POND – “Tears of a Clown (Cover)”


Artist: POND
Track: “Tears of a Clown (Smokey Robinson Cover)”

My new favorite Aussie band, POND, just blew through their US tour and is kicking off their European leg tonight. In celebration, they released a cover of Smokey Robinson’s “Tears of a Clown”. Their album “Beard, Wives and Denim” is out now and encourage you check it out! Featuring two of the members of Tame Impala, you’re sure to dig this off shoot if that kind of psychedelic goodness is up your alley.

Pond Releases “Beard, Wives and Denim”; Announces US Tour

Artist: Pond
Album: “Beard, Wives, Denim”
Release Date: March 6, 2012
Hails From: Australia
RIYL: Tame Impala, 70’s tinged psych rock
Featured Track: “Moth Wings”

One of my more anticipated albums of 2012,  the lastest release by Australian group Pond features two members of Tame Impala‘s touring band, Nick Allbrook and Jay Watson, and a lot of that Tame Impala- esque psych rock goodness you’ve come to know and love. They’ve just announced an extensive US Tour and will be announcing SXSW show dates soon! Stream the new album in it’s entirety on Hype Machine now.


Sun March 11th || Fitzgerald’s || Houston, TX
Sun March 18th || Low Key Arts || Hot Springs, AR
Mon March 19th || Grimey’s Record Store || Nashville, TN (in-store show)
Tues March 20th || Johnny Brenda’s || Philadelphia, PA
Wed March 21st || Bowery Ballroom || New York, NY
Thurs March 22nd || Brighton Music Hall || Boston, MA
Fri March 23rd || Casa Del Popolo || Montreal, QC
Sat March 24th || Café Dekcuf || Ottowa, ON
Sun March 25th || The Drake Hotel || Toronto, ON
Tues March 27th || Lincoln Hall || Chicago, IL
Wed March 28th || Taylor University || Upland, IN
Fri March 30th || Cactus Club || Milwaukee, WI
Sat March 31st || The Maintenance Shop || Ames, IA
Mon April 2nd || 7th Street Entry || Minneapolis, MN
Wed April 4th || A Club || Spokane, WA
Thurs April 5th || Sunset Tavern || Seattle, WA
Fri April 6th || The Biltmore Cabaret || Vancouver, BC
Sat April 7th || Jinx Art Space || Bellingham, WA
Sun April 8th || Squeak & Squawk Music || Tacoma, WA
Mon April 9th || Mississippi Studios || Portland, OR
Wed April 11th || Rickshaw Stop || San Francisco, CA
Fri April 13th || The Echo || Los Angeles, CA

POND – “Moth Wings”

Artist: POND
Album: Beard Wives Denim
Hails From: Australia
Release Date: March 6, 2012
Featured Track: “Moth Wings”

Psych yeah!  Featuring two members of Tame Impala‘s touring band — Nick Allbrook and Jay Watson — the Australian group leaked a track this week from their forthcoming Beard Wives Denim album. LOVE IT.