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Chrissy DeRado CD " More Guitar Please" 10/05/2012



Chrissy DeRado released her debut studio album, "More Guitar Please" October 2012, composing all the material, contributing guitar, keys, bass, loops, and drums on all tracks. She produced and mixed the final product at her home studio. This guitar driven instrumental CD mixes pop culture with electronica. Taking elements of dance, pop, dubstep, trance, and guitar to create a unique vibe.

Chrissy has recorded hundreds of Recording Sessions and Toured with many different artist and is also Lead Guitarist and Co- Songwriter for the rock band SOMEDAY SOUVENIR.

Currently the Lead Guitarist for Someday Souvenir. Towards the last part of the year Someday Souvenir's Lead Vocalist leaves for a Winter Tour with Transiberian Orchestra this is when DeRado Ventures out into a whole new world of music far from the sounds of Someday Souvenir.

Picking up the guitar at age 14. Influenced by her mother's musical talent at age 5 she would sit watch her mother play piano. At 14 her mother gave her a box of albums and said "if you are going to play rock guitar you need to listen to these records" Inside the box were Led Zeppelin, Santana, The Beatles, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Peter Frampton and The Doors.
Chrissy formed a rock band with high school friends and began playing the local club circuit in South Florida. She later moved to NYC played in a few punk bands while going to school for cosmetology and music . After she finished school she moved back to Florida where she played with many top 40 bands. While doing hair she met Paul Pesco guitarist for Madonna, C&C Music Factory, James Brown, Mariah Carey, and Hall & Oates. Paul influenced her to get serious! She then decided to form her own original band and gained a following. Soon she began getting calls for tour and studio work which led to TV shows, radio shows, MTV's Beach House and Jammy Music Awards

Most of the sounds you are hearing are my coming from my guitar! I make all my tracks with effects and Garageband, Massive and organic loops. My guitar rig is Mesa Boogie F50, Line 6 M13, Boss DD-20, Mission Line 6 exp Pedal, Boss phase, Digitech Bad Monkey, Digitech Synth Wah, Dunlop custom Hot pot Wah, DOD filter and moreā€¦.

Chrissy has shared the stage with Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Uh huh her, Matchbox 20, Fleetwood Mac, Lisa Loeb, Sister Hazel, George Clinton, Jewel, Joan Osbourne, Ani DiFranco, Sophie B Hawkins, and many more.