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Williamsburg Fashion Weekend Feb 17th and 18th

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Williamsburg Fashion Weekend is now in it’s 10th season of serving as the fashionable hair of the dog to the …Read the Rest

17 Feb 2012 | More

Salem’s “Better Off Alone” Is A Group Effort

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Jacques Derrida also once shrewdly remarked in a his seminal text on Metaphysics of Logocentrism, “The remixers become the remix”. To that Jacques Lacan then added: “Gaze. Rape gaze” and let go of a puffet of rich purple dank smoke*. And so today brings us an Alec Empire and Atari Teenage Riot remix of the Salem version of “Better Off Alone” is a muggier, angrier, and a more energetic version. Give it a listen.

3 Feb 2012 | 1 comment | More

Salem – ‘King Night’ Video

In the brand new video for “King Night”, the main protagonist is an 18-wheel semi truck (herein known as Truck). While this may trigger, in some, a Steven King-inspired fear of inanimate, rebellious vehicles, this protagonist is perfect for this song, perhaps even a bit as an embodiment of “Salem — the phenomenon”.

15 Sep 2011 | More

What To Do This Friday: Till The World Ends Edition

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No, I’m not reviving that old end of the world horse just to ride it up and down a screaming apocalypse speech. Instead I’m referring to the still latest Salem video and remix of Britney Spear’s “Till The World Ends” which they’ve premiered together with lots of new audible goodies at a rather artfully infused party in a New York gallery…

23 Aug 2011 | More

In The Mix Bag: Wu-Tang, Araab Muzik, Salem

Wu-Tang Clan - Laced Cheeba (Feat. Ghostface, Sean Price, Trife Diesel, prod. by Noah Rubin) from the new Wu-Tang album that’s set to roundhouse you on July 26th. Everyone who got the Wu-Tang logo tattooed on their body/face has been vindicated many times over, here’s another star track in the never ending dynasty.

Then there’s Araab Muzik and Salem…

30 Jun 2011 | More

Salem in Moscow

Right now go here: Russia, then Moscow and then: “go here right now 6/2 arbatsky perelouk“. Arbatsky pereulok is one …Read the Rest

23 Apr 2011 | More

Who Put Out the Fake Salem Track?

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Earlier today, a large number of music and culture publications received an email from Biz3 that purported to contain a new track by the band Salem. Many sites posted the track and the quote alongside it attributed to Jack Donoghue of Salem. It was listened to by many ears. It was fake and here is the whole story.

7 Apr 2011 | 11 comments | More

Salem and Soars in Philadelphia, 3.21.11

As I mentioned Soars opened for Salem at Johnny Brenda’s in Phily, this is two days after the whole S!CK party thing you may have heard me mention a few times, ahem. Found some great video from this show, peep it.

23 Mar 2011 | 1 comment | More

Where Were You During the S!CK Salem Show, NYC, 3.19.11?

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When people, weeks from now, ask me where I was five minutes before Salem was due to begin their NYC set at our S!CK party, (as part of their tour that willfully ignored SXSW), I will be able to answer that I was at a McDonald’s four blocks away from Santo’s, the venue.

22 Mar 2011 | 5 comments | More

Salem and Soars at Johny Brenda’s in Philadelphia on March 21st

Watch the videos from this night here Much love for Salem, who are continuing on their tour and stopping by Johny …Read the Rest

21 Mar 2011 | 3 comments | More