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Naomi Punk – “Television Man” Video

Olympia’s Naomi Punk have released a video for the title track off their sophomore LP, Television Man. The song’s chanting elements have a kaleidoscope quality matched by the clip, which shows geometric pink shapes swirling dizzily and broken up by images of ’70s bodybuilders flexing. It’s hard to determine what’s more mesmerizing: the swirling shapes,… More »

By: Maggie Stamets / November 3, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Naomi Punk – “Firehose Face”

The Olympia band Naomi Punk make unstable, seesawing indie rock that seems absolutely unwilling to settle into anything resembling a steady groove. The band will drop their sophomore album Television Man next month, and we’ve posted the title track. Now we’re posting the seething, jittery album track “Firehose Face,” which you can hear below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 2, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Naomi Punk – “Television Man”

Back when I wrote my cheap SXSW diary last year, one of the performances that stood out most was by Olympia experimentalists Naomi Punk, whom I described as “adept at writing jaggedly unusual riffs and repeating them manically until the tension breaks.” The band just announced a sophomore LP called Television Man and unveiled it… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Parquet Courts, Naomi Punk, Nucular Aminals @ Bunk Bar, Portland 1/18/13

Parquet Courts brought Light Up Gold to life with a short but solid set at Portland’s Bunk Bar Friday night. “Stoned And Starving” turned into a long jam, with dueling, sloppy solos; other highlights included “Borrowed Time” and “N Dakota.” Opening were Olympia trio Naomi Punk and local act Nucular Animals. Check out pics of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / January 21, 2013 - 9:06 am