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“Half Dome” music video

September 18, 2015 3:39 pm

Last year, Chaz Bundick hiked to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite Park, the inspiration for his song “Half Dome” (off this year’s What For?), where he happened to meet R. Adam Prieto, a photographer and, coincidentally, a Toro y Moi fan. Chaz invited Prieto to create a music video for ‘Half Dome,’ and this spectacular clip is the result.

Check out the beautiful scenery in “Half Dome” here. The track was taken from the band’s album, What For?, available now on the Carpark shop and iTunes. Video was directed by R. Adam Prieto

Catch Toro y Moi on tour this fall:
09-19 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
09-21 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
09-24 Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights
09-25 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
09-26 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
09-27 Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
09-28 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
09-29 Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room
09-30 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
10-01 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10-02 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10-03 Richmond, VA – The National
10-04 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
10-06 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
10-07 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
10-08 Jacksonville, FL – Free Bird Live
10-09 Tampa, FL – State Theatre
10-12 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10-13 New Orleans, LA – Republic New Orleans
10-14 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
10-15 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
10-16 St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
10-17 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
10-18 Lawrence, KS – The Granada Theatre
10-19 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10-21 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
10-22 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
10-23 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom

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Skylar Spence’s “Prom King” out now

September 18, 2015 10:41 am

The day has finally come. Skylar Spence’s debut album, Prom King, is out now!

Pick up a copy from the Carpark shop, iTunes, Amazon, or your favorite retailer. Stream via Spotify. The Carpark shop is currently sold out, but visit your local indie record store to see if they have the limited edition color vinyl version of the LP (gold vinyl with a sticker & stick of spearmint gum).

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To help celebrate the release, the band will be throwing a record release party on Friday September 25th at Palisades in Brooklyn. Be one of the first ten buyers of the Prom King bundle & you’ll also receive a limited edition red flexi 7″ of “radio disco action.” Come hang out! Tickets on sale now.

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Select indie retailers will be giving away tickets to upcoming Skylar Spence shows. Folks can also get the “Disco Radio Action” flexi 7″ as an added value item while supplies last. See below for participating shows for each tour date:

September 25th – Brooklyn, NY @ Palisades
October 14th – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
October 15th – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey – Silver Platters
October 16th – Portland, OR @ Holocene – Music Millenium
October 17th – San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival
October 22nd – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo – Touch Vinyl
October 23rd – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar – M-Theory Music
October 24th – Santa Ana, CA @ Beach Goth Festival
October 25th – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar – Zia
October 26th – Tucson, AZ @ Solar Culture – Zia
October 27th – Albuquerque, NM @ Stereo Bar – Tradesmart
October 28th – El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace – All That Music
October 29th – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger – CD Exchange
October 30th – Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room – Josey Records
October 31st – Austin, TX @ Stubbs, Jr. – End of An Ear
November 2nd – Norman, OK @ Opolis – Guestroom
November 3rd – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop – Landlocked Music
November 4th – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern – Rolling Stones
November 15th – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter – BK Music
November 17th – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Back Room – Schoolkids Records
November 18th – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl – Criminal Records
November 19th – Orlando, FL @ The Social – Park Ave CDs
November 20th – Miami, FL @ Bardot – Radio-Active Records
November 21st – Mexico City, DF @ Corona Capital Music Festival

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“Swell Content” music video

September 15, 2015 3:06 pm

Check out the new music video for Speedy Ortiz’s “Swell Content” via Jezebel. The video stars the campers of Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp. Find the track on the band’s sophomore LP, Foil Deer, available now in the Carpark shop and iTunes. Directed by Boast Choan & Michael Falcone.

Catch Speedy Ortiz on tour before they head overseas in October. Full list of tour dates and ticket links here.
September 23rd – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
September 24th – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
September 25th – Portland, ME – State Theatre
September 27th – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
October 5th – Berlin, Germany – Comet Club
October 6th – Hamburg, Germany – Golem
October 7th – Cologne, Germany – Blue Shell
October 9th – Turin, Italy – Spazio 211
October 10th – Bologna, Italy – Covo Club
October 12th – Zurich, Switzerland – Hafenkneipe
October 13th – Düdingen, Switzerland – Bad Bonn
October 15th – Brighton, United kingdom – The Haunt
October 16th – Manchester, United Kingdom – Sound Control
October 17th – Dublin, Ireland – Whelan’s
October 18th – Leeds, United Kingdom – Brudenell Social Club
October 21st – London, United Kingdom – Tufnell Park Dome
October 22nd – Glasgow, United Kingdom – Stereo
October 23rd – Birmingham, United Kingdom – All Years Leaving Festival
October 24th – Bristol, United Kingdom – Simple Things Festival
October 26th – Brussels, Belgium -Botanique
October 28th – Nijmen, Netherlands – Merleyn
October 29th – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Bitterzoet
October 30th – Lille, France – La Péniche
October 31st – Nantes, France – Festival Soy
November 7th – Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest

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Stream Skylar Spence’s album Prom King

September 15, 2015 11:13 am

Skylar Spence’s debut “Prom King” is officially out this Friday, but you can stream the entire album now via Soundcloud. You still have a few more days to place your pre-orders in the Carpark shop and iTunes.

Catch the full band on tour this fall in North America. They’ll be kicking it all off on September 25th in Brooklyn for the “Prom King” record release show. Come hang! Full schedule and ticket links here.

September 25th – Brooklyn, NY – Palisades
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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GEMS release third single “Soak”

September 14, 2015 3:46 pm

Check out GEMS’ newest single, “Soak”, for your Monday afternoon listening. Stream the track via Stereogum & find it on their forthcoming album Kill the One You Love, out October 30th. Pre-order your copy in the Carpark shop and iTunes.

GEMS is hitting the road this fall with Autre Ne Veut, catch them in a city near you! Full list of tour dates and ticket links here.

Oct 9 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubador
Oct 10 – San Francisco, CA – Social Hall
Oct 12 – Portland, OR – Star Theater
Oct 13 – Seattle, WA – Barboza
Oct 16 – Denver, CO – Lost Lake
Oct 18 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
Oct 20 – Toronto, ON – The Hoxton
Oct 21 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle
Oct 22 – Boston, MA – Middle East
Oct 23 – Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall
Oct 26 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom

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