AvaLuna are a four piece band from Brooklyn, NYC and like their city counterparts The Dirty Projectors are a male fronted ensemble backed by beautiful female harmonies. As a musical entity though, this is Gang Of Four meets The Rapture with spiky, fidgety guitars juxtaposed with a plastic soul bassline that the Thin White Duke would be proud of.
“I’ve never been put off, in all my life” squawks vocalist Carlos Hernandez, which introduces an amazing drop out into a saxophone solo embossed onto a warped arpeggio riff. “I’ve never been put off, in all my life” squawks vocalist Carlos Hernandez, whose perfromance recalls classic CBGB-era David Byrne. Look out for Ava Luna’s forthcoming album, Electric Balloon dropping on 10th March.