Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with Marishi Ten’s Linda Lou as she’s been spending her time rewatching LOST on Hulu, playing guitar and practicing yoga in her living room.
What have you been doing to pass time during Quarantine?
Marishi Ten just released a new single and video, so I’ve been having a lot of fun just the past few days interacting with new fans on social media. Other than that, it’s a lot of playing guitar and living room yoga.
Have you been listening to any music or have any playlists worth checking out?
Constantly! I’ve had a few albums from the past year on repeat lately… Idle Hands “Mana”, Abigail Williams “Walk Beyond the Dark”, Abbath “Outstrider,” and the new Jonathan Hulten record “Chants From Another Place”. It’s absolutely beautiful. I also made a Spotify playlist that’s a collection of the artists that have really influenced my songwriting and who I’ve really drawn a lot of inspiration from for Marishi Ten. You can listen here.
A lot of people have been spending this time cooking including making their own bread, what food have you been prepping during this time?
Nothing worth mentioning. I consider myself a woman of many talents, however cooking would not be one of them.
In terms of entertainment, what movies, TV shows, books, or games have been keeping you busy?
I just finished “No Boundary” by Ken Wilber, and if you like reading books about spirituality and cognitive science, I highly recommend it. Honestly, I try not to turn the TV on most of the day but I’ve been rewatching Lost on Hulu and I have to admit it’s kind of amazing right now.
What advice do you have for your fans in isolation during this time?
Get lost in the flow of any creative process that brings you joy as much as possible. It’s one of the most therapeutic acts of self love you can do for yourself and something wonderful will always come from it. And listen to lots of metal… loud!!!