Chairlift

Chairlift

Having formed Chairlift in Boulder, CO, Aaron Pfenning, Patrick Wimberly and Caroline Polachek didn’t linger there long. By 2007, they are Brooklyn based and drawing inspiration from their new surroundings, playing shows with a thriving society of experimental pop magicians including MGMT, Yeasayer and Mixel Pixel. Their sound develops into a hypnotic yet tongue-in-cheek style of synth-pop.

With their first official release (“Evident Utensil” single Jan. ‘08), the world started to take notice. The NME called it “a charming pop oddity,” Exclaim!... more