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Watch: Neon Indian Share ’90s-Tastic “Annie” Video

VEGA INTL. Night School Out Now via Mom + Pop

Aug 16, 2016

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) released his excellent new album, VEGA INTL. Night School, last October via Mom + Pop. It was #20 on our Top 100 albums of 2015 list. Now the album's single "Annie" has a video. It was seemingly shot on VHS and has a late-'80s/early-'90s vibe and appears to take place in 1993. In it Palomo is searching for his kidnapped girlfriend Annie, who is played by Leanne Macomber of Young EjectaMore

May 23, 2016

Prince passed away at his home last month and the Prince tributes and covers have been fittingly constant ever since. Now Neon Indian's Alan Palomo has teamed up with various musicians to cover Prince's "Pop Life," a track from Prince's 1985 album Around the World in a Day. More

Listen: Neon Indian - “Annie (Martin Rev of Suicide Remix)”

VEGA INTL. Night School Out Now via Mom + Pop

Dec 18, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) released his excellent new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoolin October via Mom + Pop. It was #20 on our Top 100 albums of 2015 list. Now the album's single "Annie" has been remixed by Martin Rev of '70s icons Suicide. Check out the remix below (apparently Annie is now acting in a dirty movie). More

Neon Indian Announces More Tour Dates

VEGA INTL. Night School Out Now via Mom + Pop

Nov 18, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) released his excellent new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoollast month via Mom + Pop. Now the band has extended their tour and announced a few 2016 dates. The dates are below, followed by the band's funny fake retro-styled phone hotline commercial and the "Slumlord Rising" video/short film. More

Under the Radar Announces November/December Issue with EL VY on the Cover

Issue 55 Also Includes Interviews with Julia Holter, Kurt Vile, Neon Indian, Martin Courtney, The Dears, John Grant, Bruce Campbell on Ash vs Evil Dead, the Cast of Back to the Future, and More

Nov 13, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, as well as Readbug and Kindle. The issue features EL VY (Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls) on the cover.  More

Watch Neon Indian’s Humorous Teen Heartthrob Hotline Commercial

VEGA INTL. Night School Out Now via Mom + Pop

Nov 03, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) released his excellent new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoollast month via Mom + Pop. Now the band has shared a funny retro-styled commercial for a phone hotline where you can call 512-643-VEGA and if you leave your number you'll get a personal call back from Palomo or some shady older man named Allan DeBarge ("call Allan & Alan").  More

Watch: Neon Indian - “The Glitzy Hive” Live Performance Video

VEGA INTL. Night School Out Now via Mom + Pop

Oct 22, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) released his excellent new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoollast Friday via Mom + Pop. Now the band has shared a new live performance video for the Night School track "The Glitzy Hive." More

Oct 19, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) released his excellent new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoollast Friday via Mom + Pop. Now the band has shared a new short film entitled "Slumlord Rising," which is essentially a music video for the VEGA INTL. Night School tracks "Slumlord" and "Slumlord's Re-Lease," which run seamlessly back-to-back on the album as one composition.  More

Watch Neon Indian Perform “Annie” on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”

VEGA INTL. Night School Due Out This Friday via Mom + Pop

Oct 13, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) is releasing a new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoolthis Friday (October 16) via Mom + Pop. Last night Palomo and his band performed the album's first single, "Annie," on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. It's a colorful and high energy performance and you can watch it below. More

Stream the New Album by Neon Indian, “VEGA INTL. Night School,” in Full

VEGA INTL. Night School Due Out This Friday via Mom + Pop

Oct 12, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) is releasing a new album, VEGA INTL. Night School, this Friday (October 16) via Mom + Pop. Now you can stream the whole thing. More

Listen: Neon Indian - “The Glitzy Hive”

VEGA INTL. Night School Due Out October 16 via Mom + Pop

Oct 08, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) is releasing a new album, VEGA INTL. Night Schoolnext Friday (October 16) via Mom + Pop. Now he has shared a new song from it, "The Glitzy Hive." Zane Lowe premiered the song today on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio and it's now been posted online. Listen below. More

Neon Indian Announce New Album, Shares New Single “Slumlord”

VEGA INTL. Night School Due Out October 16 via Mom + Pop

Aug 14, 2015

Back in May Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) shared a new single entitled "Annie," but there was no word on a new album. Today Palomo has finally announced the follow-up to 2011's Era Extraña and shared a new single from it.  More

Neon Indian Announce New Tour Dates

West Coasts Dates Follow the Recent Single “Annie”

