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Luman Child was born in Neuchâtel (Switzerland) in 1984. Joining his first band as a drummer at the age of eleven, he also discovered a deep love for the bass. Through this journey, Luman Child will then take his influence from Soul, Jazz, Hip-hop and Funk.

​2008 saw Luman venture into music production and collaboration with international artists. German producer Ferry Ultra approached him to play bass for the legendary Gwen McCrae’s song, “Let me do my Thang”. He also plays the bass on a few of MAQman's releases (GOGO Music, Tony Records, Makin Move...) and remixed his single EP “Night Life”.​

2016 Luman Child collaborates with Joseph Junior with a soulful house release on Solid Ground Recordings “Going Through Changes”. The song reached #14 on the renowned Traxsource Top 100 Soulful Essentials chart.


2017 Luman Child released his first solo album "Time To Grow" with the German label “Sed Soul Records”. The 11 track album is a subtle blend of Soul, Jazz and Hip Hop reflecting his influences. The album reached #11 on the UK Soul Charts and received very positive reviews worldwide.


Following the release of the album, the respected producer Marc Mac (4hero, Visioneers) collaborated with Luman Child asking him to play bass for his new project "Fourth Kind" supported by Gilles Peterson on BBC6.


2018 Alex Attias (Ubiquity, BBE, Neroli as well as remixing Incognito, 4Hero, Sun RA, Laurent Garnier) propose Luman Child a collaboration after listening to his music. Then they met and talked about music, visions, influences, method of work and decided straight away to work together without knowing each other well and pushing them outside their comfort zone. This single hold two tunes for the listener and the dancers. The A side is a disco jazz funk jam with vintage keyboards sounds driven by a very funky drum beat and live basseline aimed to the dancefloor and good time party people. The B side is a funky number boogie jazz funk inspired by Mr Ayers vibes and sounds.

2022 Luman Child released on Makin' Moves the single « Higher », composed in the early 2000s, in collaboration with Maqman, Joseph Junior and Ebu. This original track stemed from Maqman production, supported by Mixmag Asia, Spirit Of House, Solar Radio and many onthers. The song reached #10 on the renowned Traxsource Top 100 Soulful Essentials chart, and #1 on Solar Radio Top 20 Soul Energy House Chart.

Luman Child makes his debut on the Tru Thoughts imprint with ‘Love Is The Message. The EP is a time capsule of his state of mind when writing this release and also a love letter to his family : «It’s for my family, as well as the period of life humanity is living through. The project was built around gratitude, love and stepping back from our world. The title ‘Love Is The Message’ symbolises a message of hope. Simply because our world needs it and anyone at any level can share love in so many different ways.”.

Lead track “Grateful” is an ecstatic gospel-house tune dedicated as a tribute to his parents. “Grateful” has been described by jungle and broken beat pioneer Marc Mac (4hero / Reinforced Records) as a “real uplifting summer soul/boogie groover nice string arrangement, signature funky bass from Luman Child and a big gospel-style chorus vocal to brighten up the dance floor.”. Featuring the pristine vocals of the Philly-Soul singer/songwriter Robert Gee, “Grateful” is a peak time weapon that sees Gee’s energy-filled vocal delivery speaking directly from the heart. While “Loving You” is dedicated to his wife, and is a slower neo-soul track that features London-based Nigerian singer Joseph Junior who evokes heavy emotions and sincere love through his vocal tones and lyrics.

The artwork is created from a landscape photo taken in Namibia. “The idea behind the artwork is that the background is the view that you think see; then imagine coming back on that view 1 year after experiencing different events in your life. Maybe the perception of the background has changed, simply because your outlook on life has evolved. Or maybe that what you think see may be perceived differently by someone else... These triangles represent these differences. Everything is subject to evolve, but we must never forget what was before.”


2023 Luman Child follows his debut release on Tru Thoughts Recording with a supreme gospel-house remix by Ashley Beedle’s ‘North Street West’ collective of “Grateful” featuring Philly soul-singer Robert Gee, taken from the EP ‘Love Is The Message’. Ashley Beedle is a living legend of dance music as a DJ, producer, remixer and re-editor; referenced in Daft Punk’s “Teachers”, a tribute to all influences of the French-robotic-duo. His many monikers include X-Press 2, Ballistic Brothers, Black Science Orchestra, Afrikanz on Marz, Warbox and North Street West, to name but a few. Ashley Beedle first discovered Luman Child via his Worldwide FM show ‘The Heavy Disco Spectacular’, supporting the original ‘Grateful’ on the airwaves. North Street West partner Jo Wallace said the track “epitomises everything that is not only good about house music, but it also says thank you to people through the power of music.”. They’ve remixed artists as varied as Groove Armada, STR4TA, Joseph Malik, Smoove & Turrell, Honey Dijon, Tom Glide, Lay-Far, Lady Blackbird, Fuminori Kagajo, Ghetto Priest and many more.

​Luman Child continues to build his repertoire to push boundaries and only hopes to keep showing his unique style building on the success of his musical inspiration.

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