Soft Black is a Brooklyn-based band fronted by Vincent Cacchione. Much of Soft Black's lyrical content deals with Cacchione's dreams and nightmares. The band's sound was described as "a kind of bizarro-world Neil Young," as well as "going against the grain of Brooklyn's more fashionable musical styles."
Soft Black began as a regular act at the Sidewalk Cafe in Manhattan, and became a staple of the Brooklyn underground music scene during the late 2000s, releasing three full-length albums between 2005 and 2009: Ramblin' Down a Dead End Street, Blue Gold and The Earth Is Black. The band's latest release, the EP We Scatter Light, was released in 2011.
Frontman Cacchione also is a member of the band Caged Animals, along with his wife Megali Francoise and sister Talya Cacchione, and has performed with Shilpa Ray.
Original guitarist Zachary Cole Smith later found fame with his own band DIIV, formed in 2011 (he also performed as the touring guitarist for Beach Fossils).
Vincent Cacchione - vocals, guitar, synthesizer,
Michael Stefanov - drums,
Patrick Curry - bass,
Chris Ibrahim - keyboards,
Daniel Schlett - electric piano, piano, synthesizer,
Matthew Molnar - bass,
Michael Curry - bass,
Nick Coleman - bass, drums, guitar,
Robert Durham - drums,
Christopher Pierce - drums,
Brian Amsterdam - guitar,
Zachary Cole Smith - guitar
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