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Now for some black magick.
Blog 20jazzfunkgreats posts about SALEM for the first time.
Pictureplane popularizes the term witch house in his Best of 2009 list for Pitchfork
2009 was the beginning of the "witch house" style. Also known as "black house" or "occult house." Coined and popularized by SHAMS and myself, two practitioners and advocators of the witch house movement. Mark our words, 2010 will be straight up witchy. Check the fabulously dark "In Your Eyes" by Denver/Amsterdam band Modern Witch, "Pillow Talk" by SHAMS, or the music video for "Goth Star" for examples of the witch house aesthetic..
Blog Better Than Sex put together and released a compilation entitled WITCH HΔVS, inspired by Pictureplane's mention in Pitchfork a few days earlier.
In his guest post for Pitchfork's Best Of 2009 list, Pictureplane's Travis Egedy mentioned the term 'Witch House' in regards to the dark music that's been so popular this year. I love the term, and while this reactionary compilation of ghost music may not be exactly what Travis had in mind, I feel it's in the same 'spirit' AHAHAHA fuck my life, folks.
Featuring 40 tracks from artists like The Skaters, Modern Witch, Tearist, SALEM, Haunted Fucking, Terror Bird, Gary War, Zola Jesus, and Metallic Falcons, this is the perfect sound for trve okkvlt ritvals.
RAW CHOP/DARK SPINNERS/HOOD TROLL/TRASH BEAT/DEEP THUGG/CREEP CLUB/FRESH MEAT/R&BEAST/GHOST (RAP)E/WITCH BLOG/WITCH HOUSE/HYPER HOOD/NEU CLASSIK AMERICORE/DEATH DOTH/HTML HOUSE/ECTO DRONE/GAZE WAVE/MINIIMVL SLOPPED N’ SCREWED/GOTH ETC. AND SO ON