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

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

Aug 14, 2015 Bookmark and Share


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. VEGA INTL. Night School will be out on October 16 via Mom + Pop. Below you can stream the upbeat new single "Slumlord."

With VEGA INTL. Night School Palomo combines the more lo-fi Neon Indian approach with the more straight-up dance nature of his other recording moniker VEGA, merging the two projects into one. The album also includes "Annie" and was recorded in a variety of locations, including in a cruise ship cabin, at DFA's Plantain Studios in New York, at Pure X's practice space in Austin, and in Ben Allen's studio in Atlanta. It was mixed in Brooklyn by Alex Epton (XXXchange).

Palomo explains the album title in a press release, saying: "Most of what I've learned about human nature in my 20s has happened after dark. People are just kind of more honest then. More deliberate. I like to call the places I go to Night Schools."

Neon Indian's website has been relaunched as Nightschool.biz and it features a hotline (+1-512-643-VEGA) you can call to receive and send audio of "Slumlord" and a special voice greeting about the album. Check out "Slumlord" below, followed by the album's tracklist and the band's upcoming tour dates.

VEGA INTL. Night School Tracklist:

1. Hit Parade 
2. Annie
3. Street Level 
4. Smut! 
5. Bozo
6. The Glitzy Hive
7. Dear Skorpio Magazine
8. Slumlord
9. Slumlord's Re-Lease
10. Techno Clique
11. Baby's Eyes
12. C'est La Vie (say the casualties!) 
13. 61 Cygni ave.
14. News From the Sun (live bootleg)

Neon Indian Tour Dates:

08/21 - Mexico City - Semana De Las Juventudes Festival - Zocola Plaza 
08/23 - Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest 
09/12 - El Paso, TX - Mother Of Pearl Block Party
09/17 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
09/18 - Seattle, WA - Neptune 
09/19 - Victoria, BC - Rifflandia Festival 
09/20 - Vancouver, BC - Imperial 
9/22 - San Francisco, CA - Regency Social Hall
9/23 - San Francisco, CA - Regency Social Hall
9/29 - Manor, TX - J Lorraine Ghost Town
9/30 - San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger
10/1 - Dallas, TX - The Bomb Factory 
10/2 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's 
10/13 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club 
10/14 - New York, NY - Webster Hall 
10/16 - Detroit, MI - Populux 
10/17 - Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall 
10/20 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue 
10/21 - Madison, WI - Majestic Theatre 
10/22 - Columbus, OH - A&R Music Bar 
10/23 - Buffalo, NY - Tralf Music Hall 
11/7 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest 
11/8 - New Orleans - Republic 
11/10 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
11/11 - Saxapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom 
11/15 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer 



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