Posts Tagged ‘Luna’

Luna have a new digital EP that collects of of their recent limited 7″ singles released on Sonic Cathedral, PIAPTK and Feral Child. They include a few covers plus “Something in the Air” (with Sean Eden on lead vocal), instrumental “The Oort Cloud and Kuiper Belt” (a pair of Luna original instrumentals) and a remix of “Gin.”

Postscripts collects Luna’s recent limited 7″ singles (now out of print) Among other tracks are “California Blue” (Roy Orbison), “Inside Your Heart” (Monochrome Set), “Lonesome Cowboy Bill” (VU),
released September 6th, 2019

Luna was formed in 1991 by Dean Wareham after the breakup of Galaxie 500, with Stanley Demeski of The Feelies and Justin Harwood of The Chills. Guitarist Sean Eden joined in 1994, Lee Wall replaced Demeski on drums in 1997, and Britta Phillips replaced Harwood on bass in 2000. Luna released their final album, “Rendezvous”, in 2005 after playing their final concert at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC.

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Luna – the New York City-based guitar band now scattered around the country – is happy to announce the upcoming release of “A Sentimental Education“, an album of covers, as well as an EP of 6 new Luna instrumentals entitled “A Place Of Greater Safety”. Both will be released simultaneously on September 22nd via the Double Feature label. The LP and EP mark the band’s first output since Luna’s last studio album Rendezvous, released 13 years ago. Both the LP and EP were co-produced by Jason Quever (Papercuts) and recorded at Palmetto Recording in downtown Los Angeles. On “A Sentimental Education” Luna tackle songs by The Cure, Mink DeVille, Fleetwood Mac, Mercury Rev and others. The Luna lineup remains the same as it was when they last recorded: Dean Wareham, Sean Eden, Lee Wall, Britta Phillips.

Today the band share the first single from A Sentimental Education, their take of Fleetwood Mac’s “One Together” which is off their 1970 album Kiln House, Album and written by guitarist Jeremy Spencer who departed the band in 1971 to join the Children of God Sect.


LUNA – Long Players 1992-99

Posted: June 5, 2015 in ALBUMS, MUSIC

Luna Announce Box Set and Tour

Luna have announced a box set compiling their five albums from the ’90s called Luna: Long Players (92-99). In addition to the five reissued vinyl LPs, the box set will contain a sixth record, of Rarities, that compiles demos and B-sides. The box set will come in late fall/early winter via Captured Tracks.

The box set also features a 12×12 book with an interview with Dean Wareham conducted by director Noah Baumbach. Wareham and Baumbach have worked together in the past, with Wareham providing music for Baumbach’s 2005 film The Squid and the Whale, and acting in 2013’s Frances Ha.

Dean Wareham formed Luna in 1992 following the breakup of his former band, Galaxie 500. Luna broke up in 2004, but reunited late last year and went on a brief European tour. The band will continue the reunion tour with a new string of dates to accompany the box set.

Luna: Long Players (92-99) box set:

Lunapark (1992)
Bewitched (1994)
Penthouse (1995)
Pup Tent (1997)
The Days of Our Nights (1999)


01 Egg Nog (from Time 7″, 1992)
02 Indian Summer (Beat Happening cover from Slide EP, 1993)
03 Ride Into the Sun (The Velvet Underground cover from Slide EP, 1993)
04 That’s What You Always Say (The Dream Syndicate cover from Slide EP, 1993)
05 Anesthesia (pre-Elektra Records demo, 1991)
06 In the Flesh (Blondie cover from In the Flesh 7″, 1997)
07 Bonnie and Clyde (Serge Gainsbourg cover, Penthouse bonus track)
08 I Know You Tried (unreleased demo from Bewitched sessions)
09 Roll in the Sand (from Outdoor Miner 7″, 1996)
10 Dear Paulina (from Dear Paulina 7″, 1999)


Bombay Bicycle Club , She may be yet to release her own debut album, but Rae Morris has already been involved in two of the most successful records of 2014. Having been invited to be a guest vocalist on both Clean Bandit’s ‘New Eyes’ as well as three tracks from Bombay Bicycle Club’s ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’, she’s already managed to get herself into the Mercurys and bagsy herself a recording stint with Ariel Rechtshaid. Her future is only gonna get brighter from here on in.

One of the Ones to see at Green Man Festival  next weekend, based in West Wales near Aberystwyth Georgia Ruth is a singer songwriter and harpist with a haunting vocal and also  wheezing reed organ, with inspiration for her harp playing from folk guitarists Bert Jansch. She performed at various festivals in May 2013 she released her debut album “Week Of Pines” recorded with David Wrench in Snowdonia’s Bryn Derwen Studios.


taken from the highly anticipated LOOM album is this version sung in French which adds even more to the mystic of the songs appeal with the darkness that hovers above much of this Brighton based bands output,