Lusine is the alias of Seattle-based electronic producer Jeff McIlwain, a veteran artist within our local music community who's sublime and meticulous blend of techno, house, ambient, and downtempo styles has found a home on the premier American record label Ghostly International for over a decade now. His exclusive DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World perfectly showcases his lush and hypnotic aesthetic, blending top-notch tech-house selections including Seattle's Pezzner, John Talabot, Dauwd, as well as Jeremy Greenspan's remix of Lusine's own track "Lucky."
|Fort Romeau||New Wave|
|Sevensol & Bender||Captain Trollig (Original Mix)|
|Lusine||Lucky (Jeremy Greenspan Remix)|
|John Talabot||Last Land|
|DJ Koze||Nices Wölkchen (Robag's Bronky Frumu Rehand)|
|Terje Bakke||Jadore (Original Mix)|
|HVOB||Lion (Stimming Remix)|
|Dauwd||Jupiter George (Original Mix)|
|Douglas Greed||Driven (feat. Mooryc) (Seth Troxler Remix)|
|Yoko Duo||Close These Curtains (Stimming Remix)|
|Emea||Dampler (Sau Poler Remix)|
|Lake People||Tellap Tac (Original Mix)|
|Pezzner||The Answer (Original Mix)|
|Brett Johnson||You Can Count on Me (Original Mix)|
|Benoit & Sergio||Your Darkness (Original Mix)|
|Doc Daneeka||Paname (Piano Vers)|
Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP's weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Midnight in a perfect world is made possible with support from New Belgium Brewing.
Along with more than 200 other acts, Lusine's singular brand of electronic music is coming to Upstream Music Fest on June 1-3. For this week's Local Artist Spotlight, we highlight what might be the best album of Jeff McIlwain's nearly two-decade-long career.
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