Swedish Metal Legends of Sombre Heaviness. To me, Katatonia and their countrymates represent metal artistry at its best. Heavy, emotional, varied and experimental. From their dark “death metal” roots to their new post-doom sound, it’s been amazing having both Opeth and Katatonia’s music in my … Continue readingRecommended Metal: Katatonia
EmbryOasis is a yearly event at Trinity Hot Springs in Featherville, Idaho. I (Shane) helped curate music for the event, performed a few sets, and took some photos. Visit the gallery to see more.
A couple of years ago, I helped fund Bluetech’s Kickstarter for Space-Hop Chronicles Vol. 1. The reward for my contribution was to include a remix of one of my songs. It was a very exciting time — I was making great money at Nike and … Continue readingExclusive Preview: In The Branches + Bluetech “Behind The Sky” Album Stream and Vinyl Preorder
This brings back fond memories of the beauty and delicious food of New Mexico. On that note, Fans Of Film near the Albequerque airport is not to be missed! Best breakfast and coffee of the whole tour. Low Sun (Live in Santa Fe) is a … Continue readingThe Adaptive – Low Sun (Live in Santa Fe) Out Now on Bandcamp
Being any kind of digitally-creative person leaves one with a recurring problem: How do I make sure I don’t lose all of these gigabytes and terabytes of my work? (Not to mention finding room for collections of music, movies, games, software, etc.) It only takes … Continue readingIt’s World Backup Day