• Noah Shankool

Lung: a new take on punk


Featuring an unorthodox instrumental setup of a drum and cello duo that takes influences from punk, grunge and other styles of rock music, Lung is challenging the definition of what a punk band can be.

In an interview after a show at Satellite Records on Oct. 23, drummer Daisy Caplan talked about how the duo was formed out of the remnants of a former musical project.

“We met because we were in another band together. That band broke up so we started doing this. Also we’re friends,” said Caplan.

To cellist and vocalist Kate Wakefield, their unique style is born out of practice sessions and a passion for several different musical genres, leading them to incorporate many different sounds.

“I’ve played cello on and off my whole life and I listen to a