Harvey Valdes & Marco Oppedisano live, 9.21.16

In late June 2016, Harvey and Marco met for the first time in Harvey’s Brooklyn apartment. They both knew and admired each other’s work, but had never played together. It turned out to be a memorable afternoon that resulted in some wonderful improvised electric guitar duo music. It was so much fun that they said…

Electroacoustic Compositions for Electric Guitar by Marco Oppedisano, OKS Recordings of North America, 2007

Marco Oppedisano (born November 20, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American guitarist and composer whose compositions focus on creative and innovative use of electric guitar,creating a form of electro-acoustic music, based on the use of multitrack recording techniques and running for extended electric guitar and bass, combined with concrete music, live electronics, sampled…

Interview with Marco Oppedisano (August 2011)

Interview with Marco Oppedisano (August 2011)   The first question is always the classic one: how does it start your love and interest for guitar and what instruments do you play or have you played? My father played guitar and sang at home, so there was that influence and sound growing up. At around the…

The Ominous Corner by Marco Oppedisano, OKS Recordings of North America, 2008

VisionaryGuitarsReviews Blog Chitarra e Dintorni Musically, how it “plays” a threatening, dangerous corner ? Most likely playing the guitar with the “drones” space background. The drone seems to have been a key element in the experimental scene since La Monte Young and the early minimalists investigated the its possibilities and potential, in recent years, a…