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Mar 23, 2021

Beachy Head (a newly-announced band consisting of Rachel Goswell and Christian Savill of Slowdive, Matt Duckworth of The Flaming Lips, Steve Clarke of The Soft Cavalry, and Ryan Graveface of Black Moth Super Rainbow) have announced a new self-titled album, which will be out on April 30 via Graveface. The band has also shared a song from the album titled “Destroy Us.” More

Black Moth Super Rainbow Shares Video for New Song “Backwash”

Song Part of Split Record Store Day Single with Flea and Mike Watt; Panic Blooms Due Out May 4 via Rad Cult

Apr 16, 2018

Black Moth Super Rainbow are releasing a new album, Panic Blooms, on May 4 via Rad Cult. Previously they shared its first single, “Mr. No One.” Now they have shared another song from the album, “Backwash,” via a video. More

Feb 20, 2018

Black Moth Super Rainbow have announced a new album, Panic Blooms, and shared its first single, “Mr. No One.” Panic Blooms is due out May 4 via Rad Cult. It’s the band’s first album in six years, since 2012’s Cobra Juicy. More

May 06, 2013

Under the Radar will be interviewing Black Moth Super Rainbow over Twitter today in our first ever Twitterview. Follow us on Twitter to catch the interview live. Our handle is @Under_Radar_Mag, and we’ll be conducting the interview with the band via the Twitter account of lead singer Tobacco (aka Thomas Fec), @maniacmeat. Our writer Lily Moayeri will be conducting the interview, with questions and answers limited to 140 characters or less. More

Black Moth Super Rainbow Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Premiere Video for "Hairspray Heart"

Jan 28, 2013

Supporting last year’s Juicy Cobra, Pittsburgh natives Black Moth Super Rainbow have announced they will embark on a new tour through the U.S. this May. More

Oct 16, 2012

Eager to get your hands on Cobra Juicy by Black Moth Super Rainbow? Today’s your lucky day. More

Aug 07, 2012

Prepping for the release of their Kickstarter-funded new album Cobra Juicy, Pittsburgh experimentalists Black Moth Super Rainbow have premiered a music video for their track “Windshield Smasher.” More

Apr 04, 2012

It’s been a few years since we’ve heard anything new from the trippy pop outfit Black Moth Super Rainbow, but just yesterday they released a new song and hinted that it might be a cut from an upcoming album.


May 10, 2011

Last year, Black Moth Super Rainbow’s record label Graveface was hit by floodwaters, and their back stock, all known copies of BMSR’s Dandelion Gum were destroyed. Now the band has struck back against this act of nature, and re-released the album. More

Dec 10, 2010

Austin Pysch fest—curated by The Black Angels and Reverberation Appreciation Society—has announced its initial lineup. We have the info. More

Black Moth Super Rainbow Has a Whole ‘Lotta Stuff Going On

Contests and Tours and Listening Parties…Oh My!

May 22, 2009

In celebration of their upcoming album Eating Us (out 5/26 on Graveface Records), Pennsylvanian psychedelic rockers Black Moth Super Rainbow are launching a unique promotion. Ten specially crafted record stands have been distributed to ten independent record stores across the nation. These stands will contain hairy copies of their new album, which is essentially a CD covered in hair. The band is also launching an American tour and staging a series of listening parties. More


The Twitterview: Black Moth Super Rainbow

Thomas Fec (aka Tobacco) Questioned in 140 Characters or Less

May 29, 2013

The Twitterview, in which we interview an artist live via Twitter. We recently interviewed Black Moth Super Rainbow‘s Thomas Fec via Twitter, and here is the full exchange. More


Oct 24, 2012

Cobra Juicylearns just the right lessons from each of these albums. It’s the Black Moth Super Rainbow recording we’ve been waiting for: unchecked and as wonky as ever, but with just enough structure to give it a lasting impact. More

Jun 22, 2009

Black Moth Super Rainbow’s singular sounds invite all kinds of paradoxical ”-isms:” techno-primitivism, retro-futurism. They make the sonic equivalent of a granny quilt sewn together with microchips-a creepy, musty sound that pairs junky old electronics with an acoustic but heavily effected rhythm section, somewhere in the realm of contemporaries Air or Octopus Project (with whom they did a fantastic collaboration a few years back). More