A Spiritual Awakening
- Mountain Mirrors of Mattapoisett, MA is the ecclectic, brooding and
mystical spirit-child of Jeffrey Sanders.
Jeff spent the last twelve years sharpening his craft as lead-
guitarist for several New Bedford-area bands. Most notably, Metallica
and Ozzy cover-band-turned-original, "Asstrain".
Jeff adds,"I was out of control on drugs...very cynical and moody. I
had quit booze a few years before but still enjoyed the weed. I
eventually discovered pills, and that was just a horrifying downward
spiral for me." Asstrain disbanded in August, 1999 (then, ironically
He eventually did a 90-day court-appointed stint in a
correctional "rehab facility" in 2000. "It was jail. The place was an
orphanage way back in the day...alot of kids died there of
untreatable illness. I do feel that it was haunted by them- in a good
way. I spent my time there meditating and getting to know what was
truly in my heart, personally and artistically."
"There's definitely more to this world than we can see. I try to
deepen my connection with this force every day with every intention.
The demons of the past are still there, but their power is
Now, when I write, I just clear my mind and let the moment consume me.
Music is my salvation."
Mountain Mirrors' first LP, "Improvisations From a Void" will be
released in February. A limited-edition pressing will be available at
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