Mersiv, who’s real name is Andy Gallegos, is a producer and DJ from Denver who is rapidly becoming one of the biggest stars in the experimental bass scene. Throughout the past few years he’s been rocking stages at major festivals such as Buku, Okeechobee, Shambhala, and Wakaan. During 2020 he’s been hard at work in the studio, releasing a plethora of beautiful tracks and monstrous bangers, but in 2019 he shocked the scene with his first full length EP called Digital Eden. Now over a year and a half later, the 10- track album resonates in a way even Mersiv couldn’t have imagined.
2020 was an incredibly hard year for all of us. Forced out of our comfort zones, human beings as a collective, experienced hardships, challenges, and suffering on a global scale. If 2020 was about overcoming adversity, 2021 is without a doubt about healing both physically and spiritually, and that is exactly what Mersiv intended to portray with the Digital Eden project.
Mersiv opens Digital Eden with Be Here Now. Filled with mesmerizing synthesizers and a guided meditation voice over, Mersiv encourages his listeners to stop relying on external forces and to look within to find peace and happiness. The next track Oasis brings in deep bass that you can’t help but bop your head to before he masterly transitions into Immerse Yourself. He then reminds the listener that everyone has a unique purpose and the ability to pursue their dreams and change for the better. “Raising my consciousness, I am on a quest to fix what has been broken. Immerse yourself in the beat, until the third eye and your mind is awoken,” Cody Reed raps over a comforting yet intense soundscape.
The next tracks Nocturnal and Stronger, embody the art of manifesting your dreams and turning them into realities no matter how hard your situation may be. It is important to stay “driven through the struggle,” and remember that pushing through adversity will only propel you to another level. Healing Frequencies then emphasizes living in the moment as a hypnotizing array of sounds captivates the listener into a dreamlike state.
Mersiv showcases his talent for brining listeners on a transcendental journey through sound with tracks like Digital Eden, Inferno, and Textures in the Wind.
Mersiv then ends Digital Eden with another guided mediation inspired track called Safe where a radiating angel like voice affirms that “you are safe”.
The message Mersiv is portraying on Digital Eden is clear. We are spiritual beings with power to not only heal from our past, but the ability to manifest our reality and pursue our higher purpose. As we enter 2021, leaving possibly the hardest year of our lifetimes behind us, it is essential to stay focused, positive, and live with love and gratitude.