Washed Out (DJ Set)

Washed Out (DJ Set)

Josh Kolenik from Small Black - DJ Set, Doors and Show at 12:30AM

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Doors: 11:59 pm / Show: 11:59 pm

$15.00 - $18.00

Limited admissions at doors

This event is 21 and over

Advanced tickets to this event are SOLD OUT! We will have a limited number of admissions available to purchase at the box office on the night of the show starting at 12:00 AM. All admissions at the door will be first come first serve, one ticket per customer, with no re entry. $18 at the door, cash only.

Washed Out (DJ Set)
Washed Out (DJ Set)
The music recorded by Ernest Greene as Washed Out has been nothing if not dreamy, but for his second full-length, he's taken the idea of letting your mind wander to another state a huge leap further. On Paracosm, out Aug. 13 on Sub Pop, the Georgia-based musician explores the album's namesake phenomenon, where people create detailed imaginary worlds. The concept has been used to describe fantasy lands like Tolkien's Middle Earth and C.S. Lewis' Narnia, and it's at the heart of the 2004 documentary In The Realms Of The Unreal about outsider artist Henry Darger.
Josh Kolenik from Small Black - DJ Set
Josh Kolenik from Small Black - DJ Set
Formed at the tail-end of 2008 as a bedroom recording project, Small Black first made waves with their eponymous debut EP. Recorded in the attic of singer Josh’s uncle’s remote Long Island beach-house/surfboard workshop, it served as an ideal introduction to the group with its pulsing patchwork synths and addictive, stay-gold hooks that seemed to unfurl themselves gradually over repeated listens. Slightly more immediate and polished than its predecessor, Small Black’s debut LP New Chain remained a continuation of this contrasting ethos – a delirious smudging of the lines between melancholy and nostalgia, tension and celebration, unabashed pop music and experimentation. Next, the band wanted to combine their aesthetic with overt sampling, inspired by legendary beatsmiths like RZA, DJ Premier and J Dilla. Enter the Moon Killer mixtape. A free full-length release through Small Black’s website, Moon Killer not only openly borrows from sources as rich and diverse as Nas, Pere Ubu, Drake and the Carpenters, but features multiple drop-ins from Das Racist MC Heems, as well as remixes from Star Slinger and Phonetag. What truly stands out is the ease with which Small Black folds their source material into their own inimitable sound. It’s a legitimate step forward for the band—a sizeable stride closer to what they’ve been hearing in their heads this whole time. Currently, the band is hard at work on a new full-length for Jagjaguwar, to be released sometime in 2012.
Venue Information:
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
http://www.brooklynbowl.com/

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