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February’s Monthly Mix makes up for the grievous error in January’s Monthly Mix, namely having omitted Bear In Heaven’s “Reflection Of You.” No offense (none taken). That song’s great! Here it comes flowing out of Violens’ smooth and shifty new wave, and into Diplo’s bounce showcase “Express Yourself,” which in turn dives into Ceremony’s hardcore,… More »

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Pond – “Man It Feels Like Space Again” Video

Aussie psych-rock band Pond have already released a bunch of videos off their sophomore album, Man, It Feels Like Space Again -- "Elvis' Flaming Star,"…
Collin Robinson | January 22, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Pond – “Zond” Video

Pond's new album Man It Feels Like Space Again is coming soon, and today the Perth psych-rockers released an immensely goofy video from it. The…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2015 - 9:07 am
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Pond – “Sitting Up On Our Crane” Video

Tame Impala offshoot Pond are releasing their sophomore record, Man It Feels Like Space Again, at the beginning of next year, and they've just shared…
James Rettig | December 16, 2014 - 6:37 pm
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POND – “Elvis’ Flaming Star” Video

Former Tame Impala bassist Nick Allbrook left that band last year to concentrate on fronting his own Aussie psych-rock project, POND. The two bands still…
Peter Helman | October 20, 2014 - 10:21 am

Stream Pond Hobo Rocket

Nick Allbrook, the frontman of the Aussie psych-rock band Pond, also served as Tame Impala’s bassist before he left earlier this year, and both band…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2013 - 10:30 am
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Pond – “Xanman”

The bassist Nick Allbrook may have recently left Tame Impala, but he still leads the similarly inclined Australian psych-rock band Pond, and they're still about…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2013 - 10:49 am

Bassist Nick Allbrook Leaves Tame Impala

Over the weekend, Tame Impala announced that following a performance at Belvoir Amphitheatre on Saturday night (5/18), bassist Nick Allbrook would no longer be a…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 20, 2013 - 10:48 am

Pond – “Giant Tortoise” Video

While not barefoot and relatively sedate onstage with Tame Impala, bassist Nick Allbrook plays the part of kinetically charged, livewire frontman for his own band…
Amrit Singh | May 15, 2013 - 9:34 am

Pond – “Giant Tortoise”

The prolific Australian psych-rock band Pond share three members with Tame Impala (including Kevin Parker, that band's frontman, on drums), so it's probably not too…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2013 - 10:41 am
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POND – “Moth Wings” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

POND, the Tame Impala psych-rock side project, made their video for "Moth Wings" themselves on iPhones -- something that won't exactly shock you when you…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 10:09 am
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Pond – “Tears Of A Clown” (Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Cover)

Aussie rockers Pond take on Smokey Robinson's "Tears Of A Clown," crafting it into the reverb-heavy ripper to which they're accustomed. I have low expectations,…
Corban Goble | May 10, 2012 - 10:37 am

Pond – “You Broke My Cool” Video

Pond, the sunkissed Aussie psych-guitar blazers whose three members include two Tame Impalas, have a new split-screen-heavy video for their song "You Broke My Cool."…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2012 - 10:39 am

Pond – “Pond In A Park”

Beard Wives Denim, the new album from sandblasted Aussie psych trio and Tame Impala sister band Pond, arrives today. But the track below, "Pond I…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2012 - 2:40 pm
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Stream Pond Beard Wives Denim

Aussie psych-rock power-trio Pond, who share two members with Tame Impala, have spent the past few months convincing us that they know how to conjure…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2012 - 3:44 pm
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POND – “Mystery”

Two of the three members of the sunny, fuzzy Aussie psych-rock trio POND come from Tame Impala, and the band brings a certain fried, woozy…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2012 - 9:44 am

POND – “Moth Wings”

On songs like "Fantastic Explosion Of Time," Australia's POND mixes big licks and psychedelic vibes in a way that recalls some of the Beatles' more…
Corban Goble | January 30, 2012 - 11:18 am
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Pond – “Fantastic Explosion Of Time”

Australia's Pond features two members of Tame Impala's touring band -- Nick Allbrook and Jay Watson -- so it's no coincidence that their music exude…
Corban Goble | December 5, 2011 - 11:13 am

POND – “Sunlight Cardigan” (Stereogum Premiere)

Australian trio POND share a member with Tame Impala -- you're bound to dig them if you're into that other crew's expansive MGMT-meets-Lennon psychedelia. The…
brandon | October 20, 2010 - 12:39 pm
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