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Alberto Rigoni: Dream Theater’s “Erotomania” Play-Along
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Alberto Rigoni: Dream Theater’s “Erotomania” Play-Along

From the tricky fingerings to the melodic phrasing, Alberto Rigoni absolutely nails John Myung’s part on the Dream Theater song “Erotomania” in this play-along. Dig that tone, too!

Alberto Rigoni Releases Third Solo Album, “Three Wise Monkeys”
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Alberto Rigoni Releases Third Solo Album, “Three Wise Monkeys”

Alberto Rigoni has released his third solo effort, entitled Three Wise Monkeys. Further refining the style presented in 2011’s Rebirth, the new album is made up of half instrumental and half vocal songs that revolve around the Japanese folk legend of the “Three Wise Monkeys,” which embodies the proverbial principle “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.” Rigoni’s...

Alberto Rigoni: Funky Metal Bass Riff
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Alberto Rigoni: Funky Metal Bass Riff

Alberto Rigoni is gearing up for the release of his upcoming album, Three Wise Monkeys with a few teaser videos. Here’s a clip of a funky metal bass riff from the song “Free Falling”. Rigoni’s group also includes vocalist Jonas Erixon, drummer Mark Cross and guitarist Simone Mularoni. Three Wise Monkeys is releasing in October.

Lady & The Bass Release “Groovy”
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Lady & The Bass Release “Groovy”

Bassist Alberto Rigoni has teamed up once again with vocalist Irene Ermolli, to release Groovy, a new album out now and available as a free download. The duo, known as Lady & The Bass, channels electronica combined with innovative bass playing to create their own unique brand of pop. “I would say it’s pop, with electro, funky and experimental influences,...

Alberto Rigoni: The Net
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Alberto Rigoni: The Net

Here’s a cool video for the mesmerizing track “The Net” from Alberto Rigoni’s 2011 album, Rebirth. The song is built entirely of harmonics, which gives it a floating kind of feeling.

Alberto Rigoni: Tetris Theme for Bass
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Alberto Rigoni: Tetris Theme for Bass

Here’s a cool video of Alberto Rigoni bringing back old school gaming memories with a three-bass layered arrangement of the Tetris theme. For authenticity, he used a bitcrusher effect on the lead line for that classic game soundtrack vibe. Also, check out that fretless tone!

Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni: Obsession
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Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni: Obsession

After first meeting at EuroBassDay in 2010, Italian bassists Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni have teamed up for a new project called the BASStards. Featuring “fat riffs, hard grooves and catchy atmospheres,” the collaboration has released this music video to their first single, “Obsession.”

Alberto Rigoni Releases “Rebirth”
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Alberto Rigoni Releases “Rebirth”

Bassist Alberto Rigoni has released his second solo album, Rebirth, on Nightmare Records. The 9-track set sees Rigoni flexing his compositional muscles with compelling tunes that range from ambient grooves to full-on prog-rock jams. Rigoni, who is also a member of Twinspirits and Lady & The Bass, enlisted the help of fellow bassists Michael Manring and Yves Carbonne on a...

Alberto Rigoni: Trying To Forget
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Alberto Rigoni: Trying To Forget

Here’s a cool, spacy, harmonic-filled bass solo from Italian bassist Alberto Rigoni from his latest solo album, Something Different.

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Player Watch: Alberto Rigoni

Something Different, released February 15th 2008 by bassist Alberto Rigoni, should be on your list of albums to check out. This album lives up to its title, moving between bass centered ballads, rock grooves, heavy metal mixed with fusion and experimental music. Something Different delivers a unique sonic journey. Guest guitar players Tommy Ermolli and Daniele Gottardo are also featured...