Aug 05, 2015

Back in May Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) shared a new single. Entitled "Annie," it was perhaps the first taste of the new album he's been working on, the follow-up to 2011's Era Extraña. Now the band has announced some new West Coast tour dates to go down in August and September.  More

Listen: Neon Indian - “Annie”

New Single Hopefully a Teaser for His New Album

May 26, 2015

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) has released a new single to YouTube. Entitled "Annie," perhaps it's the first taste of the new album he's been working on, the follow-up to 2011's Era Extraña. More

Neon Indian Announce Remix EP, “ERRATA ANEX”

Listen to "Halogen" (Boyd Rice Remix)

Apr 01, 2013

Neon Indian has announced the release of an upcoming remix EP titled ERRATA ANEX. More

Dec 20, 2012

It’s not a stretch to say that there’s a cinematic quality to Alan Palomo’s music. Writing and performing as Neon Indian, Palomo has released two albums of glowly electro pop (most recently 2011’s Era Extraña) that are vibrant enough to suggest specific times and places, but “chill” enough to leave their interpretation up to the listener.    More

Nov 15, 2012

Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art is doing its best to reach out to the cool kids. The institution recently commissioned Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo to write and score a short film. More

Nov 09, 2012

As the victims of Hurricane Sandy continue their recovery in the immediate aftermath of the storm, many of the nation's musical artist have been offering a means of raising money for the relief effort. More

Mar 21, 2012

Sure it’s not unusual to see musicians hanging out with stars—but there’s a little more to this shot of Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo whispering sweet nothings in Rooney Mara’s ear. More

Mar 05, 2012

Check out Twin Shadow’s take on Neon Indian track, “Hex Girlfriend.”  More

Watch: Neon Indian - “Fallout” Video

Remember How Wholesome the '80s Were

Feb 03, 2012

This morning Neon Indian debuted an official video for the Era Extraña track "Fallout," and one thing's for sure, it's not subtle. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Neon Indian Announce Tour

Odds Are In Your Favor They'll Be Nearby

Dec 06, 2011

Neon Indian has unveiled a massive list of tour dates throughout North America in support of the band's sophomore album, Era Extraña. More

Nov 18, 2011

Neon Indian took some time out to perform “Hex Girlfriend,” a cut from recently released sophomore album Era Extraña. We have the clip.  More

Oct 25, 2011

Check out photos of Neon Indian and Com Truise performing at Webster Hall on Friday October 21st, 2011 for the CMJ Music Festival. Photographer Evan Smith was there to capture the action. See the full gallery here. More

Listen to the Neon Indian Untitled Mixtape

Era Extraña Out Now via Static Tongues

Oct 24, 2011

People who bought the deluxe vinyl version of Neon Indian's latest album, Era Extraña were treated to an untitled mixtape. More

Watch: Neon Indian on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Neon Indian Performs "Polish Girl"

Sep 15, 2011

Last night, Neon Indian were the musical guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. More

Watch: Neon Indian: “Polish Girl” Video

Playing Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Tomorrow

Sep 13, 2011

Neon Indian seems to be on a roll with videos lately. With the help and creative mind of Tim Nackashi (The Creators Project), "Polish Girl" is the latest work to be unveiled. More

Listen: Stream the New Neon Indian Album

Era Extraña Due Out September 13

Sep 05, 2011

Neon Indian's sophomore album, Era Extraña, is due out September 13 on Static Tongues (band leader Alan Palomo's own label) and Mom + Pop Music. Can't wait that long, well you can stream the entire album now over at NPR here. More

CMJ 2011 Announces Initial Lineup – EMA, Dum Dum Girls, Zola Jesus, Wild Flag, and more

Plus: Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, CSS, Neon Indian, Class Actress, Portugal. The Man, and others

Aug 23, 2011

The CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival has announced their initial 2011 lineup. The event happens at venues across New York City October 18 - 22. Today the CMJ website announced the first round of artists performing this year. The list includes EMA, Dum Dum Girls, Zola Jesus, Wild Flag, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, CSS, Neon Indian, Class Actress, Portugal. The Man, and others. More

Listen: Neon Indian “Polish Girl”

Announce Era Extraña Tracklisting and Custom Synth

Aug 03, 2011

Today Neon Indian released single “Polish Girl” off of forthcoming sophomore album Era Extraña, due out September 13 via Static Tongues/Mom + Pop.  More

Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Festival 2011 Lineup Announced

M83, Lykke Li, Odd Future, Reggie Watts, Passion Pit, and More

Aug 01, 2011

Today Austin's Fun Fun Fun Festival announced the lineup for this year's event, taking place November 4 - 6. More

