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Ace Hotel New York x Carpark residency

September 14, 2016 6:00 pm

We’ve teamed up with Ace Hotel New York for an October residency! Swing by on Wednesday evenings to catch DJ sets from some of your favorite Carpark artists. More info can be found here.

Sets run from 8pm – 1am
October 5th : TEEN
October 12th : Young Magic
October 19th : Sad13
October 26th : Prince Rama

“Now Is The Time Of Emotion” music video

April 12, 2016 11:51 am

Prince Rama just shared their latest music video for “Now Is The Time Of Emotion,” taken from their new album Xtreme Now. Check it out via The Fader. Video directed by Matt Hoffman and Taraka Larson.

“We basically wanted to make a video where we could do all the taboo things we’ve always wanted to do in a museum but are never allowed to. So we broke into a modern art museum and incited gangs of skateboarders, motorcyclists, fencers, small children, and crazed-townspeople to ransack its contents, destroying the artwork in bizarrely surreal manners…” — Taraka Larson

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The Brooklyn duo is finishing up their last few dates in the states before heading overseas in May. Snag your tickets here.

North American Dates
April 12th – The Garrison – Toronto, ON
April 13th – Casa Del Popolo – Montreal, QC
April 14th – Great Scott – Allston, MA
April 15th – Ortlieb’s Lounge – Philadelphia, PA
April 20th – Rough Trade – Brooklyn, NY

European Dates
May 5th – Point Ephemere – Paris, France
May 6th – Sonic – Lyon, France
May 7th – Le Rocking Chair – Vevey, Switzerland
May 9th – Rhiz – Vienna, Austria
May 11th – Meet Factory – Prague, Czech Republic
May 12th – Bargain Kantine – Berlin, Germany
May 13th – Artheater – Cologne, Germany
May 14th – OCCII – Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 15th – Incubate Festival Spring Edition – Tilburg, Netherlands
May 17th – Freedonia – Barcelona, Spain
May 18th – Sala Obbio – Seville, Spain
May 19th – Cafe Berlin – Madrid, Spain
May 20th – CAAA – Guimaraes, Portugal
May 21st- Lata de Zinc – Oviedo, Spain
May 22nd – Labranza – Bueu, Spain
May 25th – Music Box – Lisbon, Portugal
May 27th – Vooruit – Ghent, UK
May 28th – Norwich & Norfolk Festival – Norwich, UK
May 31st – Moth Club – London, UK

Prince Rama’s “Xtreme Now” out today!

March 4, 2016 10:31 am

“…the new songs take on a more powerful, confident, fierce, infectious, all-encompassing, and accessible dance-club feeling than any other Prince Rama record – a fearless, visionary pop tour de force for the ghost-modern era that celebrates the ephemerality of life, dancing just at the edge of death’s gilded smile.”

Xtreme Now if officially out today! You can pick up your copy in the Carpark shop, iTunes, or in a record store near you. The album is also streaming via Spotify and Apple Music. Stop by select retail stores and receive a limited edition Xtreme Now temporary tattoos, while supplies last.

