free, in-store performances and events...

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>LUNA music's Bi-Annual Sidewalk Sale!
11:00AM - 4:00PM
That's right! We're doing it again!
We are prepping some rad magic for fall!
The LUNA music bi-annual sidewalk sale happens in October.
We’ll be loaded with $2 LPs, $1 CDs, clearance new vinyl, AND half-off previous RSD titles!

Mr. Kinetik will be out front keeping the vibe alive and the coffee will be on!
Peep this spot to see how the party develops...

Selector extraordinaire, Mr. Kinetik, pops by for his monthly Saturday of crucial cuts and endless shots of good vibes! No better time to pop by and have your mind blown by the Professor…

>>>LISTEN TO some past Sessions
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>BLACK FRIDAY 2019 @ LUNA music
8:00AM - 9:00PM

Just in time to start your calorie burning/holiday shopping, loads of exclusive music is being released, this Black Friday from the likes of:
Phish, Lizzo, Arcade Fire, The National, Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Bill Evans, Miles Davis, Tune-Yards, DEVO, Lou Reed, Jimi Hendrix, Jazz Dispensary, Aretha, The JB's, Hippo Campus, Hold Steady, They Might Be Giants, Nas, Blind Willie Johnson, James Brown, Edan, Homeshake, Jerry Garcia Band, The Doors, The Monkees, Jenny Lewis, Jeff Buckley, Slipknot, Cheap Trick, Madonna, Sublime, The Kinks, Naughty By Nature, Gov't Mule, Paul Westerberg, Alex Chilton,
and MANY more


10:00AM - 09:00PM

EVERY Saturday is Small Business Saturday! Pop on by, we've got the soul food you need!

the LUNA pick(s)-of-the-moment...

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>Wilco – Ode To Joy CD/2xLP (dBpm)
Jeff Tweedy and Co. follow-up 2016’s Schmilco and the singer/songwriter’s pair of solo albums, Warm and Warmer, with Wilco's eleventh studio effort, Ode To Joy. Featuring 11 new songs written and produced by Tweedy and recorded by Wilco at The Loft (Chicago, IL) in January 2019, Tweedy and Glenn Kotche were the launching pad from which most of the songs on Ode To Joy materialized – Kotche’s percussion propels the music forward while Tweedy's measured words flesh out the cleared paths. As a result, the album is comprised of “really big, big folk songs, these monolithic, brutal structures that these delicate feelings are hung on,” notes Tweedy. Across the entire album, drums pound and plod with a steady one – two pulse, meant to mimic the movement of marching – a powerful act utilized on both sides of the authoritarian wall. There’s also a sense of comfort that comes with the rhythmic marching sound. [Limited indie store exclusive pink colored vinyl pressing also available.]

LUNA music essentials...

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>Big Thief – Two Hands CD/LP+MP3 (4AD)
Big Thief had only just finished work on their recently released third album,
U.F.O.F. – “the celestial twin” – days before in a cabin studio in the woods of Washington State. Now it was time to birth U.F.O.F.’s sister album – “the earth twin” – Two Hands. 30 miles west of El Paso, surrounded by 3,000 acres of pecan orchards and only a stone’s throw from the Mexican border, Big Thief (a.k.a. Adrianne Lenker, Buck Meek, Max Oleartchik, and James Krivchenia) set up their instruments as close together as possible to capture their most important collection of songs yet.
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>Elbow – Giants Of All Sizes CD/LP (Verve)
Elbow's eighth studio album,
Giants Of All Sizes, lyrically takes in moments of deep personal loss whilst reflecting its times by confronting head-on the specters of injustice and division not just in the UK but across the world. It is a record that could only have been made in the 21st Century. Given such bleak, if ultimately redeemed, subject matter, it is also, perversely, the most relaxed record which Elbow have made in some time.
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>Allah-Las – Lahs CD/LP (Mexican Summer)
On their fourth LP, drummer Matt Correia, bassist Spencer Dunham, and guitarists Miles Michaud and Pedrum Siadatian turn their collective gaze outward and toward the horizon. Simply titled
Lahs (a reference to a common misspelling of the band’s name), their new release finds the band turning in their most cohesive and ambitious work yet.
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>Boy Harsher – Country Girl Uncut CD/LP (Nude Club)
In October 2017 Boy Harsher released the four-track EP, Country Girl. The EP was released by Ascetic House as a one-time vinyl pressing of 600 copies, which sold out in a month. This new deluxe reissue titled
Country Girl Uncut, includes four previously unreleased tracks, for a total of eight songs. The sound defined by these two worlds that the band existed within - their quiet, modest life in small town Massachusetts and their speed-fueled weekends in New York.

sweet vinyl gems...

