From: ME, United States
Genre: Alternative/Alt. Rock, Cosmic Rock
The Lucid combines Dominic Lavoie's songwriting with the driving rhythm section of childhood bandmates Charles Gagne and Nate Cyr. Lately the former trio added Scott Mohler on guitar and keys, and Justin Wiley on keyboards.
Moving from the French Canadian border towns of northern Maine and New Hampshire to Portland's eclectic music scene in 2002, The Lucid formed eight years ago, and have since released:
2011 - the Lucid - (LP)
2008 - Seasons of The Sun - (LP)
2006 - Waging the Wage - (LP)
2003 - Vinyl Human - (EP)
The 3rd album from The Lucid is self-titled, and was recorded at Rocking Horse Studios in NH with Brian Coombes and Scott Mohler. Compiled from nearly all live material tracked in the studio's large room the Lucid recorded the album over a two week span in May, 2010.
Trophies, Pins, and Merit Badges:
The Lucid has been voted Best Pop-Rock Act of 2009 and Best Male Vocalist 2007, 2011 in the Portland Phoenix Best Music Poll.
Their albums 'Waging the Wage' and 'Season of The Sun' were featured in the Portland Phoenix's Top 20 Albums of 2006, 2008 lists.
They've shared bills with Blind Melon, Sam Roberts Band, Mother Mother, Starlight Mints, Rustic Overtones, Blue Oyster Cult, The Cave Singers, to name a few. Headlined the Alive@5 Summer Music Series in Portland's Monument Square. They are also yearly features at the Arootsakoostik Festival. Most recently they were featured at the 2010 CMJ Festival in New York City.