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Sad13 shares track via Adult Swim

June 14, 2017 12:23 pm

Hear the “self-produced fuzzy synth experience” of Sad13’s new track “sooo bad” via Adult Swim. The track is part of their Summer Singles program.

Tracked in my mom’s kitchen from 10 pm – 5 am, overdubs and mixing with our touring sound engineer Danielle DePalma at Seaside Lounge. Sad13’s live drummer Zoë Brecher appears on a recording for the first time. Chad Clark of Beauty Pill/Smart Went Crazy mastered the song.”

Sad13 is heading out on the second half of her UK/EU tour. Catch her this month!

June 19 – Cologne, DE – Underground 2
June 21 – Hamburg, DE – Astra Lab
June 23 – Paris, FR – La Mecanique Ondulatoire
June 24 – Shepton Mallet, GB – Glastonbury Festival
June 25 – Cardiff, GB – The Big Top
June 26 – Belfast, GB – McHughes
June 27 – Galway, IE – Roisin Dubh
June 28 – Dublin, IE – Whelans

Sad13 covers Carole King’s “It’s Too Late”

April 20, 2017 12:42 pm

Head over to Stereogum & hear Sad13’s cover of Carole King’s “It’s Too Late”!

The track is part of the first volume of GRLMIC, a new foundation that “aims to support and empower a diverse spectrum of young women/non-binary youth through music.” All proceeds of their covers compilation will go to Planned Parenthood and the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls.

“Sadie Dupuis uses the same sparkling synths that marked the Speedy Ortiz leader’s solo debut Slugger to pull the ’70s song into a more modern frame of reference while still retaining its charms.”

Carpark is heading to SXSW!

February 23, 2017 1:51 pm

We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ll be returning once again to SXSW on Thursday, March 16th at The Main II.  This year’s showcase will be a collaboration with our two sister labels Company Records (headed by Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick) and Wax Nine (headed by Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis).  The following will be performing live music for those in attendance: Sad13, the solo pop project of Speedy Oritz’s Sadie Dupuis. Palm; the angular experimental pop band from Philly; wistful dream pop from the bay area’s Madeline Kenney; Brooklyn indie pop from Emily Reo; pulverizing thrashy guitars from Chicago’s Melkbelly; and Baltimore lo-fi dream pop band, Snail Mail.  BYOE.

Thursday, March 16
Main II
603 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
21+
Badges and wristbands welcome
Cover TBA

Doors: 7:30pm

8pm :: Emily Reo (Brooklyn, NY)
9pm :: Melkbelly (Chicago, IL)
10pm :: Snail Mail (Baltimore, MD)
11pm :: Madeline Kenney (Oakland, CA)
12am :: Palm (Philadelphia, PA)
1am :: Sad13 (Philadelphia, PA)

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SXSW
Artist playlists: Spotify / Soundcloud

“Get A Yes” music video

December 6, 2016 11:29 am

Watch Sad13’s new video for “Get A Yes” via Pitchfork. Your new step-by-step guide to consent. Directed by Isabel Farrington.

Sadie Dupuis on the video: “I wanted to make a tribute to ’90s-style group dance videos, and my childhood friend Patsy Gay, who spends her days as a dance archivist, put together a sample reel of choreography using moves from Spice Girls, Aaliyah, Salt-N-Pepa, Janet Jackson, and Jordan Knight vids… plus Stephanie Tanner and Urkel. Isabel Farrington, who directed the video, styled it as a late-night TV infomercial about teaching the dos and don’ts of getting consent to dance with your partner. We filled the video with tons of our friends and shot it over a couple days at Silent Barn.”

Only a few dates left on Sad13’s first North American tour. Catch her in a city near you!
December 6th – Dallas, TX @ Double Wide
December 7th – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
December 9th – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
December 10th – Durham, NC @ Pinkhook
December 11th – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
December 12th – Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits
December 13th – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
December 14th – Boston, MA @ Middle East

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