Psychic Chasms

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Psychic Chasms
Studio album by Neon Indian
Released October 13, 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre Chillwave, synthpop, indietronica, lo-fi, neo-psychedelia, experimental
Length 30:36
Label Lefse
Producer Alan Palomo
Neon Indian chronology
Psychic Chasms
(2009)
Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms Possessed
(2010)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (81/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Rockfeedback 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned In Sound (7/10)[3]
Groove Mine 4.5/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (8.6/10)[5]
Spin 4/5 stars[6]

Psychic Chasms is the critically acclaimed debut album of Neon Indian. The album was released on October 13, 2009.

Rhapsody called it the seventeenth best album of 2009.[7]

According to students at Pratt Institute, the album artwork was done by a friend of Palomo's who attended the university, and made the cover as part of a drawing class.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "(AM)"   0:25
2. "Deadbeat Summer" (featuring sample of "Izzat Love?" (1972) by Todd Rundgren) 4:03
3. "Laughing Gas"   1:43
4. "Terminally Chill"   3:33
5. "(if I knew, I'd tell you)"   0:47
6. "6669 (I Don't Know If You Know)"   3:21
7. "Should have taken acid with you"   2:21
8. "Mind, Drips" (featuring sample of "I Love You" (1984) by Carmelo La Bionda) 3:09
9. "Psychic Chasms" (featuring sample of "Come on Closer" (1983) by Pineapples) 4:06
10. "Local Joke" (featuring sample of "How About a Little Fanfare?" (1972) by Todd Rundgren) 3:27
11. "Ephemeral Artery" (this track also features a sample of "Come on Closer" (1983) by Pineapples) 2:52
12. "7000 (Reprise)"   0:57
Total length:
30:36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Critic Reviews for Psychic Chasms. Metacritic. Retrieved 7 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Allmusic review". allmusic. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Drowned In Sound review
  4. ^ Groove Mine review
  5. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  6. ^ "Neon Indian > Review". Spin.com. Retrieved on November 16, 2009.
  7. ^ The 25 Best Albums of 2009 Referenced July 31, 2010