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Stream Lotus Plaza Overnight Motorcycle Music

Lotus Plaza is the solo side project of Deerhunter guitarist Lockett Pundt, and his last album, Spooky Action At A Distance, was one of our favorites of 2012. Today, Pundt follows that LP up with a new release: Overnight Motorcycle Music, a two-song, 25-minute cassette made up entirely of wordless guitar improvisations. Below, stream both… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

So this was a ridiculously great week for videos — great enough, even, that G-Dragon released yet another perfectly absurd slice of cartoonish awesomeness, one that would’ve topped the list either of the past two weeks, and I didn’t even list it. I can’t lie; it hurts a part of my soul that I’ve listed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 21, 2012 - 11:49 am

Lotus Plaza – “Black Buzz” Video

Earlier this year, Lotus Plaza, better known as Deerhunter secret weapon Lockett Pundt, released his Spooky Action At A Distance album. And now here’s the video for the hazy, “Black Buzz,” a gorgeously shot slow-motion character study about a girl who leaves behind a squalid, disgusting existence and wills herself toward a sort of transcendent… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 17, 2012 - 3:02 pm

Lotus Plaza – “Monoliths”

The quiet and withdrawn Deerhunter secret weapon releases Spooky Action At A Distance, his second album as Lotus Plaza, this week. We’ve already posted the album track “Strangers,” and below, we’ve got a glimmering, hazy pop song called “Monoliths.” It’s pretty, and you can stream it after the jump. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 2, 2012 - 10:36 am

Lotus Plaza – “Strangers”

Deerhunter’s Lockett Pundt will release his second album as Lotus Plaza later this spring, and today he posted the first new track from the LP, “Strangers.” Stream it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 13, 2012 - 2:34 pm

Lotus Plaza – “Come Back”

Lotus Plaza, the solo side project from Deerhunter’s Lockett Pundt, has a new split 10″ single coming out with Nice Weekend, otherwise known as Pundt’s fiancee Shayda Yavari. On the B-side, Pundt collaborates with Yavari on the song “Longest Days.” And the A-side, “Come Back,” is a dreamy, floaty nine-minute solo track called “Come Back.”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 6, 2012 - 3:41 pm

Lotus Plaza – “Christmas In Whosbekistanstanstan”

Label/tastemakers CoCo Art, in step with the season, posted their third annual Roam For The Holidaze compilation featuring contributions from Lotus Plaza (Deerhunter’s Lockett Pundt), Old King Cole Younger (the Black Lips’ Cole Alexander) and many others. Download Lotus Plaza’s track, which nominally merges Dr. Seuss and Herman Cain mythologies, as well as Alexander’s track… More »

By: Corban Goble / December 27, 2011 - 1:23 pm

Check Out Photos Of Cut Copy @ Hollywood Palladium, Hear Lotus Plaza’s “Where I’m Going” Cover

Touring in support of their overlooked album Zonoscope, Cut Copy played a white hot set for a sold out crowd at the Hollywood Palladium. Utilizing an extra percussionist, a modular synthesizer rig (that destroys fascists!) and a Moog Voyager, Cut Copy effectively recreated the sonic layers of their dense songs. Augmented by a backing band,… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / October 13, 2011 - 10:53 am

New Lotus Plaza (Lockett Pundt Of Deerhunter) – “Red Oak Way” (Stereogum Premiere)

Lotus Plaza is the solo project of Deerhunter multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Lockett Pundt. His excellent first collection of songs The Floodlight Collective features ten great examples of layered melodic dream pop. You’ll hear echoes of his other project, for sure, but from the majestic echo chamber of “These Years” to the warped reverb and melodicism… More »

By: brandon / January 30, 2009 - 8:57 am