Neptune’s Daughter, Luminescent Orchestrii


Neptune's DaughterWhen hearing the term “gypsy punk,” a few images come to mind: band members jumping around like mad men, a crazy audience, loud drums and a load of booze. Going into “Neptune’s Daughter,” the new release from Brooklyn based band Luminescent Orchestrii, I had a certain idea of how the album was going to sound. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Unlike the raucous hysteria of modern day gypsy punk heroes, Googol Bordello, Luminescent Orchestrii’s sound has a bit more class and subtlety. The album begins with “Moldavian,” a fast paced instrumental that sets the tone for what follows. The heavy drums …