×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Indie Band Lo Moon Yelps Rest Stops, FroYo From the Road

Indie rock trio Lo Moon is doing a solid for future touring bands in the U.S. — reviewing the food options on the road on Yelp as the members make their way northeast for a series of live dates.

Matt Lowell, Crisanta Baker, and Sam Stewart (son of Dave Stewart, of Eurythmics fame) comprise the Los Angeles-based synth pop band, though it’s unclear who’s writing what on their bite-seeing tour.

The band was particularly happy with a Eureka, Calif. burger joint’s accommodation of a food sensitivity when they visited last month. “One of our band [members] has a dairy allergy which the staff were more than happy to accommodate and made adjustments to their tacos with a smile,” they wrote. “That goes a long way with us as every time we eat out somewhere, this band member runs the very real risk of being poisoned. They won’t die but the bloating can be immense.”

The tongue-in-cheek commentary continued with a July review of a Yogurtland at a rest stop in Baker, Calif. that poked fun at the popping boba in the toppings bar. “Everything was pretty standard apart from what I first thought may have been salmon roe, but decided that that would be a little too far out for a Yogurtland in a Travelplaza in Baker, Calif.,” the review reads. “I’m still unsure of what it was but have added a pic so if anyone can tell me feel free to comment.”

The most recent review, which likely took place as the band headed to the northeast for a series of August shows, provided no details about the food at Sushi Room in Denver, Colo. Rather, the band gave the restaurant five stars and included the lyrics to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” in the text of the review along with an attached photo of the Boss in the early years of his career.

The band, which is signed to Columbia Records, will play venues in New York City; New Haven, Conn.; Toronto; and Chicago (for Lollapalooza) in August.

Check out the video for Lo Moon’s stellar “Loveless” below:

More Music

  • Todd Rundgren

    Couldn't He Just Tell-All? Todd Rundgren Reveals Enough in Candid, Funny New Memoir

    Todd Rundgren has spoken up about his feelings on not having made the transition this year from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee to actual inductee. “I’m heartbroken,” he says. “For LL Cool J. Five times a bridesmaid…” That’s an indication of how seriously he took the Hall of Fame’s much-belated flirtation with inducting [...]

  • As Wilco's 'Mermaid' Turns 20, An

    As Wilco's 'Mermaid' Turns 20, an Original Woody Guthrie Tape Is Found (EXCLUSIVE)

      Among the many reasons to celebrate Jeff Tweedy right now — including his first real solo album, “Warm,” and a new memoir, “Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back)” — it’s worth throwing a 20th anniversary party for “Mermaid Avenue,” the landmark album he and his band Wilco recorded with Billy Bragg in 1998. There [...]

  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry, Garth Brooks, Miley Cyrus Join MusiCares' Dolly Parton Grammy Tribute

    Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Garth Brooks, and Trisha Yearwood have been added as performers at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Dolly Parton. Previously announced performers include Leon Bridges, Lauren Daigle, Vince Gill, Don Henley, Norah Jones, Shawn Mendes, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Linda Perry, P!nk, Mark Ronson, Mavis Staples, and Chris [...]

  • VICE

    Adam McKay Explains the 'Vice' Musical Number He Left on the Cutting Room Floor

    Adam McKay’s “Vice” has clearly divided critics, with some calling it a bold and daring analysis of one of the most pivotal figures in American politics, and others mincing no words in labeling it, full stop, the worst film of the year. (Truly, in the year of a Dinesh D’Souza movie, people are grandstanding with [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content