LuckyMe (record label)

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LuckyMe
Founded 7 July 2007
Founder Ross Birchard
Dominic Sum Flannigan
Martyn Flyn
Mike Slott
Genre Various
Country of origin Scotland
Location Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Official website thisisluckyme.com

LuckyMe is a United Kingdom-based record label specialising in the release of new electronic hip hop, pop, rock and underground dance music.[1][2][3][4]

History[edit]

The label was founded in Glasgow, Scotland, on 7 July 2007, by Mike Slott; Dominic Sum Flannigan; Martyn Flyn; and Ross Birchard, also known as Warp Records recording artist Hudson Mohawke.[5][6] The label currently has a roster consisting of UK, US, Canadian, and Austrian artists.[7]

Media coverage[edit]

Notable press support in the form of features, awards,[8] and reviews to date include The Fader, Dazed & Confused, Mixmag, DJ Mag, Pig, Fact Mag, Serie B, Susology, ID, The New Yorker,[9] Vice, TimeOut, Wire, The Scotsman,[10] The Montreal Mirror, The List,[11] The Skinny, The Guardian,[12] The Independent,[13] and BBC Radio One.[14]

Artist collective[edit]

In addition to releasing music, LuckyMe operates as a visual art studio staffed by former Glasgow School of Art students.[15][16] As a visual art studio, LuckyMe has undertaken design work in the fashion and music industries, completing print, film, public events, websites, and sculptural projects. Clients have included Warp Records, Planet Mu, Atlantic, Nike, Oddities Clothing, Circulations, Beams T, All City Records, The Skinny, Bombay Saaphire, Red Bull, and Susology Magazine.[17][18][19]

In July 2011, LuckyMe, along with artists like Jeff Koons and Warpaint, exhibited an augmented reality sculpture commissioned for Beck's Green Box Project; for this project, there was a display of the LuckyMe eye logo appearing to float in front of the mobile devices of spectators in public spaces of New York, Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and London.[20]

Discography[edit]

  • Hudson Mohawke - Says Oops! EP 12" (June 2008)
  • Nadsroic - Room Mist EP 12" (July 2009)
  • Mike Slott - Lucky 9Teen LP 12" (October 2009)
  • American Men - Cool World 2LP Gatefold 12" (July 2010)
  • Machinedrum - Many Faces EP 12" (August 2010)
  • TStewart - The Image Generation Cassette (September 2010)
  • Lunice - Stacker Upper EP 12" (November 2010)
  • Jacques Greene - The Look EP 12" (November 2010)
  • Jacques Greene - Another Girl 12" (February 2011)
  • Lunice - One Hunned EP 12" (August 2011)
  • Machinedrum - "Alarma" 12" (2011)
  • Ango - Another City Now EP 12" (November 2011)
  • Machinedrum - SXLND EP 12" (2011)
  • TNGHT - TNGHT EP 12" (July 2012)
  • Cid Rim - Cid Rim Micro Album (August 2012)
  • Baauer - Dum Dum 12" (September 2012)
  • S-Type - Billboard EP 12" (October 2012)
  • LuckyMe - "Twelve Days from LuckyMe" (December 2012)
  • Jacques Greene - On Your Side EP 12" (August 2013)
  • Obey City - Champagne Sounds EP 12" (August 2013)
  • Yolo Bear - "Yolo Bear" 12" (2013)
  • Cid Rim - Mute City EP 12" (September 2013)
  • Joseph Marinetti - SWM DL Single (November 2013)
  • LuckyMe - "Advent 13 / 14" (December 2013)
  • Sevendeaths - "Concreté Misery" Screen Print Music Bundle (January 2014)
  • Cashmere Cat - "Wedding Bells" EP 12" (February 2014)
  • S-Type - Rosario EP 12" (June 2014)
  • Joseph Marinetti - PDA EP (November 2014)

Roster[edit]

Music[edit]

Art[edit]

  • Dominic Sum Flannigan
  • Christina Kernohan [24]
  • Ivor Williams
  • Edwin Pickstone
  • Colin Faulks
  • James Mousley[25]
  • Innes Maran
  • Konx-om-Pax
  • Eclair Fifi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Homepage". ThisIsLuckyMe.com. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Rutledge, Bryant. "Podcast 39: LuckyMe". XLR8R. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Pollock, Dave (1 October 2009). "The Rise of LuckyMe". The List. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "GSFF Opening Night: LuckyMe Part". Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow. 
  5. ^ C, Scott (8 October 2008). "Evolutions per minute". Montreal Mirror. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Birchard, Ross (2 March 2009). "Interview: Hudson Mohawke". Guardian.co.uk (London). Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  7. ^ Jones, Alice (19 June 2009). "The new tastemakers". The Independent (London). Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  8. ^ Teh, Terence (12 April 2010). "YCE: LuckyMe". Dazed Digital. Dazed Digital. 
  9. ^ Frere Jones, Sasha (14 Dec 2009). "The Best Internets of 2009". The New Yorker. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  10. ^ Mitchell, Nick (12 August 2011). "On the Radar". The Scotsman. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Who Are LuckyMe?". The List. 1 October 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  12. ^ "Pick of the week: clubbing". The Guardian (London). 30 May 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  13. ^ Jones, Alice (19 June 2009). "The new tastemakers". The Independent (London). Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  14. ^ "Gilles Peterson BBC Radio One tracklisting". Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  15. ^ "Lucky Me". Nice N Sleazy. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  16. ^ Murray, Robin (8 March 2009). "LuckyMe's Martyn Flyn". is this music?. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  17. ^ Lawrence, Gemma (18 September 2009). "Christina Kernohan: Gammel Butikken @ The Saint". The Skinny. 
  18. ^ Olan (31 August 2010). "Mike Slott". All City Blog. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  19. ^ "LuckyMe". Glasgow School of Art, Communication Design. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  20. ^ Alderson, Rob. "LuckyMe @ Beck's Green Box Project". It's Nice That: Issue 6. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  21. ^ Jones, Alice (19 June 2009). "Revealed: The 15 people who will define the future of arts in Britain". The Independent (London). Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  22. ^ "Red Bull Music Academy: Claude Speed". Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  23. ^ Pollock, David (3 January 2011). "Rustie to follow-up Sunburst EP with full length release on Warp". The List. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  24. ^ "Christina Kernohan: Gammel Butikken". Dazed Digital. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  25. ^ "Homepage". ThisIsLuckyMe.com. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

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