Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo

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".

Moon Duo

Shadow of the Sun

Sacred Bones Records
Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
LP +

$22.99

Light Blue and White Galaxy

Released 04/29/2022Catalog Number

SBR122lp-C3

Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
LP +

$23.99

exclusive

Light Blue and Red Galaxy

Rough Trade Exclusive
Limited to 300 copies
Released 05/06/2022Catalog Number

SBR122LP-C4

Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
CD

$13.99

Released 03/03/2015Catalog Number

SBR122

Moon Duo

Shadow of the Sun

Sacred Bones Records
Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
LP +

$22.99

Light Blue and White Galaxy

Released 04/29/2022Catalog Number

SBR122lp-C3

Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
LP +

$23.99

exclusive

Light Blue and Red Galaxy

Rough Trade Exclusive
Limited to 300 copies
Released 05/06/2022Catalog Number

SBR122LP-C4

Album artwork for Shadow of the Sun by Moon Duo
CD

$13.99

Released 03/03/2015Catalog Number

SBR122

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".