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January 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Appalachia’s Pontiak guns it on ‘Innocence’ | New recordings


The Virginia band Pontiak. Photo by Lino Brunetti.

(Thrill Jockey)

Pontiak’s Carney brothers — singer-guitarist Van, bassist Jennings and drummer Lain — don’t just share a surname. The hard-hitting, tripped-out sounds they make together suggest they share a brain. And a diligent work ethic — “Innocence,” out Tuesday, is their seventh LP in just eight years.


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