"Duality" is the sixth solo album by Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (solo, Vivaldi Metal Project, BADASS, The Italians). Intimate, melodic, ambient but also with prog and experimental influences, the album features seven remarkable instrumental tracks. Special guests on the album: guitarists Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen) and Frank Caruso (String 24, Thunder Rising), keyboard players Mistheria (Vivaldi Metal Project), Ryo Okumoto (Spock's Beard, Phil Collins) and Jonah Weingarten (Pyramaze). Are you ready to face a new musical journey?
released September 20, 2017
All songs written, mixed, mastered and produced by Alberto Rigoni
All rights reserved © Alberto Rigoni 2017 - PRS MUSIC UK
Drums by Doug Harris, recorded at AR Studios (Italy)
Keyboards on "Song for My Soul" by Mistheria
Guitar solo on "Mad 333" by Matthias IA Eklundh
Guitar solo on "Duality" by Frank Caruso
Keyboard solo on "Mad 333" by Jonah Weingarten
Keyboards on "Kyoto's Gardens" by Ryo Okumoto
Album artwork and design by Reuben Bhattacharya of Visual Amensia www.facebook.com/visualamnesia/
For the production of this album Alberto used: Ibanez Ashula SRAS7, Warwick Custom Thumb NT 5 string bass ("Thunder Thumb"), Ibanez SR1306 and SR305B MarkBass amps, Hipshot Products, IQS strings, Rheingold Music Audio Cables, Peterson Tuners, Gruv Gear Fretwraps, Darkglass Electronics Duality, B3K & Vintage Microtubes pedal, Earthquaker Devices Afterneath, The Depths & Arpanoid pedals, TC Electronics Chorus, Phaser and Delay, RME Fireface UC Audio Card, TC Electronic 1144 bass preamp, Dynaudio BM6A and BM9S II monitors, WAVES audio plugins.
"Duality" has been made possible thanks to the support from the following wonderful people:
Jason Ungleich and HipShot Products, Cameron Hons, Mick Maloney, Mark Beaver, Jeff Roller, Sean MçGìnley, Andy & Dan Woolford, Joe Aabram (+ photo), Neil Sharp, Mikael Forster, Azariah Desbleds (aka Shadystraz360) + Photo, Eric Woody, Alex Patrick, Franz Risthaus, Peter Roos, Klaus Muth, Peter Talle, Martin Malenfant, Simona Rongione, Tom Wunram,五味渕 一彦, Trond Vetleseter, Jonathan Alvear, Richard Nason, Jerome Escande, David Machin, Daniel Lehtihet
“Thanks so much also to all the other friends and fans, not listed above, who supported the album fundraising campaign, YOU ROCK” - Alberto