Psychic Chasms

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Psychic Chasms
Studio album by Neon Indian
Released October 13, 2009 (2009-10-13)
Recorded 2009
Genre
Length 30:46
Label Lefse
Producer Alan Palomo
Neon Indian chronology
Psychic Chasms
(2009)
The Flaming Lips with Neon Indian
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 81/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club A[3]
Drowned in Sound 7/10[4]
Pitchfork Media 8.6/10[5]
PopMatters 7/10[6]
Spin 4/5 stars[7]

Psychic Chasms is the debut studio album by American electronic music band Neon Indian, released on October 13, 2009 by Lefse Records. Pitchfork Media placed the album at number fourteen on its list of The Top 50 Albums of 2009,[8] while Rhapsody ranked it at number seventeen on its list of The 25 Best Albums of 2009.[9]

A special edition of the album was released digitally on August 31, 2010 and physically on September 28 by Fader Label, including a set of nine bonus remixes titled Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms Possessed.[10][11] In the United Kingdom, the special edition was released on September 28, 2010 by Static Tongues and includes the track "Sleep Paralysist", while omitting two remixes.[12]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Alan Palomo

No. Title Length
1. "(AM)"   0:25
2. "Deadbeat Summer"   4:03
3. "Laughing Gas"   1:43
4. "Terminally Chill"   3:34
5. "(If I Knew, I'd Tell You)"   0:48
6. "6669 (I Don't Know If You Know)"   3:21
7. "Should Have Taken Acid with You"   2:21
8. "Mind, Drips"   3:09
9. "Psychic Chasms"   4:06
10. "Local Joke"   3:27
11. "Ephemeral Artery"   2:52
12. "7000 (Reprise)"   0:57
Total length:
30:36
Sampling credits

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Psychic Chasms.[14]

  • Alan Palomo – production, recording
  • Ronald Gierhart – guitar ("Terminally Chill", "Ephemeral Artery")

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Dance/Electronic Albums[15] 11
US Heatseekers Albums[16] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Psychic Chasms by Neon Indian". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Psychic Chasms – Neon Indian". AllMusic. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ Martins, Chris (January 5, 2010). "Neon Indian: Psychic Chasms". The A.V. Club. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ Adams, Sean (November 18, 2009). "Neon Indian – Psychic Chasms". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ Hogan, Marc (October 13, 2009). "Neon Indian: Psychic Chasms". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ Johnson, Dan (November 5, 2009). "Neon Indian: Psychic Chasms". PopMatters. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  7. ^ Kornhaber, Spencer (October 6, 2009). "Neon Indian, 'Psychic Chasms' (Lefse)". Spin. Archived from the original on January 15, 2010. Retrieved November 16, 2009. 
  8. ^ "The Top 50 Albums of 2009". Pitchfork Media. December 17, 2009. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The 25 Best Albums of 2009". Rhapsody. December 29, 2009. Archived from the original on January 15, 2010. Retrieved July 31, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms Possessed: Neon Indian: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms Possessed (Dig)". Amazon.com. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Breihan, Tom (July 23, 2010). "YACHT, Antlers, Toro Y Moi, Javelin Remixes on Neon Indian UK Release". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  13. ^ a b Freedman, Pete (September 16, 2011). "Todd Rundgren Dedicates His Latest Album to Memory of the Late Frankie 45". Dallas Observer. Voice Media Group. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  14. ^ Psychic Chasms (CD liner notes). Neon Indian. Lefse Records. 2009. LEFSE001. 
  15. ^ "Neon Indian – Chart history: Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Neon Indian – Chart history: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 29, 2014.