Sensorimotor, which dropped via Ghostly in early March, is packed with chilled jams. “Slow Motion” lives up to its name with a powerful, creeping rhythm that is as hypnotic and dramatic as a stretched-out action sequence. Lusine builds and releases through the album, leaving the listener on a car chase–like high with the energetic “The Lift.” Opening the night is Geotic, an alias for Baths mastermind Will Wiesenfeld. As Geotic, Wiesenfeld recently released Abysma on Ghostly. The collection is moody, atmospheric and still retains enough of a dance-floor beat to warm up the crowd.
This show is for the Ghostly International heads, those who are continually enamored by the record label that, since 1999, has teetered on the cutting edge of synth-heavy indie pop and dance music. Seattle-based Lusine has long been affiliated with the label’s eclectic, forward-minded electronic aesthetic. His latest album,