Luna – Feral Child covers 7″ x 2

It’s testament to Luna’s heroic aptitude and adaptability for covers, spread across B-sides and other non-album avenues over the years, that the band’s studio comeback album A Sentimental Education - which is entirely made-up of other people’s material - didn’t seem like a lazy or disappointing cop-out to long-serving followers.  Not to confuse … [Read more...]

Britta Phillips – Luck Or Magic

Having steadily and stealthily proved herself as far more than just a musical sidekick to Dean Wareham since Luna's initial dissolution in 2005 - through ongoing collaborative work as one-half of Dean & Britta and across a slew of joint soundtrack commissions - Britta Phillips now finally unveils her first official solo LP.  Originally started … [Read more...]

Dean & Britta – “Don‘t Think Twice, It‘s Alright” b/w “Hey Paula” 7″

Having successfully toured as 50% of a reunited Luna and released an ear-catching soundtrack to Noah Baumbach’s charming Mistress America film in 2015, Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips return again already with another off-piste 7” for The Great Pop Supplement. Comfortably fitting in with their strong tradition, as a duo and with Luna, in diverting … [Read more...]

An Abridged Albums A-Z of 2015: From Jonathan Bree to The Weather Station

Try as we might to keep up - as critics and music fans alike - there simply aren’t enough days in the year to keep track of everything the fertile music world has to offer, good, bad or ugly. For a site like Delusions Of Adequacy, built with DIY infrastructure, there is frankly no point pretending that we can document all that matters. So when … [Read more...]

Friends of DOA – Best of 2011

Dean Wareham (Dean & Britta): Various Artists - Drive (soundtrack) My favorite album of the year is the soundtrack to my favorite film of the year - Drive. I came out of the theatre with a few songs stuck in my head -- the synthy cues by Cliff Martinez, but above all the track "Oh My Love" by Riz Ortolani and Katyna Ranieri.  I am not the … [Read more...]

Luna – Best of/Lunafied [European Edition]

Luna Best of/Lunafied [European Edition] When it comes to veritable American alt-rock institutions of the last decade or so, the clichéd adage of “you don’t know what you’ve lost till it’s gone” rings repeatedly and depressingly true. For when Luna disbanded amicably in 2005, not enough of the music-loving world paid their due respects, … [Read more...]