Oarfish – Spine of the World

Oarfish just released a new single called Spine of the World. It’s some kind of doom metal with ambient, experimental and synth sprinkles on top.

Listen to it on Spotify or Bandcamp.

Simple, vegetarian Chinese broth

I cook a lot of Chinese food, especially Sichuanese food. It’s my go-to for making people dinner, especially since I, being the Stockholm hipster that I am, know many vegetarians and vegans.

However, I’m very lazy. I love cooking Chinese food because it’s often super quick and you’re active all the time. That left me with a problem when it was time to do a nice broth for noodle soup or wok dishes like fish-fragrant tofu. These often required some serious cooking time and as many things you could possibly stuff in a sauce pan. After a couple of tries and some research, I figured out these recipes for good vegetarian broth that comes together very quickly and without thinking too much.

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Cobalt nominated for Excellence in Audio at IGF

Oxeye Games’ Cobalt that I composed the music for was nominated for “Excellence in Audio” at the Independent Games Festival! This is as much thanks to the music as the sound fx engineering by Daniel “thewreck” Brynolf and the rest of the guys at Oxeye’s support. I’m incredibly proud and thankful to have worked on such an amazing game. Here are the jury quotes from the official announcement:

The soundscape in Oxeye’s Cobalt was also praised for “giving it the amount of life it has”, with “immersive sound effect work that absolutely sells the atmosphere,” and a soundtrack that “stays away from melodic motifs to let the overall ambience take center stage.”