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X Made Alcoholic Santaclaus

What an interesting name, I think as I click on their Twitter. Very interesting indeed. Created in 2013, members Charlie, Masaya, Yu-ta and… 56 more words


Stage Presence As a Metal Musician

As a musician, it’s easy to get complacent in only focusing on writing music and being technically proficient on your instrument. The other side of this time dedication, however, is developing a stage presence while still being able to play the arrangements you’ve created. 369 more words

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Problems With Amateur Studio Recording


No, I’m not wondering your opinion about whether my topics are on point or interesting. I’m referring to the lovely sound when microphones decide they want to speak up. 170 more words

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Random Happiness: Nightwish

It’s been a while since I did a Random Happiness segment. Nightwish are lyfe, as you can clearly see. This is my favorite symphonic metal band. 185 more words


Bliss...because f*@k this day

I had a pic for Bliss…me after a run in my holey shoes with a glass of wine. Was going to use it, but then today happened… and  F&%&%$#$%%##$K today. 101 more words

Zodiac: An-Eco Thriller, Artist Statement

Zodiac is a novel by one of my favourite authors, Neal Stephenson. He was featured in last week’s blog post where I talked about how the technologies he explored/predicted in his novels (3D printing, online avatars, etc.) shape the world we live in today. 901 more words


Revocation's New Album Deathless Leaves Us Speechless

Revocation, for me, belongs in a group of bands whom I like and respect but don’t really love – Killswitch Engage, Iron Maiden, Nevermore etc. It is not that I do not like their music; it is just that I don’t actively go out of my way to seek out their music. 639 more words