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Young Magic’s “Still Life” out today!

May 13, 2016 10:14 am

Still Life is a deeply personal and idiosyncratic record, somewhere close to the enchanted electronic pop realms occupied by Björk and Broadcast, yet unique to Young Magic. Found sounds and textures feature prominently across Still Life, including the Javanese gamelan, blossoming into ecstatic bursts during the climax of “Lucien.” Melati grounds the textured sonic world with arrows direct to the heart, like the arresting “How Wonderful” where the singer overflows with regret for “all those things I never said.” This is as deeply personal as the group has ever been.

The record is officially out today! Pick up a copy on the Carpark shopiTunes or in a record store near you. The album is also streaming via [Spotify] and Apple Music. Stop by select retail stores and receive limited edition Young Magic stickers with the purchase of Still Life, while supplies last.


**Stores include: Wuxtry (Athens, GA); 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); Landlocked (Bloomington, IN); Newbury Comics (Boston, MA); Finders Records (Bowling Green, OH); Exile On Main Street (Branford, CT); Halcyon (Brooklyn, NY); Rough Trade (Brooklyn, NY); Pure Pop (Burlington, VT); Lunchbox Records (Charlotte, NC); Laurie’s Planet of Sound (Chicago, IL); Permanent Records (Chicago, IL); Reckless Records (Chicago, IL); Saki (Chicago, IL); Shake It (Cincinnati, OH); Rhino (Claremont, CA); Music Saves (Cleveland, OH); The Long Ear (Columbus, OH); Magnolia Thunderpussy (Columbus, OH); Good Records (Dallas, TX); Dearborn Music (Dearborn, MI); Twist & Shout (Denver, CO); Wax Trax Records (Denver, CO); Lou’s Records (Encinitas, CA); Radio-Active Records (Ft. Lauderdale, FL); Earshot (Greenville, SC); T-Bones Records (Hattiesburg); Cactus (Houston, TX); Indy CD & Vinyl (Indianapolis, IN); Luna (Indianapolis, IN); Disc Exchange (Knoxville, TN); Love Garden (Lawrence, KS); CD Central (Lexington, KY); Fingerprints (Long Beach, CA); Amoeba (Los Angeles, CA); Mount Analog (Los Angeles, CA); Permanent Records (Los Angeles, CA); Guestroom Records (Louisville, KY); Strictly Discs (Madison, WI); Electric Fetus (Minneapolis, MN); Rockin’ Rudy’s (Missoula, MT); Grimey’s (Nashville, TN); Other Music (New York, NY); Turntable Lab (New York, NY); Waiting Room (Normal, IL); Guestroom (Norman, OK); Rainy Day (Olympia, WA); Homer’s (Omaha, NE); Park Ave CD (Orlando, FL); End of All Music (Oxford, MS); Repo Records (Philadelphia, PA); Stinkweeds (Phoenix, AZ); Zia Records (Phoenix, AZ); Everyday Music (Portland, OR); Jackpot (Portland, OR); Music Millenium (Portland, OR); Blue Moose (Portland, ME); Olympic Records (Providence, RI); School Kids (Raleigh, NC); Plan 9 (Richmond, VA); Lakeshore Record Exchange (Rochester, NY); Lakeshore Record Exchange (Rochester, NY); Record Archive (Rochester, NY); M-Theory (San Diego, CA); Amoeba (San Francisco, CA); Aquarius (San Francisco, CA); Streetlight (San Jose, CA); Boo Boo Records (San Luis Obispo, CA); Streetlight (Santa Cruz, CA); Central Square (Santa Rosa Beach, FL); Easy Street (Seattle, WA); Everyday Music (Seattle, Washington); Silver Platters (Seattle, WA); Sonic Boom (Seattle, WA); Euclid Records (St. Louis, MO); Vintage Vinyl (St. Louis, MO); Daddy Kool Records (St. Petersburg, FL); Culture Clash (Toledo, OH); Salzers (Ventura, CA); Birdland Music (Virginia Beach, VA); Hot Poop (Walla Walla, WA); Crooked Beat (Washington, DC); Off The Record (Yakima, WA)


The duo just kicked off their tour with Yeasayer. Tickets available here.
May 13th – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
May 14th – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
May 16th – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
May 17th – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
May 19th – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
May 21st – Nashville, TN – Exit In
May 22nd – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
May 23rd – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
May 24th – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
May 28th – Vancouver, BC – Imperial
May 29th – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
May 31st – San Francisco, CA –The Fillmore
June 1st – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre
June 2nd – San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
June 3rd – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory


stream the lines’ album “hull down”

May 11, 2016 2:53 pm

“The London band had shared a stage with The Cure, Bauhaus and Birthday Party, but never received the shine they deserved, pre-empting an obsession with post-punk and primitive dance music, but languishing in obscurity.”

