Panther on Tour
- Words: Fred Miketa
Alongside acts like The Blow, YACHT, and White Rainbow (who are totally redefining electro-pop), Panther is currently luring souls into his fan base with his acclaimed live shows across the States. Known to his friends as Charlie Salas-Humara, he’s already been nominated for MTV2’s Video of the Year Award, in addition to having a tour with Ratatat and The Gossip under his belt.
Panther’s hybrid brand of electro has many faces. When he’s not hollering in spastic falsetto fashion (imagine a lemur and Prince in the sack), he’s probably grinding away on bass or epileptic-style dancing in circles.
On Secret Lawns, Panther explores what just one guy with a bunch of instruments and a computer can actually do. Complete with the artillery of synth-punk grooves and bootleg 808 kicks, this debut full-length is currently making indie-rock house parties from coast to coast that much more debauched.
Secret Lawns is out now on Fryk Beat.
Listen to the track “How Well Can You Swim” at XLR8R’s Downloads Section.
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