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>John Coltrane – Blue World CD/LP (Verve)
In 1964, the National Film Board of Canada asked John Coltrane to record the soundtrack for a French-language film titled
Le Chat Dans Le Sac (The Cat In The Bag). In June of that year, Coltrane's classic quartet entered Rudy Van Gelder's studio and recorded five previously-recorded Coltrane originals. For many years, viewers of the film who recognized the music thought that they were listening to the original recordings, though in fact they were new and had never been heard.
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>The Harlem Gospel Travelers – He’s On Time CD/LP (Colemine)
The Harlem Gospel Travelers are not from Harlem. They came to Harlem, however, from far-flung corners of the five boroughs of New York City, and it was in Harlem, that legendary center of African-American culture, that they found their voices. As members of the music education program Gospel For Teens, these young men spent many hours on the subway or the bus to ultimately end up at an unassuming brownstone on W. 126th Street.
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>David Bowie – VH1 Storytellers – Live At Manhattan Center 2xLP (Rhino/Parlophone)
Recorded on August 23
rd, 1999 for VH1's Storytellers, this set of songs spanning the '60s through the '90s was officially released 10 years later in 2009. Now it's available on double vinyl for its 20th anniversary.
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>Kim Gordon – No Home Record CD/LP+MP3 (Matador)
Multi-disciplinary artist Kim Gordon’s first solo album,
No Home Record, follows the recent opening of her solo exhibition She Bites Her Tender Mind at IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) in Dublin and Lo-Fi Glamour at Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA. The album’s title is a nod to the French-Belgian director Chantal Akerman's film No Home Movie. Despite the exhaustive nature of her résumé, the most reliable aspect of Gordon’s music may be its resistance to formula. Songs discover themselves as they unspool, each one performing a test of the medium’s possibilities and limits.
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>Kurt Vile ‎– Childish Prodigy [Reissue/2009] LP+7”+MP3 (Matador)
Tenth anniversary colored vinyl LP pressing with accompanying 7". Kurt Vile's 2009 album was the complete set that he had hidden up his plaid sleeve for half a decade. Featuring nine dreamy, off kilter cuts (most by hometown master-engineer Jeff Zeigler) with the perfect level of fidelity, tunes like "Hunchback" and "Inside Looking Out" show the absolute power the Violators hold.

latest LUNA merch...

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Whoa! Out of this world!
Printed on 100% Cotton Canvas T!
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>SESSEKA LUNA music T-Shirt
Sesseka of the Brain Twins captures the vibe of LUNA perfectly here...
Printed on 100% Cotton Canvas T!
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>iwant LUNA probe T-Shirt

John Gilsenan, of London-based iwant design, has turned out a completely modern take on our classic logo that is deep in detail (we love the swimming pool and the cassette deck), that simply takes the cake...

Printed on a 100% Cotton Canvas tee!
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Another Crooked Arm special. He looks like he's having a good time, huh?
Our Record Store Day 2019 design was freshly printed on totes, your blank tees, practically anything you could bring on that magical day! If you missed out on the party, we've made a 
very limited run of shirts. That way you won't be the only one without this lovely design.
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>NATHANIEL RUSSELL bummer yeti T-Shirt
bummer yeti—classic fit…
Printed on 100% Cotton Canvas T!
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>JON ROGERS octopus T-Shirt
Jon Rogers has done us the favor of creating a beautiful LUNA octopus! We really like this guy!
Printed on a 100% Cotton Canvas T!
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Another Crooked Arm special. He looks like he's having a good time, huh?
Our Record Store Day 2019 design was freshly printed on totes, your blank tees, practically anything you could bring on that magical day! If you missed out on the party, we've made a 
very limited run of shirts. That way you won't be the only one without this lovely design.
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>JON ROGERS flying saucer T-Shirt
Jon Rogers has done it, yet again! We love this guy's bumper sticker...
Printed on 100% Cotton Canvas T!
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Out of print for five years and utilizing the original LP master for superior audio, M&TNSAS fifth album – Sling Shot to Heaven – now boasts expanded gatefold packaging with unseen photos and liner notes.

