It didn’t take long  at all for Devin Townsend to crowdfund his Casualties of Cool project. In fact, he made 546% of his initial goal. And with the album coming out next week, Devy has released a stream of “Moon,” one of the songs from the album. It’s very much the more chill side of Devin, so if you’re a fan of his new age-like album Ki, you’ll really like this.  In fact, Shining’s (the Norwegian one) Jorgen Munkbey even stops by to play some saxophone. However, amid all that, work continues on the Ziltoid the Omniscient vs. Devin Townsend Project, which he also gives an update on.

“Ok some updates: casualties will be on iTunes worldwide next week, also disk 2 will be available for download next week for pledgers. All 3600 CDs as well as vinyl have been signed by Che and I and we’re shipped yesterday, going out to you ASAP. All birthday songs done and sent except 2 due to finding pronunciation. Doing them tomorrow. Mp3s and phone messages done on Sunday. Almost all lyrics are done as well as pet pictures and doodles etc. sending on Monday.

Videos for mountaintop and flight due tomorrow. Universal choir website had some problems, but any day now it’ll be up. Book I’m writing has a website up, a huge show just got confirmed for Ziltoid 2, Casualties is doing 3 dates. Anneke gets to Vancouver on Monday, dTP disk starts being mixed on June 1st, Ziltoid June 12. Sonisphere is in July.

Doing the presentation on home recording at gearfest on June 7th, then to LA to finish the mix. Etcetcetc…so much. Needed to purge some. …not sure how life got this intense. My 5 year plan involves playing bass in a band and building birdhouses. For real…”

Yeah, Devin’s the hardest working man in show business, and yet there’s never any dropoff in quality.