On tonight’s Binary Sessions at the NEW start time of 6pm gmt the guys are doing a half hour feature on Glasgow based LuckyMe Records…
LuckyMe are referred to as defining the sound of 2014 along with other British labels ‘carrying the torch lit by legendary British independents such as Rough Trade, Warp and Domino.’ by The Guardian The label’s producers formed a stronger relationship with pop music as new signing Cashmere Cat released music with Ariana Grande, Ludacris, Tinashe and Charli XCX amongst others. The label and studio were given creative freedom on the Boiler Room launch of Hudson Mohawke’s Chimes in Los Angeles. Director Dominic Flannigan curated an indulgent set of performances which featured costume design by Tirsh Hunter (known for her work on Björk’s Wunderlust video) and sets by Flying Lotus and Lunice.
The label co-curated a SXSW event with Warp at which a number of its roster performed, as well as a showcase at Miami Winter Music Conference with performances by Cashmere Cat, Jacques Greene, Obey City and Joseph Marinetti. The label’s artists also performed at MoMA PS1 warm-up in New York and main stages at Field Day festival in London. Eclair Fifi starred in a campaign as an artist and model for H&M.
LuckyMe released Claude Speeed’s debut album My Skeleton. The studio produced videos for new releases by Cashmere Cat, Lunice, Rustie and Joseph Marinetti, and the label released records by Jacques Greene, Tim Vocals, S-Type, Sevendeaths and Baauer.
S-Type and Hudson Mohawke produced The Rap Monument – one of the longest rap songs of all time, wherein 36 rappers were recorded over a 42 minute compositon by Nick Hook in studios across several different cities