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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 »

We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab if you haven’t. But it is a new month — the last one of Summer 2011 — so here’s a filtered recap of the month’s finest free MP3s. Use it… More »

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

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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…
Amrit Singh | February 3, 2012 - 9:57 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2012 - 4:45 pm
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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,…
Amrit Singh | December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am
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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
Corban Goble | November 17, 2011 - 4:28 pm
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CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We're on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers'…
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm
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Stream Neon Indian’s Era Extraña Mixtape

Some of the people who bought deluxe editions of Neon Indian's Era Extraña album also got a bonus disc that was labeled, simply, "Neon India…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2011 - 10:29 am
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Neon Indian Triumphantly Return To Jimmy Fallon

The last time Neon Indian played on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, they had something of a moment, with Fallon full-on dorking out for them.
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2011 - 9:08 am
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Neon Indian – “Polish Girl” Video

Neon Indian's album Era Extraña is out today, and now we've also got a video for the advance track "Polish Girl." The clip looks almost…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2011 - 10:25 am
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Neon Indian Era Extraña Comment Party

You’ve heard a bunch of songs from Era Extraña — “Polish Girl,” “Arcade Blues,” “Hex Girlfriend“, maybe even more — and according to the frenzy…
Corban Goble | September 6, 2011 - 5:34 pm
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Neon Indian – “Arcade Blues”

We've already heard a handful of tracks from Neon Indian's new album Era Extraña: "Fallout," "Polish Girl," "Hex Girlfriend." Now here's another new one, "Arcade…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2011 - 9:34 am

Neon Indian – “Hex Girlfriend”

We've already heard "Fallout" and "Polish Girl," and now here's another track from Neon Indian's new album Era Extraña. It's a bright, fuzzy bit of…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2011 - 1:16 pm
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Watch Neon Indian’s PAL198X Synth Commercial … And Win One Of Your Very Own

Neon Indian will release their sophomore album Era Extraña 9/13 on Static Tongues/Mom + Pop; check out their tracks "Polish Girl" and "Fallout," as well…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2011 - 10:04 am
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Neon Indian – “Polish Girl”

The lovelorn "Fallout"'s made the rounds, now there's another serving from Alan Palomo's forthcoming Era Extraña. It's called "Polish Girl," it is about a Polish…
Amrit Singh | August 3, 2011 - 3:19 pm
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Neon Indian – “Fallout”

Here's the first MP3 from Neon Indian's excellent new LP Era Extraña. As seen over a series of short video-teasers, Alan Palomo holed up i…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2011 - 10:05 am
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Neon Indian – “Heart : Decay” Video

Young Alan Palomo is readying his second LP as Neon Indian, titled Era Extraña. Unlike the somewhat obfuscated and anonymous rollout for Psychic Chasms, thi…
Amrit Singh | July 20, 2011 - 10:30 am

Neon Indian Era Extraña Info

Washed Out moved beyond “chillwave” to something sturdier on Within And Without. Toro Y Moi did the same via his Underneath The Pine. Now it’…
brandon | July 18, 2011 - 3:46 pm
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Governors Ball 2011 In Photos

The single day, two stage Governors Ball brought Big Boi, Girl Talk, Empire Of The Sun, Pretty Lights, Neon Indian, Das Racist, and a Passio…
Scott Lapatine | June 20, 2011 - 5:12 pm

Flaming Lips x Neon Indian – “Is David Bowie Dying?”

We saw pictures and videos of The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne collaborating with Neon Indian's Alan Palomo. (There were also related Tweets about dropping acid.)…
jessica | March 25, 2011 - 1:19 pm
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