Thanks to a prolonged – and deeply thoughtful – hiatus from the industry, it's clear that Tommy Trash has reignited his creative spirit.
The acclaimed DJ's new single 'Jaguwawa', a breezy deep-house bop with his own voice, is a testament to that renewed confidence. Trash wrote the track, he said after an overnight ayahuasca trip, when he came out of the meditative experience with the lyrics in his head.
"I wrote this song after an all night ayahuasca trip where I had dinner with some alien buddies before they invited me on their spaceship," Trash said in a press statement. "The next day I wrote down 'Go up, go up in the light', which would later become the lyrics to 'Jaguwawa'. I never intended to sing this song but the further I went the more authentic it felt! I'm really proud of this song and it encapsulates some of my recent journeys into the spirit world."
The Australian electronic music vet has spoken openly about his affinity for the hallucinogenic concoction, which he experimented with in shaman-led ceremonies during a three-year sabbatical in South America. The collective experience led him to produce 2021's "hiiigh", a hypnotic house track and the first to be released on Deadmau5's hau5trap imprint.
"I'd been through some crazy times and had to deal with some things that really screwed up my mojo," Trash said at the time. “I ended up traveling to South America to do some ayahuasca ceremonies. Life changing would be an understatement to say the least. Aya really opened my perception to a larger state of being and helped me to refocus my life.”
You can stream "Jaguwawa" here.
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