Neon Indian

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Neon Indian
Origin Denton, Texas, U.S.
Genres Indie pop, synthpop, chillwave, New Wave, noise pop
Years active 2008–present
Labels Fader, Static Tongues, Lefse Records, Arts & Crafts México
Website Neon Indian on MySpace
Members
Alan Palomo
Leanne Macomber
Jason Faries
Ed Priesner
Joshua McWhirter
Past members
Ronald Gierhart

Neon Indian is a music group from Denton, Texas.[1]

The band's first album was Psychic Chasms. It had many favorable reviews. It was named Best New Music and 14th best album of 2009 by Pitchfork Media.[2] The Rolling Stone magazine called Neon Indian one of the hottest new bands of 2010.[3]

On February 11, 2010, Neon Indian was on national television for the first time. They played on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
[4]
US Dance
[4]
2009 Psychic Chasms
  • Released: 13 October 2009
  • Label: Lefse Records
11
2010 Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms Possessed
2011 Era Extraña
  • Released: 13 September 2011
  • Label: Static Tongues/Mom + Pop
74 4

Singles[change | change source]

  • 2009: "Deadbeat Summer" (2009 Top 20 Underground/Indie Pop Charts)"
  • 2010: "6669 (I Don't Know If You Know)" (Indie/Underground radio airplay - January 2010)
  • 2010: "Sleep Paralysist" ** (March 2010)
  • 2011: "Fall Out" (July–August 2011)
  • 2011: "Polish Girl" (August 2011)
  • 2012: "Hex Girlfriend" (March 2012)

** (This single was written and recorded with Chris Taylor from Grizzly Bear for Mountain Dew's Green Label Sound Series)

References[change | change source]

  1. Watch: Neon Indian Claims Denton During An Interview at the Pitchfork Music Festival
  2. Marc Hogan (December 17, 2009). "The Top 50 Albums of 2009". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 14. Neon Indian -- This brilliance of Alan Palomo's skeletal soul-pop is found in its atmosphere. 
  3. Best New Bands of 2010: Free Energy, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals and Five More
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Chart Stats - Neon Indian". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-12-05.