Luna Parade
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Luna Parade

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"Russian Winters, Luna Parade, Cut off Your Hands"

Awaiting the entrance of the main act there seemed little interest in the stage; until, almost on cue the dance floor filled, at some points leaving little room to dance.

Luna Parade took their positions on stage fronting a dedicated group of fans prepared to give the floor a good warm up. The delivery by the local outfit was given with impressive vocal clarity and unity amongst the five-piece. Showing precision of their craftsmanship, established from a frequent touring schedule, the band dove into tracks from their Bird of Paradise EP. Their characteristic up-tempo rock ballads claimed the attention of onlookers and held it until the final throes. Spilling out under unsettled skies there was a change to the mood. Spirited looks between friends alluded to the energy. -

"Luna Parade, Split Single Launch"

On the back of a well-received EP and JJJ Unearthed success, top billing for the night went to Luna Parade. In much the same way as the Killers have evolved, previously favoured post-punk stylings have gradually merged into an approximation of propulsive American music history along the lines of Mellencamp, Petty and Springsteen. Their sound is large and driving, with duelling Edge -esque guitars and invocations of open spaces and endless plains. -

"Next Big Thing"

Last act and runners up, Luna Parade, are so polished, flat and shining that they will bounce over the waters of the Perth indie-rock scene quite comfortably. When they finish, any sense that there's a competition tonight disappears... - SJ Finch, Drum Media

"Luna Parade, Amplifier"

Earlier on in the night, Luna Parade treated an already full house to a fascinating set. It's easy to see why this band's star has been rising of late - it's just difficult to see why it hasn't happened a lot sooner. Sounding a little more like a melody-conscious modest mouse, the band seemed tickled to be playing to such an enthused crowd, joking that the cheering full house must be mistaking them as the headliners...

Preceding the Luna Parade juggernaut were the Russian Winters, whose tight, distinctly Perth sound kicked the night off to a fun start. Although there's an undeniable appeal to the pop four piece, there is little there that hasn't been done before. There will always be a case for this kind of music, but when placed side by side with forward-looking bands like Luna Parade and Cut Off Your Hands, Russian Winters seemed a little stale. - Drum Media

"Drum Media Article"

2008 is shaping up to be a good one from local outfit Luna Parade. Having won this year's Triple J Unearthed competition and playing the Big Day Out, their momentum and success is still building. They recently won Gozzy Rock '08, and will launch a limited edition split 7" single on March 20 at the Amplifier Bar. The next day is a public holiday, so excessive frivolity is encouraged. The record, produced by New Zealand's underground hero, Peter King (previous clients include SONIC YOUTH and PAVEMENT) is being released on a strictly limited run of 200 pressings, hand cut on transparent vinyl. A follow up mini album to 2007's EP Bird of Paradise is also planned to be launched in July after returning from a three date tour of Melbourne in May. Support will be provided by the Preytells and The Fault, as well as a special outdoor acoustic stage playing host to Simon Fasolo (Colours) and Benn Witt (The Chemist). - Drum Media


'Far Too Young' Single 2008.
'Warped Reflection' Split 7" Vinyl 2008
'Bird of Paradise' EP 2007



Luna Parade are an original new wave band hailing from Perth, Western Australia. The band’s dreamy sound scapes collide with punk's raw energy, creating intensely emotive performances. At the cusp of their sound is the deep crooning voice of Michael Paolino, which lures listeners into Luna Parade’s world, where pop and pathos blend effortlessly.

Their debut EP, Bird Of Paradise was released under their previous name, Myles Vincent in 2007. The EP was a stern leap forward with tracks ‘Violence', 'Lot to Lose' and 'Charlie' receiving airtime on national radio station, Triple J.

In 2008, Luna Parade landed in the limelight after winning Triple J's WA Unearthed Competition, earning them a place on the Big Day Out line-up.

Since their inception Luna Parade has performed over 200 shows and continue to impress audiences. The band has had the opportunity to share stages with Cut Off Your Hands (NZ), Birds Of Tokyo, Calling All Cars (VIC), Shihad (NZ) and British India (VIC).

In January 2009, the single Far Too Young was circulated to anticipate the release of Luna Parade's next EP. The band launched the single at Amplifier to a sold out crowd. The EP will be revealed in late 2009.