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Small Black – “No Stranger” Video

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,"
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: May 2013

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…
Amrit Singh | June 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Stream Small Black Limits Of Desire

Limits Of Desire is the second band from the keyboard-happy Brooklyn indie-pop band Small Black, and it's our latest example of an act that was…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2013 - 2:32 pm

Small Black – “No Stranger”

Limits Of Desire, the new album from Brooklyn synthpop quintet Small Black, is packed with anthems of wistfulness that would've made New Order proud once…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2013 - 11:13 am

Small Black – “Free At Dawn” Video

The video for Small Black's "Free At Dawn" pays tribute to Brooklyn by culling together a legion of images of different signage throughout the borough…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 16, 2013 - 11:48 am


Q&A: Small Black 
Frontman Josh Kolenik On His Band’s New Album, Relationships, And Taming The Chillwave Dragon

The cover art for Small Black’s forthcoming sophomore album is a pretty clever indicator of what kind of subject matter the record has in store.
T. Cole Rachel | April 2, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Small Black – “Free At Dawn”

During 2009, a handful of bands gained popularity through a form of simultaneously hazy and sunny synth pop -- only to be cursed with an…
Miles Bowe | February 28, 2013 - 12:37 pm


Deconstructing: Memory Tapes And Life Beyond Chillwave

How does the word "chillwave" make you feel in the waning weeks of 2012? If it doesn't make you say "huh?" it probably makes you…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2012 - 4:38 pm

Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Small Black Moon Killer

Rock bands with mixtapes: It's almost too perfect of an idea, like rock bands with hypemen, and it's amazing that it doesn't happen more often.
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2011 - 2:01 pm

Small Black – Moon Killer Mixtape

Previously on Stereogum, we've shared a couple of tracks from Brooklyn chillwavers Small Black's new mixtape, the title track "Moon Killer" and "Two Rivers" featuring…
Corban Goble | November 11, 2011 - 10:31 am

Small Black – “Moon Killer”

Brooklyn sample pop quartet Small Black put out "Two Rivers" from their upcoming Moon Killer mixtape last week, and now here's the title track. …
Corban Goble | October 18, 2011 - 2:19 pm

Small Black – “Two Rivers” (Feat. Heems)

Local chillwavers Small Black are set to release a mixtape in November, and today they unleashed the first, vibe-heavy track featuring a freestyle from Das…
Corban Goble | October 10, 2011 - 12:47 pm

We Got The Tweet

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am


Remixtape Vol. 3

This month's Remixtape begins with a wistful twist (Clams Casino, a Gold Panda redo of Lykke Li, Phone Tag tagging up Small Black's "New Chain,"
Amrit Singh | April 22, 2011 - 10:39 am

Small Black – “Photojournalist” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

When I talked to Small Black singer Josh Kolenik about writing lyrics, he said the fallibility of memory made this hard, because his recollections were…
jessica | February 3, 2011 - 11:31 am