Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 – Lumenette Interview

Lumenette's Songs of Love, Despair and Leaving My Religion: The Echoes Interview

John Diliberto with Chrstine & Marc Byrd of Lumenette

Singer Christine Byrd has emerged out of the Christian music scene, and providing backing vocals for the band Hammock, to forge her music of liberation, loss and atonement as Lumenette. Each song on her debut, All Around My Head, taps into the emotional waveforms of Christine Byrd. She composed the album over the last several years, most of it on her own, working out arrangements in Garage Band, layering her voice and putting in lots of reverb. She also did the  final production of All Around My Head, with Hammock’s Marc Byrd and Matt Kidd of Slow Meadow taking it to another level. Byrd’s voice is often double-tracked, or more, and her choruses and wordless choirs are stacked in cathedral ambiences, letting the psychic resonance of her lyrics rebound around your head. It was the Echoes CD of the Month in August of 2022. We dig deep into her album of love songs and pain when we talk with Christine and her cohorts on Echoes.

Read John Diliberto’s review of Lumenette’s All Around My Head
Lumenette "All Around My Head" album cover

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