THIS ROBOTICS ENGINEER'S CUSTOM INSTRUMENTS ARE LITERALLY "HEAVY METAL"

By Jason Roche for the LA WEEKLY on September 16, 2015

The first time a concertgoer witnesses San Diego musician Tristan Shone loading his gear onto a stage is an awe-inspiring moment. When Shone performs live under the moniker Author & Punisher, he is not accompanied by a standard guitars-and-drums setup. Instead, his abrasive industrial metal is generated by bulky, steampunk-esque machines....

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http://www.laweekly.com/music/this-robotics-engineers-custom-instruments...

Tristan Shone (aka AUTHOR & PUNISHER) is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alum. For more about his work, please visit:
http://www.authorandpunisher.com/

Photo of Author & Punisher live at Complex earlier this year by Darrick Rainey. Photo is courtesy of Artist Tristan Shone and LA WEEKLY.

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