"What is normal? Only one thing, which is important is happines."
Lucas Perny
Author of biography: Hailbutt (published on wikipedia, august 2016)



Lucas Perny
Lucas Perny.jpg
Performing in Nitra, Slovakia in 2013
Background information
Birth name PhDr. Lukáš Perný
Born (1991-10-26) October 26, 1991 (age 24)
Origin Nové Zámky, Slovakia
Genres experimental music, ethnic, psychedelic rock, drum'n'bass, zeuhl, kraut-rock, drum'n'drone, art rock
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, music journalist, culturologist, left-wing political activist
Instruments Drums, percussion, darbuka, piano
Years active 2007–present
Labels Studio P, Small Music Theatre Label, Studio Profil, Soundlab Bratislava
Associated acts Lucas Perny & Miloslav Kollár Project, Stefanik, Perny & Kollar ft. Kofi, Dilusion, Krumplipapricash, Twilight of the Idols, Miloslav Kollár, Peter Turay, Egon Dust, Julo Fujak, Jojo blue, Matej Miklos, Adam faun Magula

pict. 1: Conference for the 110th anniversary of the birth of Slovak poet and politician Ladislav Novomeský. Rector of Comenius University RNDr. Karol Mičieta (sk), CSc., philosopher prof. PhDr. Dalimír Hajko (sk), DrSc. and organizer Lukáš Perný

pict. 2: Slovak politician and political philosopher PhDr. Luboš Blaha at book ceremony of Perný's scientific monography about 1960s counterculture

pict. 3: Perny is giving his album The Rondel to Christian Vander before a concert in Prague

Lucas Perny (also PhDr. Lukáš Perný; born October 26, 1991) is a Slovak author, culturologist, social philosopher, cultural critic, editor and musician-drummer, architectural drafter.[1][2]

Lucas Perny was born 26 October 1991 in Nové Zámky, Slovakia. At the age of 14 he received the first set of drums from his father, Milan Perny, who was also a drummer.[1] Initially taught by his father,[3] Perny was learning music by mimicking the style of Ringo Starr, John Densmore, Mitch Mitchell, Christian Vander, Robert Wyatt and Jaki Liebezeit.[1]

He studied at the faculty of cultural studies of the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (UKF),[1][2] and culturology at Comenius University .[4]

As a musician Perny released solo albums Psychedelic Winterland in 2009, Psychedelic Springland in 2011 and single Newborn which was presented at Rádio FM in December 2011. Since 2011 Perny has played with Miloslav Kollar and they released their début album, Astral Gate.[10] In 2013 Perny recorded experimental album The Rondel with special guest artists.[11] His musical style has been described as psychedelic,[3] and conceptual.[1] The title of the album refers to neolithic circular enclosures found throughout Central Europe, which were also the topic of Perny's scientific thesis at UKF.[1] The Rondel was presented at Rádio FM in September 2013.[12]

Science and literature
An edited and extended version[5] of his thesis on 1960s counterculture was published in book form in 2014 as "Music counterculture at the break of 1960s and 1970s in the culturological perspective" (Slovak: Hudobná kontrakultúra na prelome šesťdesiatych a sedemdesiatych rokov 20. storočia v kulturologickej perspektíve I.).[5][6] He also frequently publishes articles on culture, art, philosophy, left wing politics and cultural anthropology in various journals and portals[7] notably in "Studia Politica Slovaca" published by Slovak Academy of Sciences,[8] but also in Slovo left wing literary weekly[9] and Občianska televízia YouTube channel.

In March 2015 Perny organized a scientific conference for the 110th anniversary of the birth of Slovak poet and communist politician, Ladislav Novomeský (de).[13] Since summer 2015 he is popular person for mass shared video of Občianska televízia at social networks,[14] writing for Slovak geopolitical magazine Zem a vek and later left-wing magazine DAV DVA.

In 2017, he published the second book Ladislav Novomesky's cultural revolution. Ladislav Novomesky about culture, art and politics, which was presented by Slovak writer Peter Jaroš.

In 2018 he published the third book Selected Chapters from Contemporary Anglo-American Social Philosophy,  which was presented by Slovak philosopher Luboš Blaha. He collaborated on the Slovak edition of Slovak edition of Francis Bacon's “New Atlantis" and Campanella's Civitas Solis.

Since 2018, he researching a topic of utopia and utopianism and he writes articles on the history of utopianism and utopian socialists.

He also runs a blog on Pravda's blog service, where he publishes, among other things, his poetry.[15]


  • Music counterculture at the break of 1960s and 1970s in the culturological perspective I. Nitra:Katedra kulturológie, Filozofická Fakulta, Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre. 1. vyd. 2014. 84 s. ISBN 978-80-558-0677-8
  • Antonio Gramsci – an evertimely visionary. In: Studia Politica Slovaca. Ročník VIII. 1/2015. Bratislava: Ústav politických vied SAV. 2015 ISSN 1337-8163
  • Ladislav Novomesky's cultural revolution. Ladislav Novomesky about culture, art and politics[monography]. Bratislava: Spoločnosť Ladislava Novomeského. 1. vyd. 2017. 138 s. ISBN 978-80-972558-0-0
  • Selected Chapters from Contemporary Anglo-American Social Philosophy [monography]. Prešov: Vydavateľstvo Prešovskej univerzity. 1. vyd. 2018. 160 s. ISBN 978-80-555-2045-2
  • Notes and Epilogue in Slovak edition of Francis Bacon's “New Atlantis", Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo spolku slovenských spisovateľov, 2018
  • Utópia 2148, world after dystopia 2048 (sci-fi novel). In: DAV DVA, IV. číslo, roč. 3., 2019
  • Poetry, 2018
  • The History of Utopia (slovak version). ???, 2021


