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Loki Moon Searches for the Value of Self on “Sleepwalker”

“Sleepwalker” is a journey through the law of opposites in Loki Moon’s quintessential “electro-sensory alt-R&B” sound.



Loki Moon, photo by J Lambert Film
Loki Moon, photo by J Lambert Film

Loki Moon, an alt-R&B electro-acoustic duo, released their latest single, “Sleepwalker,” providing a captivating preview of their upcoming self-titled album. With thought-provoking lyrics and an enchanting melody, “Sleepwalker” takes listeners on a mesmerizing journey through the Law of Opposites.

In a world filled with chaos and uncertainty, “Sleepwalker” offers a much-needed escape. Loki Moon’s unique blend of retro-futurism and dystopian elements creates an immersive sonic experience that delves deep into the human psyche, exploring themes of apocalypse, relationships, internal struggle, and the crumbling of society. It invites listeners to reflect on their consciousness and the challenges faced in a rapidly changing world. The track is a testament to the band’s ability to navigate the complexities of the human condition and deliver a message that is both thought-provoking and relatable.

Vocalist of Loki Moon, Ashley Edwards, shares the inspiration for “Sleepwalker”: “The track was born out of a period of self-reflection and a desire to understand the direction society is heading. It explores the metaphysical feeling of shift and change and the overstimulation of the mind in the face of technocracy. “Sleepwalker” urges individuals to hold on to their individuality and reclaim their creativity and sovereignty.” The track is a call to awaken from the default mode of living and embrace the voice within.

With “Sleepwalker,” Loki Moon demonstrates their mastery of storytelling through music. Sonically, the track weaves a complex web of moods with a mantra-esque electro-sensory alternative R&B sound born on an old-school casio… an ode to early beatmakers with a tinge of Kali Uchis vs J Dilla.

As anticipation builds for Loki Moon’s upcoming album, “Sleepwalker” sets the stage for what promises to be a remarkable musical journey. The band’s ability to explore profound themes while delivering captivating melodies and etheric soundscapes is a testament to their artistry and creativity.

Cover art for "Sleepwalker" by Loki Moon. Image by J Lambert Film.

Cover art for “Sleepwalker” by Loki Moon. Image by J Lambert Film.

Dawn Jones is the curator of the V13 imPRESSED Column. Previously known as imPRESSED Indie Music Blog, Jones and her team joined forces with V13 in 2020 to collaborate on an exclusive column on V13's site (imPRESSED) to bring a niche focus to the rapidly evolving indie music genre. Dawn is also the founder of Pressed PR - a boutique PR agency that focuses on PR for independent creatives. Pressed PR’s team works on a variety of campaigns partnering with independent filmmakers, independent artists, and independent labels. Pressed PR’s music clientele has landed in the pages of Billboard, Atwood Magazine, EARMILK, HYPE Magazine, and many others.