Microphone Check

Lunice: 'I Ain't Doing What That Guy Did'

Lunice is a DJ and producer from Montreal who got his start B-Boying. He works under his own name and, with Hudson Mohawke, in TNGHT. While in Austin, Texas, he rolled up on Microphone Check co-hosts Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley in a loaner Bentley, sat down in a sunny backyard (that bordered another backyard full of dogs) and spoke on his performance style, learning from the greats and reading autobiographies.

Credits:

Producers: Mito Habe-Evans, Frannie Kelley, Ali Shaheed Muhammed; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Videographers: Olivia Merrion, A.J. Wilhelm; Editor: Denise Debelius; Special Thanks: Friends & Neighbors, Cedric Shine; Executive Producer: Anya Grundmann.

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