Artist: Moon Duo Title Of Album: Shadow of the Sun Year Of Release: 2015 Label: Sacred Bones Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Indie Rock Quality: 320 Kbps Total Time: 42:45 min Total Size: 101 MB
Tracklist: 1. Wilding (4:58) 2. Night Beat (6:01) 3. Free the Skull (4:01) 4. Zero (3:11) 5. In a Cloud (5:59) 6. Thieves (3:34) 7. Slow Down Low (5:34) 8. Ice (7:10) 9. Animal (2:09) Shadow of the Sun is the result of a few months of Moon Duo wrangling with a new and unsettling way of being. Working both in a dark basement in Portland, and above ground in sunny San Francisco, these new sounds and songs veered dramatically from groove to groove, revealing sonic textures the duo had not previously explored. The song "Night Beat", with it's woozy dance rhythm, is an attempt at finding joy and acceptance on this new, shifting ground, while "Wilding" plays off the familiar Moon Duo sound, taking refuge in a repetitive, grounding riff-scape. Elsewhere the band gives itself entirely up to the trip, cruising along on the fuzzed rhythms of "Slow Down Low" and "Free the Skull", crashing into the clenched-teeth herky-jerk of Zero, and floating down, down, down, on the narcotic mist of "In a Cloud".