New Chain - Small Black
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  1. Camouflage
  2. Search Party
  3. Hydra
  4. Photojournalist
  5. Crisp 100s
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  1. Camouflage
  2. Search Party
  3. Hydra
  4. Photojournalist
  5. Crisp 100s
  6. Goons
  7. Light Curse
  8. New Chain
  9. Panthers
  10. Invisible Grid
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On New Chain, Small Black trades the static and hiss of cheap recording equipment for a much cleaner sound -- this time, the haze surrounding Josh Kolenik's voice comes from dense electronic swirls instead of signal overload like it did on the band's self-titled EP. Ironically, tracks like "Camouflage" somehow sound even older minus the lo-fi approach, with synth toms and pads that hark back to the pristine-bordering-on-sterile '80s. "Photojournalist"'s stop-start rhythms and "Panthers"' emphasis on Kolenik's vocals add ...

New Chain 2010, Jagjaguwar

UPC: 656605217420

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