Lunik Hint At New Album
2009-12-17 by Trey Spencer STAFF | 33 Comments
Trip-hop/acoustic pop act, Lunik, have replaced their official website with a simple announcement stating that they are working on a new album with an expected arrival date of Spring 2010. No hints have been given as to the direction of this new endeavor.

http://www.lunik.com/
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Willie
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December 17th 2009
16049 Comments


No one cares except for me, but I'm posting it anyway.

Digging: Skrew - Universal Immolation

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


No, these guys are pretty good from what i've heard so there's one more who cares

Willie
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December 17th 2009
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I'm looking forward to it, but I'm definitely hoping for some electronic elements.

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


I've only heard a couple things by them, but you're right. Only about a quarter of those went down the trip hop road

Willie
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December 17th 2009
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Their first three albums have a lot of trip hop elements (the older the album, the more trip hop).

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


Might have to find find me some of their albums

Willie
Moderator
December 17th 2009
16049 Comments


My personal suggestion is "Weather". It's kind of on the poppy side, but it's the perfect blend of trip-hop and pop.

ScorpionStan
December 17th 2009
1834 Comments


so am i a total moron for not knowing what the heck trip-hop is?

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


I'll look into it, thank you Willie

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


Oh, hey Stan!

Wiki it if ya want

Willie
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December 17th 2009
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so am i a total moron for not knowing what the heck trip-hop is?
No, it's not like that style is represented on the radio or anything. I'd suggest Daughter Darling - Sweet Shadows, Massive Attack - Mezzanine, and Portishead - Dummy as good places to start.
I'll look into it, thank you Willie
No problem. There's a review for that album (Weather) so if you do check it out post there and let me know what you think. If you do like Lunik I'd suggest you listen to that Daughter Darling album too.

ScorpionStan
December 17th 2009
1834 Comments


sup Melissa

haha wow i just wiki'd it...forgive me, but it sounds absolutely horrid. or at least definitely not my thing. lol

if you wanted to try to convince me i'm wrong though...what album or song would you rec? (by this artist or any other). i may be surprised, who knows.

ScorpionStan
December 17th 2009
1834 Comments


oh wow...thanks for answering my question before i asked it Willie. haha

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


I'm no expert on the genre at all but Endtroducing by DJ Shadow is amazing!

Willie
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December 17th 2009
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Yeah, as far as instrumental trip hop goes that's a great place to start. Something similar to that is Blue Sky Black Death - Late Night Cinema and PSY/OPSogist - Suffused With Static

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


Willie, would you consider Unkle trip hop? Their early stuff anyway.

ScorpionStan
December 17th 2009
1834 Comments


cool! i'll check it out, and your rec's too Willie. the description on Wiki sounded like just the type of thing i wouldn't like, but i've been surprised before. i'll certainly give 'em a listen.

Prophet179
December 17th 2009
234 Comments


Willie, would you consider Unkle trip hop? Their early stuff anyway.


Unkle is classic trip-hop. Pysence Fiction is essential.

Willie
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December 17th 2009
16049 Comments


Cool. The album Dreams recommended is instrumental and the three I suggested (in my original response to you) have vocals so you may like one style and not the other.

Edit: Oops, that's to ScorpionStan...

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


Cheers Prophet. Wait....Prophet?

Willie
Moderator
December 17th 2009
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I just listened to a few tracks from that Pysence Fiction album again (hadn't listened to it in forever) and I need to throw it on again.

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


Yeah, that album is amazing. Mostly Shadow's handiwork though

Prophet179
December 17th 2009
234 Comments


Yeah, made me want to listen to it again too, great album.

Willie
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December 17th 2009
16049 Comments


There's a lot of good trip-hop albums out there, but there are definitely a lot of duds too. I've found a lot of good stuff through last.fm recommendations (and a few users' lists here).

Prophet179
December 17th 2009
234 Comments


I honestly think Lovage - Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady by is my favorite trip hop album, Jennifer's vocals are sexy, the duo songs with Patton are perfect and Dan's DJ tracks are great too, plus the interludes which are hilarious.

Dreamsoffew
December 17th 2009
1002 Comments


You seem different Prophet.

Prophet179
December 17th 2009
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Prophet178 got banned for 2 weeks, so Prophet179 is filling in.

Willie
Moderator
December 17th 2009
16049 Comments


Never heard of Lovage, will have to check them out... and reccomend last.fm to all that do not use it.

Yeah, Prophet... you're different today. Haircut maybe?

CrazyFool84
December 17th 2009
1080 Comments


yeah everyone here should rock last.fm. Heard a few tracks from Lovage as I dig the Patton, but haven't heard anything from this band. Will give it a look, got a few buddies trying to break me into the genre

Mordecai.
December 17th 2009
8279 Comments


"so am i a total moron for not knowing what the heck trip-hop is? "

well you are a total moron i can vouch for that

ScorpionStan
December 17th 2009
1834 Comments


oh shut your mouth Mordecai, you don't know me.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
December 17th 2009
28640 Comments


lol mordecai wins, as usual

i like the genre but i've never heard of the band...ill check it out when i get some time

Digging: Jessie Ware - Tough Love

Willie
Moderator
December 17th 2009
16049 Comments


Like I warned the other guy, this band is more poppy than your average trip hop group, and only their first three albums are trip-hop.... a little less trip-hop and a little more pop with each subsequent album (and none starting with the fourth album).



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