Night School in Session with Neon Indian

New York, NY: Thursday October 15th: Last night, electronic music band Neon Indian debuted their tech-powered live performance at Webster Hall, as part of the CMJ Music Marathon. The act, which explores new realms of live performance, was developed with Microsoft Kinect technology and provided the audience an immersive visual experience like no other. The […]

Night School in Session with Neon Indian

Last night, electronic music band Neon Indian debuted their tech-powered live performance at Webster Hall, as part of the CMJ Music Marathon. The act, which explores new realms of live performance, was developed with Microsoft Kinect technology and provided the audience an immersive visual experience like no other. The band’s set list came to life […]

CMJ Band Radar – Neon Indian

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) is releasing VEGA INTL. Night School, the long awaited follow up to 2011’s Era Extraña via Mom + Pop on October 16.  The band hits the road again the next day with a show at the 9:30 Club in DC, followed by a very special CMJ performance at Webster Hall on […]

ADULTSWIM PRODUCED NEON INDIAN VIDEO: FALLOUT

The new video for Neon Indian‘s “Fallout” is an Adult Swim-produced cartoon directed by Lilfuchs. Paying homage to 80’s Saturday morning cartoons and sexy commercials, a scantily clad, pink maned, chill-wave Barbie cruises the scene in her 80’s convertible while paralyzing gas station workers with her gaze.  

NEW VIDEO FROM NEON INDIAN: MIND, DRIPS

Neon Indian’s music video for “Mind, Drips” off  Psychic Chasms is a psychedelic chill wave trip directed by Lars Larsen and Edward Lecki using a technique called the LZX Visionary; an analog synthesizer that manipulates images.

NEON INDIAN: SLEEP PARALYSIST

Discosalt Video of the Week 6/6/10: Neon Indian has a new dreamlike video for the aptly titled “Sleep Paralysist” which they shot entirely at The Miller House in Lexington, Kentucky. According to director Ben Chappell, Alan Palomo becomes  “a tourist in this big hallucinatory land, so he passes through all these different crazy scenarios.”  Its […]

FREE SUMMER SHOWS: YEASAYER, THE XX, YACHT, SONIC YOUTH, BOY CRISIS, NEON INDIAN, THE ANTLERS, DEERHUNTER AND MORE…

There is an amazing lineup of free shows coming to New York City this summer. The Jellynyc pool parties are back on the Billyburg waterfront with 8 shows (not all of which have leaked yet), along side a ton of other free shows happening all over Brooklyn, Manhattan and Governors Island. So mark the calendar […]

NEON INDIAN: PSYCHIC CHASMS (BRAHMS REMIX)

Neon Indian‘s “Psychic Chasms” has been remixed by producer BRAHMS and you can check it out here.  Neon Indian has a busy spring/summer tour ahead; opening twice for Massive Attack at NYC’s Terminal 5 on May 11 and 12th and then headlining a show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 17th in Brooklyn. […]

RAIN MACHINE, IRAN, NEON INDIAN,FRENCH HORN REBELLION, CUBIC ZIRCONIA: LIVE AT GRASSLANDS

Thanks to our friends at Pop Gun Booking, I had a chance to escape my defeatist infused valentines day and check out  Neon Indian,French Horn Rebellion and Cubic Zirconia at Grasslands Gallery in Brooklyn on Sunday night. While Valentines Day is always somewhat of a trap, the good folks at Grasslands and Pop Gun put […]

NEON INDIAN: PSYCHIC CHASMS

[rating:4] Neon Indian: Psychic Chasms Label: Lefse Records Release Date: October 13, 2009 For all of our collective 80’s obsession, I get the sneaking suspicion that dance music in the Regan era, underground and mainstream wasn’t as rad as we romanticize it to be. All the various and scattered-to-the-stars special bits from the 80’s have […]

CMJ – 15 Must See Shows in ’15

Now celebrating it’s 35th anniversary, New York City’s annual CMJ Music Marathon is descending on downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn October 13-17 with 120,000 artists, music fans, and industry insiders. Every October, CMJ features over 1,400 live performances in more than 80 of New York City’s storied nightclubs and music venues,  exclusive parties and cutting edge conference events throughout one vital […]

top 10 albums of 2011

Now that it’s 2012, here is a look back at the past year in music. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects, sat back, reflected and squared in with discosalt Magazine’s “top 10” best albums of 2011.   Twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, without a wasted moment. Citing Billy Corgan’s […]

Best Albums of 2011

Now that it’s 2012, here is a look back at the past year in music. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects, sat back, reflected and squared in with discosalt Magazine’s “top 10” best albums of 2011. Twenty-two tracks of flawlessly crafted synth drenched in intrepid, day-glo, art-pop scenery, without a wasted moment. Citing Billy Corgan’s twenty-eight-track, […]

THE CREATORS PROJECT: LIVE MUSIC, DJ SETS, ART EXHIBITS, FILMS IN NYC

The Creators Project event series is a roving global celebration of creativity which launches this summer on June 26 in NYC, featuring groundbreaking live performances, art exhibits, discussion panels, and screenings by some of the world’s leading artists. Some Highlights: Live Music from Interpol, Neon Indian, The Rapture, Gang Gang Dance DJ Sets from N.A.S.A, […]

TEENGIRL FANTASY: PORTOFINO

Teengirl Fantasy is the dreamy electronic love child of two Oberlin College students, Logan Takahashi and Nick Weiss. The duo create electro clicks and beeps with some Booty-Pop drone that is danceable… in slow motion, for the indie rocker dance challenged (think Fuck Buttons, Neon Indian, Beach Fossils). They have had a few small releases […]

SXSW 2010: BANDS TO WATCH

With SXSW 2010 creeping up,  Discosalt has a preview of this years bands to watch. There are some amazing bands to check out, so clear the rest of your schedule for the afternoon and comb through our list: MINUS THE BEAR Recent Dangerbird Records signees, Minus The Bear, are set to release their new album, […]

MARCH MUSIC HYPE: DOWNLOAD 50 [ + ] KILLER TUNES – FREE!

Update your iPod playlist this month for free, with over 50, sh!t hot, new –  indie, electronic and hip-hop –  tunes! We did the work for you. All of the freshest, most recent MP3 downloads on discosalt.com can be found below, in one clean, easy to grab list. Just RIGHT CLICK on a track and SAVE […]