Carpark News

FREE 16th Anniversary Cassette Tape

April 27, 2015 3:23 pm

Our sweet sixteenth anniversary celebrations continue. If you’re in the U.S., head to your local indie record store to see if they are carrying a FREE Carpark cassette: The Best Carpark Compilation In The World…Ever!  Complete tracklist + list of participating stores below.

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1. Toro Y Moi; “Empty Nesters”
2. Speedy Ortiz; “Raising the Skate”
3. Cloud Nothings; “I’m Not Part of Me”
4. Dan Deacon; “The Crystal Cat”
5. Beach House; “Master OF None”
5. TEEN; “Tied Up Tied Down”
7. Memory Tapes; “Sheila”
8. Skylar Spence; “Fiona Coyne”
9. GRMLN; “Jaded”
10. Young Magic; “Sparkly”
11. Montag; “True Love”
12. Class Actress; “Weekend”
13. Dog Bite; “Forever, Until”
14. Chandos; “Cobra Points”
15. Greys; “Guy Picciotto”
16. Popstrangers; “Country Kills”
17. Casino Versus Japan; “Aquarium”
18. Marumari; “Baby M”
19. So Takahashi; “Pms 185c (M72, Y43)”
20. Adventure; “Feels Like Heaven”
21. Signer; “Building Memories Without You”
22. Greg Davis; “Curling Pond Woods”
23. EAR PWR; “Super Animal Bros. III”

Other Music (New York, NY)
Rough Trade  (Brooklyn, NY)
Permanent Records (Brooklyn, NY)
Turn It Up  (Northampton, MA)
Exile On Main St  (Branford, CT)
The Sound Garden (Baltimore, MD)
Repo Records (Philadelphia, PA)
Pure Pop (Burlington, VT)
Crooked Beat (Washington, DC)
Princeton Record Exchange (Princeton, NJ)
Bull Moose (Portland, ME)
Olympic Records (Providence, RI)
Plan 9 (Richmond, VA)
Easy Street (Seattle, WA)
Music Millennium (Portland, OR)
The Record Exchange (Boise, ID)
Everyday Music (Oregon & Washington)
Jackpot (Portland, OR)
Boo Boo Records (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Sonic Boom (Seattle, WA)
aQuarius (San Francisco, CA)
Music Saves (Cleveland, OH)
Reckless (Chicago, IL)
Permanent (Chicago, IL)
Electric Fetus (Minneapolis, MN)
Saki (Chicago, IL)
Culture Clash (Toldeo, OH)
Luna Music (Indianapolis, IN)
Landlocked (Bloomington, IN)
Omega (Dayton, OH)
Shake It (Cincinnati, OH)
Homer’s (Omaha, NE)
Strictly Discs (Madison, WI)
Cactus Music (Houston, TX)
End of An Ear (Austin, TX)
Good Records (Dallas, TX)
M-Theory (San Diego, CA)
Origami Vinyl (LA, CA)
Fingerprints (Long Beach, CA)
Twist & Shout (Denver, CO)
Mills Records (Kansas City, MO)
Vintage Vinyl (St Louis, MO)
Amoeba  (Hollywood, CA)
Amoeba  (San Francisco, CA)
Amoeba  (Berkeley, CA)
Zia (Phoenix, AZ)
Waterloo  (Austin, TX)
Love Garden (Lawrence, KS)
Criminal Records (Atlanta, GA)
Disc Exchange  (Knoxville, TN)
Park Ave CDs (Orlando, FL)
Monster Music  (Charleston, SC)
Grimey’s (Nashville, TN)
School Kids (Raleigh, NC)
Oz Music  (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Earshot (Winston-Salem, NC)
Gravity Records  (Wilimington, NC)
Daddy Kool Records (St Petersburg, FL)
T-Bones (Hattiesburg, MS)
The End OF All Music (Oxford, MS)
CD Central (Lexington, KY)
Lunchbox Records (Charlotte, NC)
Radio Active (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

CMJ 2014

October 15, 2014 6:21 pm

Our annual CMJ showcase will be taking place this year on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Mercury Lounge (217 E Houston Street) from 9pm to 2am. Doors at 8:30pm. FREE with CMJ Badge /  $12 tickets are available. Familiarize yourself with our line-up by listening to our CMJ playlist on Soundcloud.

set times:
9pm Chandos (Boston)
10pm Dog Bite (Atlanta)
11pm Popstrangers (New Zealand)
12am Saint Pepsi (New York)
1am Young Magic (New York)

For more information visit our Facebook event page.

All of our bands’ CMJ schedules are available here:

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popstrangers cover “return of the mack ” & play US festivals

October 6, 2014 5:36 pm

Stereogum premiered Popstrangers great cover of Mark Morrison’s R&B track “Return of the Mack.” Check out the cover and come see the band play shows at Culture Collide Festival and CMJ later this month. The band’s sophomore album Fortuna is out now.

10/15 San Francisco, CA @ Elbo Room (Culture Collide Festival)
10/17 Los Angeles, CA @ Lot 1 Cafe (Culture Collide Festival)
10/18 Los Angeles, CA @ Taix (Culture Collide Festival)
10/21 New York, NY @ Webster Hall (CMJ New Zealand Showcase)
10/22 New York, NY @ Cake Shop (CMJ Terrorbird Day Party)
10/22 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge (CMJ Carpark Showcase)
10/24 New York, NY @ Cake Shop (CMJ Breakthru Radio Party)


carpark 2014 cmj showcase

September 15, 2014 1:12 pm

We’re pleased to announce our annual CMJ showcase will be taking place this year on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Mercury Lounge (217 E Houston Street) from 9pm to 2am. Doors at 8:30pm. FREE with CMJ Badge /  $12 tickets in advance (on sale Friday, Sept 19th at 12pm EDT) and at the door. Familiarize yourself with our line-up by listening to our CMJ playlist on Soundcloud.

set times:
9pm Chandos (Boston)
10pm Dog Bite (Atlanta)
11pm Popstrangers (New Zealand)
12am Saint Pepsi (New York)
1am Special Guest

For more information visit our Facebook event page.

Full CMJ schedule for all our bands forthcoming.

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