A free creative spirit with a passion for timeless piano compositions, Leonardo L. Monescau is a new age instrumentalist with a penchant for blending traditional piano and modern electronics. A spirited and enigmatic talent, Leonardo has recently come into prominence with the release of his new album, ‘L.L.M’, a delicately paced nine-track release that was released in the closing months of 2019.
A wonderfully personal release, the recording process for the album began back in 2017 when Leonardo released his debut single on Soundcloud. Titled ‘aTmOsPherE’, the song garnered almost instant acclaim, laying the foundation for more experimental work to come.
In the following months, Leonardo released two further singles in the form of ‘Changes’ and ‘Walking the Dog’, two visceral and experimental songs that completed his DIY trilogy. While this initial project never fully took shape, the trilogy of releases was enough to prove Leonardo’s talents, and after a solid year of experimenting, writing, and recording, ‘L.L.M’ began to take form.
The first page of the new musical chapter arrived with ‘Focused’, a soft and atmospheric number that would set the tone for the full release. It was a quiet and intricate triumph, one of humble beginnings and infinite possibilities, paving the way for the expansive, oriental sounds of ‘Oriente’, the nostalgic essence of ‘Postlude’, and Leonardo’s own favourite song, ‘Hilda’, a personal number written for a dedicated to his mother.
An emotive and wonderfully expansive illustration of Leonardo’s life and talents, ‘L.L.M’ is both wonderfully personal and universally enjoyable, offering a diverse range of tactile and evolving instrumentals that everyone will find a sense of solace in.
You can stream the album in full above via Spotify, as well as on all major platforms, and be sure to follow Leonardo on his social media pages below for all the latest news and releases.