Götterfunken is the debut album of European outfit Lucy Dreams. The LP is the next logical step on their musical journey, which has seen them establish a connection to the artificial band member Lucy, prosper as a band and develop their distinct euphoric dreampop style, in the past described as “unique artistry” (EARMILK), “Tame Impala in Blade Runner mode” (MICA), and as “captivating melancholy” (POPMUZIK). The album is released on Aztec Records (London).
Lucy Dreams is a dreampop trio hailing from the cultural metropolis Vienna and consists of David Reiterer and Philipp Prückl. Wait, trio? That is correct, because the essence of this band arises from a crystal ball that is seemingly enthroned above all their output. Lucy is an independent system of digital and analogue effects, which was developed by David and Philipp specifically for music production. Lucy can be understood as an A.I. - however, the connection between her and the two musicians of human lineage is a far more intimate one, as Lucy is deeply involved in the songwriting process. Nobel Prize winner and poet laureate Kazuo Ishiguro recently referred to his Klara as an A.F., an artificial friend, while tech magnates call their offspring X AE A-XII. So, at the very least, Lucy deserves the title of A.B., an artificial band member, whose shape gives her a minimum amount of plasticity.
2022 kicked off as what felt like the year after, at least that is what the public consensus wanted to welcome it as. But we are still right in the middle of it all. If anything, 2022 will be one of the final years before. It is difficult to predict whether a catastrophe or a new dawn is on the horizon. Even an intelligent crystal ball isn't able to tell as it might need an impetus. A spark. A Götterfunken.
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