Stream Palm’s New Album Rock Island

Philly art-rockers Palm have released their new album Rock Island. The release follows their 2015 breakout Trading Basics, as well as their excellent Shadow Expert EP last…
Rob Arcand / February 9, 2018

Palm – “Composite”

Ahead of the February 9 release of their new album Rock Island, rising Philadelphia math-rock band Palm have released "Composite," a jagged-edged composition that splutters and rebounds through eccentric guitar…
Anna Gaca / January 24, 2018

Palm – “Dog Milk”

Philly math-pop wizards Palm just released a new song called "Dog Milk," the second single from their forthcoming album Rock Island. "Dog Milk" adorns Palm's loopy and stuttering rhythms…
Andy Cush / November 28, 2017

Palm Announces New Album Rock Island, Releases “Pearly”

In an interview with Spin in July, the Philly art-rock deconstructionists Palm revealed that they'd be releasing a new full-length in 2018 which would feature…
Andy Cush / November 1, 2017

Video: Palm – “Shadow Expert”

The thrilling Philly art-punk quartet Palm explore the deep uncanny valley in the new video for "Shadow Expert," the title track from a great EP…
Andy Cush / July 18, 2017

Philly Art-Punk Heroes Palm Prove There’s Still Room for Experimentation in Guitar Rock

The title of "Walkie Talkie," the first track from Palm’s new EP Shadow Expert, reads like a sly joke. The song opens with a simple…
Andy Cush / July 10, 2017

Stream Post-Punk Quartet Palm’s Dizzying New Shadow Expert EP

Trading Basics, the 2015 debut album by the Philly quartet Palm, was the kind of record that inspired reverence in the relatively small number of people…
Andy Cush / June 12, 2017

Hear Palm’s Surprisingly Mellow Math-Pop Gem “Shadow Expert”

Next month, Palm will follow up their killer 2015 full-length debut, the dense and dizzying Trading Basics, with a new EP called Shadow Expert. We've already heard "Walkie Talkie,"
Andy Cush / May 15, 2017

Palm’s “Walkie Talkie” is a Dizzying Dispatch From One of the Most Exciting Bands in Rock

Anyone who thinks indie rock has gotten stale and boring in 2017 just hasn't heard Palm yet. It's difficult to apply a simple label to the…
Andy Cush / April 26, 2017

Palm Lose Themselves in an Art-Rock Thicket on ‘Trading Basics’ LP

The Philadelphia-via-Upstate New York quartet Palm's approach to wiry genre-hopping art rock emphasizes density. Guitar lines creep like vines, winding around the heaving tree trunks…
Colin Joyce / November 2, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Alex G, Deerhunter, PALM, and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from resurfaced Marc Bolan…
SPIN Staff / August 18, 2015