Not to be confused with the now defunct Portland, Oregon group of the same name, Pond is a group of psychedelic pop crusaders hailing from Perth in Western Australia. 'You Broke My Cool' is the latest single/video to come from the Aussie five-piece and features on their latest release Beard, Wives, Denim - released through Modular Recordings.
The nostalgic video was shot during the recording of their album, which has been gaining much interest and praise since it's release earlier this year. Shot by the band and a handful of friends, the sun-kissed video makes great use of split-screen as well as showing off the picturesque Perth countryside.
The video serves as an introductory aid for those outside of Australia who may not be aware of the band, hot on the heels of their debut European tour. Currently back home in Oz after wowing audiences over at this years SXSW and a follow-up North American tour, the psych-popsters will be taking on the European continent for a handful of festival appearances as well as some headline slots around the continent.
Pond EUROPEAN TOUR DATES:
Thurs May 5 - The Great Escape, Brighton, England
Fri May 6 - The Great Escape, Brighton, England
Sat May 12 - Walk The Line Festival, Den Haag, Holland
Sun May 13 - Vera, Groningen, Holland
Mon May 14 - Indiestad Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
Tues May 15 - Doornroosje, Nlijmegen, Holland
Thurs May 17 - Rockhal CafÃ, Luxembourg,
Fri May 18 - Sound City, Liverpool, England
Sat May 19 - Cockpit, Leeds, England
Sun May 20 - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham, England
Tues May 22 - Cargo, London, England
Wed May 23 - Craufurd Arms, Milton Keyes, England
Fri May 25 - Arches, Glasgow, Scotland
Sat May 26 - Soup Kitchen, Manchester, England
Tues May 29 - Blue Shell, Cologne, Germany
Wed May 30 - Molotow, Cologne, Germany
Fri June 1 - Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
Sat June 2 - Field Day, London, England
Sat June 2 - Dot To Dot, Bristol, England
Sun June 3 - Dot To Dot, Nottingham, England
Mon June 4 - Dot To Dot, Manchester, England
April 2021 may have been one of the coldest in 60 years, but there were still enough hot releases to warm our hearts and fuel our fires.