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**Stores include: Harvest Records (Asheville, NC); Criminal Records (Atlanta, GA); End of An Ear (Austin, TX); Waterloo (Austin, TX); Looney Tunes (Babylon, NY); The Sound Garden (Baltimore, NY); Amoeba (Berkeley, CA); Rasputin (Berkeley, CA); Seasick Records (Birmingham, AL); Landlocked (Bloomington, IN); The Record Exchange (Boise, ID); Exile On Main Street (Branford, CT); Dyno Records (Brookfield, CT); Gerosa Records (Brookfield, CT); Earwax Records (Brooklyn, NY); Rough Trade (Brooklyn, NY); Record Theatre (Buffalo, NY);Pure Pop (Burlington, VT); Exile On Main Street (Champaign, IL); Monster Music (Charleston, SC); Lunchbox Records (Charlotte, NC); Permanent Records (Chicago, IL); Reckless Records (Chicago, IL); Saki (Chicago, IL); Shugah Records (Chicago, IL); Shake It (Cincinnati, OH); Rhino (Claremont, CA); Music Saves (Cleveland, OH); Magnolia Thunderpussy (Columbus, OH); Used Kids (Columbus, OH); Good Records (Dallas, TX); Dearborn Music (Dearborn, MI); Twist & Shout (Denver, CO); Wax Trax Records (Denver, CO); Moondog (Dubuque, IA); Flat Black & Circular (East Lansing, MI); Lou’s Records (Encinitas, CA); Joe’s Records (Evansville, IN); The Record Exchange (Fredrick, MD); Radio-Active Records (Ft. Lauderdale, FL); Wooden Nickel (Ft. Wayne, IN); Vertigo (Grand Rapids, MI); Gallery of Sound (Hazleton, Pennsylvania); Cactus (Houston, TX); Indy CD & Vinyl (Indianapolis, IN); Luna (Indianapolis, IN); Disc Exchange (Knoxville, TN); Young Ones (Kutztown, PA); Zia Records (Las Vegas, NV); CD Central (Lexington, KY); Fingerprints (Long Beach, CA); Amoeba (Los Angeles, CA); Mount Analog (Los Angeles, CA); Origami (Los Angeles, CA); Permanent Records (Los Angeles, CA); Guestroom Records (Louisville, KY); Strictly Discs (Madison, WI); BK Music (Midlothian, PA); Electric Fetus (Minneapolis, MN); Ear Candy (Missoula, MT); Grimey’s (Nashville, TN); Other Music (New York, NY); Rough Trade (New York, NY); Waiting Room (Normal, IL); Guestroom (Norman, OK); Homer’s (Omaha, NE); Exclusive Co (Oshkosh, WI); Park Ave CD (Orlando, FL); Main Street Music (Philadelphia, PA); Repo Records (Philadelphia, PA); Stinkweeds (Phoenix, AZ); Zia Records (Phoenix, AZ); Dave’s Music Mine (Pittsburgh, PA); Jackpot (Portland, OR); Music Millenium (Portland, OR); Darkside Records (Poughkeepsie, NY); Princeton Record Exchange (Princeton, NJ); School Kids (Raleigh, NC); Jack’s Music Shoppe (Red Bank, NJ); Plan 9 (Richmond, VA); Lakeshore Record Exchange (Rochester, NY); Toad Hall (Rockford, IL); UHF (Royal Oaks, MI); Graywhale (Salt Lake City, UT); M-Theory (San Diego, CA); Amoeba (San Francisco, CA); Aquarius (San Francisco, CA); Streetlight (San Jose, CA); Boo Boo Records (San Luis Obispo, CA); Street Light (Santa Cruz, CA); Graveface Records (Savannah, GA); Everyday Music (Seattle, Washington); Silver Platters (Seattle, WA); Sonic Boom (Seattle, WA); The Record Exchange (Silver Spring, MD); Euclid (St. Louis, MO); Vintage Vinyl (St. Louis, MO); Culture Clash (Toledo, OH); Salzers (Ventura, CA); Crooked Beat (Washington, DC); Electric Avenue Music (West Chester, PA); Gallery of Sound (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)

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Xtreme Now

1. Bahia
2. Your Life In The End
3. Now Is The Time Of Emotion
4. Slip Into Nevermore
5. Fake Til You Feel
6. Believe In Something Fun
7. Xtreme Now Energy
8. Fantasy
9. Sochi
10. Would You Die To be Adored
11. Shitopia

Stream Prince Rama’s album “Xtreme Now”

February 26, 2016 11:12 am

Excited for the new Prince Rama album? You can stream Xtreme Now in its entirety a week early over at Stereogum. “From the jangly strings and almost gentle falsetto vocals in ‘Slip into Nevermore’ to the orchestral elements and gospel backup vocals of ‘Your Life In The End,’ each song is distinct and imaginative while maintaining its cohesiveness.” There’s still time to pre-order the record on the Carpark shop and iTunes.

++ check out the extreme video that goes along with the premiere. Featuring pro skier, Andrew Hays, blasting the record on his way down the summit of a mountain in Squaw Valley, CA, documenting it all with GoPros.

Prince Rama’s tour kicks of next Wednesday in Kingston, NY followed by their record release show in Brooklyn at Baby’s All Right. Tickets on sale now.

March 2nd – Kingston, NY – BSP Kingston
March 4th – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
March 5th – Washington, DC – Comet Ping Pong
March 6th – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery
March 9th Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
March 10th – Durham, NC – The Pinhook
March 11th – Savannah, GA – Savannah Stopover – Club One
March 12th – Atlanta, GA – The Earl
March 13th – New Orleans, LA – Siberia
March 24th – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
March 25th – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
March 26th – Costa Mesa, CA – The Wayfarer
March 29th – Los Angeles, CA – Resident
March 30th – Oakland, CA – Starline Social Club
April 1st – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
April 2nd – Vancouver, BC – The Cobalt
April 3rd – Seattle, WA – Barboza
April 7th – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
April 8th – Chicago, IL – Schuba’s
April 9th – Indianapolis, IN – Tube Factory Artspace
April 11th – Detroit, MI – Marble Bar
April 12th – Toronto, ON – The Garrison
April 13th – Montreal, QC – Casa Del Popolo
April 14th – Allston, MA – Great Scott
April 15th – Philadelphia, PA – Ortileb’s Lounge

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