Everything In Slow Motion is a project whose name fits its sound, in my book. It's the solo project by Shane Ochsner, former vocalist and guitarist of post-metal band Hands. Combining rock and metalcore with atmospheric, post-rock ambiance, this is a project that I've recently come across after discovering Ochsner's previous band, and they've been a great opening to a genre that I've begun to explore and deeply enjoy which has led me to bands like their labelmates, A Hope for Home or Your Memorial.
One particular phrase has essentially been my life's motto for the past two years or so: "I believe, help my unbelief." I began hearing that phrase in my head many times particularly in 2015, as I continued to struggle and fight emotional disconnections and even doubt. It was in mid-2015 that "progressive ministry metal" band, Mouth of the South announced that they were rebranding as Rival Choir and releasing a new album in early 2016. The title of that album? "I Believe, Help My Unbelief".
A while back on my Twitter, I mentioned that I'd like to write a blog post on how game devs, or any company for that matter, can learn to balance profit and integrity. Well, today I've finally decided to sit down and write on this topic. It may be lacking in quality, but my mind is running in a million different directions at once.