Listen: Neon Indian – “Fallout”

Taken From Forthcoming Era Extraña

Jul 27, 2011

Neon Indian has released a track from their next album, Era Extraña, due out September 13 via singer Alan Palomo's Static Tongue imprint/Mom + Pop Music. More

Neon Indian Announces Tour Dates

Dates Kick Off September 15

Jul 20, 2011

After yesterday’s announcement of his forthcoming album, Neon Indian unleashed a slew of tour dates today.  More

Jul 18, 2011

Master of slick psychedelic pop, Alan Palomo (that’s Neon Indian to you) has announced the details of his sophomore album.  More

The Flaming Lips Announce More Shows

Set to Play Side by Side at Dates with Weezer

Jul 12, 2011

The Flaming Lips have added more tour dates, including some with Weezer at which they will be set up on the same stage at the same time, trading off songs and literally co-headlining. More

Listen: The Flaming Lips, Neon Indian Collaboration

12" Released This Week in Limited Locations

Mar 25, 2011

Details about the 4-song EP have been few and far between, but a stream of "Is David Bowie Dying?" was released today. We have the info. More

Oct 02, 2010

Last night, Neon Indian performed at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles. We have photos.  More

Sep 27, 2010

Neon Indian is in the middle of its U.S. tour in support of 2009's Psychic Chasms. We're  celebrating the occasion by giving away a pair of tickets to the Denton, Texas/NYC chillwave band's Friday (October 1) gig at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theater. More

Virgin Mobile Fest Announces Line-up

Free Festival September 25th

Jul 20, 2010

Indie shmindie. Sometimes it’s hard to argue with cooperate sponsorship. Today, Virgin Mobile announced its free festival (September 25th at Merriweather Post Pavilion) and it is a dozy. The daylong genre-hopping festival will play host to buzz bands such as Sleigh Bells and Neon Indian, scene stalwarts LCD Soundsystem and M.I.A. and legends such as Pavement and Joan Jett. We have the full lineup.  More

Jul 20, 2010

Chillwave laptop artist Neon Indian paints dreamy, psychedelic soundscapes. Makes sense then, that new video for Psychic Chasms cut “6669 (I Don’t Know if You Know)” features dreamy, psychedelic—albeit creepy—visuals.  More

Jul 13, 2010

Laptop artist Neon Indian is taking to the open road in support of last year’s glowing, dance-ready album, Psychic Chasms Along the way he’ll be meeting up with several artists, including a string of dates opening for Phoenix. We have his full schedule.    More

Neon Indian Announces Summer Tour, Plus BRAHMS Remix

Tour Includes Two Dates with Massive Attack

Apr 05, 2010

Neon Indian will be on tour from mid-May to mid-June, with the first two shows with Massive Attack. They are also joined by Peanut Butter Wolf on June 4 at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. We have the dates.   More


Interviews

Jan 13, 2016

Alan Palomo has made no plans for a follow-up record to VEGA Intl. Night Schoolhis third LP as Neon Indian. He prefers not to think that far ahead, and leave himself open to the possibility of exploring a new medium altogether.  More

Jan 12, 2016

It's been four years since Era Extraña. The rigors of recording, releasing, and touring behind two albums in rapid succession had worn out Neon Indian's mastermind, Alan Palomo.  More

Neon Indian

Haunting the Cinema

Dec 20, 2012

It’s not a stretch to say that there’s a cinematic quality to Alan Palomo’s music. Writing and performing as Neon Indian, Palomo has released two albums of glowly electro pop (most recently 2011’s Era Extraña) that are vibrant enough to suggest specific times and places, but “chill” enough to leave their interpretation up to the listener.    More


Reviews

VEGA INTL. Night School

VEGA INTL. Night School

Mom + Pop

Oct 16, 2015

Funk's always been at the heart of Alan Palomo's work. The Neon Indian vanguard may have spent the past six years convincing us he's some sort of psych pop freethinker, but the facts speak for themselves. More

Coachella Recap Day 1: Neon Indian, Pulp, M83 and More

April 14th, 2012

Apr 16, 2012

Regardless of the setbacks, it was—as usual—a day of exceptional music. The day’s highlights) and lowlights included Neon IndianArctic MonkeysPulpMazzy StarThe RaptureM83, and The Horrors.

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Neon Indian at the Henry Fonda Theater, Hollywood, CA

October 1st, 2010

Oct 06, 2010

The show clocked in a scant 45 minutes, but anyone present at Neon Indian’s Henry Fonda gig on Friday night would be the first to admit that the band had rightfully chosen quality over quantity. More