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Credit: 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,” one of its highlights. The… More »


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Credit: 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 in three forms: a 12-track… More »


Credit: 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 once considered chillwave going lush… More »


Credit: Small Black - Limits Of Desire

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 upon a time. First single… More »


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Credit: 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 all shot on 16mm film. More »


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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. The photo, created by Dutch… More »


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 extremely dumb buzzword. Everyone knows… More »


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Credit: Memory Tapes

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 say “ugh.” We all have… More »


Credit: 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. Actually, it pretty much neverMore »


Credit: Small Black - Moon Killer

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 Das Racist’s Heems. Now, it… More »


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Credit: 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.

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Credit: 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 Racist’s Heems. Grab the download… More »


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 on Roku? Maybe I stayed… More »


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Remixtape

Remixtape Vol. 3

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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,” Creep working on Planning To… More »


Credit: Small Black - "Photojournalist" Video

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 either idealized or inaccurate or… More »


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