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The twins Artemis and Apollo
The story of the twin gods Artemis and Apollo was filled with intrigue and deception. Their conception was controversial in itself
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Castor and Pollux
We are now in the sign of Gemini. In that sign we can sometimes feel as if there are two completely different sides of the same person. But it's not always easy to get into contact with the other one. In the sign of Gemini there is a hidden challenge or whish...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Astrology >> Gemini
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah. 25:2 And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. 25:3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 38
Chapter 38 38:1 And it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah. 38:2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah; and he took her, and went...
Old Testament >> Genesis
Kastor & Polydeukes
A pair of twins, one (Polydeukes) immortal, the other mortal. Polydeukes is a Patron of Horses, and despite Kastor's mortality, the two are inseperable. They were seen as rescuers of those in dire need, especially at sea, and the electrical phenomenon known...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Cocteau Twins – 10 of the best
Twenty years since their last full-length release, the Cocteau Twins remain, for many, a gold standard of a band, a group that seemed to have emerged fully formed from some dark, shadowy intersection of Victorian elegance and post-punk moodiness.
King's fever dream R&B: where video game soundtracks meet Cocteau Twins
In New York's West Village, three musicians walk on to the stage at (le) poisson rouge club to celebrate the release of their album, five years in the making.
Eagulls share pounding new song “Skipping” — listen
When Eagulls announced the new record, they pointed to influences like Cocteau Twins and 1980s-era The Cure; “Skipping” puts those sounds on full display.
Magma still trips the light fantastic after 47 years
Iceland's Sigur Rós, Japan's Ruins and England's Cocteau Twins are three notable bands that followed in Magma's wake by singing in ostensibly made-up languages. The key difference is that these are largely nonsense languages, while Magma's is real, ...
Vivian Moon crafts hypnotic, psychedelic grooves as Pastel Ghost
She's of a type with Alan Palomo's lauded, retro-'80s-evoking chillwave work as Neon Indian and Canadian glitch punk pioneers Crystal Castles, with a dash of the celestial charm of the Cocteau Twins. Her debut LP, “Abyss,” was released last March.

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