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Event Archive - The Soft Moon, Left Spine Down, KOBAN

Tue. February 2nd 2016 Venue (No Minors)
Tickets at: Scrape Records, Red Cat Records, Zulu Records, ElectroStub
Presented by: blueprintLIVE, The Invisible Orange
• Blueprintlive and The Invisible Orange present •

THE SOFT MOON (Captured Tracks/Oakland)





Tuesday, February 2nd

881 Granville St
19+ | Doors 8PM

Tickets on sale Friday, Jan 8th at 10am
Hardcopies | Red Cat, Neptoon and Zulu

Luis Vasquez never intended for The Soft Moon to reach the public's ears; for him, music has always been about self-actualization rather than selfaggrandizement. Nevertheless, the bleak, hushed sounds he created years ago in his small Oakland apartment bubbled to the surface and 2010 saw his debut LP, The Soft Moon, released on Captured Tracks rise to critical acclaim. Pitchfork's 8.1 review stated that Vasquez made "oblivion seems like an enticing prospect" and, indeed, listeners were immediately drawn into his murky musical wasteland, swathed in the moody atmospheres of jagged dark wave and wayfaring post-punk. For them, and for Vasquez, there was no turning back. The Total Decay EP and Zeros emerged soon after, and now Vasquez returns with The Soft Moon's most introspective and focused album to date: Deeper.


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Left Spine Down (Cyberpunk)

Based in Vancouver, Canada, LEFT SPINE DOWN (also known by the acronym LSD) plays a brand of music called Cyberpunk that fuses the sounds of Industrial, Metal, Punk and Electronica. The band features Jeremy Inkel of Industrial music legends FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY & NOISE UNIT and also Denyss McKnight the former bass player of Vancouver punk heavyw... more info