Luna Geckos

“That’s fantastic, absolutely wonderful… very fresh, very different… just brilliant” – Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Correspondent (2015)

Ben Heaney (Deltaviolin) & Greig Stewart (Guillemots/Elephant Shampoo), two musical Brothers Grimm… creating original story-telling music with violin, voice & percussion.


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Listen to an audience reaction:

 

Luna Geckos formed last summer, following a chance meeting as two parents picking up their kids after school one day. Drawn together out of curiosity and willingness to explore new musical territories, an initial jam was arranged. The result was instant good musical chemistry and a new sound adventure began!

Luna Geckos weave sounds of somewhere Eastern European meeting Middle-eastern meets Moroccan Celts!!! Fun, compelling, mysterious & exciting stuff!!

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With a handful of appearances at The Wheatsheaf, The Anchor Inn and The Bullingdon Arms; a BBC Oxford Radio interview and broadcast; and having recorded, mixed and mastered a mini album of their work themselves. Luna Geckos are now poised to take this new music and venture further afield.

In May 2015, Luna Geckos completed their debut album, “Slowlier”. Featuring guest musicians: Fyfe Dangerfield, Martin Furey, Lydia Kavina and Julia Meijer, the whole recording, mixing and mastering process was done by themselves at their own Squeeze Studio and Squash House between December and April. Artwork, photography and type setting was then also completed by Ben and Greig, finishing off with original and unique “Four Folds, One Tuck” packaging by Ben. Quite deliberately and out of sheer enjoyment, the whole process from writing through to the end product has been crafted and created with a strong DIY ethic. The result, a perfectly true and honest presentation of the Luna Geckos.

Contact info@lunageckos.com for details of how to get your copy of the album, alternatively use the contact form here.

 

 

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Read what has already been said from very different audiences:

“A huge THANK YOU to you both on behalf of everyone at Dunmore for your amazing performance this afternoon. The place was buzzing afterwards and the children and staff were all WOWED to bits!!! It was very special and I am truly grateful that we at Dunmore were the first audience to hear your story!”

– Leader of Music, Dunmore Primary School

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“INCREDIBLE! Your crystalline playing climaxing into those high notes… changing the harmoníc spectrum in ways we have not heard before!

… And the drums! What a master stroke. Clean, powerful, non-invasive… musical. What a sound. I am deeply impressed!!!!!!!!!”

– Internationally acclaimed and exceptional singer, Diamanda Galás

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“Oh yeah….! Loving this record dude…only on 2nd track Moronic!

This just gets better as you get further in!!

– Howard Jacobs, Mr.Wilson’s Second Liners/Les Commandos Percu


 

Luna Geckos – available for a 30-60 minute live set in your own home! A totally unique experience tailored just for you… Contact

 

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