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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Two of our beloved columns went up today! Our covers column Gotcha Covered and our jazz column Ugly Beauty are a great source of pride…
Stereogum | October 20, 2017 - 5:58 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music videos that crossed my video screen this week -- the top three on the list you'll find below -- are paranoid little…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 9:58 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: September 2012

Fall has fallen, as they say. As a result this month's mix of ten tracks delivered right on time for September's grand finale has all…
Amrit Singh | September 29, 2012 - 9:42 am

More The Soft Moon stories

The Soft Moon – “Choke”

Early next month, Luis Vasquez will release a new album under his moniker the Soft Moon titled Criminal. We've already heard previews of it with…
Ryan Leas | January 18, 2018 - 12:38 pm

The Soft Moon – “It Kills” Video

Bay Area resident Luis Vasquez records gnarled, heavy postpunk under the name the Soft Moon, and his new album Criminal is set to arrive early…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2017 - 1:09 pm

The Soft Moon – “Burn”

Luis Vasquez, the Bay Area postpunker who records as the Soft Moon, has just announced that he'll release a new album called Criminal early next…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2017 - 10:14 am

The Soft Moon – “Desertion”

Luis Vasquez always manages to find the beauty in isolation. Even at their most raucous, his songs as the Soft Moon carry a certain melodic,…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 7:02 pm

The Soft Moon – “Far” Video

The Soft Moon have shared a video for "Far," the second single off their forthcoming new album, Deeper. The video was directed by duo Y2K
James Rettig | February 10, 2015 - 2:53 pm

The Soft Moon – “Black”

Luis Vasquez, bka The Soft Moon, makes the kind of high-strung and anxious industrial tracks that could soundtrack a mental breakdown or a walk through…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 2, 2014 - 12:06 pm

The Soft Moon – “Hunger”

Luis Vasquez's Bay Area postpunk project the Soft Moon make songs when they want to, but they're just as interested in doing full-on gut-scraping blare.
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 12:18 pm

The Soft Moon – “Feel”

Brooding, Factory Records-indebted Bay Area post-punkers the Soft Moon put out their sophomore album Zeros in 2012, and while they haven't yet made any noise…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2014 - 11:42 am

The Soft Moon – “Want” Video (NSFW)

Between MS MR's clip for "Hurricane" yesterday and this, the Soft Moon's video for "Want," I'd like to suggest to Tom that perhaps this week's…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 9, 2013 - 5:05 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2013 - 10:11 am

The Soft Moon – “Die Life” Video

The Soft Moon's "Die Life" is a breathy, fuzzy track and the band has crafted a jarring black and white clip featuring a wall of…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 8, 2013 - 10:51 am

How to destroy angels_ – “Ice Age (The Soft Moon Remix)”

Here's one of those moments where the remixer and remixee are perfect complements to one another: Bleak Bay Area postpunkers the Soft Moon taking on…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 12:09 pm