Tony MacAlpine: interview on Guitar International - new album on the way

Tony MacAlpine

Robert: You are working on a new CD coming out in 2014; can you tell us what we can expect from it?

Tony MacAlpine: The newest release will be called “Concrete Gardens,” and we are still very hard at work completing the songs. This CD, which will be released in early 2014, is a high energy collection that features some great collaborations from drummer, Aquiles Preister, bassist, Pete Griffin and guitarist Jeff Loomis among many others.

Robert: How do you avoid repeating yourself CD to CD?

Tony MacAlpine: Each time I enter the studio to record I have a general idea that I have something musical to say. If that’s not the case, I don’t enter the studio. I always have a fresh source of inspiration, whether it’s from playing piano or playing different styles of music with other musicians.

Those two aspects have always been a source of energy for me. And I am always very aware of the music that I recorded on previous CD’s along with touring and other live presentations. For me I am always thriving to come up with something fresh and new!

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