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Sadie Dupuis announces solo project Sad13 + shares first single

August 23, 2016 10:49 am

We are extremely hyped to announce the debut of Sadie Dupuis’ (of Speedy Ortiz) solo project Sad13. Her new album Slugger is empowering, fun, and prioritizes self-possession in every sense. The first single “Get A Yes” is streaming now via NPR Music.

Slugger arrives November 11th. Pre-orders are available in the Carpark shop and iTunes.
LPs will be pressed on buttercup-colored vinyl.

“It’s very strange (“Or not strange at all! Hi!” says feminism) that most of the music we funnel into little girls’ ears—even music written by former little girls—is about how women are petty, pretty garbage whose only valuable function is to hold perfectly still in men’s boudoirs and wait for intercourse. “I wanted to make songs that were the opposite of ‘Genie in A Bottle’ or ‘The Boy Is Mine,’” Sadie Dupuis says of Slugger, her new solo album under the name Sad13. “Songs that put affirmative consent at the heart of the subject matter and emphasize friendship among women and try to deescalate the toxic jealousy and ownership that are often centered in romantic pop songs.” What!? Songs for women that actually champion women’s autonomy, reflect women’s desires, listen to women when they talk, and let women be funny and normal and cool, like women actually are?” — Lindy West

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Slugger
1. <2
2. The Sting
3. Fixina
4. Get a Yes
5. Devil In U
6. Line Up
7. Just A Friend
8. Tell U What
9. Krampus (In Love)
10. Hype
11. Coming Into Powers (feat. Sammus)

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Skylar Spence announces European tour

August 16, 2016 5:17 pm

Skylar Spence is heading overseas this October! Tickets are on sale now.

October 12th – Copenhagen, DK – Ideal Bar
October 14th – Cologne, DE – CBE
October 15th – Aachen, DE – Musikbunker
October 18th – London, UK – Hoxton Square B&K
October 19th – Paris, FR – Le Batofar
October 20th – San Sebastian, ES – Dabadaba Sala
October 21st – Barcelona, ES – Razzmatazz
October 22nd – Madrid, ES – Incalling Live

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MADEIRA shares second single “Come On Thru”

August 9, 2016 2:42 pm

Head over to Nylon & stream the breezy single from New Zealand’s MADEIRA, “Come On Thru.” The track is taken from her forthcoming EP Bad Humors, out September 23rd.

“Though the phrase typically refers to an invitation of romantic interest, this song questions the vulnerabilities of intimacy and whether it’s worth the anguish.”

Pre-order the album today & receive the first two singles instantly via the Carpark shop and iTunes.

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Toro Y Moi’s “Live From Trona” available digitally

August 8, 2016 6:55 pm

Toro y Moi’s new release “Live From Trona” is here! Head over to iTunes or the Carpark Shop to snag a digital copy. The album is also streaming now via Spotify and Apple Music. Limited edition pink vinyl will be released November 4th.

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Catch the band on tour this November:
11/07: Neptune – Seattle, WA
11/09: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
11/10: The UC Theatre – Berkeley, CA
11/11: SLO Brew – San Luis Obispo, CA
11/12: Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival – Los Angeles, CA
11/14: Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
11/15: Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
11/16: Meow Wolf – Santa Fe, NM
11/17: Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO
11/18: Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
11/19: Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
11/20: The Badlander – Missoula, MT

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Toro Y Moi releases “Grown Up Calls” Live video + announces tour dates

July 25, 2016 2:15 pm

This morning on Beats 1 Radio, Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi premiered an exclusive Company Records DJ set + chatted with Zane Lowe about his forthcoming live album and concert film Live From Trona. Bundick shared a first listen of a new live version of “Grown Up Calls” (off 2013’s Anything In Return) and now he’s releasing a video of the band performing the song under the stars in the Mojave Desert. Check it out via Vimeo.

The concert film will screen in the following cities next week. Watch the film’s trailer here.
August 2nd – New York, NY  – House of Vans
August 4th – Los Angeles, CA – Ace Hotel Theatre
August 4th – Columbia, SC – Nickelodeon Theatre

Live From Trona will be released digitally on August 5th and on limited edition vinyl on November 4th. Pre-orders are available now on the Carpark shop and iTunes.

Catch Toro Y Moi on tour this November. Full list of dates & ticket links here.
November 7th – Seattle, WA – Neptune*
November 9th – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom*
November 10th – Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre*
November 11th – San Luis Obispo, CA – SLO Brewing Company*
November 12th – Los Angeles, CA – Camp Flog Gnaw
November 14th – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom*
November 15th – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls*
November 16th – Santa FE, NM – Meow Wolf*
November 17th – Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre*
November 18th – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge*
November 19th – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House*
November 20th – Missoula, MT – The Badlander*

* – w/ The Mattson 2

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Live From Trona
1. Divina
2. What You Want
3. Buffalo
4. Still Sound
5. Ratcliff
6. Half Dome
7. The Flight
8. JBS (feat. The Mattson 2)
9. Lilly
10. High Living
11. Grown Up Calls
12. Say That
13. Yeah Right

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