It’s been awhile since I last posted here. I’ve had a lot on my mind–which isn’t unusual, but I haven’t felt compelled to share anything. I’m feeling pretty good today, so I’m feeling generous. Lucky you! I started writing a new album for Virtual Intelligence in late February of this year (2019). As of August…
There’s something to be said about feeling “foreign.” I will always be a foreigner. It’s part of the experience of human existence to feel like a stranger in a strange land. I’m a Martian wherever I go. Even on Mars.
What is Neon Metal?
A postmodern fusion of science fiction/future oriented electronica and symphonic metal. The process of writing Neon Metal begins either on a piano and/or in a digital audio workstation and adds additional live instruments after that first step. I chose the word “Neon” to describe Vi’s brand of metal as it is often paired with the cyberpunk genre of fiction.
Here I examine the effect of using our environments as talismans. We use these talismans to shape ourselves into the things we want to be. I accomplish this through a brief discourse of the Purtians and the Borg. I examine the effects of their environments and how it applies to the Left Hand Path concept of “Coming into Being.”