LUCIANBLOMKAMP - The Overman
Prolific Melbourne multi-instrumentalist/producer LUCIANBLOMKAMP has today shared a brand new video clip for his multi-layered, pulsing and emotive single 'The Overman', which is taken from his second LP 'Bad Faith', due out on Good Manners on 1st April.
The video was directed by Tess Hutson (who also directed Lucian's 'From Afar' video) and was filmed in the gorgeous coastal town of Bermagui in New South Wales. The story was inspired by the song's potent lyrics; a story of the subconscious contrast to reality, how unspoken desires can burden or motivate us.
'Bad Faith' is the successor to LUCIANBLOMKAMP's exploratory 2014 debut 'Post-Nature'. The record put him squarely in people’s sights, along with its lead single 'Help Me Out', which was nominated for an AIR Award for 'Best Dance, Electronica or Club Single' and added to rotation on Triple J, FBi and RRR.
Lucian went on to win FBi Radio’s Northern Lights competition, earning him a place on the lineup of the Iceland Airwaves Festival alongside Caribou and The Flaming Lips. He’s played at (among others) Splendour in the Grass, BIGSOUND, Melbourne Music Week, as well as supporting the likes of xxyyxx and Pantha Du Prince, and his follow-up promises to usher in even bigger things.
In 'Bad Faith', the classically-trained Blomkamp embraces the endless possibilities of the electronic medium to make polished yet provocative music, that has a kind of beautiful sadness to it. His musical background and eclectic influences coalesce into an inventive style that is uniquely his own.
LUCIANBLOMKAMP will be touring Australia alongside Perth producer Lower Spectrum this April, dates as follows:
Thurs 21st April – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
Fri 22nd April – Plan B Small Club, Sydney
Sat 23rd April – Howler, Melbourne
Fri 29th April – Rocket Bar, Adelaide
Sat 30th April – Jimmy's Den, Perth
'Bad Faith' will be released 1st April 2016 on Good Manners (a subsidiary of Caroline AUS) – pre-order the album here.