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GEMS sign to carpark, announce album, share first single

August 10, 2015 12:21 pm

Carpark Records is proud to welcome GEMS to the label. GEMS are searching for that ray of light in the darkness in their forthcoming album, Kill the One You Love, out October 30th, 2015. Hear the group’s evocative shadow pop in their first single, “Living as a Ghost” via NPR.  Pre-order from our webshop & iTunes now. The first 40 physical orders will receive an autographed poster.

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01. Blood Runs
02. w/o u
03. Soak
04. Living as a Ghost
05. Empires Fall
06. Heartbreaker
07. Scars
08. Tangled Memories
09. Savior
10. Epitaph
11. White light

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Skylar Spence releases second single and announces fall North American tour

July 27, 2015 1:32 pm

Listen to Skylar Spence’s new single “Affairs” now on SoundCloud! Find the song on the forthcoming album, Prom King, out September 18th. Pre-order your copy on the Carpark shop.

Catch the full band on tour this fall in North America. Full schedule and ticket links here.

July 30th – Allston, MA – Great Scott
July 31st – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival
August 1st – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
August 2nd – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
October 14th – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club
October 15th – Seattle, WA – Chop Suey
October 16th – Portland, OR – Holocene
October 17th – San Francisco, CA – Treasure Island Music Festival
October 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
October 23rd – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
October 24th – Santa Ana, CA – Beach Goth Festival
October 25th – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
October 26th – Tucson, AZ – Solar Culture
October 27th – Albuquerque, NM – Stereo Bar
October 28th – El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
October 29th – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
October 30th – Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
October 31st – Austin, TX – Stubbs, Jr.
November 2nd – Norman, OK – Opolis
November 3rd – Bloomington, IN – The Bishop
November 4th – Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern
November 15th – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
November 17th – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room
November 18th – Atlanta, GA – The Earl
November 19th – Orlando, FL – The Social
November 20th – Miami, FL – Bardot
November 21st – Mexico City, DF – Corona Capital Music Festival

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Carpark Sweet Sixteen Basketball Picture Disc out now

July 24, 2015 1:05 pm

The Carpark Sweet Sixteen Basketball Picture Disc is out now, to help celebrate the label’s 16th anniversary. The 12″ features nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalogue. Check out tracks from Speedy Ortiz, Ear Pwr, TEEN, Memory Tapes, Skylar Spence, & Toro Y Moi.

The release is available in physical format only in the Carpark shop and proceeds go to the Little Kids Rock foundation. Pick up your copy today!

Carpark-branded American Giant sweatpants and a special racecar USB drive, designed by Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi, containing the first 100 releases of the Carpark discography are now available in a bundle on the Carpark shop. Standalone USBs can also be purchased here.

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