In this episode, we are joined by Per Nilsson, a renowned guitarist and founding member of the progressive metal band Scar Symmetry. The catalyst for our discussion is the release of Scar Symmetry’s latest album, “The Singularity Phase II – Xenotaph”. Per shares with us his creative process and the inspirations behind his music, shedding light on the technical aspects of his work as a producer and mixing engineer. His experience in producing and engineering has given him a unique perspective on the music industry. Additionally, Per talks about his past experience as a member of Meshuggah, one of the most influential and innovative metal bands of all time. He answers questions about the possibility of rejoining Meshuggah full-time and reflects on the impact that his time with the band has had on his career. As the conversation draws to a close, Per opens up about his personal life and the challenges of balancing his passion for music with his responsibilities outside the studio. We gain insight into the man behind the music and are left with a newfound appreciation for his dedication to his craft and loved ones. Overall, this episode is a must-listen for fans of Scar Symmetry, Meshuggah, and progressive metal in general. Per Nilsson’s wealth of knowledge and experience make for a fascinating and informative discussion, and we are grateful for the opportunity to learn from one of the genre’s true pioneers.