Review: Neon Indian, ‘Psychic Chasms’

Also part of The A.V. Club’s “stuff we missed” roundup of 2009:

Neon Indian, Psychic Chasms (Lefse)

Neon Indian, 'Psychic Chasms'

While bloggers raced to name the sound of Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo—“hypnagogic pop,” “chillwave,” and “glo-fi” being some of the more creative labels—he was probably resting easy, confident not only because he was being heralded as the tip of a rapidly expanding stylistic iceberg, but because he’d done a far better job at naming his own songs than any critic could ever hope to…

Grade: A (via The Onion / A.V. Club)