Thursday, August 4, 2011

Roger & the Electrons

"You might be interested in a side project Roger is involved in called Electrons. They just worked on a project for director David Lynch. Check out the cool line-up from their new Facebook page:

ERIC ALEXANDRAKIS - John Taylor from Duran Duran discovered him
WARREN CUCCURULLO - Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Duran Duran
STEVE FERRONE - Tom Petty & the heartbreakers
ANTHONY J. RESTA - big producer of Duran Duran, Elton John, Perry Farrell, Blondie,
(Thanks Marie)


  1. ELECTRONS are:

    STEVE FERRONE [composer, producer, drummer and percussionist]: Mick Jagger, George Harrison, Duran Duran, Aretha Franklin, Bee Gees, Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, B52's and Average White Band are just some of the names on an endless list of musicians Ferrone has played with. Currently a member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, he remains as one of the most in-demand, and talented, studio drummers in the world today.

    WARREN CUCCURULLO [composer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and multi-instrumentalist]: Having first joined Frank Zappa's band at age 21, Cuccurullo is a musical prodigy. He is a founding member of the New Wave group Missing Persons, having written such classics as "Destination Unknown," "Walking In L.A,” and "Words.” Warren was also a member of Duran Duran for 15 years, performing and writing on several albums, and co-writing such hits as "Ordinary World" and "Come Undone.”

    ANTHONY J. RESTA [composer, producer, songwriter, mixer, and multi-instrumentalist]: Situated in his Studio Bopnique Musique "musical laboratory", Resta is well-known for his outstanding ability in the art of producing and songwriting. Having worked magic with artists such as Collective Soul, Elton John, Duran Duran, Blondie, Sarah McLachlin, Guster, Megadeth, Extreme, and more, he is always cultivating both fresh talent and breathing new life
    into established acts.

    ROGER O'DONNELL [composer, producer, synthesist]: Having been born into a musical family, and best known for his stand-out contributions to legendary group The Cure, O'Donnell's unparalleled approach to Electronic composition and collaboration with artists such as David Hockney to The Psychedelic Furs has yielded an incredibly diverse and unique body of work. O'Donnell has managed to carve out a nitch for himself within the Electronic and Classical genres, not only making waves at U.S. college radio, but also resulting in live orchestral performances of his work.

    ERIC ALEXANDRAKIS [composer, vocalist, producer and multi-instrumentalist]: Classically trained since the age of 6, and discovered by Duran Duran's John Taylor, Alexandrakis is a successful composer whose original songs have been actively licensed to all forms of media. A pioneer in digital copyright protection [Alexandrakis produced the first digitally watermarked CD while in graduate school (technology developed by], he is also an acclaimed Indie artist, entering the top 40 radio charts in the Adult Contemporary genre several times in his career.

    Thanks Marie.

  2. now this sounds interesting!

  3. Warren Cuccurullo is an awesome guitarist. His solo album 'Machine Language' is great.