Correction and Education re: Crowley Sound Recordings

The other day I posted about the re-release of the so-called “wax cylinder” recordings of Aleister Crowley. Thankfully, far more educated and astute individuals than myself are following One of these, Dr. Richard Kaczynski, author of Perdurabo, Forgotten Templars, and The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley, caught an oft repeated mistake in my previous post. According to Dr. Kaczynski, contrary to the reporting on, the recordings of the voice of Aleister Crowley were actually done in the 1930’s and were not pressed on wax cylinder. Richard further graciously directed us to an article by the British Library which discusses the recordings.

You can read more accurately about the recordings at the following link



Thank you Richard for your diligence and attention! I would like to take this opportunity to welcome anyone else who notices discrepancies in our reporting to email us without hesitation. Our goal is accurate and insightful coverage. Veritas Curat!

Joshua Sharp

Joshua Adam Sharp was the founding Master of Alombrados Oasis, the New Orleans-based body of the Ordo Templi Orientis. He has been an initiate of the Order since 2002 and has had an avid interest in Thelema, the discipline of Magick, and the method of Scientific Illuminism since 1999. He has also been an Aspirant to the A.’.A.’. since 2008 and continues to prosecute this Great Work. Joshua is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and holds a continuing interest in neuropsychology, philosophy, and the sciences in general.

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