Carpark News

Carpark Basketball-themed Picture Disc

February 18, 2015 1:12 pm

We’re proud to announce we’ll be releasing a special basketball-themed picture disc to celebrate Carpark’s 16th anniversary! This release consists of nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalog. Listen to track by Skylar Spence (fka Saint Pepsi) via Pitchfork. The 12″ is limited to 600 copies. All proceeds go to the Little Kids Rocks charity. Pre-order a copy directly from us for $16 + shipping.

Please join us at our March anniversary shows:

March 6th – Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, NY
with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greg Davis, Greys, Chandos, Ear Pwr, Safety Scissors, Adventure, Jimmy Whipsers (of Light Pollution), and DJ sets by Montag and Young Magic

March 7th – DC9 in Washington, D.C.
with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greys, Adventure, Chandos, and Jimmy Whispers (of Light Pollution)

March 19th – Swan Dive in Austin, TX
Our annual SXSW label showcase with Cloud Nothings, Skylar Spence (DJ set), Dent May, GRMLN, Chandos, Keath Mead, and Average Cock

Carpark Records Sweet 16 Celebration in Brooklyn, DC and at SXSW

February 11, 2015 2:31 pm

We’re happy to announce the addition of a New York area show to our series of sweet 16 anniversary events. Please join us at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, NY on March 6th with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greg Davis, Greys, Chandos, Ear Pwr, Safety Scissors, Adventure, Jimmy Whipsers (of Light Pollution) and DJ sets by Montag and Young Magic. On March 7th at DC9 in Washington, D.C. with Lexie Mountain Boys, Greys, Adventure, Chandos, and Jimmy Whispers (of Light Pollution). And on March 19th at Swan Dive in Austin, TX, we’ll host our annual SXSW label showcase with Cloud Nothings, Skylar Spence (DJ set), Dent May, GRMLN, Chandos, Keath Mead, and Average Cock. We hope to see you there. The first 50 people through the doors at each event will receive a free sweet 16 anniversary t-shirt! T-shirts provided by our friends at American Giant.

 

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webshop sale & free music sampler

November 25, 2014 3:14 pm

Our entire music catalog (cds, lps, digital, dvds) is available at 50% off via our webshop beginning today until Monday, Dec 1st! Your discount will appear when items are added to the cart.

We’ve recently added a number of items to the shop including digital versions of sold out 7″s such as:
Dan Deacon – The Crystal Cat 7″
Beach House – Used To Be 7″
Toro Y Moi – Blessa b/w109 7″
Toro Y Moi – Leave Everywhere 7″
Young Magic – You with Air 7″
Cloud Nothings – Should Have 7″
Toro Y Moi / Cloud Nothings – split 7″
Young Magic – Night in the Ocean 7″

And in the holiday spirit we’ve brought back our Free Music record sampler which includes tracks by Cloud Nothings, Signer, Toro Y Moi, Young Magic, Dan Deacon, Memory Tapes, Light Pollution and Class Actress.

 

“now hear in” music video

September 30, 2014 11:31 am

Watch the brand new music video for Cloud Nothings “Now Hear In” via Pitchfork. The video was directed by Toro Y Moi guitarist Jordan Blackmon and stars Toro Y Moi bassist Patrick Jeffords. Here and Nowhere Else is out now.

The band wraps up the year with more non-stop touring including dates in Australia.

09/30 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
10/01 Newport, KY – Southgate House Revival Room
10/02 Bowling Green, OH – Clazel Theatre
10/03 Columbus, OH – Double Happiness
10/04 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
10/05 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
10/07 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
10/08 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
10/09 Syracuse, NY – The Lost Horizon
10/10 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
10/14 San Francisco, CA – Culture Collide Festival
10/16 Santa Barbara, CA – Velvet Jones / New Noise Festival
10/17 Los Angeles, CA – Culture Collide Festival
10/18 Mexico City, MEX – Pasaguero
11/19 Birmingham, UK – Hare & Hounds
11/20 Brighton, UK – Sticky Mick’s Frog Bar
11/21 Luxembourg, LUX – Sonic Visions Festival
11/22 Utrecht, NE – Le Guess Who? Festival
11/24 Tourcoing, FR – Grand Mix
11/25 Nantes, FR – Le Férailleur
11/26 Paris, FR – La Maroquinerie
11/27 Antwerp, BE – Trix
11/29 Lisbon, PL – Mexefest
12/01 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
12/09 Adelaide, AUS – Unibar
12/10 Sydney, AUS – Oxford Art Factory
12/11 Melbourne, AUS – Corner Hotel
12/13 Meredith, AUS – Meredith Music Festival
12/14 Brisbane, AUS – The Zoo

Cloud Nothings release Spotify Sessions

August 26, 2014 11:35 am

After logging two runs in the US and Europe already this year, Cloud Nothings are back to announce that they will close out their 2014 with one more tour in each territory, as well as a run in Australia. The announcement comes on the heels of the band releasing their recent sessions for Spotify (recorded exclusively for Spotify at Bonnaroo) and KEXP. In addition to these forthcoming tour dates, the band is announcing that they will be contributing to this year’s Cassette Store Day (September 27th), releasing Here And Nowhere Else on cassette for the first time.

 

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