NICOLAS WALDO - Equilibrium
Please describie the new album musically and lyrically?
EQUILIBRIUM is a powerful album where the musical equilibrium is the
first. The central idea of this album was to create a shred guitar and
instrumental album with differents elements and each one up located
On EQUILIBRIUM album , you find speed accuracy , low tempo, mid tempo
and high tempo songs, techniques like speed picking , sweep picking ,
tapping, legato , chicken picking , hybrid picking , etc and harmonious
melodies , heavy riff and also keyboard solos, where Nicolas played the
keyboard; his second instrument. In conclusion , EQUILIBIRUM is a
album that all guitar player must been listening.
if you had to choose one artist (I know this is hard) but if we had to say "recommended for fans of XXXX" who would that be?
Tony Macalpine!!....Is for me a great influence like musician and composer.
how does it differ from previous recordings (if any)
Each album that I has made are like "my little sons". It is very
dificcult think , what album is the best...or what album is
more important for me ... now I have 10 studio albums... so, I
think that each album is the best result at that moment and enjoy each
of them in a special way is the most important.
What was the goal with making this album?
I´m loving to make music, the musical composition , etc. The principal
idea for create EQUILIBRIUM, was think in a instrumental album
that include differents elements of all my guitar player experience on
these 23 years playing the instrument.
Any specific influences towards music or lyric subject?
The album is aleatory, is not thinking in some special theme. The idea
was did create the best album of my career like musician at the moment.
how long did it take to make this album:
2 years aprox
what has the different musicians contributed to the result?
Dion taboada, bass player on he project, he is teacher in differents
music schools and universities in Colombia, He dont´play rock and
metal only , he plays different styles like jazz, colombian
folklore , salsa music ,and he has a wide experience. For me , was a
privilege that Dion recorded all bass lines in the album. He is a
Leandro Arias is a colombian drummer but he living in Canada. He is
artist from The Cabos drumsticks and Mapex drums. With him , we played
since 2007 and we are good friends. The work with him is
extraordinary!,...Is a great drummer and specially a great person!...
musicians on the release:
NICOLAS WALDO - All guitars and Keyboards
DION TABOADA - Bass
LEANDRO ARIAS - Drums
production and recording credits:
All guitars and basses recorded are Meggido Records Studio (Bogota, Colombia)
All drums recorded are ALT + 164 Studios (Ontario, Canada)
Mixed and mastered at Meggido Records Studios (Bogota, Colombia)
2. MIRROR OF MADNESS
3. THE DREAMER
4. THE FINAL CODE
6. THE LAST RACE
7. SPECTRAL VORTEX
8. DUAL PERSPECTIVE
9. MYSTICAL FINGERS
10. THE DEVILS TRILL (Giussepe Tartini Cover)
11. BLUE FIRE TORCH
official websites, facebook and so...:
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