THE HORRORS: SKYING

[rating: 4.5] THE HORRORS: SKYING LABEL: XL Recordings RELEASE DATE: August 9, 2011 Most bands wontedly mature with mileage, but rarely are they able to thrive with the same level of success as The Horrors. In 2007, the band released Strange House; an underrated debut album that has slipped into indie rock obscurity, sounding today, […]

Best Albums of 2014

Discover some great new music as we take a look back at the past year’s top albums. Listen to our full mix of the years best on Soundcloud HERE. Go back in time and listen to our favorite albums from the past five years HERE.  1. SPOON : They Want my Soul 2. THE WAR ON DRUGS […]

The Role of Compassion in Daniel Clowes’ “Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron”

The Role of Compassion in Daniel Clowes’ “Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron” by Lewis Shiner In 1991, two works appeared – Douglas Coupland’s novel Generation X, and Richard Linklater’s film Slacker—both, in Linklater’s words, “speaking about the generation that doesn’t want to be spoken for,”(1) the generation born during the tumult of the 1960s. At the same time […]

The Role of Compassion in Daniel Clowes’ “Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron”

  In 1991, two works appeared – Douglas Coupland’s novel Generation X, and Richard Linklater’s film Slacker—both, in Linklater’s words, “speaking about the generation that doesn’t want to be spoken for,”(1) the generation born during the tumult of the 1960s. At the same time that Slacker and Generation X were reaping headlines, an equally important (though much less self-conscious) generational statement […]

top 10 albums of 2011

Now that it’s 2012, here is a look back at the past year in music. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects, sat back, reflected and squared in with discosalt Magazine’s “top 10” best albums of 2011.   Twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, without a wasted moment. Citing Billy Corgan’s […]

Best Albums of 2011

Now that it’s 2012, here is a look back at the past year in music. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects, sat back, reflected and squared in with discosalt Magazine’s “top 10” best albums of 2011. Twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, without a wasted moment. Citing Billy Corgan’s twenty-eight-track, […]

Halloween Video Mix

Get your Halloweenhead together with a video playlist of our favorite Halloween Songs. The Horrors  :  Sheena is a Parasite Chromeo :  Don’t Turn the Lights On Ray Parker Jr. :  Ghostbusters The Ramones :  Pet Cemetary Bauhaus : Bela Lugosi’s Dead Rockwell : Somebody’s Watching Me Spoon : The Ghost Of You Lingers David Bowie : Ashes […]

DISCOSALT NOW IN THE APPLE APP STORE!

DISCOSALT Magazine App is now available in the Apple App Store for your iPad! DISCOSALT is the first interactive iPad Magazine application dedicated to independent music, film and art. The quarterly magazine features exclusive feature articles and videos,  album reviews,  interviews,  new music, fresh art, and indie culture, with a unique editorial voice and design […]

STREAM THE HORROR’S NEW ALBUM: SKYING

The Horrors new self-produced third album Skying leaked over the weekend, so XL decided to stream the album in full before the official release on July 11th.  This is by far one of the most solid efforts to follow-up the hugely acclaimed Primary Colours, and maybe a sleeper best album of 2011.  Check out the track “Still Life”, a […]

ANGLOPHILIA’S LATEST, GREATEST AND WHITEST HOPE: THE VACCINES

  [rating:3.5] The Vaccines: What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Label: Columbia Release date: May 31, 2011  You’ve heard this song before. You’ve heard this album before. You’ve seen this band live before, but it’s been so long – do you really care anymore? The Vaccines are a UK band who, in the UK […]

WHAT RECORDS ARE DAN AUERBACH SHOPPING FOR?: “WHATS IN MY BAG” WEB SERIES FOR MUSIC NERDS

Some episodes from the web series “What’s in My Bag” from Amoeba Records, the record label from the famed LA Record shop Amoeba Music.  Get some music suggestions from artists, customers, and staff as they share some recent discoveries from the Amoeba racks.  Some of our favorites include The Black Keys Dan Auerbach, Jason Schwartzman, Best […]

top 10 albums of 2009

With the year winding down, team discosalt has squared in with our “top 10” best albums of 2009. If you are missing any of these albums in your quiver, you may be ill prepared to face the new year. Take a peek, take a note and let us know who we left off. ABC/DJ SLEEPY […]

DISCOSALT TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2009

With the year winding down, team discosalt has squared in with our “top 10” best albums of 2009.  If  you are missing any of these albums in your quiver, you may be ill prepared to face the new year. Take a peek, take a note and let us know who we left off. ABC/DJ SLEEPY […]

Best Albums of 2009

With the year winding down, team discosalt has squared in with our “top 10” best albums of 2009. If you are missing any of these albums in your quiver, you may be ill prepared to face the new year. Take a peek, take a note and let us know who we left off. ABC/DJ SLEEPY […]

Tom Haslinger

New York, NY / Vienna, Austria Born in Linz, Austria, Tom Haslinger began photography in 1999 and was the assistant to Thomas Smetana from 1999 to 2000. In the year 2000 Tom moved to Vienna where he was the assistant for Markus Rossle until 2003. He has worked for some model agencies in London and […]