Shone Tag Archive

O Music Awards Flashback: Meet Shone

Posted June 4

Welcome to our Daily O Music Awards Flashback! So here’s the deal, throughout the year, we keep our proverbial finger on the pulse of the music/tech scene, reporting on what we think are the coolest bands/apps/WTF wonders on the Web. And those things that we report on — well, they are often nominated for O Music Awards! Over the next few weeks — leading up to the main event on June 19 — we’ll be revisiting stories that feature O Music Awards nominees. Today, we’re taking a look back at when we first met Shone, one of our Analog Genius nominees! Check out our story about the band — who we spoke with earlier this year — below!

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Brand New Drummer Brian Lane Launches His Band Shone Via Massive Mystery Game

Posted February 13

On Monday morning, a simple, ink-splattered envelope sits on my work keyboard – a lot lighter than the demo-crammed envelopes that usually litter my desk after a weekend away. The return address is type-written and reads simply, Levi Gudmundson, along with a non-descript Brooklyn location. Inside, there’s a small piece of cardstock, bearing a QR code – nothing more. And although I usually find QR codes a little useless and laughable, I shrug and scan it on my phone and watch the video that pops up with interest.

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