Shabason, Krgovich, Sage :: Shabason, Krgovich, Sage

Since 2019, Nicholas Krgovich and Joseph Shabason have settled into a groove of serenity. As its title implies, the third entry in pair’s loose LP trilogy introduces the mystical touches of sound artist Matthew Sage, who recently released the gorgeous cozy eco-ambient album, Paradise Crick, with RVNG Intl.

Joseph Shabason :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

If you’ve ever stepped foot on a skateboard, you’re in the club for life. For Toronto-based saxophonist Joseph Shabason, this revelation provided the inspiration for his latest project: a new album-length score for the classic 1996 skate video, Toy Machine’s Welcome To Hell. With the blessing of company founder, pro skater, and visual artist Ed Templeton (who also provided album art), Shabason’s Welcome To Hell is a passion project dating back to his formative childhood memories.

Joseph Shabason :: I Don’t Want To Be Your Love (feat. Dan Bejar)

Stunning video for Joseph Shabason’s “I Don’t Want to Be Your Love.”

What follows is an illuminating and wonderful dive into the sublime, via both the textures of Shabason’s beautifully spare compositions and the surrealist bent of the world created by writer and director Zach Shields. Dan Bejar’s hazy vocals float like the dust in those headlights, which remind us that overwhelming beauty can be found in the strangest of places.