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“Across The Multiverse” music video

August 23, 2017 10:36 am

Watch two lovers estranged by space and time in Dent May‘s new video for “Across the Multiverse” feat. Frankie Cosmos‘ Greta Kline. Check it out via Pitchfork! Video directed by Robbie Barnett.

The track is taken from Dent’s brand new album Across The Multiverse, available now on the Carpark shop or digitally on iTunes.

Tour kicks off tonight!
August 23rd – San Francisco, CA – The Rickshaw
August 24th – Arcata, CA – The Miniplex
August 25th – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall Roof Deck
August 26th – Seattle, WA – Central Saloon
August 27th – Vancouver, BC – The Cobalt
August 29th – Calgary, AB – The Palomino
August 30th – Saskatoon, SK – Vangelis Tavern
August 31st – Winnipeg, MB – The Goodwill Social Club
September 1st – Minneapolis, MN – The Entry
September 2nd – Chicago, IL – The Hideout
September 3rd – Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch
September 4th – Toronto, ON – The Horseshoe
September 5th – Montreal, QC – Casa Del Popolo
September 6th – Boston, MA – Once Lounge and Ballroom
September 8th – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
September 9th – Philadelphia, PA – The Sound Hole
September 10th – Washington, DC – Songbyrd
September 11th – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
September 12th – Atlanta, GA – The Earl
September 13th – Nashville, TN – Cobra
September 14th – Oxford, MS – Proud Larry’s
September 15th – Jackson, MS – Spacecamp
September 16th – New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
September 18th – Houston, TX – Walters
September 19th – Austin, TX – Mohawk Inside
September 20th – El Paso, TX – The Monarch
September 21st – Tucson, AZ – Hotel Congress
September 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater

“Up To The Surface” music video

August 22, 2017 10:51 am

Watch cute little blocky computer people inhabit some kind of desolate future void world in Cloud Nothings’ newest video for “Up To The Surface.” Premiered today via Nerdist + directed by AUJIK. The track is taken from the band’s most recent release, Life Without Sound.

Following a slew of festival appearances this summer, the band will be heading out on a North American tour with Japandoids this fall.
October 13th – Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall*
October 14th – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall*
October 16th – Saskatoon, SK – O’Brians*
October 17th – Winnipeg, MB – Garrick Centre*
October 19th – Halifax, NS – Halifax Pop Explosion*
October 21st – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre*
October 22nd – Ottawa, ON – Bronson Centre*
October 24th – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall*
October 26th – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel*
October 28th – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theatre*
October 30th – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live*
October 31st – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE Indoor*
November 2nd – Chicago, IL – Vic Theater*
November 4th – Detroit, MI – The Majestic*
November 6th – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall*
November 7th – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom*
November 8th – Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club*
November 10th – New Orleans, LA – Republic*
November 10th-12th – McDade, TX – Sound on Sound Fest
November 15th – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall*
* w/ Japandroids

Dent May’s Across the Multiverse available now!

August 18, 2017 10:12 am

“Don’t wanna move to Southern California / I wasn’t really meant for LA…” So sang Dent May once upon a time, now he’s eating those words with a side of avocado toast in his new Los Angeles bungalow. What made the lifelong Mississippi boy pull up stakes and head west? “No one looks at you funny if you wear a tuxedo to the supermarket.” What he means is he moved there to shake up his surroundings, clear his head, and write the most accomplished record of his young career, the magical mystery tour de force Across the Multiverse.

Very happy release day to the wonderful Dent May. Across the Multiverse is now available everywhere. Pick up a physical copy on the Carpark shop or digitally on iTunes. or from your favorite indie record store. album is also streaming via Apple Music and Spotify.

