The Soft Moon – “Insides” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year, Bay Area postpunkers the Soft Moon released a tough, terse album called Zeros. And now here’s director Jacqueline Castel’s eroding black-and-white video for the brooding single “Insides.” Much of it takes place in a dark, clammy version of a primitive computer grid, like some fusion of Eraserhead and Tron. But then there’s also a part with a desert and melting doors to nowhere and a ring of fire, and I can’t come up with an ’80s cult-film comparison for that one. Dune, maybe? Watch it and download the song below.

The Soft Moon – “Insides”

Zeros is out now on Captured Tracks.

Tour dates:
03/02 Barcelona, Spain – Sala Apolo §
03/06 Las Vegas, NV – The Beauty Bar
03/07 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
03/08 El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
03/09 Denton, TX – 35 Denton (Denton Fest)
03/10 Norman, OK – Opolis
03/11 New Orleans, LA – Dragon´s Den
03/12 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald´s
03/14 SXSW – Club De Ville (Insound Showcase)
03/14 SXSW – Hotel Vegas (Austin Psych Fest Showcase)
03/16 SXSW – The Parish (Captured Tracks Showcase)
03/16 SXSW – The Elysium (Moog Showcase)
03/18 Kansas City, KS – Riot Room
03/19 Lincoln, NE – Knickerbockers
03/20 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
03/21 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
03/29 Aarhus, Denmark – Atlas
03/30 Copenhagen, Denmark – Loppen
03/31 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser
04/02 Helsinki, Finland – Kuudes Linja
04/03 Saint Peterburg, Russia – Mod
04/04 Moscow, Russia – Artpay
04/05 Athens, Greece – Gagarin
04/06 Prague, Czech Republic – Meet Factory
04/07 Budapest, Hungary – A38
04/08 Zagreb, Croatia – Mocvara
04/09 Ljubljana, Slovenia – K4
04/10 Rome, Italy – Circolo degli Artisti
04/11 Milan, Italy – Elita Milano Design Week Festival
04/12 Bologna, Italy – Covo
04/13 Padova, Italy – Loop / Bastione Alicorno
04/14 Dijon, France – Consortium (Kill Your Pop Fest)
04/15 Paris, France – Trabendo
04/16 London, England – Islington Academy
04/17 Amsterdam, Holland – Melkweg
04/18 Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
04/19 Lille, France – Le Grand Mix
04/20 Amiens, France – La Lune des Pirates
04/21 Nantes, France – Stakhanov
04/26 Austin, TX – Austin Psych Fest
06/06 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex #
06/07 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst Atrium #
06/16 Brooklyn, NY – 285 Kent (Northside Fest)

§ w/ Gross Magic, Girls Names
# w/ Ceremony, Total Control