Good News: POND Announce New Live Album ‘Sessions’

Bad news: you need to wait til November 8th.

Artwork courtesy of Grandstand Media

Offbeat, memorable performances are part of POND’s DNA – if you’ve never seen them in person, then make sure to catch them onstage this fall as they’ll be kicking off another tour. Beyond their stage personas, their live music feels far more dynamic and on-your-face than through basic streaming. And because the quartet wants to transmit that energy into a live recording, they decided to release a live album titled Sessions, which will include studio performances of tracks across their entire discography so far. It will be out on November 8, but in the meantime, you can kill some time with “Don’t Look At The Sun (Or You’ll Go Blind)”:

“We wanted to capture how the band has been playing live lately and commit that to tape while we were in the middle of a long tour. As you play the same song for years, or even as a single tour rolls on, the way you play the songs mutates. Little inflections and fills become part of the song, and the structures and even the overall feeling and intent of the songs change. I always loved listening to my favorite bands’ ‘Peel Sessions’ and wanted something of our own in that vein. We hope you dig it!” shared POND’s Jay Watson.

Go party with POND:

09/21 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw $

09/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts $

09/23 – Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat $

09/25 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent #

09/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theater #

10/26 – Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen

10/27 – Berlin, DE @ Bi Nuu

10/29 – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg

10/30 – Brussels, BE @ Orangerie Botanique

10/31 – Paris, FR @ Elsyee Montmarte

11/02 – Birmingham, UK @ The Crossing

11/03 – Glasgow, UK @ Saint Luke’s

11/04 – Manchester, UK @ Academy 2

11/05 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club

11/06 – London, UK @ Electric Brixton

01/10 – Melbourne, AUS @ Festival Hall *

01/11 – Sydney, AUS @ Hordern Pavilion *

01/15 – Brisbane, AUS @ Fortitude Music Hall *

01/18 – Perth, AUS @ Red Hill *

$ = support from The Muckers

# = support from Maraschino

* = supporting Mac DeMarco