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“Empty Nesters” music video

February 19, 2015 1:20 pm

Watch the brand new music video for Toro y Moi’s “Empty Nesters” written, shot and directed by Chaz Bundick via Pitchfork. Toro y Moi will release What For? on April 7th.  Stream “Empty Nesters” from your favorite service. And pick up a copy from iTunes, Amazon, Insound or anywhere good records are sold. The album is available in digital, CD, LP and limited deluxe LP format. Check tour dates for Toro y Moi coming to a town near you.

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Carpark Basketball-themed Picture Disc

February 18, 2015 1:12 pm

We’re proud to announce we’ll be releasing a special basketball-themed picture disc to celebrate Carpark’s 16th anniversary! This release consists of nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalog. Listen to track by Skylar Spence (fka Saint Pepsi) via Pitchfork. The 12″ is limited to 600 copies. All proceeds go to the Little Kids Rocks charity. Pre-order a copy directly from us for $16 + shipping.

Please join us at our March anniversary shows:

March 6th – Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, NY
with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greg Davis, Greys, Chandos, Ear Pwr, Safety Scissors, Adventure, Jimmy Whipsers (of Light Pollution), and DJ sets by Montag and Young Magic

March 7th – DC9 in Washington, D.C.
with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greys, Adventure, Chandos, and Jimmy Whispers (of Light Pollution)

March 19th – Swan Dive in Austin, TX
Our annual SXSW label showcase with Cloud Nothings, Skylar Spence (DJ set), Dent May, GRMLN, Chandos, Keath Mead, and Average Cock

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Carpark Records Sweet 16 Celebration in Brooklyn, DC and at SXSW

February 11, 2015 2:31 pm

We’re happy to announce the addition of a New York area show to our series of sweet 16 anniversary events. Please join us at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, NY on March 6th with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greg Davis, Greys, Chandos, Ear Pwr, Safety Scissors, Adventure, Jimmy Whipsers (of Light Pollution) and DJ sets by Montag and Young Magic. On March 7th at DC9 in Washington, D.C. with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greys, Adventure, Chandos, and Jimmy Whispers (of Light Pollution). And on March 19th at Swan Dive in Austin, TX, we’ll host our annual SXSW label showcase with Cloud Nothings, Skylar Spence (DJ set), Dent May, GRMLN, Chandos, Keath Mead, and Average Cock. We hope to see you there. The first 50 people through the doors at each event will receive a free sweet 16 anniversary t-shirt! T-shirts provided by our friends at American Giant.

 

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Speedy Ortiz share first single from “Foil Deer” and announce tour

February 10, 2015 11:52 am

Following up on last week’s announcement of their sophomore album, Foil Deer, Speedy Ortiz is now proud to share the first single from the record. “Raising The Skate” can be streamed via The Fader and is available as a free instant-gratification download with all pre-orders of the album via iTunes. Alternatively, Insound is offering a tote bag and album bundle option with all pre-orders of Foil Deer.

 

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The band is also announcing an extensive North American tour including a Red Bull Sound Select play in Toronto and performances at the Shaky Knees and Forecastle festivals. Full tour routing is listed below.

02/12/15 ­ Toronto, ON @ The Garrison (Red Bull Sound Select) *&
04/22/15 ­ Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *&
04/24/15 ­ Hamden, CT @ The Space *&
04/25/15 ­ New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *&
04/26/15 ­ Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s *&
04/28/15 ­ Pittsburgh, PA @ Cattivo *!
04/29/15 ­ Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop *!
04/30/15 ­ Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle *!
5/1/15 ­ Madison, WI @ The Frequency *!
5/2/15 ­ Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry *!
5/3/15 ­ Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s Oasis *!
5/4/15 ­ Champaign, IL @ Highdive *!
5/6/15 ­ Washington, DC @ Black Cat *!
5/7/15 ­ Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter *
5/8/15 ­ Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle ­ Back Room *
5/9/15 ­ Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
5/11/15 ­ Tampa, FL @ The Crowbar *
5/13/15 ­ New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa *
5/14/15 ­ Houston, TX @ Walter’s Downtown $
5/15/15 ­ Austin, TX @ Red 7 $
5/16/15 ­ Dallas, TX @ Club Dada $
5/21/15 ­ Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo $
5/22/15 ­ Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room $
5/23/15 ­ Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium $
5/25/15 ­ Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios $%
5/26/15 ­ Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt $
5/27/15 ­ Seattle, WA @ Barboza $
5/29/15 ­ Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court $^
5/30/15 ­ Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge $^
5/31/15 ­ Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room $^
6/1/15 ­ Columbia, MO @ Rose Music Hall $^
6/2/15 ­ St. Louis, MO @ Firebird $^
6/4/15 ­ Detroit, MI @ UFO Factory $^
6/5/15 ­ Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern $^
6/6/15 ­ Montreal, QC @ Bar Le “Ritz” P.D.B. $^
7/17/15 ­ Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
* w/ KRILL
&w/ Mitski
! w/ Two Inch Astronaut
$ w/ Alex G
% w/ Broken Water
^ w/ Palehound

 

 

 

 

 

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