Continuing his ascent to indie-pop stardom and personal enlightenment, chasing luma returns to reveal his latest gem 'motions'.
A multi-hyphenate project defined by introspection, chasing luma explores some of life’s most challenging yet fulfilling themes via beat-driven alternative pop. A poignant follow-up to its predecessor, debut single 'bittersweet', 'motions' is a punchy alt-pop delight with wavy synth passages tied together with chasing luma’s warm, familiar vocals.
'"motions' has a bit of a claustrophobic feeling to it, feeling trapped or stuck in a place. but I think this song is the sound of having hope to break through, and addressing what's holding you back from being where you want to be.”
Tucked away in a small town off the East Coast of Canada, Luke MacDonald cut his musical teeth at only 8-years-old when he picked up a guitar and discovered the virtue of song writing. Throughout the ebb and flow of his career, Luke primarily produced dance and electronic music. Although successful in his efforts, the Gold-certified producer felt a disconnect between his life and his life’s art. Following a lengthy bout of writer’s block, Luke MacDonald looked inward to rediscover and redefine his musical path. Returning to a fundamental place of childlike passion, Luke renewed his vows to song writing while keeping the limitless wonders of dance music in his peripheral; thus leading to his magnum opus - chasing luma.
Balancing the energy of modern electronic music with the wistful nostalgia of contemporary indie music, chasing luma evokes emotion in equal parts through both story-telling and sonic excellence. At once deeply personal and universal to boot, chasing luma makes sincere music that prompts us to seek our own truth.
His debut single 'bittersweet' was a reflection of being trapped at an emotional crossroads immersed in who you were, and who you were meant to be. The track was praised by multiple influential tastemakers.
'motions' is out now.
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