This edition of ¡Wepa! features sonic alchemist Imagika Om and psychedelic visuals by Ojai’s own Altarbeast — all hosted by resident DJ Elixir. Imagika Om blew us away the last time she came to Ojai, and this evening will take things to the next level with her unique bass-laden global sounds combined with Altarbeast's dope projections. If you’ve ever been to Lightning in a Bottle, Burning Man or any festivals on the west coast, you may have already seen her perform. If you haven’t, there’s no way to accurately describe the energy she brings to the dance floor.
Imagika Om is a sonic alchemist, music producer, dance floor unifier, & performer. Her alluring musical tapestries have taken her around the world many times, uniting sounds that span the globe. Whether she is creating tracks from scratch full of earthy primal beats & cosmic layers sparking ancient ancestral remembrances, or spontaneously activating the space with her potent blend of exotic world-fusion remixed rhythms & mystical vocal invocations. Some of the ingredients to her unique sound include tantric temple trap, tribal percussion, shaktifed sound configurations, primal midtempo house, latin world bruja beats. deep dakini devotional dub omstep, & kundalini-raising bass.
Imagika is based out of LA, & has played at countless underground gatherings, private parties, celebrity hotspots, festivals, & other large events. Imagika started her relationship with music as a dance performer & performance ritual producer in ‘99, & quickly added remixing and producing music for her dance performances & productions to her repertoire. She has performed with Lucent Dossier, Dream Circus, House of Kaya, Auracle, & Urban Gypsy. Her performance background is reflected in her musical style, & is heard in her ability to create compelling, unique, athmospheric soundscapes for performances, environments, & soundtracks. Imagika co-produced the score for Isis Vision, collaborating with David Block for a half hour multi-media performance at Burning Man 2011, and has played and performed in various camps at Burning Man throughout the years, and played at at Giza, Egypt for the Great Convergence Winter Solstice 2012.
She has co-produced music for Lucent Dossier Experience, "Maat Magic, which has been performed at Coachella main stage, & "Breathe your Dreams to Life" for the Dali Lama's 80th birthday. With Lucent Dossier, Imagika has delighted the denizens of Los Angeles as DJ for Lucent Dossier's nights at the Edison, creating exotic & surreal musical soundtracks for 2 years, Liberty Theatre in NYC's Times Square, as well as in a Palace on the Grand Canal for Elon Musk.
Imagika has co-produced events & collaborated with many others to create unique, cutting edge events, performances, & rituals, uniting music, dance, technology, spirituality, with multi-media for next level experiences, merging the exotic, sacred, & modern, the ancient & future into one.
Imagika is an initiated Priestess of the 13 Moon Oracle with Ariel Spillsbury, & initated into the Tantra path in India by Sri Amritananda of Devipuram. She has also studied drumming with Layne Redmond who wrote "When Women were Drummers," & she also is a certified Pleiadian Lightworker with the Dolphin Star Temple Mystery School. Imagika has created & collaborated in workshops, sacred dance events, ecstatic dance, & meditational movement at various festivals, temples, & retreats, and devotes her time to deepening her connection with the harmonic frequencies of all space, time, & dimensions of Source Energy. Imagika released her debut album, Cosmic Sutras, on Merkaba Music, and is currently focused on Life-Art & live shows.