is a sound file that was uploaded to the internet on July 26, 1996. It was described as a "6-hour atonal drone", and according to Slammer Magazine
, listeners reported cascading feelings of dread, fear and euphoria. The track circulated among teenagers and by 2001, "covencrawls" had become a teen trend, which resulted in several deaths and injuries. Some thought the track contained subliminal messages; others believed that it triggered the prefrontal cortex in a way that caused temporary insanity.
The source of the file is still unknown.
wrote a short story about Sexcoven in her recent graphic novel, Boundless
Our exploration of the Sexcoven phenomenon leads us from the quietest place on earth
to a group of Montreal sound artists
who are working with a mental health practitioner to stimulate altered states of consciousness.
makes sound compositions as Wiklow. Find more here