Neon Indian is a chillwave
band from Denton, Texas. The group is the current project of musician Alan Palomo, also known for his work with the band GhostHustler
and as the artist Vega
. The group has released two albums: "Psychic Chasms" (2009) and "Era Extraña" (2011).
The band began to garner attention in 2009 after several of their songs which had been posted online were favorably reviewed by music blogs and Web sites. On October 13, 2009, the group released its debut LP Psychic Chasms
Pitchfork Media also listed two tracks from Psychic Chasms in their list of The Top 100 Tracks of 2009. Should Have Taken Acid With You
was listed as the year's 74th top track and Deadbeat Summer
noticeably came in at number 13.
Shortly before the release of Psychic Chasms, Palomo said he planned on releasing another album as VEGA.
Palomo is joined on stage with Ronald Gierhart (guitar, vocals), Jason Faries (drums), and Leanne Macomber (keyboard).