I'm starting to wonder if the it-artists of the tens will be the ones who outwardly try to defy all ability to categorize themselves. Even Pitchfork, kings of the critique, had trouble nailing down what to call Neon Indian's electronic exploits. Alan Palomo is a child of musicians; his roots come from a life surrounded by creating and absorbing. He also happens to be a really nice guy; young, unassuming, and happy to chat about his experiences (we met a few weeks ago. Anyway, the quick summary: Psychic Chasms
is full of Palomo's carefree attitude, half lazy-80's-summer, half freakout-pysch-wash.
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MP3: Neon Indian - "Deadbeat Summer" (Psychic Chasms)
Neon Indian on Myspace