Lusine is the brainchild of Jeff McIlwain, and is the moniker for his visceral, melodic vision of abstract electronic music. Originally a Texas native, he now resides in Seattle. In 1998, he attended Calarts to study twentieth 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. Since then, he has been releasing his music on various labels including Ann Arbor's Ghostly International, Hymen, and U-Cover. His Inside/Out 12" showcased his more dancefloor oriented material, while his 2004 critically acclaimed album, "Serial Hodgepodge" contained a balance of various musical styles. McIlwain has also contributed tracks to several labels including Mute, !K7, Carpark, Tigerbeat6 and Shitkatapult for various compilations and remix releases. He has performed around the US and abroad.