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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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Listen to Memory Tapes’ track from the Carpark Basketball 12″

July 21, 2015 1:43 pm

This Friday, July 24th, we will be releasing a special basketball-themed picture disc 12″ in honor of our 16th anniversary celebration! This release consists of nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalog. Listen to Memory Tapes’ track, “Go Play Outside” via Tiny Mix Tapes.

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.

Memory Tapes has just under a week left of their North American tour. Catch them while you can! Full schedule here.
July 21 – Chicago, IL – Schuba’s
July 22 – Toronto, ON – The Drake
July 24 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle
July 25 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
July 26 – Washington, DC – DC9

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Introverted Dancefloor announces self-titled debut

July 13, 2015 11:22 am

Introverted Dancefloor, the moniker of Bevan Smith, is proud to announce his self-titled debut album, which will be released on September 25th. Bevan has previously released albums on Carpark under the moniker Signer. Pre-order the album digitally or on vinyl from the Carpark shop & iTunes.

Watch the official video for his first single “Happiness is Such a Mess” via SPIN. The video was directed by Rowan Pierce.

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1. Happiness is such a mess
2. Pipedream
3. Take it high
4. Dark cloud scene
5. Even if you try
6. Always turn your head*
7. Love,
8. Here, my story
9. Giving up on summer
10. Staking the ground
11. Feeling unsound
12. A golden light
13. Tiger bones
14. Shy away

 

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Greys Announce September tour dates

July 8, 2015 11:30 am

Greys have announced September tour dates throughout North America. They will be opening for Viet Cong for the first leg of their fall tour. Show details and ticket links available from our Carpark tour page.

September 14th – Quebec, QC – Le Cercle
September 15th – Fredericton, NB – Capital Bar
September 16th – Halifax, NS – Gus’ Pub
September 17th – Portland, ME – SPACE Gallery
September 18th – Montreal, QC – Fairmount Theatre
September 20th – Kingston, ON – Mansion
September 23rd – Milwaukee, WI – Cactus Club
September 24th – Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club

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“Can’t You See” music video

July 7, 2015 5:12 pm

Check out the new music video for Skylar Spence’s “Can’t You See” via SPIN. The track is off of his upcoming album Prom King, out September 18th. Pre-order the album now in the Carpark shop and iTunes. The video was produced by VFX’d.

Skylar Spence has a few North American shows left this summer. Full tour listing here.
July 11th – Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Bluesfest
July 23rd – Washington, DC – DC9
July 24th – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
July 25th – Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade
July 30th – Allston, MA – Great Scott
July 31st-August 2nd – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival
August 1st – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
August 2nd – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza

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