Live Video: Pond

Live Video
11/18/2014
Jim Beckmann
photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)

Don't think Pond a lesser Tame Impala. Though they drink from the same cosmic pool as their fellow Perthians (and share members, past and current), the Australian five-piece ride a heavier wavelength. Friends Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson and Joseph Ryan formed the band originally to play whatever the hell they wanted, but since they've realized that "people are actually listening" to their records, they've upped their game, playing tighter riffs and more expansive jams. Watch as Pond, anticipating their next album, Man It Feels Like Space Again, blast into the stratosphere at KEXP with this mind-bending performance:

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