Posts tagged "Small Black"

Stream Small Black’s Luxe, Synth-Popped ‘Real People’ EP

Brooklyn's Small Black really hit their stride with last year's Limits of Desire, an album that deftly expanded their warm, synth-fed sound into an epic…
By: Chris Martins / March 24, 2014

Small Black Kill Summer Dead With Genuinely ‘Breathless’ Video

If Small Black's recent tour diary for SPIN taught us one thing, it's that America is a strange and photogenic place. If "Two-Lane Blacktop" unveiled…
By: Chris Martins / September 25, 2013

Two-Lane Blacktop: A Small Black Tour Diary

Small Black's latest LP is entitled Limits of Desire, but the band's curiosity, anyway, knows no bounds. The Brooklyn-bred quartet just returned from a month-long…
By: Paula Mejia / July 12, 2013

Small Black Soundtrack a Fiery One-Day Stand in ‘No Stranger’ Video

Speaking to SPIN, Small Black frontman Josh Kolenik described the Brooklyn foursome's second album, Limits of Desire, as "more powerful, more confident" than their 2010…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 18, 2013

Hear Small Black’s Liberating ‘Free at Dawn,’ an Epic Answer to Chillwave’s Past

Chillwavers have aged better than most progenitors of hashtaggable micro-genres, and Small Black are no exception. Their 2010 debut Small Chain was a little late to…
By: Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

Small Black Strip Down on ‘Minimal’ New Album ‘Limits of Desire’

After three years and as many releases trading in lo-fi, Casio-constructed synth-pop, the four members of Brooklyn's Small Black decided it was time for a…
By: Colin Joyce / February 22, 2013

Small Black, ‘Moon Killer’ (Self-Released)

When chillwave crested, this Long Island foursome seemed fairly likely to sink. Their sound was more washed-out than Washed Out -- a pleasantly textured melodic…
By: Chris Martins / November 11, 2011

First Spin: Small Black’s Nicki Minaj-Sampling Mixtape Cut ‘Love’s Not Enough’

This Friday, Brooklyn electro (some ding-dongs would say "chillwave") smoothies Small Black will drop Moon Killer, their first official mixtape. It's a release set to…
By: David Bevan / November 9, 2011

Hear Das Racist’s Heems Guest on Small Black’s New Mixtape

On November 11th, Brooklyn chillwave cadets Small Black will release Moon Killer, a free mixtape whose moody, rain-spackled first listen, "Two Rivers," features a host…
By: SPIN Staff / October 10, 2011
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