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Legal name: Jeff McIlwain


Lusine (also L'usine and Lusine ICL) is the stage name of Jeff McIlwain, an ambient/IDM musician. Originally a Texas native, McIlwain now resides in Seattle. In 1998, he attended California Institute of the Arts to study 20th century electronic music and sound design for music and film. Soon after, he met Shad Scott and put out a self-titled release with Isophlux.

According to Andy Kellman of Allmusic,

"While there might be other producers who are more accomplished at making idyllic downtempo, or placid IDM, or abstract hip-hop, or haunting ambient techno, or blipping/skipping minimal house, few—if any—are capable of covering all of that ground with such sharp consistency on one disc."

Lusine is Armenian for moon. Lusine is also a common name in Armenia. L'usine is French for the factory.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 L'usine L'usine 1
2000 A Pseudo Steady State Lusine ICL 1
2002 Iron City Lusine ICL 2
2003 Condensed Lusine ICL 1
2004 Serial Hodgepodge Lusine 1
2007 Podgelism Lusine 1
2007 Language Barrier Lusine ICL 1
2009 A Certain Distance Lusine 2
2010 Lucky Numbers: The Ghostly International EPs Lusine 1
2013 The Waiting Room Lusine 2

Album + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 FACT Mix 84: Lusine Lusine 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Coalition 2000 Lusine ICL 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Lusine ICL / The Buddy System Lusine ICL / The Buddy System 1
2009 Two Dots Lusine feat. Vilja Larjosto 1
2013 Another Tomorrow Lusine 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Flat Remixes Lusine 1
2010 Two Dots (Nic Fanciulli remix) Lusine 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Coded EP L'usine 1
2000 Freak Lusine ICL 1
2000 Zealectronic Blue Lusine ICL 1
2001 Slipthrough Lusine ICL 1
2001 Surface EP L'usine 1
2002 Sustain Lusine ICL 1
2003 Push EP Lusine 1
2003 Chao EP Lusine ICL 1
2005 Inside/Out EP Lusine 2
2006 Emerald EP Lusine 2
2010 Twilight EP Lusine 1
2014 Arterial Lusine 1

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