Dragatis Inside the Mind's Information
This project is the chance for Jimmie
Dragatis – a musician of diverse
tastes with an eclectic history in
many genres – to show off his prowess
in creating electronica. Even here,
within the broad scope of electronic
music, Jimmie reveals his diversity.
Everything from downtempo to bright,
melodic techno to world-tronica to
trance is on display. "Eyes Wide Shut"
is an eclectic collection of Jimmie's
explorations of electronica under the
moniker Dragatis Inside the Mind.
The first single from"Eyes Wide Shut"
is called "Frantic" and uses its
instrumental trance flavors to explore
the heady energies of the sexual
encounters of lovers. With its lack of
lyrics, the song, of course, lends
itself to many interpretations. But
regardless of a listener's take on the
song, it's a formidable track. Focused
but filling up the space, the song
segues through stages of progress,
always holding to its aesthetic of
trance meets technologic inorganica
meets psy meets electronic melody.
It's an evolving song where time
collapses into a mating of futuristic
and retro-based sensibilities … a
cosmos expands from sound.
"It's a bit of a naughty contour for
sex," says Jimmie. "It seems to
explain the whole 'frantic' behavior
we have in a very intense and
passion-driven affair with a wife or
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