1200 Micrograms


1200 Micrograms
1200 Micrograms
Origin Ibiza, Spain
Genres Psytrance (Full On style)
Electronica
Years active 1999–present
Labels TIP World
Associated acts C.R.M.B., Electric Scientists, G.M.S., Growling Machines, Growling Mad Synchro, Growling Moon Spirits, Growlmonizer, Harmonix, Inner Reflextions, Meathead Productions, Shpongle, Soundaholix, Sound Farmers, Spacedrifters, Systembusters, Twisted Allstars, Zorba, Quintessence, The Mystery of the Yeti, The Infinity Project
Website www.spunrecords.org
Members
Riktam Matkin
Bansi Quinteros
Raja Ram
Chicago

1200 Micrograms (also known as 1200 Mics, or 1300 Mics) is a psychedelic trance act from Ibiza. The members are Riktam and Bansi from GMS, Raja Ram and Chicago. Raja Ram is Australian, but has lived in London for over 30 years. Bansi and Riktam are Dutch, Chicago is American, and the 3 live on Ibiza Island, Spain. The name 1200 Micrograms comes from Raja Ram taking 1200 micrograms of LSD while working on the group's first album. Raja Ram told his friend Paul Taylor, "God Paul I took 1200 micrograms!"[citation needed] Their 1st album is its use of themes related to mind/consciousness-expansion.

The idea for starting the project allegedly came to Raja Ram while he was hallucinating in his hammock in Brazil. Thus, their first, self-titled album featured 9 tracks about Ayahuasca, DMT, Mescaline, LSD, Marijuana, Hashish, Ecstasy, Magic Mushrooms and Salvia Divinorum. The tracks featured many quotes from Terence McKenna and samples from movies such as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Matrix.

The second album, Heroes of the Imagination, was dedicated to famous inventors and scientists who dramatically contributed to, or changed, our lives, including Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Michael Faraday, Albert Einstein, Charles Babbage, Albert Hofmann, Francis Crick, James D. Watson, and Tim Berners-Lee. This album also contains the 2003 party hit, Acid for Nothing; a trance remix of Dire Straits' Money for Nothing which samples lines from the movie Waking Life (the track also replaced the phrase "I want my MTV" with "I want my LSD").

The 3rd album was called The Time Machine. Its songs were influenced by famous places and times in the past -- The Creation of the Universe, Stonehenge, Ancient India and Egypt and Greece.

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  • 1200 Micrograms — Жанр гоа транс психоделический транс Годы 1999 наши дни Страна …   Википедия

  • 1200 Micrograms — ou 1200 Mics ou encore parfois 1300 Mics est un projet de trance psychédélique d Ibiza. Les membres sont Riktam et Banshi (G.M.S.), Raja Ram, et Chicago. Le nom 1200 mics est le diminutif de 1200 micrograms qui vient de la phrase de Terence… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1200 Micrograms — (en ocasiones citado como 1200 Mics) es una agrupación musical de trance psicodélico con residencia en Ibiza. Los integrantes son Riktam y Bansi de GMS, Raja Ram y Chicago. El nombre proviene de Raja Ram, quien al estar trabajando en su primer… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • 1200 Micrograms (album) — Infobox Album | Name = 1200 Micrograms Type = Album Artist = 1200 Micrograms Released = September 30, 2002 Recorded = Ibiza Genre = Psychedelic trance Length = 64:48 Label = TIP World Producer = 1200 Micrograms Reviews = Last album = This album …   Wikipedia

  • 1200 Mics — 1200 Micrograms 1200 Micrograms ou 1200 Mics ou encore parfois 1300 Mics est un projet de trance psychédélique d Ibiza. Les membres sont Riktam et Banshi (G.M.S.), Raja Ram, et Chicago. Le nom 1200 mics est le diminutif de 1200 micrograms qui… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Time Machine (1200 Mics album) — Infobox Album | Name = The Time Machine Type = Album Artist = 1200 Micrograms Released = December, 2004 Recorded = ??? Genre = Psychedelic trance Length = 63:19 Label = TIP World Producer = 1200 Micrograms Reviews = Last album = Heroes of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Heroes of the Imagination — Infobox Album | Name = Heroes of the Imagination Type = Album Artist = 1200 Micrograms Released = October, 2003 Recorded = ??? Genre = Psychedelic trance Length = 63:43 Label = TIP World Producer = 1200 Micrograms Reviews = Last album = 1200… …   Wikipedia

  • Live in Brazil (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Live in Brazil Type = Live album Artist = 1200 Micrograms Released = September 5, 2005 Recorded = Genre = Psychedelic trance Length = 73:57 Label = TIP World Producer = 1200 Micrograms Reviews = Last album = The Time… …   Wikipedia

  • Raja Ram — (eigentlich Ronald Rothfield; * 1941 in Melbourne, Australien) war Gründer der Progressive Rock Band Quintessence und ist Betreiber des englischen Psytrance Labels TIP Records. Biografie Ronald Rothfield wurde 1941 in Melbourne geboren. Bereits… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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