Recording Showcase 2020
My classmate and best friend in the music industry program, Ryan Thomas, and I created the album “Evanescent Winter” because we were inspired by many heavy metal bands that are out there recording albums, doing shows, and becoming successful. We went in the gothic direction with this album because I, myself, identify within the gothic community and I am a fan of vampires, the Victorian Era, Medieval times, and Romantic Era composers such as Robert Schumann, Brahms, and Chopin. Influences of this album include Emperor, Behemoth, Arch Enemy, Bloodbath, Theatres Des Vampires, Converge, Dir En Grey, Theatre of Tragedy, The Gathering, Draconian, Suffocation, The Cure, Christian Death, and Cradle of Filth.
About the producer
My interest in heavy music started in middle school/high school and I always wanted to make that type of music, whether it be black metal, death metal, punk, thrash, doom metal, or industrial/gothic. Back then, I usually leaned more toward the deathcore/metalcore side of things in high school, but I always like a good Immortal, Behemoth, Lacuna Coil, Cradle of Filth, and Emperor track. I started going in the heavier than deathcore/metalcore direction in my music taste toward the end of high school. When I started college at UWO, I always wanted to make a heavy metal record of some sort. In 2017, I made a 9 minute long track with one of my classmates and best friends in Recording Practicum. Three years later, we made an album under the band name Foreshadowing Death. The album is called “Evanescent Winter.” My goals for my career are to create more music, develop my marketing skills, and perfect my mixing/mastering skills.
Brady Jones (Brady Shady) – Vocals, Guitars, Bass Programming, Mixing, Mastering, Production, Lyrics
Ryan Thomas – Drums, Percussion, Electronic Drums, MIDI, Composition, Lyrics, Backing Vocals (track 5), Vocals (track 8)
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