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Let's take a moment for Dave Brockie, better known as Gwar's Oderus Urungus, who died suddenly earlier this week. For decades, Brockie helped to pioneer a distinctly DIY music-video aesthetic. With…   Read Story »
New York synthpoppers Small Black will release their new EP Real People next week, and the title track, like first single "Lines Of Latitude," has backing vocals from fellow starry-eyed synthpopper…   Read Story »
Last year, the Brooklyn synthpoppers Small Black released their album Limits Of Desire, one of the best and most underrated examples of giddy sunkissed New Order-style indie-bloop I've heard in…   Read Story »
Last month, the postpunk and garage-rock scene veteran Frankie Rose released Herein Wild, her third solo album and her second album of evocative, swirling new wave. And now, her fellow New York…   Read Story »
It's not on this week's list, but this might be a good place to acknowledge director Hannah Lux Davis's video for the willfully ridiculous Mike Will Made It/Miley Cyrus/Wiz Khalifa/Juicy J single…   Read Story »
New York synthpoppers Small Black released the very good and sort of overlooked album Limits Of Desire earlier this year, and now they've got a video for the dizzy jam "Breathless." In less than four…   Read Story »
Welcome to Stereogum Sessions, wherein we bring a video camera to the bands we love and document them in action. This episode is on location, in a basement belonging to Brooklyn's Small Black, a band…   Read Story »
Once again, the best piece of music-related video wasn't a music video this week; it was this haunting performance from Neil Young and Willie Nelson, and we can thank CMT, of all possible cable…   Read Story »
Last month, Brooklyn's Small Black released Limits Of Desire, an absolutely lovely album of starstruck small-stakes synthpop. Today, they drop a video for "No Stranger," one of its highlights. The…   Read Story »
A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the…   Read Story »