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!
“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!
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!
So last week saw the provincial moving of our lead singer, my brother Jason. After working together for 10+ years on music here in Edmonton he has decided to move to Nanaimo to further his education and get away from the frigid weather that Edmonton is known for, what this means for the future of the band is still up for debate. All I know … Continue reading New Frontiers for the Band
After years of our music getting great spins and making it to the Top 10 of the Rock Charts at CKXU the University of Lethbridge Radio Station we’re finally coming to town to play a show in their beautiful city! Thanks to Evolve Not Revolve Productions and the stellar Tongue N’ Groove Venue Living Illusion will be coming down to Lethbridge this Friday July 8th … Continue reading Living Illusion is Coming to Lethbridge for some Rawk!
The Living Illusion song “Disconnected – (Kenton Thomas Splice)” was featured on the One Year Anniversary Edition of the Weekend Confirmed Gaming Podcast with Garnett Lee! I’m personally a huge fan of the show and I think that everyone who’s interested in gaming should listen to it. On this week’s show they talk about the games Dragon Age 2, Homefront, Ghost of Sparta, and Tera … Continue reading Our WEEKEND Just Got CONFIRMED!
Our amazing drummer Cal Beaudoin has entered into a drumming competition and this is his submission video. He has already made it into the Semifinals and has been voted by the judges to be one of the Top 10 in Western Canada. The drum solo is pretty bad ass if I do say so myself. Be sure to check it out! Cal Beaudoin – Senior … Continue reading And That's Why Cal Beaudoin Plays Drums for Us
As most of you know I have been playing guitar this summer for the wicked band Long Way Down. I haven’t really posted a whole lot about it on the Living Illusion site (aside from Boonstock stuff) but there have been some pretty amazing shows I’ve played and I feel that it would be stupid not to write a post about them. That being said … Continue reading Shane Goes a Long Way Down