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The evolving conceptual sounds of Neon Indian

Chillwave, a genre that blends bedroom-level production values with glowing synth-based atmospherics and vocals focused more on disconnected drizzle than tangible emotion, is the embodiment of how to disappear completely. At the forefront is Neon Indian
Heightened Era
By RYAN REED  |  October 14, 2011
[playlist] Our music fall preview hits Spotify

[playlist] Our music fall preview hits Spotify


Despite the inevitable drop in temperatures, this week's Fall Preview includes a concert schedule that promises to keep things hot n' heavy all season long....
By Patrick McDermott  |  September 16, 2011

I'm going to Camp Bisco and I'm going to live tweet about it


Normally this would be deserving of a "SSIA" but my God, look at this video. Yes, that video above which makes it seem like I'm...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  July 06, 2011
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The 4 Best New Music Subgenres of 2010

Artists may not like to admit it, but genres are and always will be invaluable for discussing music.
Revisiting a year of tags, trends, and tribulations
By REYAN ALI  |  December 24, 2010
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Photos: Neon Indian's South End ''secret show''

Neon Indian perform at the power station on Harrison Ave in Boston as part of the "Secret Generator Series" on October 3, 2010
Neon Indian perform at the power station on Harrison Ave in Boston as part of the "Secret Generator Series" on October 3, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 08, 2010


[phlipcam video] Neon Indian @ the South End's Power Station


PHOTOS: Click here for Derek Kouyoumjian's slideshow of Sunday's Neon Indian show.  Sunday was weird. I mean, it felt like Boston -- crisp scarf-weather air,...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 05, 2010
Neon Indian secret show in ...the South End!

Neon Indian secret show in ...the South End!


FRIDAY UPDATE: The word is out! The free Neon Indian show will go down Sunday at 540 Harrison Ave., at the Power Station -- which...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 29, 2010
Secret Neon Indian show Oct. 3; download Class Actress' 'Terminally Chill' cover

Secret Neon Indian show Oct. 3; download Class Actress' 'Terminally Chill' cover


Question of the day: How many generators does it take to power a secret chillwave show? The answer arrives Sunday, Oct. 3 when Neon Indian...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 22, 2010
Chromeo and Neon Indian at the House of Blues

Chromeo and Neon Indian at the House of Blues


On paper, Chromeo and Neon Indian aren't all that similar. Sure, each outfit has had its wave of indie hype. But Chromeo's nü-disco robot rock...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  July 28, 2010
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Video: The 12 acts you should've seen at Bonnaroo 2010

When I told my bosses here at the Phoenix  that I was going to need some time off to attend Bonnaroo for my third year in a row, I expected to hear something along the lines of, "Have fun, don't die, and we'll see you when you get back."
From the xx to Jay-Z
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  June 25, 2010


Massive Attack + Neon Indian at the House of Blues

Massive Attack + Neon Indian at the House of Blues


A headline like "Massive Attack Hits US!" would seem cause for concern, if not panic. In this case, though, we're talking about the pioneering trip-hop...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010

Dream on

A field guide to latter-day chill wave
A field guide to latter-day chill wave
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 05, 2010
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Past perfection

Everybody please stop calling Alan Palomo "nostalgic." When I check in with him last Friday, the dude seems far more interested in whatever is on the horizon than whatever's in the past.
The radiant, repressed pop of Neon Indian
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 05, 2010

Neon Indian snubs Together Festival for Jimmy Fallon


(CORRECTIONS: note that Neon Indian are plying Fallon, not Letterman, and that tomorrow night's replacement show is $6, unless you already bought a ticket, in...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 10, 2010
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Is 2010 the Year of the Girl?

Many have argued that the descriptor "indie music" means nothing more or less than "bands Pitchfork reviews" these days, and the claim was never more true than last year
Music of the Future
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 08, 2010


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Supersonic youth

It’s been a rough couple of months for Randolph Chabot, a/k/a Deastro.
Nothing’s gonna stop Deastro now
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 06, 2009