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This week’s list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for “Divers” and it’s already been pulled down from the internet. The last time these two made a video, for “Sapokanikan,” it was an instant classic. To see the new one, though, you’ll have to go… More »

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 »

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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

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 in…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2011 - 10:05 am

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, this…
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’s…
brandon | July 18, 2011 - 3:46 pm

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

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
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

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 Passion…
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

Neon Indian, Das Racist, CREEP Model Mishka

NYC-based label Mishka just released their lookbook for Spring 2011, and as with past lookbooks they recruited their favorite bands to model. Included in this…
jessica | February 24, 2011 - 2:10 pm

Inaugural Governors Ball Coming To NYC

Organizers just announced the lineup for the first ever Governors Ball Festival in New York City on Governor's Island, of course. The festival takes place…
jessica | February 23, 2011 - 9:51 am

Wayne Coyne And Neon Indian Take Acid, Collaborate

No longer just a tease: Wayne Coyne and Neon Indian's Alan Palomo have been hinting at a collaboration between their bands over Twitter, and it…
jessica | January 31, 2011 - 12:26 pm

@WayneCoyne Teases Neon Indian Collab

From the cesspool of hashtags, overshares, and lunch-order updates that is Twitter comes a little something worth shining a light on, via the frequently follow-worthy…
Amrit Singh | January 20, 2011 - 1:10 pm

Neon Indian Covers T. Rex

I'm used to people covering Neon Indian, but here's chillwave's biggest Marc Bolan fan putting his spin on T. Rex's "Children Of The Revolution." The…
brandon | December 13, 2010 - 10:03 am

Neon Indian – “Mind, Drips” Video just premiered Neon Indian's video for "Mind, Drips." The coolest part of the video are the undulating waves of color, achieved with a piece…
jessica | December 6, 2010 - 4:01 pm

Oberhofer – “Should Have Taken Acid With You” (Neon Indian Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

In its original form, "Should Have Taken Acid With You" stood as a master stroke of slacker longing, young Alan Palomo swooning over warping synths…
Amrit Singh | November 18, 2010 - 1:29 pm

Brooklyn Indie Rockers <3 Phil Collins

Norwegian TV show Lydverket did an interview with Phil Collins, prefaced by interview clips with Neon Indian's Alan Palomo, Sleigh Bells' Derek Miller, and Yeasayer's…
jessica | September 24, 2010 - 5:31 pm

Phoenix, Neon Indian @ Open Air Theatre, San Diego 9/21/10

Fresh off their appearance on  Kimmel, Phoenix resumed their victory lap tour, playing to a full house in San Diego. Neon Indian made for a…
Andrew Youssef | September 22, 2010 - 9:41 am

Neon Indian – “I Really Didn’t Need You Anyway”

Neon Indian's Alan Palomo stopped by Sirius Radio XMU for an interview with Jake Fogelnest and to play a couple of tracks. He played a…
jessica | September 15, 2010 - 11:14 am

Class Actress – “Terminally Chill” (Neon Indian Cover)

Class Actress's take on "Terminally Chill" is less chill, though a lot icier than the original. Add this one to your Neon Indian cover mixtape,…
jessica | September 8, 2010 - 3:18 pm

Neon Indian, Prefuse 73, DOM, Nite Jewel, Miniature Tigers, Com Truise @ Governors Island, NYC 8/14/10

Governors Island is a magical place built for art, installations, bike rides, and marriage proposals. The New York Times has done a profile, followup, and…
Amrit Singh | August 17, 2010 - 9:28 am