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“My Dead Girl” music video

December 1, 2015 1:10 pm

Speedy Ortiz released their newest music video for “My Dead Girl.” Watch the David Lynch-inspired video now via Vanity Fair. Find the track on their sophomore album, Foil Deer, available now on the Carpark shop and iTunes. Video was directed by Elle Schneider.

The band kicks of their North American tour next Tuesday. Shows are all-ages and proceeds go to the Girls Rock Camp Foundation. Full list of tour dates and ticket links here.

December 8th – Providence, RI – AS220
w/ Downtown Boys, Whore Paint

December 9th – Boston, MA – Middle East
w/ Downtown Boys, Ursula

December 10th – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
w/ Downtown Boys, Palm, Anomie, DJ set by Alison Crutchfield

December 11th – Brooklyn, NY – Silent Barn
w/ Downtown Boys, Eskimeaux, Very Fresh, DJ set by DJ Liz Pelly

December 12th – Brooklyn, NY – Palisades
w/ Aye Nako, Dirty Dishes, Gemma

December 13th – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery
w/ Beauty Pill, Aye Nako

December 14th – Richmond, VA – The Camel
w/ Aye Nako, Atta Girl

December 15th – Durham, NC – The Pinhook
w/ Aye Nako, No Love, DJ set by Merge Records DJs

December 16th – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
w/ Aye Nako, Suno Deko

December 17th – Nashville, TN – The End
w/ Aye Nako, Idle Bloom, Gnarwhal

December 18th – Louisville, KY – The New Vintage
w/ Aye Nako, Didi, hoe garden

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Skylar Spence announces more tour dates with Madeon

December 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Skylar Spence has added more dates to their upcoming winter tour with Madeon. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 4th at noon. Full list of dates and ticket links here.

February 2nd – Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX
February 3rd – House of Blues – Dallas, TX
February 4th – Stereo Live – Houston, TX
February 5th – Emo’s – Austin, TX
February 10th – The Plaza Live – Orlando, FL
February 12th – The Fillmore – Miami, FL
February 13th – Opera Nightclub – Atlanta, GA
February 16th – The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC

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Holiday bundles in the Carpark shop + 20% off discount

November 30, 2015 4:50 pm

In light of the holiday season, we are offering new bundles on the Carpark shop for a discounted price. On top of this, you will receive an extra 20% off your purchase from December 1st through January 1st (excluding merch.)
See below & check out the shop for details.

CD Grab Bag / $19.00 + shipping
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American Giant Sweet Sixteen Sweatpants + Test Pressing bundle / $69.00 + shipping
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CAK100 Carpark Records Racecar USB + Test Pressing bundle /$29.00 + shipping
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CAK100 Carpark Records Racecar USB + Speedy Ortiz Tote Bag bundle / $32.00 + shipping
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CAK100 Carpark Records Racecar USB + Skylar Spence Tees bundles / $34.00 + shippingv600_blackShirtCoverwUSBv600_WhiteSHirtCoverwUSB

CAK100 Carpark Records Racecar USB + Gems Black T-Shirt bundle / $34.00 + shipping
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Benny Boeldt announces album + shares first single

November 17, 2015 4:32 pm

Benny Boeldt, also known as Adventure, will be releasing his new album 8 of Cups. Record will be out January 26th, 2016. The first single, “Tea,” is streaming now via Baltimore City Paper and Spotify.

8 of Cups signals the beginning of a new chapter for Benny Boeldt, the Baltimore artist also known as Adventure. It’s the first record under Boeldt’s own name after releasing three albums as Adventure on Carpark Records. It will be available in stores and online Jan. 29, 2016! Pre-order the album on the  Carpark shop & iTunes.

8 of Cups veers from wacky to beautiful to chaotic; using gorgeous melodies, hyperactive noise, and off-the-wall samples. The title is a reference to the tarot card, which Boeldt found to be an accurate representation of his life as he made the album. The 8 of cups card embodies the start of a new journey, a transition, growing apart, and accepting one’s faults to move on.

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8 of Cups
1. Blue Sky
2. Tea
3. Nom
4. Performer
5. Have A Pizza
6. Phone Call
7. Valley Amnesia
8. Living Dream

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Skylar Spence announces tour with Madeon

November 17, 2015 12:36 pm

Skylar Spence is kicking of 2016 with a huge North American tour in support of Madeon. Tickets are on sale this Friday, November 20th. Dates and ticket links here.

January 19th – Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
January 21st – Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
January 22nd – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA
January 24th – Marquee Theatre – Phoenix, AZ
January 25th – Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV
January 27th – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
January 29th – Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
January 30th – Midland Theatre – Kansas City, MO
February 6th – Joy Theater – New Orleans, LA
February 7th – Minglewood Hall – Memphis, TN
February 8th – Track 29 – Chattanooga, TN
February 11th – The Ritz Ybor – Tampa, FL
February 14th -Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN
February 15th – The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
February 18th – NorVa – Norfolk, VA
February 19th – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
February 20th – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
February 21st – 9:30 Club Washington, DC
*All shows are with Madeon

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