The members of Oklahoma City rock band Luma ” an Oklahoma Gazette Woody Award winner in 2007 ” have reformed as Fires of Atlas, a 2005 side project that has stolen focus for each of the group’s four members.
Fires of Atlas sounds decidedly more experimental than Luma ever was. Gone are the pop anthems with sing-along choruses, which have been replaced with morose pianos and somber, darker melodies.
The group will release the three-song “Away from Me” EP next week, a collection of Luma B-sides recorded last year. “Joe Wertz