Anthology

Be sure to stay tuned to the blog, check this anthology page at the library, and follow Hermetic Library on Bandcamp for email updates. Meanwhile, if you have any questions, comments or want to talk about the anthology project, feel free to let me know!

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2021 / Album

Released: November 24, 2022

This Is Not An Hermetic Library Anthology Album -4 is a special alternative release in 2022 just for Patrons and Subscribers of Hermetic Library. This playlist has 8 tracks by 8 artists, with both old and new voices to the project this year!

Please join the Hermetic Library in promoting these artists who have contributed their work to this benefit anthology album project. Please also spread the word about these anthology albums to people you think may be interested in the work of artists who combine magick, music and ritual.

2022 / Album

Released: Sun in Sagittarius, An Vvii

Magick, Music and Ritual 17, the anthology album release for 2022 from the Anthology Project, is being released for anniversary of the December 3, 1996 birthday of the Hermetic Library, with a playlist of 11 tracks by 11 artists, new and returning voices, for this Hermetic Library Anthology Album.

The cover includes art created by the Librarian, using the MidJourney machine learning image generation tool, for this current year in the Thelemic Calendar, An V:viii (2022 e.v.), which represents the docosade of Atu V, the Hierophant and the year of Atu VIII, Adjustment. We also have a total of three alternative covers, included with the album download at Bandcamp, that features additional artwork. There are also three other bonus downloads: PDFs for “The Great Work”, “Quotes, Quips, and Whimsical Conundrums”, and “Inspired from Within” by SD Master.

Please join the Hermetic Library in promoting these artists who have contributed their work to this benefit anthology album project. Please also spread the word about these anthology albums to people you think may be interested in the work of artists who combine magick, music and ritual.

The best way to add this anthology, as well as previous releases and future Hermetic Library albums, to your personal music collection is through the Patron campaign at Patreon. New Patrons receive a gratis download code for a previous anthology release of their choice in addition to all the other patronage rewards they may receive. Consider becoming a Patron today!

2023 / Album

Call for Submissions: June 2023
Deadline for Submissions: September 2023
Scheduled for Release: Late 2023

Hermetic Library Albums are annual compilations of tracks by artists inspired by or who incorporate ritual and magick in their work. Inspirations include Hermeticism in a broad sense, the Western Esoteric Tradition, and Aleister Crowley's Thelema. Albums are made available as a digital download via the Hermetic Library, and may also be offered as a Physical CD.

Magick, Music and Ritual 18 will be the one and only album release for 2023 from the Anthology Project. The deadline for submissions to the 2023 anthology album is September 30th, 2023 with a release planned for December 2023, for the anniversary of the library's birthday.

If you have any comments, questions or concerns; or want to submit your work for an anthology, just contact the librarian.