[digital single; released June 23, 2017]

Three guitars can make a lot of noise.

Baltimore's Small Black Reptile, named for a Wire song, coats the urgency and atmosphere of post-punk with a veneer of shoegaze. On this debut release "Find My Arm" sizzles out of the gate, propelled by a C86 vibe and the biting anger at the abrupt end of a romance. The nearly drumless "Head On Table" drifts along on surging waves of guitar, holding until the fourth minute for the resolving pay-off.

For the last three years Small Black Reptile has eschewed the live scene to focus on honing the art of the recorded song. This single documents the beginning - a first taste of an evolving artist.


One of best new/debut songs of the year.
- IndiePopSavedMyLife

Just after 2 seconds of hitting play, it's easy to declare that this song is an absolute killer.
- The Violet Wave

Small Black Reptile
Small Black Reptile

Digital:    iTunes   |   Bandcamp

    1    find my arm    [4.41]   
    2    head on table    [4.06]