Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, the duo that comprises Phantogram, are a rare breed of New York band. They are native New Yorkers who, instead of heading for jacked-up rents in Williamsburg and Bushwick, pack all their analog gear into a barn in upstate New York. While they may be far from the hipster epicenter, their debut, Eyelid Movies, shows that they craft the kind of catchy electronically-propelled pop that instantly hooks fans of folks as disparate as the Postal Service, Boards of Canada, and Jay Dilla. With Junk Culture.
Thu., Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 9, 2010