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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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webshop sale & free music sampler

November 25, 2014 3:14 pm

Our entire music catalog (cds, lps, digital, dvds) is available at 50% off via our webshop beginning today until Monday, Dec 1st! Your discount will appear when items are added to the cart.

We’ve recently added a number of items to the shop including digital versions of sold out 7″s such as:
Dan Deacon – The Crystal Cat 7″
Beach House – Used To Be 7″
Toro Y Moi – Blessa b/w109 7″
Toro Y Moi – Leave Everywhere 7″
Young Magic – You with Air 7″
Cloud Nothings – Should Have 7″
Toro Y Moi / Cloud Nothings – split 7″
Young Magic – Night in the Ocean 7″

And in the holiday spirit we’ve brought back our Free Music record sampler which includes tracks by Cloud Nothings, Signer, Toro Y Moi, Young Magic, Dan Deacon, Memory Tapes, Light Pollution and Class Actress.

 

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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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young magic offer remix & announce first au tour

October 8, 2014 2:55 pm

Young Magic are thrilled to announce their first ever Australian tour and their final US shows for 2014. To mark the occasion Young Magic offer Berlin-based, Australian-born Roland Tings’ remix of “Something In The Water” (via XLR8R) taken from the recently released Breathing Statues.

October
11th –  O+ Festival – Kingston, NY
14th – Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, NY
21st – 25th – CMJ – NYC (details TBA)

November
21st – Oxford Art Factory – Sydney, Australia
22nd – Shebeen – Melbourne, Australia
27th – Black Bear Lodge – Brisbane, Australia
28th – Elsewhere – Gold Coast, Australia

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