A Couple of Paintings

One of the perks I recently offered in the new album crowdfunding campaign had a special reward, a digital painting. Two generous fans picked that perk, and I delivered.

Here are the two paintings for Dik Diepeveen and Gaurav Dubei. Thank you both.

Digital portrait for Dik Diepeveen painted by me

Digital portrait for Gaurav Dubei painted by me

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Paradigms Teaser #4

New teaser is out, featuring Kristoffer Gildenlöw on bass

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Expectations

Hey friends. I hope life is treating you well and not being a bitch.

Now that we’re all waiting (including myself) for “Paradigms” to be released, I wanted to ask what are your expectations from the new album? This is my first second album… I hope that was confusing enough. I mean it’s the first time I release a second album for a band I’m in. I’m quite aware of fan reactions to new releases, as a fanboy myself I’ve been through a few of those myself. I’m keeping in mind the phrase “You can’t please everyone”, but I’m still hoping to do so.

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Mixdown

I’m finally mixing down all tracks in each song and preparing to send them over to Alex Argento to start mixing and mastering.

It’s a tedious, repetitive and not a fun process, but needless to say it’s absolutely worth it. I know when Alex moves his magic wand it will brighten up all the songs and add an extra spicy flavor to them, and no I’m not talking about the wall of sound everybody and their cousin are doing nowadays. In fact I always ask Alex to avoid going down the loudness war road.

Home Studio

And now my watch begins.

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Kristoffer

Hello from Europe! My trip in Amsterdam has almost come to an end. Packing my bags to fly to London tomorrow morning.

I ran into this Swedish dude in Amsterdam today. Any ideas who he is ? 😉
Cheers Kristoffer!

Kristoffer Gildenlow

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