Pachacuti is a social and environmental awareness campaign that employs the entertainments and arts as a vehicle for its message. Pachacuti's message is to inspire everyone into action to live, think and plan sustainably for our future.
Pacha - ‘the world’, and cuti - ‘upside down’. What a fantastic old-world word for the chaos of the current one – a civilisation in a spiral of decline that seems frighteningly terminal. Thankfully the word also means ‘restoring balance’ and ‘putting things right’ and these are the aspirational goals that drive Pachacuti.com
Put simply, we’re concerned that the bus of global civilisation is accelerating towards environmental and social calamity and, like the majority of our fellow travellers, we’re finding it difficult to follow the road signs. Our energies are dedicated to reducing that confusion wherever possible.
is wholly self-funded project, and all profits are turned back into promoting our operation. Our philosophical interest centres on long term sustainability of the human species. Our immediate aim is to provide information and to promote public debate on the complex issues confronting us in the 21st Century. By offering holistic perspectives based on physical evidence, pragmatic science, logic and reason, we hope to contribute to the necessary global change.
We have no political or religious affiliations; in fact we see many elements of both as major contributors to the current circumstances.
We target all levels of society, from the top-down and the bottom-up, and loosely categorise our subject issues as environmental, social and philosophical, though they are in reality all one and the same beast.
website is the hub of our activities and includes a forum for discussion and reader contribution.
A collaboration with Aria award-winning composer and songwriter Tony King, has seen the fruition of this recording. These beautiful, dramatic and poetic compositions are inspired by the Pachacuti social and environmental message, and provide the soundtrack to other Pachacuti projects in the works.
Enjoy the music!
Author, Advocate and Founder of Pachacuti.com
- promoting fresh perspectives
released September 1, 2010
All tracks written, arranged & composed by Tony King
Produced by George Trembath & Tony King
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Tony King
Recorded at Moonlight Cactus Studios, Sydney
Tony King: instrumentation and male vocals
Steve Clisby: vocal narration on track 11
Nina Vox: female vocals
Kim Sanders: Duduk and Flute on Track 1
Elizabeth Andalis-Violin on Track 10
David Harris- Irish Flute on Track 10