Last night, Neon Indian headlined a sold out show at Mercury Lounge with some amazing supporting acts including Electric Tickle Machine, Toro Y Moi & MNDR.
We’ve seen Electric Tickle Machine about 8 or 9 times (I think…) and every time we’re just as excited as, if not more than, the time before to see this energetic foursome get the party started RIGHT. If you don’t have their latest album Blew It Again, get it. The album artwork is also a pretty amazing visual for your collection – you can get it online and/or pick one up at their next show. Here is a preview.
Toro Y Moi was up next, and although I had heard some of his remixes (like Washed Out’s “Feel It All Around”), I wasn’t sure how he would translate live. He completely sold me 10 seconds into the first song. A one man voice accompanying the ambient electronic beats, he had the entire crowd captivated by his performance. It was groovy and dancey, and I can’t wait to see him perform again.
Neon Indian rocked it, delivering a stellar show. They sounded just as good live as they do on record. “Deadbeat Summer,” “Psychic Chasms” and “I Don’t Know If You Know” are my favorite tracks – all played last night – from Neon Indian’s debut album Psychic Chasms. Alan Palomo’s artistry is an example of why electropop is my favorite genre right now, and probably not getting replaced any time soon…
Neon Indian – Psychic Chasms
Toro Y Moi – Talamak
Electric Tickle Machine – Part of Me