TUNE OF THE DAY: THE SOFT MOON ‘FAR’

The Soft MoonThe Soft Moon – the intriguing project by Luis Vasquez – shares the video for ‘Far’, the ideal follow up single to the darkly industrial & bass infused ‘Black’ and Trentemøller’s sensational rework of the track. The Lynch-esque video is directed by Y2K (Jason Lester and Severiano Martinez). Both tracks are taken from his LP ‘Deeper’, set for release on March 30th via Captured Tracks.

Vasquez explains: “’Far’ is the realm where unconscious desires reign, and the darkest tendencies take root and flourish. There, the “hIDeous” clone assaults the ego, the shadow self stalks the night, and a third Shroud embodies the two hemispheres locked in perpetual battle. The mirror cannot bear the strain of these fractured identities, and violence ricochets in all directions. It bends and warps, but never breaks. Like us, it holds an erratic balance together, even as voltaic forces rumble under the surface.”


On working with producer Maurizio Baggio, for ‘Deeper’, Vasquez says: “I’ve never worked so closely with someone before. Working with Maurizio felt right and I completely opened up to him during the entire process. I finally felt the urge to express myself more verbally with this record and I was able to focus more on songwriting rather than just experimenting with soundscapes.”

Live Dates:
4.09 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle
4.10 – Allston, MA – Great Scott
4.11 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg
4.12 – Montreal, QC – Bar Le Ritz
4.13 – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
4.14 – Detroit, MI – UFO Factory
4.15 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Tavern
4.16 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
4.17 – Madison, WI – the Frequency
4.18 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry
4.19 – Omaha, NE – Reverb Lounge
4.21 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
4.22 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
4.23 – Boise, ID – Neurolux
4.24 -Seattle, WA – Barboza
4.25 – Vancouver, BC – Electric Owl
4.26 – Portland, OR – Holocene
4.28 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel *
4.29 – Santa Ana, CA – Observatory *
4.30 – Los Angeles, CA – Roxy Theatre *
5.01 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah *
5.02 – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar *
5.03 – Albuquerque, NM – Sister Bar *
5.05 – Norman, OK – The Opolis *
5.06 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada *
5.07 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s *
5.08 – Austin, TX – Austin Psych Fest
5.09 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks *
5.10 – Atlanta, GA – Mammal Gallery *
5.16 – Lyon, France – Les Nuits Sonores
5.17 -Brussels, Belgium – Les Nuits Botanique
5.19 – Berlin, Germany – Schwuz §
5.20 – Copenaghen, Denmark – Loppen §
5.21 – Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefährlich §
5.22 – Köln, Germany – Gebäude §
5.23 – Mannheim, Germany – Mayfied Festival
5.24 – Essen, Germany – Zeche Carl §
5.25 – London, UK – The Garage §
5.26 – Leeds, UK – The Brudenell Social Club §
5.28 – Nantes, France – Indigènes Festival
5.29 – Barcelona, Spain – Primavera
5.31 – Nîmes, France – This Is Not A Love Song Festival
6.01 – Bordeaux, France – IBoat #
6.02 – Toulouse, France – Le Connexion #
6.03 – Paris, France – La Maroquinerie #
6.04 – Metz, France – Les Trinitaires #
6.05 -Amsterdam, Holland – Melkweg #
6.06 – Eindhoven, Holland – Psych Lab Festival
6.08 -Turin, Italy – Astoria %
6.09 – Marina Di Ravenna, Italy – Hana Bi %
6.10 – Milan, Italy – Carroponte %

* w/ Skull Katalog
# w/ Phase Fatale
§ w/ Blush_Response
% w/ Havah

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