Head over to FACT and stream The Lines’ new record, hull down, album out this Friday. Pre-orders are available now on the Carpark shop and iTunes.


Speedy Ortiz announce “Foiled Again” EP + share first single

May 9, 2016 9:17 am

Very happy to announce that Speedy Ortiz is back with a new EP, Foiled Again, out June 3rd. The digital-only 4-track release is an addendum to 2015’s critically acclaimed Foil Deer featuring two outtakes, Death Note,” which premiered this weekend via Sirius XMU, and “Emma O”. It also includes two remixes of Foil Deer’s “Puffer.” Pre-orders are available now in
the Carpark shop and iTunes.

Frontwoman Sadie Dupuis on the first single: “‘Death Note’ is named after the anime, which is about an evil supernatural notebook that causes the death of anyone whose name is written inside of it. The song is about writing through your depression as a way to get better, and how in that way a death note can be kind of love letter to yourself.”

Foiled Again
1. Death Note
2. Puffer feat. Lizzo (Lazerbeak Remix)
3. Emma O
4. Puffer (Open Mike Eagle Remix)

Speedy_Bob Gruen

Catch the band on tour:
May 10th – Asbury Park, NJ – The Wonder Bar*
May 11th – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw *
May 12th – Washington, DC – Black Cat *
May 13th – Asheville, NC – Mothlight *
May 14th – Atlanta, GA – 529 Club
May 15th – Orlando, FL – Social *
May 17th – Nashville, TN – Exit/In *
May 18th – Indianapolis, IN – Hi Fi *
May 19th – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall *
May 20th – Ferndale, MI – Loving Touch *
May 21st – Toronto, Canada – Horseshoe Tavern *
May 24th – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room #
May 25th – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater #
May 26th – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court #
May 28th – Spokane, WA – The Bartlett #
May 29th – George, WA – Sasquatch *
May 31st – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge #
June 2nd – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop #
June 3rd – Fresno, CA – Strummer’s #
June 4th – Ventura, CA – Large Marge #
June 5th – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex #
June 6th – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom #
June 7th – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad #
June 8th – El Paso, TX – Bowie Feathers #
June 10th – Austin, TX – Barracuda #
June 11th – Mcallen, TX – Yerberia Cultura #
June 12th – Houston, TX – Walter’s Downtown #
June 13th – Dallas, TX – Club Dada #
June 14th – Norman, OK – The Opolis #
June 16th – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
June 17th – Columbus, OH – Double Happiness
July 15th – Pittsburgh, PA – Cattivo
July 17th – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival

* = w/ Hop Along
# = w/ The Good Life


stream young magic’s “still life”

May 6, 2016 12:05 pm

Happy Friday! Young Magic’s new album “Still Life” is streaming a week early over at WNYC’s Soundcheck. Give it a listen here. Only a week left to pre-order your copy from the Carpark shop or iTunes.

“The cumulative effect is that we understand the title Still Life to mean its common denotation: a picture, a snapshot of a period of convalescence in [Melati] Malay’s journey. But it’s also a reminder that the varied emotional strata expressed in these songs are all, in fact, still life. Despite everything dark and dense, there’s a pulse, alive and invigorating.”

The duo kicks off their tour with Yeasayer next week. Tickets on sale now.
May 11th – Kingston, NY @ BSP Kingston
May 12th – Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
May 13th – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
May 14th – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
May 16th – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
May 17th – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
May 19th – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
May 21st – Nashville, TN @ Exit In
May 22nd – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
May 23rd – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
May 24th – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
May 28th – Vancouver, BC @ Imperial
May 29th – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
May 31st – San Francisco, CA @The Fillmore
June 1st – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre
June 2nd – San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
June 3rd – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory


TEEN announces tour with Wye Oak

May 4, 2016 6:01 pm

TEEN is hitting the road in support of Wye Oak this June. Tickets are on sale now.

June 16th – Hamden, CT – The Ballroom at The Outer Space
June 17th – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
June 18th – Providence, RI – Fete Lounge
June 19th – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
June 21st – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
June 22nd – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
June 23rd – Baltimore, MD – The Ottobar
June 25th – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
June 26th – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West

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