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Skylar Spence releases second single and announces fall North American tour

July 27, 2015 1:32 pm

Listen to Skylar Spence’s new single “Affairs” now on SoundCloud! Find the song on the forthcoming album, Prom King, out September 18th. Pre-order your copy on the Carpark shop.

Catch the full band on tour this fall in North America. Full schedule and ticket links here.

July 30th – Allston, MA – Great Scott
July 31st – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival
August 1st – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
August 2nd – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
October 14th – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club
October 15th – Seattle, WA – Chop Suey
October 16th – Portland, OR – Holocene
October 17th – San Francisco, CA – Treasure Island Music Festival
October 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
October 23rd – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
October 24th – Santa Ana, CA – Beach Goth Festival
October 25th – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
October 26th – Tucson, AZ – Solar Culture
October 27th – Albuquerque, NM – Stereo Bar
October 28th – El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
October 29th – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
October 30th – Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
October 31st – Austin, TX – Stubbs, Jr.
November 2nd – Norman, OK – Opolis
November 3rd – Bloomington, IN – The Bishop
November 4th – Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern
November 15th – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
November 17th – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room
November 18th – Atlanta, GA – The Earl
November 19th – Orlando, FL – The Social
November 20th – Miami, FL – Bardot
November 21st – Mexico City, DF – Corona Capital Music Festival

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Carpark Sweet Sixteen Basketball Picture Disc out now

July 24, 2015 1:05 pm

The Carpark Sweet Sixteen Basketball Picture Disc is out now, to help celebrate the label’s 16th anniversary. The 12″ features nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalogue. Check out tracks from Speedy Ortiz, Ear Pwr, TEEN, Memory Tapes, Skylar Spence, & Toro Y Moi.

The release is available in physical format only in the Carpark shop and proceeds go to the Little Kids Rock foundation. Pick up your copy today!

Carpark-branded American Giant sweatpants and a special racecar USB drive, designed by Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi, containing the first 100 releases of the Carpark discography are now available in a bundle on the Carpark shop. Standalone USBs can also be purchased here.

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Listen to Memory Tapes’ track from the Carpark Basketball 12″

July 21, 2015 1:43 pm

This Friday, July 24th, we will be releasing a special basketball-themed picture disc 12″ in honor of our 16th anniversary celebration! This release consists of nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalog. Listen to Memory Tapes’ track, “Go Play Outside” via Tiny Mix Tapes.

Carpark-branded American Giant sweatpants and a special racecar USB drive, designed by Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi, containing the first 100 releases of the Carpark discography are now available in a bundle on the Carpark shop. Standalone USBs can also be purchased here.

Memory Tapes has just under a week left of their North American tour. Catch them while you can! Full schedule here.
July 21 – Chicago, IL – Schuba’s
July 22 – Toronto, ON – The Drake
July 24 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle
July 25 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
July 26 – Washington, DC – DC9

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Introverted Dancefloor announces self-titled debut

July 13, 2015 11:22 am

Introverted Dancefloor, the moniker of Bevan Smith, is proud to announce his self-titled debut album, which will be released on September 25th. Bevan has previously released albums on Carpark under the moniker Signer. Pre-order the album digitally or on vinyl from the Carpark shop & iTunes.

Watch the official video for his first single “Happiness is Such a Mess” via SPIN. The video was directed by Rowan Pierce.

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1. Happiness is such a mess
2. Pipedream
3. Take it high
4. Dark cloud scene
5. Even if you try
6. Always turn your head*
7. Love,
8. Here, my story
9. Giving up on summer
10. Staking the ground
11. Feeling unsound
12. A golden light
13. Tiger bones
14. Shy away

 

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Greys Announce September tour dates

July 8, 2015 11:30 am

Greys have announced September tour dates throughout North America. They will be opening for Viet Cong for the first leg of their fall tour. Show details and ticket links available from our Carpark tour page.

September 14th – Quebec, QC – Le Cercle
September 15th – Fredericton, NB – Capital Bar
September 16th – Halifax, NS – Gus’ Pub
September 17th – Portland, ME – SPACE Gallery
September 18th – Montreal, QC – Fairmount Theatre
September 20th – Kingston, ON – Mansion
September 23rd – Milwaukee, WI – Cactus Club
September 24th – Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club

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