Sometimes Lea Bertucci treats architecture as an extension of her instruments. For the 2019 album Resonant Field (NNA Tapes), the composer, sound designer, and instrumentalist brought her alto saxophone into the confines of the Marine A Grain Elevator in Silo City, a collection of three such elevators in Buffalo, New York. The structure’s size—it’s 13 […]
Chicago violist, singer, and organist Whitney Johnson completes her Matchess Trilogy with the occult healing songs of the new Sacracorpa.
I first encountered Lea Bertucci’s music when she was playing bass clarinet on the 2014 album L’Onde Souterraine (Telegraph Harp), a series of visceral yet meditative duet improvisations with cellist Leila Bordreuil. The music she’s released since then has revealed a broad and fascinating artistic practice often focused on the acoustics of specific spaces. “Cepheid […]