Zammuto with Leveret
Nick Zammuto was one-half of the beloved experimental collage-pop duo The Books. He lives and works in the Green Mountains of Southern Vermont, where he writes, records, mixes and masters his records in a small tractor garage converted into a studio. Just yards away from his studio is his house, which he designed and built himself, and large gardens where he and his wife manage to grow most of their own food for their three sons. This self-sufficiency and constant drawing of inspiration from his surroundings is synonymous with his musical vision; a statement about returning to a life in balance. Making music that sounds and feels like no one else is nothing new for Zammuto, but making music that doesn’t even sound like his own past is a whole other impressive feat in itself.
Leveret is the genre-jumping electro-pop project of Glass Fingers wunderkind Jesse Gertz and multi-instrumentalist Cormac Brown. They’re handsome and they stick it to the man.