LUNG is a two-piece, comprised of electric cello and drums, based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. Their sound is dark, haunting, thick, and moving. Their style defies conventional genre definitions, evoking the driving sludge of early grunge/post-rock, with layered, symphonic dark rock ballads.
Formed in March, 2016, Lung launched out of the gate with a 4-song demo in advance of a full length album, a flurry of regional dates, and a live performance that leaves a packed house mesmerized. Tracks from the Bottom of the Barrel EP have been applauded across the globe, airing on radio stations throughout North America and Europe to South Africa.
Both Daisy (drums) and Wakefield (cello, vocals) have had multitudes of projects in the past and draw from a rich range of influences. Daisy was a core member of both the prolific rock band Foxy Shazam and feminist punk band Babe Rage. Wakefield has been writing and performing music with live cello and vocal loops for years. Together they create a distinctive, provocative style and an enigmatic live performance.
Their sound resembles the lovechild of a twisted affair between St. Vincent, The Dresden Dolls, and Death from Above 1979 imbued with lush vocal harmonies and dark lyrical play.
The electric cello is used as a loud, unforgiving force. Wakefield wields her heavily effected, amplified cello to create a booming, melancholy, distorted tone. Daisy compliments this sound with raw, forcefully stark drumming that drives their music to frenetic heights.