Mike Mushok

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Shining Release NSFW “Last Stand” Video

(New York, N.Y.): Blackjazz trail-blazers Shining have revealed a brand new concept-based video for “The Last Stand,” a track from International Blackjazz Society, of which Pitchfork enthused,  “…even as the band relaxes into new atmospheres there’s an extreme, ascetic discipline on display. The architecture of their music is modernist…” The video depicts a fight to… Read more »


Watch SHINING’s Nerve-Racking “Last Day” Video, Even If You’re Afraid of Heights (video)

Blackjazz trailblazers SHINING have revealed a live video for current single “Last Day” from International Blackjazz Society, out October 23. Afraid of heights? Then consider this fair warning… but watch it anyway, since it’s not every day that you can watch a band perform… On. The. Side. Of. A Mountain. The video finds the band performing… Read more »


SHINING PLAYED + FILMED THEIR BLACKJAZZ MUSIC… ON A DEADLY MOUNTAINTOP IN NORWAY… AND SURVIVED—SEE PHOTOS

(New York, N.Y.): Call it “Survival of the Metal-est.” This past Sunday, June 21, on the solstice and longest day of the year, the Norwegian blackjazz band Shining played the world’s first concert on top of a grandiose mountain structure hanging out 700 meters—that’s nearly 2300 feet—above the ground.  How did they  f!@# do that?… Read more »