Pontiak (Blue Ridge, Va.)
Psych Rock/Southern Rock

Pontiak has been busy. The Brothers Carney —Jennings, Van and Lain — released their 10th record in 10 years with January’s Innocence on Thrill Jockey Records. The album retains the band’s trademark rollicking Psych Rock sound but adds some quieter slow burners into the mix as well. While the record has won some of the strongest reviews of the band’s career, the brothers have been hard at work on the road, touring North America and embarking on a 21-date European tour slated to kick off in October.

YDIIYD: Kasabian and the Black Lips doing Hard Rock/Punk Skynyrd covers. (BW)