Self-described “singer-songwriter with a hardcore punk background” Gab De La Vega from Brescia, Italy, has just dropped his third full-length, “Beyond Space And Time” via Epidemic Records and the German label Backbite Records.
The deeply personal collection of songs gives insight into the mind of the talented musician. De La Vega says,
“Beyond Space and Time is the result of years of hard work on myself as a musician and as a human being. I wrote this album with no restrictions to what I wanted to say and how I wanted to say it, both musically and lyrically. I guess it makes it an honest, unfiltered, pure work. I took care of every detail in every step of the process, yet I wanted the final result to be and sound genuine, sincere, spontaneous and immediate.
My aim was to write an album with a strong personality that reflected the person I am today, with an eye on the one I was and another on the one I want to be in the future. If you want to get to know me, as a person, this is definitely a good starting point, as there is so much of me in these eleven songs.”
“I’ve been through a lot in the time I’ve been writing these songs, and a lot more happened when I was recording them and then working on the album release. Good things and awful things. This album, its ideas, drafts, songs kept me company in the good times and gave me strength in the dark times. To everyone listening to it for the first time: this album and I already have quite a history together, and I am very happy to share it with the world, and I can’t wait to play it live. I hope you’re going to love it as much as I do.”
“Beyond Space And Time” was recorded and mixed by Simone Piccinelli at La Buca Recording Club in Montichiari and mastered by Grammy-nominated sound engineer Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Oathbreaker, Jeff Rosenstock, Sun Valley Gun Club, Gouge Away…) at The Atomic Garden Recording Studios in Oakland, California.
To celebrate the album release, De La Vega will play a series of full band shows across Italy. Additional European dates (full band and solo) will be announced soon.
7th February – Cremona, Circolo Arcipelago
8th February – Brescia, Lio Bar
9th February – Parma, Splinter Club
21st February – TBA
22nd February – TBA
23rd February – Chiuppano, Osteria Al Castello