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L U C Y adopts new alias, LCY, drops EP: Listen

'LCY' is out exclusively via bandcamp

London DJ, producer and SZNS7N label-owner, L U C Y has adopted a new alias, LCY.

The change of moniker signals a new direction for the artist, who has dropped her signature face mask, which she has worn as an artist since the age of 16, and will use LCY to explore "the darker, more percussive side of electronic music".

Speaking about the decision to lose her mask, LCY shared: “The reason I started wearing a mask was for anonymity and for listeners’ focus to be on the music and the art. Sadly, in recent years I feel this reason has backfired and the mask has become focal point of what I do and not of my craft. The opposite of what I initially intended. Masks don’t belong to me or my culture. Research the masks' roots and respect them, especially in a time when they are, disgustingly, being linked to racist attacks and abuse. Please respect anyone who chooses to cover their face and thank you for respecting my decision to cover mine over this time.”

The four-track EP is available exclusively via bandcamp, and can be purchased here. The visuals for the new project, shown above, are from @thejoejoiner.

Check out L U C Y's high-energy hour of bass heavy cuts as part of DJ Mag's Recognise series.

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