Music Review: “Wilding” by Moon Duo



From Moon Duo’s Shadow of the Sun


Liner notes: Psychedelia and analog electronics collide with a thrilling bang, as fidgety beats and shadowy voices shape the contours of an enthralling bad dream.

Behind the music: Guitarist Ripley Johnson formed Moon Duo as a side project to his band Wooden Shjips, teaming with keyboardist Sanae Yamada, a former schoolteacher.

Check it out if you like: Moody synth manipulators, from Suicide to TEEN.


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