Apocalyptic lo-fi murk-pop aesthetic

Oh indie rock, you are so delightfully silly sometimes.

This Pitchfork review discusses indie buzz band Salem's "apocalyptic lo-fi murk-pop aesthetic." It calls 'em "a group with a distinctive style and a couple of should-be indie hits." Hey, sounds promising! Let's check 'em out (clip from SXSW show)...

Wow. I actually think the drums here are WORSE than the vocals. Which seems barely even possible.

Here's another live track from 'em, with more of an "urban flava":

Apparently they got booed offstage after that.

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