Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Review: Neon Indian - Era Extraña

A very nice synth-based pop record.  Lots of flashes of 80s brilliance here with some analog-type noodling to keep things interesting.  Though rooted in the past, Neon Indian also stretches the boundaries of this type of music - this doesn't sound dated or tired, which is a problem when dealing in this genre.  The rhythms are particularly engaging, with a fresh, bouncy step. Very recommended.

Available on LP, CD, and MP3. The LP comes with a download coupon which gets you uncompressed WAV files.

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