  • EP Drum Solos, 2007
  • Psychedelic Winterland, 2009
  • Psychedelic Springland, 2011[16]
  • EP Revolution No. 1 (Matej Mikloš & Lucas Perný), 2011[17]
  • single Newborn, 2011
  • Astral Gate (Lucas Perný & Miloslav Kollár), 2012
  • single Afternoon Connection (Peter Turay & Lucas Perny), 2013
  • The Rondel, 2013[3][18][19][20][21]
  • Theatrum Mundi (Lucas Perný & Miloslav Kollár), 2014 [22]
  • EP Kontrakultúra (Lucas Perný & Miloslav Kollár), 2015 [23]
  • Sounds From This World, 2016


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f Černáková, Jana (2013), "Nový album inšpirovala atmosféra magického rondelu" [The new album was inspired by the magical rondel], SME (in Slovak) (Nitra, published 2013-08-16), ISSN 1335-440X, retrieved 2015-10-24 
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b Bekmatov, Artur (2013-09-15). "Aj nekomerčná hudba sa má posúvať k masovým poslucháčom" [How non-commercial music reaches the mass audience]. Školský servis TASR. Bratislava: News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR). Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b c Gonšor, Jurai (2013). "Recenzia: Lucas Perny - The Rondel" [Review: Lucas Perny - The Rondel]. Nový Populár - dvojmesačník o domácej scéne a hudobných nástrojoch (in Slovak) (Bratislava: Chrobák) (4): 8. ISSN 1337-8015. Retrieved 2015-10-25. 
  4. Jump up ^ "Lukáš Perný". Retrieved 2015-10-25. 
  5. ^ Jump up to: a b Malecha, Matěj (2014-12-01). "Recenze: Lukáš Perný: Kontrakultúra v kulturologickej perspektíve" [Review: Lukáš Perný: Counterculture in culture studies' perspective]. (in Slovak). Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  6. Jump up ^ Perný, Lukáš (2014-11-12). Hudobná kontrakultúra na prelome 60. a 70. rokov 20. storočia v kulturologickej perspektíve I. [Music counterculture at the break of 1960s and 1970s in the culturological perspective] (in Slovak). Nitra: Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre, Filozofická fakulta, Katedra kulturológie. ISBN 9788055806778. 
  7. Jump up ^ " :: Lucas Perny's bibliography : Art, poetry, science, culture". Retrieved September 30, 2015. 
  8. Jump up ^ Perný, Lukáš (2015). "Stále aktuálny vizionár Antonio Gramsci" [Antonio Gramsci – an ever-timely visionary]. Studia Politica Slovaca (in Slovak) (Bratislava: Ústav politických vied Slovenskej akadémie vied) (1/2015): 93–105. Retrieved 2015-10-25. 
  9. Jump up ^ "Výsledky vyhľadávania >LUKÁŠ PERNÝ<". Retrieved 2015-10-25. 
  10. Jump up ^ "Album is combination of world music, drum and bass and psychedelic rock." DANKO, M.:"Pištec znovu klope na astrálnu bránu" (review in Slovak) at, August 2012, retrieved August 25, 2013 [1]
  11. Jump up ^ "Album The Rondel include a lot of musical genres like kraut rock, zeuhl (composition tribute to Christian Vander from Magma), psychedelic, post-modern classical music, drum & bass and avant-garde music" DANKO, M.:"The Rondel: Najlepší album, pod aký sa Lucas Perny podpísal" (review), (in Slovak), July 21, 2013, retrieved August 25, 2013 [2]
  12. Jump up ^ SVORENCIKOVA,V.: Lucas Perny – The Rondel – D2_FM at Radio_FM, Slovak Radio – 4. Bratislava. 25. 8. 2013. Online at [3] August 2013 32 min. 28 s.
  13. Jump up ^ "110. výročie Laca Novomeského: Organizátori na básnikovu počesť usporiadali konferenciu" at, March 29, 2015, retrieved October 2, 2015 [4]
  14. Jump up ^ "08.05.2015 Lukáš Perný - Žijeme v čase všeobecnej lži" at YouTube channel Občianska televízia. [5]
  15. Jump up ^ Perny, Lucas (2015-06-05). "Verše IV. (ukážka z pripravovanej knihy básní)" [Poems IV (an excerpt from an unfinished book of fables)]. (in Slovak). Blog Lucasa Perného. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 
  16. Jump up ^ DANKO, M.: "Lucas Perny vydáva experimentálny album Psychedelic Springland zadarmo", (in Slovak), July 17, 2011, retrieved August 25, 2013 [6]
  17. Jump up ^ "Mikloš a Perny zakladajú nový projekt inšpirovaný Collegium Musicum" at, 2011 [7]
  18. Jump up ^ Album The Rondel free at
  19. Jump up ^ Album The Rondel at Bandcamp
  20. Jump up ^ BUDAI,A.:"Lucas Perny predstavuje The Rondel + video" (in Slovak) at, 06/2013, [8]
  21. Jump up ^ HAVLÍČEK, J. Lucas Perny - The Rondel. [9]/
  22. Jump up ^ "Perný & Kollár pripravujú album Theatrum Mundi: Zaznie na ňom indická sitar a drum and bass aj stredovek!" at, 2014, retrieved September 3, 2015 [10]
  23. Jump up ^ "Umelci novým EP reagujú na pokrytectvo kaviarenskej kultúry", (in Slovak), August 3, 2015, retrieved September 3, 2015 [11]

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