The Soft Moon, The Soft Moon

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The band’s self-titled is all your dark Factory B-Side fantasies.

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Brendan McGowan | December 27, 2010

The Soft Moon, The Soft Moon [Captured Tracks]

You know that one experimental, mostly instrumental track that bands from the lower depths of the Factory Records catalog would put on the B-side of their albums? The Soft Moon is like if all those songs were by one band.

Luis Vasquez sticks closely to a well-established template, but immediately establishes a signature sound with propulsive, tribal-industrial drums, driving bass lines, swarm- of-killer-bee guitar swirls, horror score synth wails, and a lot of warping, wobbly noises. The album is dense

 
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