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Dent May shares cover of “Why I Came To California”

January 14, 2019 11:46 am

We're proud to announce Dent May's cover of Motown legend Leon Ware's “Why I Came To California.” The classic, soulful groove has been reimagined with Dent's playful sound to bring a new shine to California.

"This is a love letter to California originally performed by Leon Ware. It's the first thing I finished at Honeymoon Suite, the new recording studio I share with Pat Jones (who mixed the track) and Michael Rosen of Cones in Los Angeles. You can hear us play it on our upcoming California tour." -- Dent May



Hear it live at one of his upcoming tour dates:
January 17th – Costa Mesa, CA – The Wayfarer
January 18th – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
January 19th – Santa Barbara, CA – Breakfast Culture Club
January 21st – San Francisco – Cafe Du Nord
January 22nd – Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst Atrium
January 25th – Palm Springs, CA – Ace Hotel & Swim Club
February 1st – Los Angeles, CA – Zebulon LA

Toro y Moi shares second single

December 6, 2018 2:48 pm

Toro y Moi delivered just what you need for this Tuesday morning. His playful and jubilant new single, “Ordinary Pleasure,” boasts a funky bassline and bongo drum patterns. Stream it anywhere music can be found or watch its mesmerizing visualizer.

Outer Peace out January 18th. Pre-orders are available here.

2019 tour dates —
January 14th – Oakland, CA – The New Parish#
January 15th – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore – Sold Out%
January 16th – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore – Sold Out%
January 17th – Portland, OR – 45 East – DJ Set
January 18th – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom – Sold Out*
January 19th – Seattle, WA – Neptune – Sold Out
January 20th – Seattle, WA – Neptune
January 23rd – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall^
January 24th – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater^
January 25th – Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ^
January 26th – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger^
Ferbuary 15-17th – Miami, FL – iii Points Festival- DJ Set*
March 1st – Phoenix, AZ – M3F Festival
March 20-24th – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Fest
May 26th – London, UK – All Points East

# = w/ Salami Rose Joe Louis
% = w/ Tanukichan
* = w/ Old Grape God
^ = w/ Wet

TEEN announces new album + shares first single “Only Water”

November 28, 2018 12:24 pm

We are beyond excited to announce the return of TEEN. The lieberson sisters shared their illuminating new single, “Only Water,” today via NPR Music. A celebration of life that doesn’t fail to acknowledge the sorrow and aimlessness of loss.

Teeny Lieberson on the track:
“‘Only Water’ tells the story of my experience of my father’s sickness and death. It explores the final moments that I had with him, as well as the processing of the loss of a parent. As it has been many years since his death, my relationship to losing him has changed. I have been thinking a lot about the idea of possession and how it can even exist once someone has died. The song questions this principle; if we are all water, can’t I have you? Can I be you? Which in, abstractly, is a celebration of letting go. The freedom within oneness as well as nothingness.”

Good Fruit, the follow-up to 2016’s Love Yes, is due out March 1st, 2019. Pre-orders are available now.

Tour dates:

January 16th – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right ^
March 19th – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo *
March 20th – San Francisco, CA – Café du Nord *
March 22nd – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios *
March 23rd – Seattle, WA – Barboza *
March 29th – Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere *
March 30th – Washington, DC – DC9

^ w/ Clavvs
* w/ Methyl Ethel

 

“I’m Blessed” music video

November 27, 2018 11:50 am

2018 has been an extremely successful/busy year for our #1 Sadie Dupuis & her band Speedy Ortiz. A third studio album, a book of poetry, 8+ months of touring, a claymation video feat. a nice looking wolf, a ringtone feat. a nice sounding hamster, and so on.

Noisey spoke with the frontdemon in an exclusive interview. Read all about it.

“…you don’t want to totally brutally reveal everything that’s going on in your mind when you do any kind of art, but now that I have some remove from it, I don’t know what the exact meaning of all of the pieces are. So I can kind of appreciate them as a reader and there are poems in there hat make me feel like, this is really sad, or, this is really lonely. But I don’t really feel like it’s me, because it’s been so much time and there are so many poems and poets that I appreciate who, you know, I read them for those things. I read them to tap into those feelings.

Loneliness is kind of a hallmark in lots of people’s art and people are drawn to that kind of art because they want to feel like they’re not the only one with that kind of feeling. You’re drawn to lonely art because you don’t want to feel that way anymore. In revisiting this stuff I could recognize those feelings and as someone who doesn’t really feel that way anymore, I still enjoyed reading that work.” — Sadie Dupuis

Mini North American tour starts tonight.
November 27th – Boston, MA – The Sinclair +
November 28th – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church +
November 30th – Holyoke, MA – Gateway City Arts ^
December 1st – Burlington, VT – ArtsRiot ^
December 2nd – Woodstock, NY – Colony ^

+ w/ Palberta
^ w/ Guerilla Toss

Thanksgiving holiday sale!

November 20, 2018 4:50 pm

This holiday weekend – Friday through Monday – you will receive 50% off your purchase in the Carpark shop (**excluding merch**)! Thanks for listening!

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