LOOP THE MOON is the latest incarnation of an ever changing & evolving collective of musicians & singers who create a powerful emotive compelling & uplifting set of strong songs soulful melodies & inspiring lyrics delivered with warmth & passion. LTM bring a unique blend of funky groovy soul & cool Latin jazz with percussive keys & vibrant vocal harmonies.
Their songs are stories of hope & liberation, personal & collective struggle, natural highs & positive vibes, challenges & celebrations.
All kinds of influences can be heard flowing thru the music from Stevie Wonder to Prince to Cameo to Basement Jaxx to Incognito to Sly & The Family Stone to Moloko with added funky flavours reminiscent of Jamiroquai, Paolo Nutini, John Legend & Gnarls Barkley.
The band is driven & directed by front man & songwriter Mike Chantler who has been involved with many other projects; you can follow his musical journey at flowingdeeper.com
Each successive line up has included some outstanding jazz, Latin & funk players & guest vocalists who have come together for an emotional journey through many live performances. Highlights of these collaborations are featured on studio recordings, band EPs & videos.
The story continues with more music & remixes
to follow soon . . .
LTM perform in various shapes & sizes : as a full band with horns or with backing tracks & live percussion for festival & club gigs or semi-acoustically for more intimate events. The latest line-up features Jo, Helen & Carolyn on BVs with Mike on vox & keys.
They've appeared at many venues large & small including Kemptown Carnival, Concorde 2, Green Gathering, Latest Music Bar x5, Meadowlands, Vegfest, Glastonbury & Gladstonebury, Zu Studios, Oxjam, Verda, The Mesmerist, The Verdict, Bristol Bar, Honey Club, Brighton Arts Club, The Hope & Ruin, Patchfest, The Hydrant, The Prince Albert, Red Lion, Round Georges, The Richmond, The Hope & Ruin, Patchfest, The Good Ship, The World's End, Magpie Eco Festival, The Pav Tav, The Greys, The Brunswick, Cube, The Blind Tiger, Hobgoblin, The Honey Club, The Crown & Anchor, Infinity Café, The Blue Man, Red Roaster Café, The West Hill, Pressure Point, The Providence, Cowley Club, Sanctuary Café, The Hub, Bees Mouth, The Thomas Kemp . . .