Initially I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to post this or not, but in the end I decided I should. I wanted to let everyone know what it takes financially to do a high production studio album, and keep in mind this is just an EP. Maybe this will help other bands make decisions on what they choose to do and how they choose to … Continue reading Pro Studio Album Budget for Rock Music
Last weekend I had the pleasure of playing with Long Way Down at Boonstock 2010. Boonstock has quickly become one of the premiere summer rock events in Alberta with over 25 bands including local and national acts (Past bands to play Boonstock include Three Days Grace, Shine Down, Offspring, Chevelle, Mathew Good, Papa Roach plus many more). It grows every year and this year was … Continue reading Backstage Boonstock Plus Meeting Chevelle!
Alright, well after many months of waiting for the album to be finished we have finally gotten our video editor/camera man extraordinaire to make a video for our title track Suffering, from our new album of the same name, using the footage from our CD Release Party show at the Starlite Room in Edmonton (That’s totally a run on sentence but I am in too … Continue reading Music Video – Living Illusion – Suffering
The boys from Long Way Down have asked me to join them for a couple shows this summer playing guitar with them. Honestly, I should be focusing more on Living Illusion gigs but let me tell you, it is going to be freaking awesome to take a break from LI to play some shows this summer and only have to worry about playing. I’m so … Continue reading So I'm Playing Guitar in Long Way Down
Wow. Who would’ve thought that it would take a year and a half to complete a CD with only 9 songs on it. It’s been a long haul. We started Pre-Production in January of 2009 and now the chapter which is the follow up album to our first record is finally here. Why did it take so long you ask, well let’s do a recap. Back … Continue reading FINALLLLLY! The Album is DONE!
Check out our new promo video for the band. It was produced, filmed, and edited by Dan Holden of Phase Productions and My Sister Ocean. He did an amazing job and we’re super happy with how it turned out. Stayed tuned for some more video footage coming soon once we officially release the new album online in less than a months time. Check out the … Continue reading Living Illusion EPK Promo Video
How many more years do you think AM/FM radio stations will be around for? With the ever increasing ability to access high speed Internet via cellular networks, it’s only a matter of time until the standard feature for all new cars will be full access to the Internet at all times. Imagine going into the car dealership and being asked if you’d prefer Windows or … Continue reading The Death of Radio
Talk about a gong show. With just over a week until the CD Release Party you would think that by this time I would have the finished album in my hands, but sadly this is not the case. After going through more mixing and mastering revisions than I would ever like to admit we have finally come to the realization that we may end up … Continue reading Mixing, Mastering & Printing Hell
Alright it’s finally time to hit the stage and once again do what we enjoy most, rocking out hard and heavy on stage for your entertainment! After a year and a half long hiatus from playing live we’re finally coming back for an awesome night of hard rock to kick off the launch of our new album! On Friday April 9th the Starlite Room on … Continue reading CD Release Party with Portal & Grounded Star
To be more precise this would be the title or prologue theme to Blaster Master. This game was an awesome one from the Nintendo Entertainment System. I wasn’t actually introduced to it until last year by Classy Man over at The Game Heroes, I know it’s crazy… both that I’ve never played it, and that I still play NES games. This is a little different … Continue reading Blaster Master Theme – Electro Rock Version