Lapalux - Lustmore
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2015 Ratings: #424 / 892
User Score
Based on 41 ratings
2015 Ratings: #462
April 6, 2015 / Release Date
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Brainfeeder / Label
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The Line of Best Fit
It’s a record for the never-ending cocktail party at the end of the universe, and one that is sure to embed itself as a vital electronic album until we get there.
The 405

In Lustmore, every track is its own display of sound discovery, you get to experience live experimentation by a master at his craft, and the result is a record as compulsively inspired and meticulously assembled as you're likely to hear in 2015.

The Skinny

Lustmore finds Stuart Howard exploring territory similar to that charted by his label chief Flying Lotus on Until the Quiet Comes, lulling listeners into a blissful daze via fluid, disorienting arrangements conjured from undulating pedal notes, angelic R&B vocals and wandering percussion figures.


Lustmore's mini-journey takes many interesting turns, all of which are accompanied by layers of interesting sounds and downright slick production, and in true Lapalux style, it's every inch as luscious as the artwork suggests.

Drowned in Sound

Lustmore has built on the threads of Nostalchic and the rest of Lapalux’s discography, culminating in a sound that is simultaneously inventive and retrospective.


Sadly, Lapalux may never be embraced the way that the electronic pop ethos of Disclosure or the smooth elegance of Flume has been, but Lustmore is its own singular triumph.

Loud and Quiet
Stick your charts – this is the outer reaches of pop and it sounds superb.
Howard provides a lot to absorb, and one can enjoy all of it whether half-asleep or wide awake.
Upon reaching ‘Lustmore’’s conclusion the whole experience is little more than a forgotten dream with a vague idea that something spectacular might have happened.

Lustmore doesn’t feel honed in; it sounds like a vast collection of songs that never quite go anywhere.

Tiny Mix Tapes

You needn’t doubt Brainfeeder when they say this process has certainly worked for Lapalux, and in fact, since it has certainly worked, there’s little use in you actually investigating Lustmore’s watery vibes to listen and decide for yourself.

There is potential in this album and i think with a little more in each of the songs and maybe less singing this could of been a great album. Im not sure the album flows to well though as well and i struggled to listen to the album the whole way through. It has good and meh moments throughout the album but it need a bit more complex beats and hooks in it. I feel like Lapalux could of spent more time on each song. Not bad but not amazing.
Starts off kinda slow and most of the first half of the record is easily forgettable, But then it starts to pick up steam.
Even though the album is quite experimental, it manages to be accessible at the same time. I really liked how the sound of the record is both futuristic and vintage at the same time.

Favorite moments: Closure, Puzzle,Bud, Dont Mean a Thing.
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Track List

  1. U Never Know [feat. Andreya Triana]
  2. Sum Body
  3. Closure [feat. Szjerdene]
  4. Midnight Peelers
  5. Push n' Spun
  6. We Lost
  7. Autumn (Tape Interlude)
  8. Puzzle [feat. Andreya Triana]
  9. Bud
  10. Don't Mean a Thing
  11. 1004
  12. Make Money
  13. Funny Games
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Added on: March 26, 2015