The Flaming Lips, Neon Indian, New FumesFebruary 3, 2011Palladium BallroomBetter than: realizing that you have the most beautiful face.Mattie StaffordWayne Coyne sits atop a bear during the Flaming Lips' set.In many regards, last night's performance from the Flaming Lips was exactly like the two ... More >>
Neon Indian, Profuse 73, Miniature TigersGranada TheaterOctober 5, 2010Better than: the album, which is a miracle for an electronic act. Stop hiding, Palomo. We see you.Few Dallas acts have non-Dallas acts opening for them. Even fewer electronic acts can boast about having a live show t ... More >>
The OrbansWhen local artists receive coverage from national press, we usually give little more than a thumbs up and keep on moving. But the past few days has seen an exceptional number of Dallas-based acts in the news. So, on that note, here's a little grab bag for you:Today, The Orbans' track "L ... More >>
Neon Indian's Alan Palomo. And, before you ask: Yes, those are his real eyes.The red-hot promo train just keeps rolling for the North Texas-bred Neon Indian, whose next stop back here at home will take place on Tuesday, October 5, at the Granada Theater.On Friday, the band (Alan Palomo, Ronnie Gi ... More >>
Neon Indian, Ishi, Fizzy Dino Pop, YeahdefGranada TheaterDecember 28, 2009 Better than: lamenting the toys you didn't get for Christmas.Check out photos from last night here in our slideshow.For years many wondered what would be the "next big thing" to come from Dallas, a city long on talent but ... More >>
Psychic Chasm's cover.Probably should've seen this coming: Today, Pitchfork honored Neon Indian with its much-sought-after "Best New Music" tag, giving the album an 8.6 on its 10-point scale. As for the review itself? It's loving enough, namedropping some pretty heavy hitters--LCD Soundsystem, Da ... More >>
Alan Palomo of Neon Indian.Neon Indian, Kashioboy, Vulgar FashionRubber Gloves Rehearsal StudiosSeptember 9, 2009 Better than: the hype? Keep reading.
So, the big question: Did Neon Indian live up to all the hype? Or, maybe better yet: Could Neon Indian live up to all the hype?
Well, f ... More >>
Dan Deacon & EnsembleThe Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthApril 18, 2009
Better than: having to make the tough decisions, like: Do I spend the night looking at paintings, or go out to a show? Do I flip out dancing with my white T-shirt pulled over my head, or with my fedora on? Last night, you co ... More >>
Stumbled across a couple sites this afternoon that name drop Fight Bite's Emerald Eyes as one of the year's tops--including this blog from Stark Magazine which drops the disc in at the No. 43 slot on its year-end Top 50. And, in other good news, Jeff Louis and Leanne Macomber's powerhouse "Swissex L ... More >>