There are few artists I’ve written about as much over the past 18-20 months than the frenetically prolific French electronic music producer and JOVM mainstay LutchamaK. During that same 18-20 month period, LutchamaK has released an increasingly eclectic array of material — through EPs, albums and standalone singles — that have found him bouncing around effortlessly between different electronic music styles, genres and sub-genres.
So far, 2021 has been among the most productive and prolific of the JOVM mainstay’s career: he started the year with Pi, a full-length album written and recorded in a three-month inspired burst that resulted in some of the darkest and heaviest material he has released to date. He followed that up with Quest EP, which featured experimental yet melodic material. A few months later, he dropped the four-song EP Rapscallion. which featured the Radioactivity-era Kraftwerk meets 90s techno-like “James Blitz 007.”
The French producer and JOVM adds another release to a wildly prolific year, the 11 song album Seven Hybrids. The album’s first single “Moonbright” is a hypnotic and expansive 90s-inspired deep house banger centered around skittering, tweeter and woofer rocking beats, glistening synth arpeggios, atmospheric electronics and a melodic, almost pop-leaning sensibility.