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As if the likes of Childish Gambino, London Grammar, The Avalanches and Violent Soho wasn’t enough, psych rock masters and Tame Impala brethren POND have just joined the epic Falls Festival lineup. We caught them at Gizzfest last week and found them to be one of the clear highlights of an evening filled with amazing bands:
“Nicholas Albrook, the once shy and reserved frontman, is a shade of his former self. Owning the mic from the start with experimental vocals, guitar shredding, and waving his an arm like an inflatable car sales mascot. Not to be graded for their on stage banter alone, POND are a well drilled group of lads who are musical freaks. Jay Watson shuffles through an instruments like a proper casino dealer, to list him as the keyboardist alone would be a sin.”
If you’re unsure what the hype is all about, check out our feature on POND and the Australian psych scene (and why it’s so internationally renowned) here.