Indie Spotlight: R.LUM.R

Posted in News on November 27, 2018

Broadly praised by outlets like NPR Music, The New York Times, Complex, Vibe, Billboard and Rolling Stone (who called him “an artist you need to know”), R.LUM.R, also known as Reginald Lamar Williams, Jr., is an rising R&B singer/songwriter creating warm, soulful music that is resonating with listeners. Romanced and inspired by Music City’s long-storytelling tradition, R.LUM.R. has settled in Nashville, where he’s been steadily building a following with his acoustic guitar, piercing falsetto and original songs. On his debut EP, After Image, all six tracks were recorded live in single takes, augmented by a string quartet. Asked to describe his music, he says “it’s ‘R&B/singer-songwriter/soul/electronic, but,” he adds, “I don’t want to limit myself.”

R.LUM.R is opening for Louis the Child for their fall tour and just released a new track called “With My Words” on Swedish record label, PRMD Music. He has played festivals including Best Life, Bonnaroo, Camp Nowhere, Hangout Fest, and Lollapalooza, where he performed on the BMI stage.