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Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the…   Read Story »
The clangorous San Francisco postpunk group the Soft Moon have made a name for themselves with 2010's self-titled album and last year's Total Decay EP -- two excellent examples of dark, feral,…   Read Story »
Name: The Soft Moon Progress Report: Luis Vasquez talks about the recording of the Soft Moon’s forthcoming sophomore LP. The Soft Moon’s 2010 self-titled debut was a thing of gothy delight --…   Read Story »
Melancholy San Franciscans the Soft Moon posted a new track a little earlier, a collaboration with ex-Ultravox singer John Foxx and his band, the Maths. Download the spectral "Evidence" below. The…   Read Story »
The video for the Soft Moon's excellent "Total Decay" pins Luis Vasquez's minimalist visual aesthetic to his spectral, Factory-styled post-punk clamor. It's clenched up with claustrophobic tension…   Read Story »
Save a bit of humidity, it is an undeniably autumnal day in NYC. It's gray, it is wet, and it feels positively gauche to jam to anything that would feel right at a beach. So to help to fill the void…   Read Story »
Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year. The idea of a "new" band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the…   Read Story »
The San Francisco resident Luis Vasquez, who records as the Soft Moon, put out a pretty great self-titled album late last year; check out that album's "Tiny Spiders." He's also got a new EP, Total…   Read Story »
We'll be in Austin in a couple weeks. Nobody likes a lazy non-contributor, so we've teamed up with one of our favorite labels Sacred Bones and one of Austin's greatest institutions Chaos In Tejas to…   Read Story »
There were more albums released in 2010 than could fit on all the lists released in 2010. (And there were many lists.) With that in mind, and certain '10 records still ringing in our ears, we put our…   Read Story »