News

Famous Belgian psychologist Dirk De Wachter featured on new album Psy’Aviah

By Dec 2,2019
Famous Belgian psychologist Dirk De Wachter featured on new album Psy'Aviah

The Belgian tripop/synthpop act Psy’Aviah isn’t shy of venturing into unknown territories. On their newest album, “SoulSearching”, they invited the wellknown Belgian psychologist Dirk De Wachter to provide words on the song “Becoming Human”. De Wachter is a professor at the famous KU Leuven university and author of the bestsellers “Borderline Times”, “The World of De Wachter”, and many more.

The link with the central theme in the new Psy’Aviah album – the quest through life in today’s world – can actually be found in De Wachter’s first book where he criticizes the lifestyle of the western world and the effects on happiness, loneliness and the relation with social media, consumerism, and an Icarus/ego centred world.

You can listen to “Becoming Human” right here in Spotify.

For the track Yves Schelpe asked Dirk De Wachter to provide his deep voice for the lyrics he wrote and which were inspired on the narrative he shares in his lectures and books. Yves: “I wanted to work on the subject of what it means to be human, and especially with these words I was trying to rephrase in a poem how the “small goodness” of philosopher Emanuel Levinas could be interpreted.” For Schelpe, it was a collaboration bound to happen one day, his office is closeby to where I live so…

The album is out now via Alfa Matrix, on CD, 2CD and as download and streaming of course as well.

You can check the complete album in its deluxe version below on Bandcamp.



Since you’re here …

… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading Side-Line Magazine than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

Side-Line’s independent journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we want to push the artists we like and who are equally fighting to survive.

If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as 2 US$, you can support Side-Line Magazine – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.

The donations are safely powered by Paypal.

Select a Donation Option (USD)

Enter Donation Amount (USD)




 

Stoneburner – Technology Implies Belligerence (CD Album – Negative Gain Productions)

Previous

Brand new Esplendor Geometrico album expected in January 2020

Next

Email this post to a friend.

or Close

LOG IN

Lost your password?

SIGN UP

LOST PASSWORD