Returning back to the platform we have Lucid Phase with their latest track Ghost Orchids (feat. The Late Ones). Lucid Phase is a reggae band from Los Angeles and on this track they also feature local LA band, The Late Ones, on vocals and Denver based band, Gydnce, on drumkit and chorus bass. The premise of the song is to spread peace which is crucial with today’s climate.
Thoughts on Ghost Orchid
Produced by Lucid Phase at The Dub Room Recording Studio on LA’s famed Sunset Strip, “Ghost Orchids (Feat. The Late Ones)” is recorded and mixed by Lucid Phase band members Cyrus Maleki (Lead Guitar) and Jacob Flack (Percussion). The track is mastered by Chris Gehringer with Sterling Sound (NYC).
Lucid Phase music is such a refresher for this website. I enjoy covering them so much. The music is so relaxing but impactful all at once. Even with their cool tones and delivery they manage to give us some pop culture references like the square and Steve Urkel line. I felt like throughout the song them calling us Ghost Orchids made you connect with song more. I also love at the end how they say, ” Love and music….last forever.” The start of the song sets the mood perfectly and everyone adds onto the mood. While listening I could feel myself on the beach with the palm trees swaying. Each verse is slightly different as there are different singers but they all mesh well together. It flows perfectly together. The production value is top notch. Needless to say, I’ve added this song to my personal library.
You can listen to the song on these platforms Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/0rxbaPdo3v0RwB0b6RBHHI?si=EsiOEiQ0Q7y21snRl9mxuw
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/ghost-orchids-feat-the-late-ones-gydnce-single/1537055653
About the Artists
Bios provided by Lucid Phase
Based in Los Angeles, California, Lucid Phase is comprised of members; Jacob Flack, Garret Laver, and Cyrus Maleki. Their first-ever studio album, entitled The Crop, released May of 2020. The album blends roots, dub and blues, with influences across the globe. The Crop features guitar, bass, keys, percussion, melodica, trombone, saxophone, violin, and live-recorded sounds from the jungles of Costa Rica mixed and mastered into sonic bliss.
If you want more info head over to their official website www.lucidphasemusic.com and you can also follow them by check out this link @lucidphasemusic and get more info here: https://linktr.ee/lucidphase.
Formed in Laie, Hawaii and based in Gardena, California, brothers Tui (lead vocals) and Tau Avei (vocals) along with cousin Josh Brunson (vocals) are the voices that make up The Late Ones. Rooted in Samoan culture and complimented by the groups African American Heritage, the familial bond between the three members transcends throughout the groups conscious lyrics and catchy melodies.
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