezebel Wood joining us. Sarah and I spend some time waxing poetics, if you will, on the depth of spell crafting and discipline that goes into her talismanic candle line Lovi Artes, the hardships of marketing an occult business through social media, and the connection between candle making, dancing, and the Goddess Babalon. Why is tension necessary for ecstasy? In what ways does candle making represent a Saturnian process? How can one be in charge of their desires, as opposed to one’s desires controlling you? Is there power in silence? Sarah brings an immense amount of joy and humor to complex issues of mysticism, navigating skill learning, and embracing one’s Will despite the hardship of the path forward. This episode is filled with nuggets of wisdom and deep insights, certainly not one to be missed! To check out Sarah’s candles for yourself, please check out their website at https://loviartes.com/. Sarah can also be found on Instagram @sarahjezebel To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky
01:03:45
March 12, 2022
Scrying for Portals - On Folklore and Fairytales in the Nativity | Sasha Ravich
Scrying for Portals - On Folklore and Fairytales in the Nativity | Sasha Ravich
On this week’s episode we have guest Sasha Ravich, professional Folk-Necromancer and Astrologer for Witches. Sasha joins us this week to discuss the importance of folklore and mythos as a foundational aspect of cognitive blending between birth chart and scrying mirror. How does one’s relationship with the dead affect the living? In what ways can we explore myth and fairy tale to inform our understanding of liminal relationships? Why should people cultivate caution when developing spirit sight? Why is it so important to extend one’s practice past the personal and into a more communal perspective? All this and more with one of my mentors and dear friends. To find out more about Sasha’s various projects, please check out their website at https://www.sasharavitch.com. Sasha also has a great Patreon community you can check out, and you can find her on both Instagram and Twitter! To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Original music by Jules M. Dooley, traditional astrologer and sound artist. Follow his experiments with astrology + sound + ai visuals on IG: @glitches_in_the_night_sky SHOW NOTES Amaya Rourke Óscar Moisés Díaz Pallas Augustine
01:04:07
February 26, 2022
Dual Faith and Wrestling with Modernity | Joshua Adam Sharp
Dual Faith and Wrestling with Modernity | Joshua Adam Sharp
On this week’s episode we have guest Joshua Adam Sharp, better known as Algol from the New Orleans based Black Metal project Mehenet. Joshua is the founding master of Alombrados Oasis, OTO and currently serves on the Electoral College of O.TO. For the U.S.A. He is a crowned Olorisha and a Macumbeiro as well as being one of the 4 owners of Botanica Macumba, which happens to be the onsite location this interview took place. Joshua shares with us his own wisdoms on dual-faith practice and the challenges one faces as a magic practitioner in the era of modernity. We chat skepticism, some common misconceptions about Aleister Crowley, and discuss an ontological theory based in High Strangeness called, The Phenomena. How can we prove anything exists? Does it matter? In what ways does clinging to Westernized ideas of religion stop us from approaching more insight into cognition and the state of our reality? Do aliens exist? All this and more in today’s episode of SaturnVox. To find out more about Joshua’s various projects, please check out their band Mehenet’s bandcamp and instagram, the Botanica Macumba facebook page, and Algol Aluvaia on instagram and twitter. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime SHOW NOTES The Equinox by Aleister Crowley Liber 777 by Aleister Crowley Longing for Darkness: Tara and the Black Madonna by China Galland The Holy Guardian Angel Anthology (in the episode I attribute this book to Scarlet Imprint but it is actually a Nephilim Press publication)
01:17:47
February 12, 2022
Life, Death, and the Webs We Weave | Cydney of Rose da Rua
Life, Death, and the Webs We Weave | Cydney of Rose da Rua
On this week’s episode we have guest Cydney of Lady Malandra here to discuss the webs we weave, magic that pours from the fingertips, and the creation of the most adorable spirit homes I've ever seen. Being an episode about the magic we make with repetitive moments of the hand, we spend a lot of time talking about birthing art and giving form for spirits to take shape while also giving practical advice and hands on experience of what the process might look like. To find out more about Cydney, please check out their website at where you can find out more on their animal spirits and shop! You can also keep up with their work on instagram @rosedarua. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime
01:05:09
January 29, 2022
Necromancy, Poetry, and the Preservation of Emotions | Cooper Wilhelm
Necromancy, Poetry, and the Preservation of Emotions | Cooper Wilhelm
On this week’s episode we have guest Cooper of the Witchhassle podcast here to discuss the link between poetry and necromancy. We get into a bunch of other cool topics like language use, the intersection between the liminal, madness, and melancholy, as well as a bit of left politics on how one might create mutual aid through poetry. Is poetry ruled by the Moon, Mercury, Saturn, or maybe all three? This episode was a complete delight and filled with much laughter on both sides. I hope you all find it as interesting as I did, and feel free to message me with any poems or stories of necromantic workings that included poetry so we can chat about it! To find out more about Cooper, please check out their website at https://cooperwilhelm.com/  where you can check out their poetry, divination services, and podcast Witchhassle. To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime SHOW NOTES The Changing Light at Sandover by James Merrill After Lorca by Jack Spicer  The Fate Of The Dead: A Study In Folk Eschatology In The West Country After The Reformation The Devil’s Bath by Dr. Al Cummins
01:17:52
January 15, 2022
Animism, Stars, and Spirits | Mahigan of Kitchen Toad
Animism, Stars, and Spirits | Mahigan of Kitchen Toad
On this week’s episode we have guest Mahigan of Kitchen Toad here to discuss a variety of things revolving around animism and sorcerous techniques involving spirit communications and relationships. Come join us as we discuss the various applications of the DCIS, how to use one’s natal chart to find spirits that have a birthright relationship to us, and just enjoy the chaos driven passion of listening to two Gemini risings talk about their favorite things. This episode is jam packed with old grimoires, poison plants, and fixed stars! Definitely not one to miss . To find out more about Mahigan, please check out their website at https://www.kitchentoad.com where you can purchase their homemade magic materia and also book spells and read their blog. You can also check out Mahigan’s work on both twitter and instagram @kitchentoad To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime SHOW NOTES Johannes Trithemius: The art of drawing spirits into crystals The Grimoire of Arthur Gauntlet The Devil’s Bath by Dr. Al Cummins Astrology and Elections by Nina Gryphon 
