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Listen: Painted Palms - “Refractor”

Horizons Due Out September 4 via Polyvinyl

Aug 12, 2015

Painted Palms have shared "Refractor," a new single from their forthcoming sophomore LP, Horizons. More

Listen: Painted Palms - “Tracers”

Horizons Due Out September 4 via Polyvinyl

Jun 30, 2015

Painted Palms (aka Chris Prudhomme and Reese Donohue) are set to release their second album, Horizons, on September 4 via Polyvinyl. More

Painted Palms Announce Sophomore Album, Share “Disintegrate”

Horizons Due Out September 4 via Polyvinyl

Jun 05, 2015

Painted Palms are set to release their second album, Horizons, on September 4 via Polyvinyl. They have shared the album's first single, "Disintegrate." More

Premiere: Painted Palms Mixtape (SXSW Party Edition)

Under the Radar’s Three SXSW Parties Begin Next Wednesday, March 12

Mar 10, 2014

Under the Radar’s three SXSW parties begin this Wednesday, March 12. In the spirit of the event, we asked a few of the bands performing to contribute to our mixtape series. Here’s one from Painted PalmsMore

Under the Radar’s Three SXSW Day Parties to Feature Charli XCX, EMA, Future Islands, and Many More

Lineups Also Includes We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Connan Mockasin, Arthur Beatrice, Gruff Rhys, The Mary Onettes, Small Black, Thumpers, Woman's Hour, and Others

Feb 28, 2014

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for our three SXSW 2014 day parties, taking place on Wednesday, March 12, Thursday, March 13, and Friday, March 14. Lineups include Charli XCXEMAThe Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Future Islands, Connan MockasinWe Were Promised JetpacksThe Mary Onettes, Small Black, ThumpersYamantaka // Sonic Titan, Arthur Beatrice, Gruff Rhys, Woman's Hour, and many others. More

Listen: Painted Palms - “Forever”

Title Track Off Upcoming Album

Nov 19, 2013

San Francisco cousins Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme, otherwise known as Painted Palms, have announced the upcoming release their debut album, Forever. More

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More


Interviews

2015 Artist Survey: Painted Palms

Chris Prudhomme on Disastrous Dates, Getting Fired, Music Streaming, and 2015's Best Albums

Jan 21, 2016

For Under the Radar's 13th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2015. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2015 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Chris Prudhomme of Painted Palms, whose sophomore album, Horizons, is out now via Polyvinyl.

2014 Artist Survey: Painted Palms

Reese Donohue on 2014's Best Music, Being Stopped at the Canadian Border, Conspiracy Theories, and His Childhood Celebrity Crush

Jan 27, 2015

For Under the Radar's 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2014 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

My Favorite New Band: Painted Palms on Saint Pepsi

Painted Palms' Forever Out Now on Polyvinyl

Sep 26, 2014

Who better to give us all tips on new music than accomplished musicians themselves. For this new series we have asked more established artists one simple request: tell us who your new favorite band is. For this My Favorite New Band Christopher Prudhomme of San Francisco-based duo Painted Palms tells us about a former tour mate/opening act, Saint Pepsi (aka Ryan DeRobertis).  More

Painted Palms

Mistaken Identity

Jan 10, 2014

Google the name Chris Prudhomme and you might be surprised by what you find. Prudhomme, one half of Painted Palms, the electro-pop duo he fronts with his cousin Reese Donohue, dubiously shares a name with another more sinister character. More


Reviews

Horizons

Horizons

Polyvinyl

Sep 04, 2015

On Painted Palms' second album, Horizons, the duo updates its sound by 20 years; moving from the '60s pop-psychedelia of its debut full-length, Forever, to the fritter-y synth-pop of the '80s. And boy, do Painted Palms love their synths.  More

Forever

Forever

Polyvinyl

Feb 05, 2014

Painted Palms got the psychedelic experimentation out of its systemfor the most parton its Canopy EP. On the eagerly awaited debut full-length, Forever, the duo taps heavily into pop music, that of half a century ago.  More