Randy McStine is an acclaimed guitarist, bassist, and vocalist, whose initial work under the name Lo-Fi Resistance led to collaborations with members of King Crimson, Joe Satriani, Porcupine Tree, King’s X, Tears For Fears, and more.
McStine’s work embraces genres such as Rock, Progressive, Blues, Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Pop, and Ambient.
Toward the end of 2019, McStine released a new album called ‘Idle’, which coincided with a 20-date North American tour as support for The Pineapple Thief. In 2020, Randy released "Adopted Son - Live in Vancouver," which was recorded on that tour, along with launching a new band with Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats), aptly titled McStine & Minnemann.
McStine & Minnemann released 2 physical albums in 2020, a digital EP in 2021, and a digital single so far in 2022. There were surely be more to follow.
McStine was the opening act for the Canadian dates on Riverside's North American Tour in April 2022. McStine & Minnemann were featured on Cruise to the Edge in May 2022. Randy is on tour now as guitarist with Porcupine Tree.