mp3: new SALEM | "King Night"
Here's the massive opener/title track from SALEM's King Night, out September 28 on IAMSOUND Records:
SALEM :: King Night
A few updates on Todd P's epic, all-ages three-day MtyMx Fest in Monterrey, Mexico at Autocinema Las Torres: Recent additions to the already massive lineup include LIARS, HEALTH, Los Planetas, Sun Araw, the Mantles, MNDR, Twin Sister, Teenage Cool Kids, and more (full lineup + set times after the jump). We've also been informed that tickets will be available on a daily basis at the door for $15 USD (200 pesos), or you can get tix now here. Tent rentals are now available for reservation by emailing Mtymxtent@gmail.com, and the fest will be providing buses between Austin and Monterrey leaving Friday night/Saturday morning (3/20) at 2am and running every four hours until 6pm on Tuesday (3/23) (contact MtyMxbus@gmail.com to purchase tickets specifying which days you will be traveling in the text of the email). More info on lodging -- including rooms at Hotel Fundador in the historic colonial “Barrio Antiguo” of Monterrey -- and general info can be found at the MtyMx Fest site ("To reserve a room, simply send an email to email@example.com with the type of room/bed you are looking for and which dates, both in the subject line"). Check the expanded festival lineup + full schedule after the jump...
ATL RMX is the latest Adult Swim compilation, featuring remixes of songs from various ATL rappers (Jeezy, Gucci, Cee-Lo, Playboy Tre, etc.) by the likes of HEALTH, Flying Lotus, XXXChange, Memory Tapes, SALEM, Dam-Funk, Phaseone, and others. Grab a few highlights below, and download the full comp for free here.
"Pink socks, a dirty mattress, wallpaper peeling off the walls, empty cough syrup bottles, and soiled wall to wall carpeting all come to mind after repeated listens to this new Salem mix. It’s either the perfect accompaniment to the fall/winter blues or soundtrack to scrawling your name on your bedroom wall in blood, it’s up to you."mp3:
"If you kidnapped Bauhaus, tied them up in your basement, tortured them with slo-mo Houston hip-hop and performance art pornography, then killed them, their ghosts might have sordid dreams about a record like this."Probably the best description of the mysterious group I've seen since "the Cocteau Twins on a dirty south kick." Pinglewood also offers up this track, which may or may not appear on the new EP:
Here's the new video for Salem's "Dirt," taken from the band's unclassifiable Yes I Smoke Crack EP (out now on Acephale). The unsettling clip -- which the band directed themselves -- is dark, disorienting, and more than a little terrifying. Oh, and definitely NSFW or anywhere else. The song kicks in just after the one minute mark, and totally justifies my favorite description of these guys (from TTL): "the Cocteau Twins on a dirty south kick." Get uncomfortable: