Updated: Jan 18, 2022
This time, we get to know Alessio Giacomi. His track "Chandelier-Prog Metal cover" is featured in the New Artist Spotlight Family of Playlists.
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𝟭. Where are you from and what are your hobbies?
I’m from Rome, Italy and I love to stay with my wife and my child, I love to play guitar and work with sounds. I love sports and I was a basketball player, but I do boxe right now
𝟮. How did your get into music?
There was a classical guitar in my child’s house, that my mother gave as a gift to my father. I started to play this guitar learning by myself and with the help of one of my teammates that went to music school. I was 13 years old. At the age of 18 I started to learn with a private teacher, I also went to Saint Luis College of music, where I studied guitar and music engineering.
𝟯. Who are your biggest influences?
Toto, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson, Gojira, Periphery, Tesseract; Queen, Rabea Massad, Tool, Dream Theater.
4. What are your goals in the music industry?
I hope to grow with my music and be known as an artist and, as a producer, have the chance to contribute to other’s artist music.
5. If you could choose a location to perform at, what would it be?
London, Wherever in London. But also in America, Nothern Europe and Brazil. I think that for my genre of music Italy is not ready.
6. What is your all-time favorite song?
I love Innuendo by Queen, is a little opera with some great and heavy riffs.
7. Most embarrassing moment?
Everytime I have to perform live in front of people. I think that to perform in live streaming, today is a great chance to be known worldwide, but I’m a little bit shine to talk land play without seeing people in the eyes.
8. Proudest accomplishment?
I’m proud about my music and my productions, cause I started to play this genre in 2020. Before I’ve played rock and alternative rock, but I loved metal and Progressive music a lot. During the lockdown I decided to re-start to play music and guitar and give to my music new life.
9. What is something about you that might surprise someone who knows you the best?
I’m 38 years old, I’m a father and I love my family. I think that today’s possibility to reach people worldwide, with your music, and do this from your home studio is unplayable.
𝟭𝟬. What is your dream collaboration?
Steven Wilson, cause I think is a great mind and I love his texts and his vocal lines.
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