Happy Birthday Supersmall

My band supersmall is four years old. Well, it was last month but i’ve been too busy to post about it. We recently played Trinity college in Hartford CT as part of The Amygdaloids (we make up the rythmn section – drum & bass), the following night we played the Heavy Mental Festival at Drom back in NYC both as Supersmall and again as The Amygdaloids and Monday I done my usual turn at the Four Faced Liar. At the last gig I got to play for only the third time an old song I wrote waasaay back when I was nineteen. It doesn’t have a title but I remember calling it “How Far” back in the day — i’m sure I can come up with something better. It got a great response and it was suggested I record it. It doesn’t sit well with the Supersmall material, it’s more jazz/blues but maybe if I find the time i’ll record it as a single.

As I write this i’m upstate in Long Eddy recording with The Rock Valley Retinue (more on that later) in a temporarily converted school house, inbetween takes of course. I’m on day 3 of 3 and i’m impressed wth how much work we got done on top of convertng it into a studio–it’s amazing how productive you can be deep in the woods with no cell coverage or WiFi.

Anyway, when I return there are a few scatered shows but i’m looking forward to focusing on These Dark Woods, Supersmall’s next record. It’s coming along nicely, musically of course…lyrics always take time. I’m inspired, so that’s something.

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Supersmall – East Village, NY.

Anyway, four years, two records and still going strong.

Indie Music Magazine

It has been a good week for my band Supersmall. As mentioned earlier, getting a positive response from Neil Finn regarding Silent Moon was something I found personally very gratifying. Definitely a high point thus far.

We also got a really positive review from Indie-Music Magazine recently. It is the longest running (since 1996) website and magazine that covers independent music. They’ve followed us from the very beginning and it was great to get such a great review from folks that really get our music. You can read the review HERE.

“Schiller and Dempsey are one of those rare duos that captures two perfectly matched counterparts bringing out the best in each other. The strength of the songwriting and lyricism is almost a bonus; their individual performances are so charismatic and seamless that it’s easy to get lost and swept up in Silent Moon. It is hopeful, romantic, and timeless.”

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Queens Scene Magazine

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Queens Scene Magazine gave some love for Supersmall’s Silent Moon recently. as part of their section Tunes & Taverns. Click here for the full article or just read our part below 😉

Colin Dempsey is an Irish-born singer/songwriter that lives in Astoria. Colin’s music is under the moniker Supersmall and the latest release, Silent Moon is a beautiful blend of artists like Nick Drake, and Frank Turner. Poetic, fun, and folky. Colin is not alone in his endeavors as Supersmall as he’s joined by the wonderfully talented drummer Daniela Schiller. The two musicians together bring an eclectic world perspective that translates to a wonderful harmonious arrangement that is their debut LP, Silent Moon. The group has been acclaimed in publications like indiemusic.com and the deli magazine. This is a group you are going to want to keep an eye out for.

Indie Music Magazine

It has been a good week for my band Supersmall. As mentioned earlier, getting a positive response from Neil Finn regarding Silent Moon was something I found personally very gratifying. Definitely a high point thus far.

We also got a really positive review from Indie-Music Magazine recently. It is the longest running (since 1996) website and magazine that covers independent music. They’ve followed us from the very beginning and it was great to get such a glowing review from folks that really get our music. You can read the review HERE.

“Schiller and Dempsey are one of those rare duos that captures two perfectly matched counterparts bringing out the best in each other. The strength of the songwriting and lyricism is almost a bonus; their individual performances are so charismatic and seamless that it’s easy to get lost and swept up in Silent Moon. It is hopeful, romantic, and timeless.”

logo300

Queens Scene Magazine

magazine_logo.gif

Queens Scene Magazine gave some love for Supersmall’s Silent Moon recently. as part of their section Tunes & Taverns. Click here for the full article or just read our part below 😉

Colin Dempsey is an Irish-born singer/songwriter that lives in Astoria. Colin’s music is under the moniker Supersmall and the latest release, Silent Moon is a beautiful blend of artists like Nick Drake, and Frank Turner. Poetic, fun, and folky. Colin is not alone in his endeavors as Supersmall as he’s joined by the wonderfully talented drummer Daniela Schiller. The two musicians together bring an eclectic world perspective that translates to a wonderful harmonious arrangement that is their debut LP, Silent Moon. The group has been acclaimed in publications like indiemusic.com and the deli magazine. This is a group you are going to want to keep an eye out for.