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Brett Larsen: A Passionate Enthusiast in UFOlogy, Paranormal, Music, and Authorship
Brett Larsen is a dedicated individual with a profound interest in UFOlogy, the paranormal, music, and authorship. With over 15 years of devoted exploration, his journey is a unique blend of passion and expertise, attracting a global following of nearly a quarter million on social media.
UFO Enthusiast & Researcher: Brett's intrigue with all things extraterrestrial ignited during his school years and has since evolved into a lifelong exploration. Notable experiences include his participation in a week-long CE5 (Close Encounters of the 5th Kind) retreat at Mount Shasta, organized by Kosta Makreas of ETletstalk.com. This profound event, documented by Skylight Films for their documentary "Making Contact Be Inspired," featured numerous astonishing UFO sightings captured in high-definition night vision.
Additionally, Brett was a featured guest alongside luminaries in the UFO Disclosure field like Billy Carson and Jimmy Church at the SOULTECH UFO event hosted at the iconic ECETI Ranch and organized by FADE TO BLACK RADIO. During the closing ceremony of this event, he had the distinct honor of headlining as the musical performer. These experiences showcase Brett's multifaceted talents and his dedication to the world of the unexplained.
Musical and Cinematic Artistry: Brett's journey is a fusion of musical and cinematic creativity. Inspired by profound extraterrestrial encounters through practicing CE5: Close Encounters of the 5th Kind (Human Initiated Contact). These experiences became a driving force behind a significant shift in his music career, culminating in the creation of Inquire Within. As the driving force behind the band, he's had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse array of talents from across the globe. Musicians from renowned acts, including MEGADETH, The Devin Townsend Project, Soilwork, Chimaira, Six Feet Under, and even the prestigious Julliard Symphonic Orchestra, have contributed their artistry to his projects. Together, they've crafted music that transcends genre boundaries, incorporating elements of orchestral compositions, psychedelic melodies, rock, heavy metal, and death metal into a unique and unconventional soundscape.
Meet Brett Larsen, a passionate explorer in UFOlogy and the paranormal; boasting over 15 years of dedicated curiosity.
Inspired by profound extraterrestrial encounters, Brett founded Inquire Within, collaborating with musicians worldwide, including members of MEGADETH and Six Feet Under.
As a featured guest and headlining performer at UFO events around the country, he brings a unique perspective.
Brett's philanthropic efforts, funded by his music revenue, have planted over 10,000 trees in Africa.
His recent book, "Cryptids of the USA: A State-by-State Guide to Mysterious Creatures," delves into cryptids, reflecting his boundless curiosity and inviting us to ponder the mysteries of the world.
Additionally, Brett's passion for cinematic storytelling led him to immerse himself in film scoring. Under the mentorship of the celebrated composer Hans Zimmer, celebrated for his work on iconic films like "The Lion King," "Inception," and "The Dark Knight." Brett gained invaluable insights into the art of composing music for the screen. This experience has infused his musical creations with a cinematic depth that sets his work apart from the ordinary.
Philanthropic Endeavors: Brett's music extends beyond entertainment. Through a collaboration with "Trees For The Future," he used his art to plant over 10,000 fruit-bearing trees in Africa. This endeavor was made possible through the proceeds from his music streams and sales, fostering both environmental sustainability and the welfare of local communities.
Authorship: Brett's recently published book, "Cryptids of the USA: A State-by-State Guide to Mysterious Creatures," is a comprehensive exploration of intriguing cryptids reported in each U.S. state. The book presents a journey from the Sasquatch of the Pacific Northwest to the Jersey Devil in the Northeast, enriched with folklore, legends, and expert theories.
Brett's artistic journey, spanning music, writing, and an exploration of the unknown, reflects his boundless curiosity and unique perspective. His work invites us to consider the mysteries of the world, making us ponder the possibilities of the extraordinary.
Sample Interview Questions
Questions About The Book:
What inspired you to explore and write about cryptids in the USA, and how did your journey in this field begin?
"Cryptids of the USA" is a comprehensive guide to mysterious creatures in each state. Can you share some of the most intriguing cryptids you've come across during your research?
Your book takes readers on a journey across the United States, introducing various cryptids. What are some of the common threads or themes you've noticed among these diverse creatures?
Many people are fascinated by cryptids and the unknown. What do you think drives our fascination with these elusive creatures?
Can you share a memorable or particularly fascinating encounter or story from your research or travels while writing "Cryptids of the USA"?
How does "Cryptids of the USA" contribute to our understanding of these mysterious creatures, and what can readers expect to gain from reading your book?
Sasquatch is one of the most famous cryptids in the USA. What are some common myths that you've come across during your research?
Being that you are from Washington state, which many consider to be a primary home of Sasquatch, do you have any experiences involving this cryptid?
Questions About UFOs:
You've also explored the world of UFOs and close encounters. Can you explain what CE5 (Close Encounters of the 5th Kind) involves and how it differs from other types of UFO sightings?
Can you share the first UFO-related experience that left a lasting impact on you and set you on this path of exploration?
UFO sightings and encounters have been reported for decades. How do you see the state of UFO research and public interest in these phenomena evolving in recent years, especially with the release of government documents and increased media coverage?
There are many theories surrounding UFOs, from extraterrestrial visitations to government secrecy. What are your thoughts on these various theories, and do you have a particular stance on the origin of these unidentified objects?
In your opinion, what are the most compelling pieces of evidence supporting the existence of extraterrestrial life and UFOs?
How do you think advances in technology, like night vision and thermal imaging, have enhanced UFO research and documentation?
Can you share a memorable experience from a CE5 event you've participated in?
Questions About Music:
How did you first get into music, and what inspired you to become a musician?
Can you tell us about the early influences that have shaped your musical style?
Your band, Inquire Within, incorporates themes related to the unexplained. How have your experiences with cryptids, UFOs, and the paranormal influenced your music and lyrics?
You've worked with musicians from renowned acts like MEGADETH and Six Feet Under. What was it like collaborating with these musicians, and how did it impact your creative process?
Your music with Inquire Within spans various genres, from rock and death metal to ethereal acoustic. Can you describe your creative process when working on songs that incorporate such diverse styles?
As a solo artist, you took charge of writing, recording, and producing your album "Meditation For The Devil." How did this solo endeavor differ from your previous collaborative work, and what challenges and inspirations did you encounter?
Your upcoming album, "Alien Elite: Perception Warfare," merges different musical styles. Can you provide a glimpse into the creative vision behind this project and how it showcases your artistic evolution?
What's next for you? Do you have any upcoming projects or areas of research that you're excited to explore in the near future?
CRYPTIDS OF THE USA:
A STATE BY STATE GUIDE TO MYSTERIOUS CREATURES
In "Cryptids of the USA: A State-by-State Guide to Mysterious Creatures," Brett Larsen explores the most intriguing and mysterious cryptids reported in each state. From the Sasquatch of the Pacific Northwest to the Jersey Devil of the Northeast, no state is left unexplored. Each chapter includes a detailed image and description of the cryptid, as well as folklore, legends, and expert theories. Whether you're a seasoned cryptozoologist or just have a love for the strange and unusual, this book has something for everyone. Join Brett on a journey through the mysterious world of American cryptids.
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