its good, although it is fucking with my mind somewhat, Im scared to leave the building.
but I'll add my word of thanks: lovely stuff.
but I', sure I wasn't the first person to sing it's praises.
Thanks to Pitchfork, though!
good driving music. at night, in the rain.
there's a large slice of paranoia in that songwriting
Looking forward to seeing the Soft Moon at Primavera.
also on Captured Tracks.
New song is really good. God I wish I hadn't missed most of the set at primavera.
One of my favourite albums of last year!
downloaded and looking forward to listening
11-13 Strasbourg, France - Musèe d'Art Contemporain
11-14 Rennes, France - Antipode @ $
11-15 Paris, France - Point Ephémère #
11-16 Metz, France - Les Trinitaires @
11-17 Lyon, France - Le Sonic #
11-19 Stuttgart, Germany - 1210 #
11-20 Köln, Germany - MTC #
11-21 Berlin, Germany - Festsaal Kreuzberg #
11-22 Hamburg, Germany - Hafenklang #
11-23 London, England - Cargo #
11-24 Bristol, England - Start the Bus #
11-25 Leeds, England - Brudnell Social Club #
11-26 Manchester, England - Ruby Lounge #
11-27 Birmingham, England - Hare and Hounds #
11-28 Brighton, England – Greenstore #
11-29 Brussels, Belgium - Magasin
11-30 Utrecht, Netherlands - Le Guess Who? Festival #
12-01 Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof #
12-02 Prague, Czech Republic - Meat Factory #
12-03 München, Germany - Orangehouse #
* with Cold Showers
% with ERAAS
§ with Group Rhoda
# with Dracula Lewis
@ with Ty Segall
$ with Xiu Xiu
% with ERAAS
can't wait for the new album.
New track is not bad but not as good as the EP.
That new track is fan-fucking-tastic!
can't wait to download this when I get home
if so, i'm about to listen to it on spotify. Let's seee
Has been used on that new car advert (lexus, I think)
Thought it sounded like joy division when I heard it and it was just instrumental.
“Luis Vasquez hit a real dinger with the release of his debut album as The Soft Moon, an icy and endlessly intriguing pull into the aural taxonomy of Goth and club industrial music, as far as those genres are recognized. Any point of the record could have been an outtake from some imaginary Siouxsie & The Banshees recording session in the 1980s, such was the specific nature of the music. You could tell it was made by someone who loves the music enough to allow his reverence for the form drive the undefinable qualities that bestow his work with all the phaser-driven intrigue and gloomy theatrics it’s known for.” -Dusted
"The Soft Moon joins the ranks of Silk Flowers, Cold Cave, and Ducktails as modern guardians of the bleak. Brainchild of NoCal's Luis Vasquez, the Soft Moon sound fuses anxious synth lines with jittery drum machines; check the sway of the title track on Zeros and its seamless transmutation into Krautrock. It's a minimalist approach that started on the Soft Moon's outstanding 2010 self-titled debut full-length, and continues here with each composition taking on an overall instrumental feel despite the occasional presence of lyrical accompaniment. When they do enter the soundscape, Vasquez's vocals tend to hover above the song or, as with the incredibly Cure-like eeriness of "Insides," echo like a swirling vapor of torturous hopelessness. The effect is emotive without being over the top or resorting to a smeared-eyeliner addiction. Imagine if when Trent Reznor first hit the scene he had been more despondent than angry, headed in the opposite direction of his immediate industrial forebears Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire, and Skinny Puppy, instead welcoming the softer yet no less intense side of Peter Murphy. Speaking of which, it's that time of year again, where one is encouraged to get all bereft in deathly bloom anyhow. So watch the leaves fall as the season continues to turn while sitting alone in a darkened room. Just make sure the Soft Moon is playing within earshot."
see you bedwetters there