Luna Sopor’s message is pretty simple, but it’s one heard all too infrequently these days. It is that making and listening to music should reflect the joyous things in life.
The Bay Area-based four piece band has just released its eponymously titled debut album and it is one hell of a feel-good record.
Recorded at the famous Golden Gate Studio in San Francisco, this impeccable collection of 11 original tracks has got all of the hallmarks of an instant classic. Luna Sopor expertly combines the aesthetics of punk, indie and folk into a mesmeric whole that manages to sound both vintage and incredibly fresh all at the same time.
Started by bassist Troy Szabo and guitar player Jeff Janow in 2008, the original sound of Luna Sopor was forged right from the start, characterised by driving guitars and backed by a frenzied yet accessible rhythm section. Read the rest of this entry →