Moon Duo is a psychedelic rock band formed in 2009 by Wooden Shjips guitarist Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada. Originally from San Francisco, California, the band has since relocated to Portland, Oregon. With their unique blend of mesmerizing keyboards, powerful guitar and vocals, and dynamic drumming by John Jeffrey, Moon Duo creates a captivating sound that takes listeners on a cosmic journey through space and time.
Led by Sanae Yamada on keyboards and Ripley Johnson on guitar and vocals, Moon Duo's music combines elements of psychedelic rock with experimental soundscape. Their hypnotic melodies and pulsating rhythms transport audiences into a trance-like state, while their thought-provoking lyrics explore themes of spirituality, consciousness, and the mysteries of the universe.
Since their formation, Moon Duo has gained critical acclaim for their innovative approach to psychedelic rock. They have released several studio albums and performed at renowned music festivals around the world. With each new release, they continue to push boundaries and redefine what it means to create immersive sonic experiences.