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In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That’s not happening this week. I absolutely cannot think of a single thing that these five videos have in common with one another, other than me enjoying all of them. So:… More »

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Tobacco – “Eruption (Gonna Get My Hair Cut At The End Of The Summer)”

Tobacco is part of the mysterious psychedelic Pittsburgh group Black Moth Super Rainbow, and when the mood strikes him, he also releases music on hi…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2014 - 3:11 pm

Stream Black Moth Super Rainbow Cobra Juicy

Psychedelic Pittsburgh synth-murk unit Black Moth Super Rainbow raised a whole fuckton of money on Kickstarter to fund the release of new LP Cobra Juicy,…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2012 - 12:13 pm

Black Moth Super Rainbow – “Gangs In The Garden”

The lurching, psychedelic Pittsburgh production unit Black Moth Super Rainbow will self-release Cobra Juicy, their new crowd-funded album, later this month. We've already heard the…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2012 - 1:04 pm

The Black Keys – “I Got Mine (Tobacco Remix)”

Way the hell back in 2008, Black Moth Super Rainbow member Tobacco remixed the Black Keys stomper "I Got Mine," giving it a stuttering psych-ra…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2012 - 12:04 pm

Serengeti – “Be A Man” (Feat. Tobacco) (Stereogum Premiere)

The Georgia indie Graveface is launching a new Charity Subscription Series, a 7" singles club that'll send its proceeds to a wide range of worthy…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2012 - 9:15 am

Black Moth Super Rainbow – “Windshield Smasher” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Pittsburgh melt-pop toxic avengers Black Moth Super Rainbow are priming the world for their new Kickstarter-funded album Cobra Juicy, and their new song "Windshield Smasher"…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2012 - 11:24 am

Black Moth Super Rainbow – “Windshield Smasher”

Synth-psych mutants Black Moth Super Rainbow recently took to Kickstarter to raise the funds necessary to self-release their new album Cobra Juicy. And as I'm…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2012 - 4:31 pm

Black Moth Super Rainbow – “Spraypaint”

The two members of decayed-noise synth experimenters Black Moth Super Rainbow have been busy with side projects in recent years, but they just got back…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2012 - 2:41 pm

Tobacco – “Grape Aerosmith” (Feat. Beck) Video

In which a working stiff experiences raw sirloin bursting through his skin to the sounds of Beck's disembodied moans and pleasantly dusky vocals, overtop Tobacco'…
Amrit Singh | July 28, 2010 - 5:26 pm

Tobacco – “Fresh Hex” (Feat. Beck) (Stereogum Premiere)

We brought you "Sweatmother," the first bit of electronic nastiness (in a good way) from Tobacco's upcoming Manic Meat LP, and mentioned that other track…
jessica | April 15, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Tobacco – “Sweatmother”

Black Moth Super Rainbow's Tom Fec takes a pause from chewing dandelion gum to offer a harsher serving of Tobacco via Maniac Meat. (Black Moth'…
brandon | March 31, 2010 - 9:21 am

Black Moth Super Rainbow Remix Air (Stereogum Premiere)

The psychedelic Pittsburgh analog experimentalists contribute a thick layer of dandelion gum to Love 2's pastoral, carefree "Sing Sang Sung." Black Moth Super Rainbow's teeming…
brandon | November 4, 2009 - 10:07 am

New Black Moth Super Rainbow Video – “Born On A Day The Sun Didn’t Rise”

On first hearing the lead single from BMSR's Eating Us, we noted it paired "that familiar vocoder spillage with hazy lush, stardusted instrumentation, and bouncy…
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2009 - 2:01 pm

The Go! Team Remix Black Moth Super Rainbow

There's a playful swing and groovy tunefulness at the core of Black Moth Super Rainbow's psychedelic happy-jam "Twin Of Myself," which makes it as perfect…
Amrit Singh | June 18, 2009 - 10:10 am

New Black Moth Super Rainbow Video – “Dark Bubbles”

Drink a pot of coffee before you read this post. Not so you can blow "Dark Bubbles," because this video for the track by Pennsylvania…
brandon | May 5, 2009 - 9:19 am

New Black Moth Super Rainbow – “Born On A Day The Sun Didn’t Rise”

Pennsylvania psychedelics Black Moth Super Rainbow, now expanded to a sextet, are following up 2007 breakthrough Dandelion Gum with their forthcoming fourth album Eating Us.
brandon | April 21, 2009 - 10:59 am

CMJ ’08: Tobacco Delivers, Looks Creepy @ Mercury Lounge

Last year, Black Moth Super Rainbow's Tobacco issued a DVD titled Fucked Up Friends, suggesting what you should do (get fucked up) and who you…
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2008 - 11:33 am

New Black Moth Super Rainbow Video – “Sun Lips”

If anyone mentions a rainbow these days, there’s usually a pot of Radiohead beneath it. Switching that frequency some, the mysterious western Pennsylvania psych trouper…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 12:20 pm