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Penthouse

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Penthouse

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Luna
Producers:
EEG, Elektra
genre:
Rock

We gave it a C-

Throughout his career, the frontman of Luna, Dean Wareham, has traded on a distinctly postpunk version of psychedelia — stately, vaguely Eastern sounding, and repetitious — heavily influenced by the Velvet Underground. He’s nailed that sound down but seems unable to write memorable, emotionally resonant tunes. Penthouse continues the finely wrought tedium. C-

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