…single-handedly redefines the concept of cowboy-boot-gazin’ ambient music while smoking Pell Mell and flirting w/ Ennio Morricone
Lucio Menegon is a guitarist, composer, improvisor and sonic artist. His work encompasses avant rock, ambient soundscape, film soundtrack, twisted pop and free improvisation. A unifying theory of this mess has proven illusive and his many projects, recording credits and performances throughout North America and Europe reflect a continued interest in the juxtaposition of the improvised, composed, melodic, atonal, harsh and beautiful as part of an ongoing effort to reconcile extremes and dispense with genre.
Lucio’s film soundtrack compositions have appeared in concert, films and festivals as diverse as The Joshua Treenial to MOFOM Prague to Sundance. His ambient and sound art improvisations range from contemplative to corrosive and have appeared at festivals from Stazione di Topolo, Italy to Sonic Circuits, DC to Sound Emissions in Beijing China. He has collaborated, performed and improvised with many kindred spirits, film makers, dancers and artists. A somewhat up to date, potentially exhaustive, greatest hits list of names and credits can be found here. He counts the SF Bay Area’s Ramona The Pest, The Bodice Rippers, Zebu and The Ho! as past bands of note.
Lucio is a member of the Immersion Composition Society, holds a degree in Economics, has a sharp eye for photography and loves a good story. His is currently based in Joshua Tree CA with New York City and Oakland CA previous homes of note.