2012-01-10T18:19:04-05:00 2012-01-11T09:56:06-05:00

Tarot Chords - Vol. 1

Tarot Chords lay before you to conjure more than what we currently have. They tell of a future unlike our own. A future we're in dire need of. The tale of renaissance and the cold rediscovery of the creative spirit. Witch house, drag, ghost drone, dark wave, dark snyth, witch bass, zombie rave and sometimes even seapunk will find their way into the notes of this feature. These sounds are brought to "life" by composers who not only to test the boundaries of music today, but most importantly the paradigms that envelope it.

Welcome - you might hear a punky harsh synth from Crim3s (previously known as Story of Isaac), a peaceful yet haunting vocal from Holy Other, or the icy chill of Toronto's own B∆SSCULT. That's what makes this post unique - there are no boundaries and we're not likely to see any given the stage of this new "genre". With dubstep singing its swan song on MTV, witch house and the paranormal passions it brings are picking up the slack. For your consideration - Tarot Chords Vol. 1.

Most of these aren't new, but we expect you to not be warm to this type of music. Think of this as your induction, your pledge. All of this in the hopes that you see the symmetry of our task.

      02 Yr Love
Download: Holy Other - Yr Love

      07 Redlights
Download: Salem - Redlights

      02 GERMS
Download: CRIM3S - GERMS

      Oh Why (BSSCULT Remix)
Download: Balam Acab - Oh Why (B∆SSCULT Remix)

Download: Clams Casino - Gorilla

      01 Welcome
Download: Balam Acab - Welcome

      04 hearts
Download: oOoOO - hearts

      02 Days
Download: Creep - Days

      01 Ixc999
Download: White Ring - Ixc999

      02 Black Nails
Download: Pictureplane - Black Nails

      02 Better Off Alone
Download: Salem - Better Off Alone

      04 Baptism (Story Of Isaac Remix)
Download: Crystal Castles - Baptism (Story Of Isaac Remix)


      07 Burn
Download: Blissed Out - Burn

      02 GONE
Download: BL▲CK † CEILING - GONE

      heatr holmes
Download: Madden - Heatr Holmes

      07 __________
Download: † DE∆D VIRGIN † - **********

      02 X
Download: GL▲SS †33†H - X

      Above Them
Download: GuMMy†Be▲R! - Above Them

      Class Actress - Journal of Ardency(spf5 drag)
Download: Class Actress - Journal of Ardency(spf5Ø drag)

      01 STLKRFXXX - Crawl
Download: STLKRFXXX -  Crawl

      Lose You
Download: Tape3000 - Lose You

      03 These Eyes
Download: TASH WILLMORE - These Eyes

Download: Velanova - Conspir▲cy†heory

Experimental · Feature · Witch


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  • Love that everyones warming up to this type of music, unfortunately I have every song here already minus the Tape3000 track and the STLKRFXXX track :P is this going to be a weekly?

    Avatar Klye January 10, 2012 6:27 PM Reply
    • glad to see your a regular witch listener! ill have more NEW tunes next time. †raning pos†

      Avatar Croydon January 10, 2012 6:38 PM Reply
    • We need to warm people up. Remember this is the induction - we'll continue to explore drag.

      Avatar Blake Shoji Earmilk January 10, 2012 7:19 PM Reply
  • Nasty Nasty Bro

    Avatar Nave Neal Craytomas January 10, 2012 6:30 PM Reply
  • You nailed it Jeff. 100%.

    Avatar Shane Tollman Morris January 10, 2012 9:28 PM Reply
  • Spooky...

    Avatar Shane Vetter January 10, 2012 9:46 PM Reply
  • Spooky...

    Avatar Shane Vetter January 10, 2012 9:46 PM Reply
  • I don't know if I'd go as far as to say that dubstep is singing its swan song. On one hand I realize that the media getting ahold of it will vere it away from its path and the purists will argue that it died with "electro-dubstep." Any way though I think it is so viral that it won't go away without kicking and screaming. As for this post...KILLER VIBES! You're the man.

    Avatar [email protected] January 10, 2012 11:07 PM Reply
  • Oh yeah and we always have moombahton*

    Avatar [email protected] January 10, 2012 11:08 PM Reply
  • This is great. There hasn't been any good introduction to Witch House since  that pitchfork article, and that was nearly two years ago.

    Avatar Anonymous January 11, 2012 9:32 AM Reply
  • this is the best.

    Avatar Alyce January 11, 2012 9:50 AM Reply
  • Lovin' this post. So dark... the dark vibes was the reason I fell in love with dubstep. Now that dubstep has become a different beast, these choons shall serve us just fine. 

    Avatar Azhar Khan January 14, 2012 11:54 PM Reply
  • I did not realize this was out there and actually started producing in  April and my sound can actually fit in this genre.  Smiles for days!

    Avatar CSeidel January 17, 2012 10:36 PM Reply
  • I'm really digging this. Can't wait for the second one!

    Avatar Metal Mechanika January 24, 2012 2:41 AM Reply
  • love it.but this whole genre has jumped the shark at least 18 months ago.not to be pretentious and condescending but the fact that several of the above tracks have appeared on "Jersey Shore" is evidence of this

    Avatar Missmajestyk February 3, 2012 3:06 PM Reply
    • nah, the folks that pick music at mtv are top of the flavor pile

      Avatar blankets February 24, 2012 9:48 PM Reply

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