01:15:41
January 01, 2022
Learning to Live in the Moment | Emmett Dwyer of the Process Church
Learning to Live in the Moment | Emmett Dwyer of the Process Church
This week we have a special episode for our listeners. Instead of focusing on some sort of philosophical topic, I want to tell you the story of my friend. Emmett Dwyer, fka Brother Mark, hammer of God and former member of the Process Church of the Final Judgment. Join us as we discuss some of the practices and theology behind the Process Church, and learn the wisdom of living in the moment to honor our authentic self.  What is a gray force? How is Aikido similar to the tenets of the Process Church, and why is it so important for magic practitioners to stay grounded? All this and more in this week’s episode of Saturnvox! So tune in, relax, and listen to the story our elder weaves. It’s a good one, I promise. To find out more about the Process, please check out the documentary made by Neil Edwards entitled; Sympathy for the Devil. This can be found and purchased directly from the website at www.theprocessmovie.com To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime
01:03:02
December 18, 2021
Reconciling the Future with our Past - An Exploration on Jewish Mysticism | Moses of Holy Mountain Temple
Reconciling the Future with our Past - An Exploration on Jewish Mysticism | Moses of Holy Mountain Temple
Moses of the Holy Mountain Temple joins us this week to help explore what it means to reconcile our past with our future, how to move past monotheistic trauma to embrace the wisdom of our ancestors, as well as how intertwined magic is with religion, and we do it all through the lens of Jewish Mysticism! So join us as we discuss the Tribes of Israel, the heavy magic they were conducting at the altar, and alow Moses to offer you insight on how to blend occult studies with the religious contract your parent’s signed. To find more on Moses, check out his instagram @holymountain.co, his website www.hoodoomoses.com and his various other links here; linktr.ee/hoodoomoses To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly. Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime
01:50:51
December 04, 2021
Stoic Astrology | Dalanah of the Moon Matters Podcast
Stoic Astrology | Dalanah of the Moon Matters Podcast
Dalanah of the Moon Matters podcast joins us this week to help explore what it means to be a stoic, how stoicism fits into astrology, and why allowing ourselves to view fate with a sense of awe may actually be the key to setting ourselves free. We know that taking on the hat of determinism can seem scary, especially to magicians who want to reshape the world according to their Will. I think this is a very fine aspiration, but as you listen to this episode I want magicians most of all to keep this quote by Arthur Schopenhauer in the back of your head; “A man can do as he wills, but not Will as he wills”.  To find more on Dalanah, check out her instagram @moonmatters.astro and her website www.moonmattersastrology.com, where you can listen to her absolutely outstanding podcast on Hellenistic Astrology as well as her book suggestions for people interested in learning more about stoicism.  To find more on SaturnVox, check out their instagram and twitter @saturnvox or visit their website www.saturnvox.com. To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon at www.patreon.com/saturnvox, where behind the scenes content and videos are posted monthly.  Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artists and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast. You can find them on instagram @tornado_bedtime
01:06:25
November 20, 2021
Magic as Queer Liberation | Austin of BanexBramble
Magic as Queer Liberation | Austin of BanexBramble
Guest Austin of BanexBramble joins us this week to talk about plant spirits, earth based ritual, and dance as centered roles of his magic practice. In our exploration we touch on my favorite definition of witchcraft, that of Queer Liberation.  How can witchcraft be used as an embodied experience to bridge the gap between being Othered and Free? How can we explore the lines of madness in order to embody the other more fully? In what ways do song and dance allow us to more deeply connect with spirit? All these questions are explored, and we even found some time to talk about magic ritual and othering in the classic horror film Susperia. So join us as we move about the chthonic and wild spaces of the Other lands, and how they can be explored to liberate and exalt both the self and all lands here and in between.  To find more on Austin, check out his Instagram and Twitter @banexbramble. Check out his website www.banexbramble.com to find out more and maybe book a consultation, commission occult based art, or purchase magic materia. To find more on SaturnVox, check out the Instagram and Twitter, as well as out website www.Saturnvox.com where you can read our blog or book a divinatory reading.  Special thanks to Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artists and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans, for creating the original music used on this podcast.  To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon, where blog content and behind the scenes videos are posted monthly. 
47:31
November 06, 2021
Robots and their Wildness | Joshua Madara
Robots and their Wildness | Joshua Madara
Guest Joshua Madara joins us this week to talk about his work in technomancy and his views on the application of robots in magic. In this very first episode of the SaturnVox podcast, we explore what it means to be human (and potentially more than human) and dance our way through conversations on the liminal dream of living and the constraints of language within the body and mind. So come join in, and allow yourself to play with thought experiments that question reality and produce only paradox. It's going to be a wild ride.  To find more on Joshua @eldritech on IG and eldri.tech online To find more about SaturnVox @saturnvox on IG and SaturnVox.com online Original music by Jules M. Dooley, multidisciplinary artist and traditional astrologer based in New Orleans. Follow him on IG @tornado_bedtime To support the show, please consider signing up for the Patreon, where blog content and behind the scenes videos are posted monthly. 
01:16:41
October 23, 2021