Dent’s tour kicks off next week!
August 23rd – San Francisco, CA – The Rickshaw
August 24th – Arcata, CA – The Miniplex
August 25th – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall Roof Deck
August 26th – Seattle, WA – Central Saloon
August 27th – Vancouver, BC – The Cobalt
August 29th – Calgary, AB – The Palomino
August 30th – Saskatoon, SK – Vangelis Tavern
August 31st – Winnipeg, MB – The Goodwill Social Club
September 1st – Minneapolis, MN – The Entry
September 2nd – Chicago, IL – The Hideout
September 3rd – Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch
September 4th – Toronto, ON – The Horseshoe
September 5th – Montreal, QC – Casa Del Popolo
September 6th – Boston, MA – Once Lounge and Ballroom
September 8th – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
September 9th – Philadelphia, PA – The Sound Hole
September 10th – Washington, DC – Songbyrd
September 11th – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
September 12th – Atlanta, GA – The Earl
September 13th – Nashville, TN – Cobra
September 14th – Oxford, MS – Proud Larry’s
September 15th – Jackson, MS – Spacecamp
September 16th – New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
September 18th – Houston, TX – Walters
September 19th – Austin, TX – Mohawk Inside
September 20th – El Paso, TX – The Monarch
September 21st – Tucson, AZ – Hotel Congress
September 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater

Across the Multiverse was written and recorded in a sunny bedroom in LA’s Highland Park neighborhood, with Dent producing and playing nearly every instrument himself. The tracks were selected from dozens of songs written after the LA move, a gold rush of productivity inspired by late nights DJing rare disco funk cuts at local watering holes.

Dan Deacon to release 10th anniversary edition of “Spiderman of the Rings”

August 16, 2017 12:02 pm

2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the record that changed everything for Dan Deacon. Spiderman of the Rings found the Baltimore-based musician transitioning from a dumpster-diving experimental artist playing house shows on the noise circuit to a major voice in electronic music. Across its nine exuberant, still-fresh tracks, it merges Dan’s academic background in modern composition with a newly embraced pop sensibility and the ecstatic energy of his live shows.

On August 25th, Carpark Records will re-release Dan Deacon’s Spiderman of the Rings on limited edition vinyl, cassette and digitally. A 10th anniversary blue and magenta LP, limited to 750 copies, is available to pre-order now at Vinyl Me, Please. The reissue will include the first-ever soundtrack release of the video-art collaboration that further refined Dan’s signature sound, Ultimate Reality. Additional special Spiderman of the Rings 10th anniversary merch including long sleeve t-shirts, pins and patches can be ordered at Dan Deacon’s online store.

Spiderman of the Rings is Dan’s first fully formed statement, and the record that put him on the path he’s on today. From the euphoric squeals of single “The Crystal Cat” (#84 on Rolling Stone‘s 100 Best Songs of 2007) to the gorgeous, soaring “Pink Batman,” the gentle chimes and abrasive bleeps of “Big Milk,” and the swirling, moment-defining anthem “Wham City” (#30 on Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks of 2007), sophisticated compositional concepts blissfully collide with dada word-craft and a child-like sense of play. With Spiderman, Dan bridged the gap between party performer and confident composer, in the process landing on both Pitchfork’s Best New Music and their top 50 records of 2007.

As a perfect complement to this pivotal record, Carpark offers, for the first time, an audio release of the soundtrack to Dan’s collaboration with video artist Jimmy Joe Roche, 2007’s Ultimate Reality. Featuring Jeremy Hyman (ex-Ponytail, Boredoms) on drums, these three singular tracks find Dan back in Baltimore, fleshing out his new sound and enjoying the enhanced set of tools Spiderman’s success afforded him. Together, they comprise the origin story of the Dan Deacon we know and love today.

TOUR DATES
August 16th – Ciudad De Mexico, Mexico – TagCDMX 2017
September 2nd- Hampton, VA – Bass Center X
September 24th – Cincinnati, OH – Midpoint Music Festival
September 29th – Darlington, MD – Luna Light Music Festival
October 7th – Edmonton, AB Canada – The Starlite Room
November 9th – Providence, RI – AS220
November 10th – Somerville, MA – Hassle Fest 9
November 11th – Holyoke, MA – Gateway City Arts
November 12th – Portland, ME – SPACE Gallery

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