I am author, vocalist, musician ( I play guitar, bass, keyboard, drum machine), sound engineer, computer/MIDI/and iPad Live programmer.
I find inspiration observing suburban streets, the “undergrounds” (out of which the name of the album recorded with Aqusha), and of all the realities in which people live and move around alienated by their everyday life routine, struggling against poverty, oppression and corruption.
I asked myself how and what does the humanity lives being so busy in taking advantage of one another and creating sentiments of indifference, suffering and hate; he feels and believes that simplicity and the essence of life reside exactly in these peripheries and is convinced that from a dialogue and a meeting with these persons a real sense of awareness could scatter on the dust being inherent in the nature of the human being.
Accepting this reality would create the ambition to live for what we are, in the attempt to reach the true happiness, the spark, the Shining.
Based on this simple idea Alessandro has given life to his project, Shining Dust.
Driven by the passion for music, in 2009 Alessandro decide to start playing with some friends, at first for the fun of it.
But soon he realises that notwithstanding big different musical background (Alex is a fan of the 80’s New Wave and Grunge Brit Pop of the 90s, while his friends preference were the 70’s psychadelic music), they start playing as a band.
They began with live performances with covers from Bob Dylan, RadioHead, Pearl Jam and Oasis and soon decide to form the actual “Aqusha” band, under which they began to compose and play their own pieces, recording in 2012 the “Sotterranei” album – available in cd and vynil format.
Aqusha’s live performances are an immediate success. The band has performed in various nightclubs in Milan, among which the Tunnel and Alcatraz where they participated to the final of the “Emergenza” national contest event.
The artistic maturity of the group injects in Alessandro a strong dose of confidence with respect to the future. And the future will see him work in paralell with Aqusha and Shining dust , the musical project on the “shining dust”…