We named the band South Sea Island Magic, but only later did we discover what it really meant. The tribes of the Oceania (the region encompassed by thousands of islands in the South Pacific) practice countless tribal religions and wildly varied forms of theology and mythology–in a word–magic. Headhunting and cannibalism were common rituals in [...] Read more – ‘About the Artwork’.
I came upon the band name South Sea Island Magic by accident. While searching through the records and odd statuettes in my grandmother’s basement, I stumbled upon a Reader’s Digest Brochure from 1968 with the same name. While she didn’t own the South Sea Island Magic triple LP, The advertisement for it was certainly intriguing. [...] Read more – ‘Naming the Band’.
It took 25 years to live it and almost two years to write it, but South Sea Island Magic’s debut album is finished and available for purchase. You can have it beamed to your computer instantly as a digital download, or order that age-old art form, the compact disc, and we’ll have the United States [...] Read more – ‘Death to Winter: The Debut Album’.