Hi Friends, Fans & Followers of Living Illusion! This is Shane, your guitarist and occasional vocalist from the band, with a little update about what we’ve been up to. First off I would like to say THANK YOU! Thank you for supporting us. Thank you for enjoying our music. And finally, thanks for being awesome! 2014 has been a big year for the band and … Continue reading New Music, New Videos, New Remixes & YOU!
A bunch of people have been asking us to post our lyrics… although some of the songs from our first record were not the pinnacle of our abilities by any means – seeing as we wrote a lot of it when we were 16 – we figured for posterity sake we would post them all and not just our newer albums. So here they are, … Continue reading Living Illusion LYRICS
Living Illusion’s hard rock take on the Blades of Steel Game Start Theme. Blades of Steel is an ice hockey video game released by Konami for North American arcades in 1987, and ported to the Family Computer Disk System and Nintendo Entertainment System in 1988. All teams are fictional but based out of real Canadian and American cities. The game is known for its fast … Continue reading "Blades of Steel Theme" HARD ROCK Remix
Here’s our hard rock take on the Intro Stage Mega Man X Theme. Developed by Capcom for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Mega Man X (Rockman X in Japan) was first published on December 12, 1993. The track features guitars, bass, drums, synth and a stellar solo from Brad Simons. Credits: ———- AUDIO PRODUCTION Sound Engineer / Mixing / Mastering Brad Simons http://twitter.com/bradleyjsimons VIDEO … Continue reading "MegaMan X Theme" Intro Stage HARD ROCK Remix
Here is our hard rock take on the Vampire Killer : Stage 1 : Castlevania (NES) Music theme. Nintendo always had the best theme songs and we always love covering them. Released on the NES in 1984 and published by Konami this game is a classic. Super pumped that we decided to do our own take on such an iconic song and game, maybe next … Continue reading Living Illusion – Castlevania NES Music – HARD ROCK Remix
“What was I thinking!?” It was the logical next step for my band Living Illusion. We had played tons of local shows, did some minor touring and gained a little buzz, so we decided it was time to get serious. Our first album was an experiment more than anything and considering it was self-recorded & produced in a friend’s studio it sounded pretty good. For our … Continue reading 5 Lessons YOU Can Learn From My Mistakes: I Spent $20,000 Making an Album I Can’t Even Give Away
MadeLoud.com is a premiere site for finding new music, and next week they’re going to be featuring Living Illusion! If you want to check out an awesome site for getting new independent music for FREE I highly recommend checking out Made Loud: They off top free music downloads legally from underground bands and solo artists! MadeLoud offers tons of mp3 songs, rated by the fans. Start listening … Continue reading MadeLoud.com is featuring Living Illusion!
Here is an interesting lyric video for the song Papertrails. What do you guys think about the video? Would be interesting to hear… Continue reading Living Illusion – Papertrails – Lyric Video
To celebrate my Twitter account @ShaneLamotte reaching 500 followers, I am giving away a FREE Living Illusion Electro-Acoustic song which features a Cello Player from the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra! Download the song here: MP3 | WAV – Papertrails – Red Tape Remix – [Electro-Acoustic] (Right click save target as to download file) Song Credits: Composition and recording by Living Illusion Mix: Kenton Thomas Additional Instruments on … Continue reading 500 Twitter Followers? Let's Celebrate!
After performing and recording for the last twelve years with two albums already under our belt, we’ve decided it’s time for a third album, but this time we want YOU to join in and be part of the creation of our upcoming record. Our previous album cost us over $18,000 to complete, this time it will be roughly the same, but we wanted to give an … Continue reading Help Make the 3rd Living Illusion Record a Reality!