A Certain Distance by Lusine

A Certain Distance by Lusine

McIlwain has been gradually building his Lusine persona from the jagged majesty of 2005’s Ghostly debut Serial Hodgepodge through the drifting atmospheres of 2007’s Language Barrier (on Hymen Records). Now, with A Certain Distance, Lusine has finally arrived, synthesizing decades of electronic music both popular and experimental into a sophisticated, catchy, and danceable sound unlike anything else. Lassoing bits of downtempo and ambient, pop melodies and leftfield noise, and a smattering of techno and house both minimal and maximal, A Certain Distance is ultimately a work of singular beauty by an artist in full command of his craft.