Of how I found myself interviewing myself (pt 2)

Interview – Lumiere Here’s part two of Lumiere’s interview/acoustic session, with two songs from their upcoming album being roadtested in an impromptu, intimate atmosphere. Songs played: Elefante. El Encuentro. See part one of this interview/acoustic session here. Links: Website, Myspace , Facebook, Youtube. Twitter. Special thanks to: Danny OM, César, Jonel and everyone at Lumiere. Continue reading Of how I found myself interviewing myself (pt 2)

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Shaking off the rust

Lumiere @ Traffic Bar, Naucalpan, México.

After a less than stellar night in a house party (more of a case of “wrong band for the wrong audience”), Lumiere played at the garage-like Traffic Bar in Los Remedios, deep in the wild (!) heart of Naucalpan.

Kicking off with ‘Vertex’ (one of their heaviest numbers), the band made some heads turn in the bar. After a brief introduction of the band, the mood changed into a more introspective light, with ‘Elefante’ (a song that I like, but I’m too biased to make a proper judgement of it) and then going back into heavy territory with ‘Cardiazol’ (from their previous EP, Fatalismo).

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Of how I found myself interviewing myself (pt 1)

Interview – Lumiere Since no one in Sloucher could go to Mexico and interview the band, they decided to interview themselves…and gives us a few acoustic performances of their upcoming album (due out later this year). Songs played: Cíclope Géminis Links: Website, Myspace , Facebook, Youtube. Twitter. Special thanks to: Danny OM, César, Jonel and everyone at Lumiere. Continue reading Of how I found myself interviewing myself (pt 1)

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Of Greek Myths, Medicines and Barren Wastelands

Lumiere – Fatalismo


I tend to have a lot more time and respect for musicians which sing in their mother tongue, instead of simply selling out, hungry for Yanksy bucks. While it’s true that some styles of music seem to suit the English language better, I find there is generally something more honest about a band that wish to preserve their linguistic integrity.

Lumiere literally put the beauty of the Spanish language in the spotlight on their stunning five-track EP ‘Fatalismo ‘. Hailing from Mexico City, the fantastic fivesome have been making music for 11 years. And boy, does it sound good…

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