«BIG SECOND» a guitar duet by brothers Dmitriy and Sergey Radzetсkiy.
The main idea of the project is usingonly and exclusively the guitars, in order to achieve the maximum intensity of the musical sound.
The Radzetsky brothers have graduated from the Conservatory.
They have as well won the international contests for performers and composers.
This is the set of various guitars of the ensemble:
- 10-str MIDI RADZ GUITAR
- "the baroque" 10-string guitar
- 6-string acoustic bass-guitar
- classical guitars
- a few electrical bass-guitars
- various guitar effect-processors and synthesizers...
released February 23, 2014
The album was recorded in Kiev, Ukraine, 2010-2012.
Mixing, mastering - Dmitriy and Sergey Radzetckiy.
Music by Dmitriy and Sergey Radzetckiy.
"Mystery" – music by Alexey Kozlov, recorded live from «Big Second» concert at Alexey Kozlov Club (Moscow, May 28, 2012). Introduction - Alexey Kozlov.
«Soup» - by Tony Levin, Michael Bernier, Pat Mastelotto.
Recorded at concert «Tony Levin's Stick Men» and «Big Second» in Kiev (29 October 2012).
Sound Recording - Kirill Borodin, sound engineer - Robert Frazza, Manager - Francesco Grieco. Promoter Igor Romanov («IgRomArt Music», Kiev).
Tony Levin - Chapman Stick, vocals
Markus Reuter - touch guitar U8
Pat Mastelotto - drums, vocals
Sergey Radzetckiy – bass-guitar
Dmitriy Radzetckiy - 10-string MIDI Radz-guitar
Dmitriy Radzetckiy - 10-string MIDI Radz-guitar, addictition drums
Sergey Radzetckiy - 4-, 6-string bass guitars, classical guitar, keyboards, addictition drums.
- Bass Guitar Ibanez SR-506, Lakland skyline 44-60, strings D'Addario Nickel Wound EXL220 5-String Bass (40-125)
- Classical guitar, strings D'Addario EJ44C Pro Arte Composite Extra Hard Tension
- Classical Guitar Aria AC-80 Savarez 500AJ Alliance / Corum High Tension
- 10-string MIDI Radz-guitar (master Anatoly Kravchuk, Igor Buralev, Michael Zinchenko), pickups RMC Acoustic Gold Standard (for 10 strings), preamp RMC Poly-drive IV and Poly-drive IV bass, strings Savarez Alliance KF 1 Meter, Silverwound Copper on Nylon core, Savarez 500AJ Alliance / Corum High Tension
- Software: Cubase SX6, Reason 5, Arturia Minimoog, Guitar Rig 5, EzDrummer, Izotope Ozone 4, IK Multimedia Ampeg SVX.
- Korg X50 Synthesizer
- Guitar synthesizer Terratec Axon AX100 MKII
- Bass guitar effects processor Digitech BP8
- Loop Station Digitech Jamman
- Audio Interface PreSonus AudioBox 1818VSL
«Big Second» thanks: Alexei Kozlov, Nikolay Bogaychuk, Tony Levin, Markus Reuter, Pat Mastelotto, Sergey Letov, Robert Frazza, Francesco Grieco, Yuri Radzetckiy, Tatiana Radzetckaya, Vladimir Elchenko, Igor Romanov, Kirill Borodin, Araik Akopian, Dmitriy Filatov, Dmitriy Medvedev, Vladimir Milovidov, Lyubov Nikulshina, Boris Bazurov, Oleg Akimov, Alexey Ivchenko, Alex Smyk, Antonina Radzetckaya, Alexey Kogan.
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