>MARGOT & THE NUCLEAR SO AND SO'S – TUMBLEWEED LOVE – The Sling Shot to Heaven demo recordings BLACK VINYL LP
Tumbleweed Love is 13 never-before-heard acoustic demos (7 of which did NOT make the cut for the final version of Sling Shot to Heaven) and a rare chance to hear some of your favorite songs in their rawest form.
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>the LUNA music DISCO MIX t-shirt!
Inspired by OG Jamaican silk-screened DUB sleeves and making its debut on the 13th—this one is Strictly Roots...
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>JON ROGERS octopus Zip Up Hoodie
Jon Rogers has done us the favor of creating a beautiful LUNA octopus! We really like this guy!printed on soft Alternative Apparel Eco-Jersey (50% Polyester, 38% Cotton, 12% Rayon)—this LUNA hoodie is perfect for layering and lightweight enough for year-round wear!

classic fit…
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>the JON ROGERS LUNA LAMP Sweatshirt
Our man Jon Rogers has cooked up yet another instant classic for us! What would we do without him? The LUNA lamp design brings a vintage vibe for you to rock on your future days...
Printed on a super soft/super cozy French Terry Reversible Alternative Apparel!
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Keep your feet sweet with these LUNA music / Nat Russell Yeti Socks!
These 98% cotton ring-spun knit socks are cozy from the jump...
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Commercial Artisan (James and Jon Sholly--OG LUNA family) bring the heat with this thin-lined, minimal beauty of a design!
Alternative 100% cotton black shirt, printed with white ink—we've lost control again…

CLICK here for a GOOOD look at the detail!
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>the NAT RUSSELL storefront T-Shirt
We REALLY dug this very rad Nat Russell illustration, from our 20th Anniversary Lathe-Cut Box Set--so much so, we thought it'd make a great shirt!

This lovely blue is a super soft, 100% cotton, Alternative Apparel T and is also available in
ladies sizing and styling.

Best to
hit this link, to see ALL the detail...
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>BrainTwins 'LUNAR phase' T-Shirt
BrainTwins, fresh from killing our #rsd18, have got your phases sorted!
Alternative 100% cotton asphalt grey shirt, printed with #319—chart your tide with this one…

of course we pay CASH for your used LPs...

Actually, we buy (and sell) all sorts of pre-loved music!
We stock over 10,00 used LPs and we are always looking to purchase your unwanted LPs, CDs, and DVDs (in good condition) for $$$.
ouse calls made!
CLICK HERE for all the details...

up-front pre-order magic—for delivery or pick-up!

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>JIMMY EAT WORLD - Surviving (Indie Exclusive Vinyl Edition) LP
Surviving is the new album from American rock band Jimmy Eat World. This new set marks the groups 10th studio album, and will be released on their 25th Anniversary as a band!

out 18 OCT 2019...
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>FKA TWIGS - Magdalene (Red Vinyl Edition) LP

out 25 OCT 2019...
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>NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - Ghosteen (Black Vinyl Edition) LP
Ghosteen is the new two part album from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. Ghosteen is the seventeenth studio album from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, following 2016's Skeleton Tree. The album was recorded in 2018 and early 2019 at Woodshed in Malibu, Nightbird in Los Angeles, Retreat in Brighton and Candybomber in Berlin. It was mixed by Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Lance Powell and Andrew Dominik at Conway in Los Angeles.

'The songs on the first album are the children. The songs on the second album are their parents. Ghosteen is migrating spirit.' Nick Cave.

out 08 NOV 2019...
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>DJ SHADOW - Our Pathetic Age (Black Vinyl Edition) 2-LP Set

out 15 NOV 2019...
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>NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE - Colorado (Black Vinyl Edition) 2-LP Set

out 25 OCTOBER 2019...

thanks for the love Time Out…

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>Thanks so much to Time Out for including us in their 'The 24 best things to do in Indianapolis' round up!
Take a peek at the best things to do in Indianapolis, from top museums and attractions to live music and restaurants…
>check that list out
LUNA music 5202 N. College Avenue Indianapolis IN 46220 USA (317) 283-LUNA