We want to thank everyone who attended our shows during the first leg of our US tour. Such an amazing time, so many places, so many friends. Thank you.
Ready for round two: we will be starting off with several SXSW appearances — first up on Tuesday night at the Hometapes/Team Clermont Official showcase. The information is contained in the post below this one. Then we will be playing the Bunce Group’s Official Showcase on Saturday. We will finish up with a set at Uncle Doug’s Chili Dog Fest at the Sidebar!!!
THEN … The Valley of the Vapors Festivals in Hot Springs, AR and the Treefort Festival in Boise!! THEN … Club dates in SLC, Denver, Lincoln!!! All the dates are posted on our BandsinTown page / and on this page down to the left. …
THEN!!!!!!! EUROPE!!!!!!!! IT JUST NEVER STOPS!!!! See you all beautiful babies at the show!
Come hang out with us tomorrow night when we play Union Pool! It will be really really fun.
We are really excited about our upcoming March shows!!! As we said before we have several club and festival dates, below is the list. As noted, we are playing two SXSW showcases which bookend our week there. We look forward to seeing you at the show.
March is going to be the month of crazy travels. First we will be playing a show in NYC at Union Pool with the Kid Millions/Jim Sauter Duo and Norman Westberg! More details soon. …
THEN! We will be playing SXSW this year with several chances to see our new set … We will have specific dates and times soon. Also, we will be playing the Valley of the Vapors in Hot Springs, AR and the Treefort Music Fest in Boise.
We will be capping off those festival dates with some more shows in the rockymountain parts of the country - we will have dates to announce very soon. Thanks to all our friends and fans coming to the shows on this February tour across the US. It’s been so amazing!!!
We are super excited to have our new album INNOCENCE out now!! We are on tour right now supporting the album - dates are down on the left in the bandsintown section. Below are a few snippets about the album. We look forward to seeing you at the show!
Paste Magazine: ”The areas where they do get comfortable, however, are such leaps of liberty from their wild 2012 collection Echo Ono that tricking yourself into believing a major evolution might be pretty easy.”
Dusted: “Unlike most of their peers, the Carneys have evolved steadily, never drifting too far from their essential strengths. As such, Innocence pushes tried-and-true tactics to new extremes — an ingrained, double-helical ability that has become Pontiak’s calling card.”
All Music: “All told, Innocence finds Pontiak in a place both refined and vividly experimental, reining in their unhinged psychedelic guitar blasts and mind-melting production with some of their most nuanced songwriting to date.”
Pitchfork: ”The title track is a smoker, a lurching, pummeling, axis-shifting grove [sic] that piledrives [sic] its way directly through your skull. After a couple well-earned “woos,” “Lack Lustre Rush” breaks into a snarly, Southern-fried riff equally suitable for radio…”
VICE’s Noisey has premiered our song “Wildfires”. Additionally over in the UK, the fine folks at The Quietus have posted the song too. We will be adding more European dates in the coming days.