He is also a producer mix engineer and educator. This project brings to the table keyboardist, producer and composer Joey Izzo, known for his wall of sound style and melodic production ear. In 2015, Adam gained notoriety in the music community after winning the first Strandberg Guitarworks competition. The songs are interesting, varied, and very jazz-infused, showing the incredible talent of each member right from the start. Arch Echo has been active for over a year now and I think that in such a short time you achieved a lot as a band. Seriously this song has it all, the heavy emotional vibes, the talent, and the best part is that this song is a great indication as to the rest of the album.
He composes with Joe Calderone at Tangent and runs his own Joey Izzo Productions. Did the environment in any way influence the vibe the album transcends? The intro riff of Color Wheel is absolutely beautiful, and the rest of the song follows suit. Arch Echo is really the creative outlet for 5 guys who work full time in the music industry. For Joey Izzo and Adam Rafowitz, we started off by helping each other with our respective solo albums. His mixing tutorials have been widely viewed and have helped to earn him a reputation as a well trained ear in the progressive metal world. Richie Martinez, having been raised in a music-saturated home, has been diligently developing his craft since the commencement of a now two-decade journey.
Adam Bentley is an up and coming modern progressive music engineer, guitarist and composer. Adam Rafowitz has been making waves in the progressive guitar world having won the first Strandberg Guitars competition 2 years back with his style of blazing legato and fusion laden riffs. The three other members were added almost immediately, and that really gave us the green light to go right into production. Similar Bands: , , , 2019 2017 3. While our personal jobs are all over the place in music we all share a love for listening to and composing progressive rock, metal and fusion. Ryan joined the Echo team in 2015, after working in India for 12 years with Engineering Ministries International, an international non-profit design group.
His mixing tutorials have been widely viewed and have helped to earn him a reputation as a well trained ear in the progressive metal world. We put a lot of time into this album without knowing if there would be an audience for it. Every day, hour and minute sees them writing, practicing, producing, performing, composing, teaching and practicing. Drums were Mapex and cymbals were Meinl. However, as the song ends and the music recedes, it becomes a beautiful ambient piece that flows into My Heart Sometimes. Adam Rafowitz is an up and coming guitarist in the progressive and fusion community. Adam Bentley is an up and coming modern progressive music engineer, guitarist and composer.
Arch Echo is about the music. Richie Martinez is a frequent face to many drummers on Instagram where he has garnered 30k followers with his flashy, frequent and informative videos. Jordan joined the Echo team in 2018 with experience in education, hospitality, residential, and non-profit design. You will be promoting the album live on a number of shows in November. Arch Echo is: Richie Martinez — drums Joe Calderone — bass Joey Izzo — keyboards Adam Rafowitz — guitar Adam Bentley — guitar Arch Echo is out now; order it from. Some songs were brought in completely composed by individuals, a few were started from scratch and some were heavily altered demos.
They are ultimately music nerds as all of this band's members work in the music industry professionally. Richie Martinez is a frequent face to many drummers on Instagram where he has garnered 30k followers with his flashy, frequent and informative videos. It quickly returns to its happy-go-lucky nature, only to repeat the cycle once again. Arch Echo is about the music. Our goal is to create music that is not only complex, but accessible to the listener, delivered with passion and enthusiasm. This project brings to the table keyboardist, producer and composer Joey Izzo, known for his wall of sound style and melodic production ear.
Every day, hour and minute sees them writing, practicing, producing, performing, composing, teaching and practicing. Their self-titled debut album was launched in May this year, and according to the feedback received so far, it can be concluded that the group is ready to be the next big thing in the Prog world. Somehow, amongst their intensive musical schedules, they came together to create a project to push the boundaries of rhythmic, melodic and harmonic possibilities. Formed at the world renowned Berklee College of Music, the birthplace of the legendary Dream Theater, the Arch Echo members were typically found writing, practicing, producing, performing, or teaching. Joe and Richie learned the songs after being written but they both brought them to new places with their artistic ears and talents. They are ultimately music nerds as all of this band's members work in the music industry professionally. However, it all falls apart when the keyboard parts come into play.
What made this the right time to pursue that vision? I grew up in the Adirondack mountains, and still live here currently. And that goes for the rest of their catalogue as well. Arch Echo is their new baby, a mutual creative product that has the hopes to play live as soon as possible. Hip Dipper was another favorite of mine from the album. With the album out and touring, what else do you guys have in the pipeline? The instrumental prog-fusion quintet are collective of young virtuoso musicians and composers, taking influence from jazz, prog rock, metal, contemporary classical and everything in between. My Head Sometimes begins like most other songs on this album: as a solid fast-paced prog song.