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LCY explores conformity and societal boundaries on new EP ‘/Y’

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LCY has released a brand new EP on SZNS7N titled ‘/Y’, featuring six new club cuts across a 16-minute record.

The record landed on the producer’s own label on Wednesday, January 18, honing in on themes of protection, conformity and safety continuing the world-building themes of their previous projects.

‘/Y’ is the first project under LCY’s expanded ‘Sacrum’ series exploring societal boundaries in religion, gender, and sexuality, all through a self-proclaimed “fantasy narrative”.

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“The written story and imagery of ‘/Y’ is my re-conceptualisation of the genesis story, using 90s/00s webpages to reference an early place of childhood refuge,” LCY explains on the project.

“‘/Y’ is made up of vocals, breaks and rave stabs for calm nostalgia (‘Cherubim’ / ‘0nly 0ne’) contrasted by the EPs broken and more destructive later half reflective of the inner turmoil of the main character.”

The six-tracker is LCY’s first full-length release since 2021’s ‘Pulling Teeth’, a dystopian six-track release created around a post-human AI universe.

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Alongside the release of their new EP, LCY today announced their first North America & Canada tour, set to go ahead through the entire month of February.

“Next month I go on my first ever tour in the US + Canada I actually can’t believe it ????” the producer said on Instagram earlier tday. “These dates + I’m in NY from FEB 12-15 & 20-23 so friends hmu we can make something.”

Listen to ‘/Y’ here, and check out LCY’s North America & Canada tour dates below.

LCY USA TOUR 2023:

Thu, Feb 09: Podlasie Club, Chicago
Fri, Feb 10: Nowadays, New York
Sat, Feb 11: Igloofest, Montreal
Thu, Feb 16: Club E, Austin
Fri, Feb 17: The Black Box, Denver
Sat, Feb 18: ESP Institute, Los Angeles
Sun, Feb 19: Reconstructed Club, Toronto

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Written by: Tim Hopkins

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