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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Moon Duo Stars Are The Light

Moon Duo have always just sounded so cool. Theirs was a nihilistic, nocturnal brand of psychedelia: mechanistic krautrock rhythms, guitars overdriven into furiously combusting engines,…
Ryan Leas | September 24, 2019 - 10:38 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | August 9, 2019 - 4:19 pm

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Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? Isn’t Like Any Festival You’ll See In The USA

These days, whenever all the big-name American festivals start to announce their lineups for the year, there's inevitably a certain, noticeable same-ness. It's a consequence…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm

More Moon Duo stories

Moon Duo – “Eternal Shore”

Since the release of Moon Duo's Occult Architecture Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 back in 2017, the Portland band's Sanae Yamada has released a solo…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2019 - 11:13 am

Moon Duo – “Lost Heads”

Here's something that we, as a society, don't discuss often enough: Moon Duo fucking rule. The Portland-based team of Wooden Shjips guitarist Ripley Johnson and…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2019 - 10:26 am

Moon Duo – “Stars Are The Light”

Back in 2017, Portland space-rockers Moon Duo released two albums, Occult Architecture Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Moon Duo half Sanae Yamada has since shared…
Julia Gray | June 27, 2019 - 9:04 am

Vive La Void – “Red Rider” Video

I've always thought of way-out space-rockers Moon Duo as a Wooden Shjips side project, since Ripley Johnson, one half of Moon Duo, also plays in…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2018 - 11:06 am

Moon Duo – “Jukebox Babe” (Alan Vega Cover)

Last year, Portland space-rockers Moon Duo released two albums, the yin-and-yang Occult Architecture Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. They're not done. In a couple of…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 9:55 am

Moon Duo – “Sevens”

Earlier this year, the Portland-based psych band Moon Duo put out an album called Occult Architecture Vol. 1 and in May they will release a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 27, 2017 - 11:31 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Dolph Lundgren has a masters in chemical engineering and a third-degree black belt in karate. He dated Grace Jones when he was her bodyguard. He…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 12:18 pm

Moon Duo – “Lost In Light” Video

The great Portland space-rockers Moon Duo have already released one album this year: The dark and fuzzy Occult Architecture Vol. 1. But before the year…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2017 - 10:40 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have very little doubt that, if I had actually seen it, Grimes' video for her Janelle Monáe collab "Venus Fly" would be on this…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2017 - 1:23 pm

Moon Duo – “Cold Fear” Video

Next week, the great Portland space-rockers Moon Duo will unleash their new album Occult Architecture Vol. 1 -- the first of two that they're planning…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2017 - 10:31 am

Moon Duo – “Creepin'”

The Portland-based psych-rock band Moon Duo is putting out two new concept albums next year on Sacred Bones. The first half, Occult Architecture Vol. 1,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 6, 2016 - 11:51 am

Moon Duo – “Cold Fear”

Last year, the way-out Portland psych-rockers Moon Duo released a gorgeously fuzzy and melodic album called Shadow Of The Sun. Next year, they'll follow it…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 9:14 am