Small Black
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"The Closer I Look": A Conversation with Small Black
2 Nov 2015 // 7:30 PM

Recovering from a devastating loss at the hands of Hurricane Sandy, Small Black's Josh Kolenik crafted not only his best record, but also one inspired by his loss, his affinity for Blue Nile records, and, of course, '70s American cinema.


Small Black: Limits of Desire
26 Jun 2013 // 5:02 PM

Much on Limits of Desire, the sophomore LP by Brooklyn indie outfit Small Black, demonstrates the band's adept handling of the pop hook, but the preeminence of mood here drowns out what could have been some more immediate songs.

Small Black: New Chain
26 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Small Black blends elements of shoe gaze and New Wave revivalism to often remarkable results, but sometimes get carried away by chill-wave atmospherics.


Small Black's 'Limits of Desire' + Bottleneck 'I Love You Man' Exhibits
21 May 2013 // 12:00 AM

Organized around an art exhibit the band curated, Small Black performed an intimate show to preview their new album Limits of Desire. Around the corner, the Bottleneck Gallery had an opening night reception as well.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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