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Petite Noir – “The Fall” Video

Yannick Iluga, the Capetown producer known as Petite Noir, just released his debut EP The King Of Anxiety, a collection of his slim, joyous, South African bedroom pop. Dubbed “noirwave,” his songs manage to contain a roiling darkness that’s always buoyed up by light touches and a frenetic sense of groove. In the newly released… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 11, 2015 - 11:18 am

Petite Noir – “Shadows”

Petite Noir has been on our collective radar for a few years, but the young singer and producer from South Africa is only now about to release The King Of Anxiety, his first commercially-available EP. We’ve posted “Chess” and the remix of “Till We Ghosts” that features Yasiin Bey. And now Petite Noir has shared… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 14, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Petite Noir – “Till We Ghosts” (Feat. Yasiin Bey)

Petite Noir’s King Of Anxiety EP already gave us one splendid single in “Chess.” Now here’s another excellent track from Cape Town “noirwave” king Yannick Ilunga with an assist from Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def. “Till We Ghosts” actually premiered two years ago in a different form, but this new versio… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 17, 2014 - 11:02 am

Petite Noir – “Chess” Video

“Chess” is the lead single off of Petite Noir’s forthcoming debut EP The King Of Anxiety. Today Yannick Iluga’s project released a retro video by director Cieron Magat that emanates the dream-like, solitary quality of the song. Iluga sings in uncanny falsetto before his voice sinks to unimaginable depths about two minutes into the track. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2012

Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the person who’ll keep you warm all winter? If you’ve answered negatively to even one of these, you have some work to do. And so we… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 29, 2012 - 10:31 am