We’re back with a devilishly good new episode in which we finally tackle the man, the myth, the legend…Anon Lavey. Our guide into The Black House this week is author, filmmaker, musician and occultist Carl Abrahamsson.

This week we dive into all things Lavey with a true expert and discuss: Is Anton Lavey a ‘real occultist’, the celebrity aspect of Lavey’s life, Lavey’s impact on the occult milieu, and much more.

Carl has a new book out via our friends
at Inner Traditions called ‘Anton Lavey and the Church of Satan’, and we highly recommend it.

For the eagle-eyed and perhaps more ‘old-school’ enjoyers of SittingNow, you may remember we made a video with Carl back in 2014 at Scarlet Imprint’s ‘A Pleasure Dome’ event. Why not get a double-dose of Abrahamsson?

Main theme by Simon Smerdon (Mothboy)

Music bed by chriszabriskie.com

Carl Abrahamsson Biography:

I write fiction, and also material about the arts & entertainment, esoteric history, occulture, as well as artist portraits for the international market. I also lecture on all of the mentioned subjects at art schools, universities, events, symposia and conferences. I also work with filmmaking, in publishing, photography and music. For a quick overview, here are some links:


Carl Abramsson Links:

TRAPART: My own publishing company with an online store, focusing on art books and editions.

TRAPART FILM: A production entity that produces documentary films and features/movies.

HIGHBROW LOWLIFE: A music label I run together with my wife, Vanessa Sinclair. Basically an archive for all the music we’ve made together, but there will be new (and old) releases too.





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