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Class Actress – “GFE” (Prod. Neon Indian)

Elizabeth Harper’s New York synthpop project Class Actress is about to return from a long silence with a new EP called Movies. Giorgio Moroder serves as an executive producer, and we’ve already posted the tracks “More Than You” and “High On Love.” The third of the tracks that Harper has shared is “GFE,” which she… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 16, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Neon Indian – “Annie”

Era Extraña, the last album from Neon Indian, came out way the hell back in 2011, and the only thing we’ve heard from Alan Palomo lately was the TED talk he gave on Martha’s Vineyard last year. But all of a sudden, Neon Indian is back with a brand-new single, and it’s a good one. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 26, 2015 - 11:09 am

Watch Neon Indian’s TED Talk

Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo recently gave a talk called “Auteurs In The Ether” at a TEDx conference in Martha’s Vineyard. He discussed how Stanley Kubrick and John Cassavetes made him want to become a filmmaker, but because of his college’s limitations on loaning out movie-making equipment, he turned to music instead. He goes on to… More »

By: James Rettig / September 26, 2014 - 9:55 am

Ejecta – “Jeremiah (The Denier)”

Ejecta is a new project from Leanne Macomber of Neon Indian/Fight Bite and Joel Ford of Ford And Lopatin and “Jeremiah (The Denier)” is their glowy, breathy new dance single. The duo is slated to drop its debut LP in November as the first release on Ford’s new label Driftless Records. Check out the track… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 20, 2013 - 12:32 pm

Neon Indian – “Halogen (Boyd Rice Remix)”

The April Fool’s Day jokes are getting pretty real on the World Wide Web today. Google has “introduced” their newest product, Google Nose, so you can smell everything you search, the Vimeo staff has been overthrown by cats, so all the videos you watch today via that platform are actually on Vimeow, and Andrew W.K. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 1, 2013 - 12:37 pm

Deconstructing: Memory Tapes And Life Beyond Chillwave

How does the word “chillwave” make you feel in the waning weeks of 2012? If it doesn’t make you say “huh?” it probably makes you say “ugh.” We all have a different tolerance for contrived trend genres — for some, the gag reflex is triggered the moment a buzzword is coined; others got so wasted… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 3, 2012 - 4:38 pm

Come To Nitehawk Cinema For The Opening Run Of DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine’s Day, I released the trailer for a film I’ve been making called DOSA HUNT. Well, the movie is finally complete! And I’m very proud of it. It’s premiering at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg this weekend, and I want… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 2, 2012 - 1:51 pm

Fight Bite – “Charlotte Iris” Video

Here’s the vivid new clip for former BTW (and Neon Indian keyboardist) Fight Bite’s dreamy “Charlotte Iris,” a video whose still images don’t quite do it justice. Gusti Fink directs. Watch below. More »

By: Corban Goble / September 11, 2012 - 4:13 pm

Watch Neon Indian On No Reservations

Recently, we pointed to a SXSW-centric episode of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, in particular a segment where Anthony got a tattoo from one of Sleigh Bells’ buddies. Now that the episode has aired, we’ve got another chunk featuring Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo drinking Bloody Marys and sampling some of the local Mexican fare with Bourdain. More »

By: Corban Goble / September 4, 2012 - 3:54 pm

Lollapalooza 2012: Frank Ocean, RHCP, The Weeknd, & Mud

For Sunday’s recap and photos, click here.
For Friday’s recap and photos, click here.
Saturday’s recap below…

The perpetual low of getting stuck in Lollapalooza crowds hit rockbottom yesterday, when I found myself packed shoulder-to-shoulder in a crowd of fucked-up festival-heads, Red Hot Chili Peppers fans, and lost teens screaming into… More »

By: Liz Pelly / August 5, 2012 - 1:51 pm

Stream Fight Bite’s New LP

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from Texan BTW Fight Bite, though this is understandable given how busy vocalist/keyboardist Leanne Macomber has been as keyboardist/vocalist for perennially touring synth-pop leading light Neon Indian. In 2010 we heard Leanne and fellow Fight Biter Jeff Louis’s “Celeste,” along with the promise of a full record when time… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 29, 2012 - 4:19 pm

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around. John Fogerty joined the Black Keys, Annie Clark of St. Vincent sang with Andrew Bird, and Thom Yorke came out during Modeselektor’s set to perform “Shipwreck.” The… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

Alan Palomo Appears In Terrence Malick’s Lawless

Here’s some shots of Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo filming a scene for Terrence Malick’s new film Lawless backstage at Austin’s the Fader Fort alongside Rooney Mara. IMDB describes it as “Two intersecting love triangles. Sexual obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas,” and it’s the same flick that Ryan Gosling wa… More »

By: Corban Goble / March 21, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Neon Indian @ Museum Of Modern Art (Armory Party), NYC 3/7/12

Last night, MoMA held its annual Armory Party, a highly fancy open bar soiree that doubles as fundraiser for the Museum and “the social event of the season,” which I am guessing is a phrase used by at least a few of the highly fancy people in attendance last night. It was probably the most… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 8, 2012 - 1:46 pm

Neon Indian – “Hex Girlfriend (Twin Shadow Remix)”

In celebration of Record Store Day (4/21), Neon Indian will put out a 10” for Era Extraña single “Hex Girlfriend” which features a remix by Twin Shadow. Today, that track surfaced and you can nab it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 5, 2012 - 9:29 am

Watch The Trailer For Amrit Singh’s DOSA HUNT, Starring Members Of Vampire Weekend, Neon Indian, Das Racist, Yeasayer, Vijay Iyer

Since last summer, our Amrit Singh has been making an independent short film called Dosa Hunt, starring Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri and Ashok Kondabolu, Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo, and NYC jazz stalwart Vijay Iyer, and himself. It chronicles a day spent by the group in pursuit of NYC’… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 14, 2012 - 12:45 pm

Neon Indian – “Fallout” Video

The creative forces at Adult Swim roped in Flying Lotus’s guy Lifuchs to direct a video for Era Extraña’s sumptuous ’80s-gaze cinema fare “Fallout,” and since it is Adult Swim, we are in the realm of the cartoon. The folks there peg the video as an “homage to 80’s toons and sexy commercials,” which basically… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 3, 2012 - 9:57 am

Bon Iver, Neon Indian Set For Flaming Lips Collaborative LP

The Flaming Lips spent their 2011 hooking up with various different artists; during the year, they released collaborative EPs with Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt, Prefuse 73, and the Plastic Ono Band. And this year, they’re planning on rounding up a whole mess of musical peers for a whole collaborative album.

Talking to RollingMore »

By: Tom Breihan / January 12, 2012 - 4:45 pm

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television’s best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon’s music talent booker. Way to go, person responsible for pointing those Studio 6B HD-cameras at our tag cloud: Bang the Fallon gong (btw, there should be a Fallon gong), a full 70% of this list come… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

Watch Neon Indian Play “Hex Girlfriend” For No One

Today M83 unfurls a stunning cut for the … (YUCKITY YUCKITY YUCK) No, but seriously. Neon Indian played “Hex Girlfriend” for the For No One series, which will make sense when you watch the video. Scope it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 17, 2011 - 4:28 pm
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