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.
Permalink | 6/14/2010