Black Midi

The 50 Best Rock Bands Right Now

Rock is obvs not dead but it's not hard to see why people always say it is, almost wishfully. For decades, the most commercially viable…
SPIN Staff / July 30, 2020

The 10 Best Albums of 2019

In 2019, the musical landscape was as fractured and multifarious as the world around it. The best albums of the year didn’t fit neatly along…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2019

Black Midi Hid a Previously Unreleased Song From Schlagenheim on YouTube

Black Midi, as is their wont, have devised a shadowy and perhaps more-complicated-than-necessary way of sharing a bit of new music with the public. For…
Andy Cush / September 6, 2019

Stream Black Midi’s New Album Schlagenheim

London post-punk quartet Black Midi have released their debut album Schlagenheim via Rough Trade, and it is now available on streaming platforms. Since the limited release…
Israel Daramola / June 21, 2019

Video: Black Midi – “Ducter”

Black Midi's debut album Shlagenheim is shaping up to be one of the most exciting rock releases of the year. The London post-punkers have already released a few…
Will Gottsegen / June 20, 2019

Black Midi Are Making it Up as They Go

In May 2018, the young London post-punk band Black Midi performed a set of improvised music in collaboration with Damo Suzuki, the 69-year-old former vocalist…
Andy Cush / June 20, 2019

Black Midi Announce Debut Album Schlagenheim

The much-hyped London quartet Black Midi have announced their debut album, Schlagenheim. "Schlagen," auf Deutsch, translates to something like "to hit" or "to beat," while "heim" means…
Will Gottsegen / May 14, 2019

Black Midi – “Talking Heads”

Though they've only released a couple songs, Black Midi have already made a name for themselves as an exciting new force in the world of post-punk. Their…
Will Gottsegen / April 30, 2019

Black Midi’s “Crow’s Perch” Is Strange and Uncompromising Post-Punk

Black Midi have earned themselves a reputation as one of the most exciting bands in their hometown of London. Playing what could be broadly described as…
Andy Cush / March 26, 2019