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TH!ϟ DARK FUTURE MAKEϟ HER WET Presents S!CK: Headlining SALEM

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Santos Party Haus on Saturday “SUPERMOON” night, March 19th.

Salem is headlining what will prove to be the most historic lineup in the history of music with:
Lil Ugly Mane, Black Hearted Diamond Boy, GHXST, Gospel, Food Stamps, Blissed Out, Becka Diamond, XMOFOXX, Cool Hand Luke MDMA Arthur.

12 Mar 2011 | 6 comments | More

The Soft Moon to Take On Tour with Autolux and SXSW Dates, San Fran with Salem

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It’s apropos that Luis Vasquez, aka The Soft Moon, a brooding act that effortlessly rides that fragile state between dreamscape and raw force in his latest, self-titled album, was born amidst the splendor of the Mojave desert. It’s even more apropos, then, that The Soft Moon has a set of upcoming tour dates with Autolux…

3 Mar 2011 | More

Top 10 Shows We Filmed in 2010: Sentimentalist Magazine

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and I am so happy for doing so.

23 Dec 2010 | More

Madeline’s Top 10 Albums of 2010: Liars, These New Puritans, LCD Soundsystem

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Trying to narrow down ten favorite albums into a tidy list is the worst kind of work. If you’re like me, your music moods change daily, so how is it really possible to be so concise and come up with your absolute best of the year? Nothing is absolute.

21 Dec 2010 | 1 comment | More

ISVOLT – Disaro Records Compilation of Witch House Music

Disaro records is the brainchild of Robert Disaro, who released Salem stuff back in 2007 and appears in this fine NY Times article on the topic of DJ Screw and Houston and parking lot parties. Disaro has been keeping on top the screw-drag-gaze sounds, so this compilation may be at the forefront…

30 Nov 2010 | More

How did Salem the Band do as Salem the Cult in Shoreditch?

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Some of these new bands have totally screw-gazey sounds and take on all of these occult belief systems, like: “don’t fuck with our creative process” and “no, thank you, I don’t want 10% in return for your ownership of all of my work.” Salem (S4lem!), is definitely one of these devil mongers of individuality and they just played in a big-ole church in the Shoreditch neighborhood of London. So how did it go?

28 Nov 2010 | More

Happy Thanksgiving: These 3 Spend Their Money Wisely

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I embarrassed myself enough by fainting/falling/peaking at their last song:

We’ll trash Umberto Eco and donate along the way. (your donations will be doubled by us)

25 Nov 2010 | More

This Dark Future Makes Her Wet: A Diatribe on The Occult

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I’m kicking off the first column of November with some sex magick for ya earz- a nike7up mix (his second to latest), so turn the volume up to the max and blast a mix that straight up murders it.

17 Nov 2010 | 4 comments | More

The Cauldron: This Dark Future Makes Her Wet

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October is the only month that ends in a holiday celebrating exquisite exaltation of darkness, death and freedom, this year it was also, appropriately, a barn burner month for a rapidly proliferating genre: Screw Gaze.

31 Oct 2010 | 7 comments | More

Salem at Santos Party House, IAMSOUND Showcase, CMJ 2010 Night 1, 10.19.10

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxfFYFw9OEw Salem, just before the polite stroke of midnight, plowed through a tight set that began with a new instrumental …Read the Rest

20 Oct 2010 | More