The Soft Moon Remixes Boy Harsher’s Darkwave Hit “Pain”

Ahead of a highly anticipated appearance at SXSW, and an extensive tour with The Soft Moon, Massachusetts dark wave duo Boy Harsherone of the sexiest underground acts making music today—have shared with us The Soft Moon’s mesmerizing remix of their club hit Pain.

The track will be included on a new extended edition of ‘Lesser Man’ EP (out April 27th), as well as the new ‘Pain II’ vinyl (out May 11th), which are both set for release on Jae Matthews and Augustus Muller’s newly formed label Nude Club

Nude Club is also reissuing Boy Harsher’s debut LP Yr Body Is Nothing, along with a tape version of their recent Country Girl EP, which will include the two bonus tracks February, and Swing. 

Details below of each scheduled release—along with tour dates:

BOY HARSHER ‘Lesser Man (Extended Version)’ LP/CD/CASSETTE/DIGITAL (NUDE001)
Out April 27th – Pre-order here.


‘Lesser Man (Extended Version)’ is the first release of Boy Harsher`s imprint, Nude Club Records, originally released on cassette by Soft Science in (2014), and Night People (2015). The LP was reissued by the infamous Berlin goth label “aufnahme + wiedergabe” in Nov 2017 on 500 copies, and sold out in less than two weeks. Remastered by Thomas P. Heckmann at Trope Mastering, ‘Lesser Man (Extended Version)’ includes the dark wave hit, Pain and the unreleased track “Run” which was recorded during the ‘Lesser Man’ session. LP version includes digital download code + 2 bonus tracks: “Pain (radio edit)” and “Pain (The Soft Moon Remix)” and will be released for the first time ever on CD format.

Tracklist:

  1. Lust
  2. Modulations
  3. Pain
  4. Run
  5. Crimea
  6. Love
  7. Spell
  8. Pain (The Soft Moon remix) **
  9. Pain (Radio Edit)**
    ** available digitally and on LP download code

BOY HARSHER ‘Yr Body Is Nothing’ LP/CD/CASSETTE/DIGITAL (NUDE002)
Out April 27th – Pre-order here.


‘Yr Body Is Nothing’ was originally released on vinyl by DKA records, pressed three times. All pressings sold out in a matter of weeks. With a heavy emphasis on rhythm and atmosphere, the 10-songs presented here showcase a songwriting and production style that is sophisticated and unique, dark but powerfully uplifting. The sound is paradoxically massive yet minimal, providing the perfect space for Jae Matthews’ rich, deep, and emotive vocals to occupy as she, along with co-pilot Gus Muller, pulls the listener ever deeper with each passing song. Also, available on CD for the first time ever!

Tracklist:

  1. Intro
  2. A Realness
  3. Yr Body Is Nothing
  4. Last Days
  5. Suitor
  6. Morphine
  7. Save Me
  8. Deep Well
  9. Big Bad John
  10. Cry Fest

BOY HARSHER ‘Pain II’ Maxi 12 VINYL / DIGITAL (NUDE003)
Out May 11th – Pre-order here.

Tracklist:

A: Pain (edit)
B: Pain (The Soft Moon remix)

BOY HARSHER ‘Country Girl (Extended Version)’  CASSETTE / DIGITAL (NUDE004)
Out April 27th – Pre-order here.

Tracklist:

  1. Motion
  2. Country Girl
  3. Underwater
  4. Westerners
  5. February (Bonus Track)
  6. Swing (Bonus Track)

Tourdates:

THE SOFT MOON:

  • Mar 7 Feierwerk – Munich, DE #
  • Mar 8 UT Connewitz – Leipzig, DE #
  • Mar 9 Hafenklang – Hamburg, DE  #
  • Mar 10 Gebäude – Koln, DE  #
  • Mar 11 Kleiner Klub – Saarbrücken, DE  #
  • Ma 13 Doornroosje – Nijmegen, NL  #
  • Ma 15 Stereolux – Nantes, FR  #
  • Mar 16 L’Epicerie Moderne – Lyon, FR  #
  • Jun 2 Yeah Festival – Lourmarin, FR
  • July 21 Rock Hert Festival – Herk de Stad, BE

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BOY HARSHER:

  • Mar 10  Cayuga Lodge @ Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
  • Mar 13 SXSW Opening Party @ The Main II – Austin, TX
  • Mar 15 SXSW Holodeck Showcase @ Hotel Vegas – Austin, TX
  • Apr 9 Logan’s Pub – Victoria, BC
  • May 15 I-Boat – Bordeaux, FR
  • May 16 The White Hotel – Manchester, UK
  • May 17 Ideal Trouble @ La Station – Paris, FR
  • May 18 WGT Festival – Leipzig, DE
  • May 19 Queer Festival – Heidelberg, DE
  • May 20 Rockereill – Charleroi, BE
  • July 27-29 Terminus Festival – Calgary, AB

THE SOFT MOON /  BOY HARSHER:

  • Mar 27 Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
  • Mar 28 Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
  • Mar 29 Theatre Fairmount – Montreal, QC
  • Mar 30 Longboat Hall – Toronto, ON
  • Mar 31 Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
  • Apr 2 Turf Club – St Paul, MN
  • Apr 4 Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
  • Apr 6 Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
  • Apr 7 The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
  • Apr 8 Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC
  • Apr 11 The Independent – San Francisco, CA
  • Apr 13 The Teragram Ballroom – Los Angeles, CA
  • Apr 14 Casbah – San Diego, CA
  • Apr 16 Bunkhouse Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
  • Apr 17 Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ
  • Apr 19 Three Links – Dallas, TX
  • Apr 20 Barracuda – Austin, TX
  • Apr 21 Paper Tiger – San Antonio TX
  • Apr 22 Gasa Gasa – New Orleans, TX
  • Apr 24 The Wooly – Gainesville, FL
  • Apr 25 Gramps – Miami, FL
  • Apr 26 Crowbar – Tampa, FL
  • Apr 27 Aisle 5 – Atlanta, GA
  • Apr 28 The Mothlight – Asheville, NC
  • Apr 29 DC9 – Washington, DC

*Featured photo by Ciara Duffy

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