Lorenzo Stecconi is an Italian musician, composer and producer, born and based in Rome. Active since 2004, he is mostly known for being founder and guitarist of Lento, an experimental metal band from Rome, and for being a longtime sound engineer, collaborator and studio musician for Zu. He started to play guitar when he was 13 years old, while at the same time he developed a great passion for sound engineering and sound production.
In 2004 he started Lento, releasing seven albums and playing more than 200 gigs around Europe. In the same year he joined the team of Locomotore Recording Studio in Rome, where he started to focus on his work as a sound engineer. He’s worked with Ufomammut since 2008 as producer and studio sound engineer, recording eight albums with them. Since 2013 he’s worked as sound engineer for Zu with whom he’s recorded six albums and travelled the world for more than 250 gigs. More recently, he has mainly focused on working on composing, realizing his first solo record and studying orchestral composition for film and media.
« Ambula ab intra is an oneiric travel into the depths of the psyche, experiencing the inner path into Self. The outcome is an ethereal work of heavy ambient guitar soundscapes.»
His first solo album for guitar, Ambula ab intra, will be released by Subsound Records on June 9, 2023.The album title is an ancient alchemic Latin motto which means ‘Walk within yourself’. Recorded only with electric guitar, the musician explores the threshold of subconscious with heavy drones, fragile soundscapes and haunting melodies, realizing a work somewhere between ambient and high-volume drone music.