I decided to extend the crowdfunding campaign for two more weeks. why? Eh why not.. IndieGogo suggested me and I obeyed, but apparently I can only extend it once. So this is your last change to pledge www.igg.me/at/semantic
Yesterday, I wanted to take a break from working on the album cover. So, I started streaming my work on the first digital painting portrait for the backer Gaurav Dubey. I will continue working on this evening. You can watch me paint live on www.twitch.tv/metroprog and If you want your own digital portrait done by me, go get the Prog Legend perk through the crowdfunding campaign link above.
I’ll be in Europe (Netherlands/England) for the next 10 days or so, don’t miss me too much I’m going to be kicking Kristoffer Gildenlöw’s ass for being slow in delivering his awesome bass lines. Just kidding Kristoffer, take all the time you need. I should be partly blamed for it actually.
Bass lines are 80% done and the mixing process is only a couple of weeks away (no pressure)
I’ll try to keep you entertained from Europe.
Tonight I sent over the final stems and finished my drums on the staggeringly good Semantic Saturation album. Alongside Shant Hagopian and Kristoffer Gildenlöw there’s a whole host of great guests in this project, it was great to listen back to my drums with Derek Sherinian playing over them, here’s my final ‘production sheet’. The album was a HUGE challenge from start to finish and I can’t wait for you guys to hear it.
There’s a few videos coming soon, please check out their page
As you may recall, a few weeks ago I’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to let backers pledge and aid the release of the new record. Today I’m launching a referral contest to give the campaign a little boost. You could win a drumhead or drum sticks signed by Craig Blundell, in addition to the new album LP and CD. And you don’t need to pay anything, not even shipping!
Basically there will be 12 winners in total: First place winner takes the signed drumhead, LP and CD. Second place wins the drumsticks and CD. And 10 runner-up winners will get the CD for free.
How do I enter?
Simple, by sharing the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign page and getting 5 backers who pledge at least for the $10 perk.
First place winner: Most number of backers referred. Second place winner: Biggest amount of total contributions from referrals. 10 Runner-ups: Whenever you refer 5 backers who pledge at least $10 each, you automatically qualify to get the new CD, absolutely free! And you enter a contest to win the autographed items.
He needs no introductions, he’s best known as the bass player for Sweidish prog band Pain of Salvation. Extraordinary bassist Kristoffer Gildenlöw is part of the new line-up for the upcoming Semantic Saturation album “Paradigms”.