Neon Indian

A good way to avoid thinking about summer’s sad ending is to lay back and listen to lots of Neon Indian. The Brooklyn-by-way-of-Austin chillwave outfit’s newest single, the Chris Taylor-produced “Sleep Paralysist,” has a loose, shuffling beat and plays out in a sunny, druggy haze; their 2009 dream of a debut, Psychic Chasms, is the ideal lazy summer soundtrack. The music is all lush soundscapes of Alan Palomo’s murmuring vocals, rippling keyboards, playful video game blips, and an honest, innocent kind of nostalgia – in one song, Palomo sings, “Should have taken acid with you/ Take off our clothes in the swimming pool.” Now that sounds like a summer to remember. With Prefuse 73, Miniature Tigers. ERIN K. THOMPSON

Mon., Sept. 27, 8 p.m., 2010

 
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