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name: Lackluster
country: Finland

Lackluster is the main stage name of Esa Juhani Ruoho, who has also recorded as Esa Ruoho, 'Can'o'Lard, Koko and the Koks and XLLV. Lackluster is formerly known as the chiptune musician, Distance', part of the demoscene groups Orange, Monotonik, Calodox, The Digital Artists, The Planet of Leather Moomins and many more.

Ruoho has lived most of his life in Helsinki, Finland, but has also, since 2000, travelled to Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada for six months in 2000-2001 and also spent time in Dublin, Ireland. For the past 21 years he has been lodging in Kontula, a district of Eastern Helsinki.