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Ariel Pink plugs into 'Pom Pom' buzz in his own singular style
Ariel Pink plugs into 'Pom Pom' buzz in his own singular style

Ariel Pink was craving a cigarette. It was the first thing he asked for one recent morning when he arrived at my place to talk about his new album, "Pom Pom." I didn't have one, so a representative from his record label, 4AD, was dispatched to satisfy him. While she was gone, Pink paced around the back porch with his iPhone and attempted to explain the virtual whirlwind he's experienced in the months leading to the release of "Pom Pom." It's his third studio album for the label and his debut minus his ever-evolving concern, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti. For the first time during the unveiling of an album, he said he'd been "plugged...

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