The Holydrug Couple

Moonlust (Sacred Bones)

The Holydrug Couple

Concocting a 2013 acid-pop trip more gentle than synapse-frying on second LP Noctuary, Santiago, Chile, duo THC hops a different train for follow-up Moonlust. Indulging a love of French electro, the band itself admits that most of the tunes owe a debt to Air: pop melodies, languid tempos, breathy vocals, synth-led textures – the feel of the Milky Way's favorite coffee bar. The twosome keeps the tunes percolating and the atmosphere spacey, whether crooning "Baby, I'm Going Away" and "If I Could Find You (Eternity)" or exploring wordless sounds ("Generique Noir") and a "French Movie Theme." Derivative but entertaining. (Fri., 6:45pm, Elevation Amphitheater)

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