With 2000 Trees 2015 almost upon us, it’s time to draw your attention to an artist who really sticks out from the rest of Trees’ beyond-epic lineup. Loopist extraordinaire Lu’Ami is due to bring a massive array of gear to the stage, and through it fill your ears with a brilliantly quirky and frankly uncategorizable sound. Think a chilled female Beardyman, and you’re at least in approximately the right ballpark. Kind of.
TMMP got in touch with Lu’Ami to talk 2000 Trees, creativity, and looping a cheering audience…
Your music is really intriguing. How would you describe your sound?
Well first of all, thank you kindly! I’ve had this conversation with so many people – everybody thinks differently!
To be quite honest I couldn’t decide on one genre. The way I see it, the vocals are percussive soul, most of the song structures are pop and the music is experimental, with a bit of electronic thrown in because of the sounds and equipment used. But I’ve just got back from playing at Fete de la Musique in Berlin and they described me as “synth pop”, so it’s definitely open to interpretation.
I’d like to think I’d created a new genre, but I guess all artists have their own little genre depending on where the influences come from.
You’re set to play a set at 2000 Trees 2015. How’re you feeling about it?
Im super excited, to say the least! Festivals are my favourite kind of gigs. I basically dress like Read more…