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“Now Is The Time Of Emotion” music video

April 12, 2016 11:51 am

Prince Rama just shared their latest music video for “Now Is The Time Of Emotion,” taken from their new album Xtreme Now. Check it out via The Fader. Video directed by Matt Hoffman and Taraka Larson.

“We basically wanted to make a video where we could do all the taboo things we’ve always wanted to do in a museum but are never allowed to. So we broke into a modern art museum and incited gangs of skateboarders, motorcyclists, fencers, small children, and crazed-townspeople to ransack its contents, destroying the artwork in bizarrely surreal manners…” — Taraka Larson

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The Brooklyn duo is finishing up their last few dates in the states before heading overseas in May. Snag your tickets here.

North American Dates
April 12th – The Garrison – Toronto, ON
April 13th – Casa Del Popolo – Montreal, QC
April 14th – Great Scott – Allston, MA
April 15th – Ortlieb’s Lounge – Philadelphia, PA
April 20th – Rough Trade – Brooklyn, NY

European Dates
May 5th – Point Ephemere – Paris, France
May 6th – Sonic – Lyon, France
May 7th – Le Rocking Chair – Vevey, Switzerland
May 9th – Rhiz – Vienna, Austria
May 11th – Meet Factory – Prague, Czech Republic
May 12th – Bargain Kantine – Berlin, Germany
May 13th – Artheater – Cologne, Germany
May 14th – OCCII – Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 15th – Incubate Festival Spring Edition – Tilburg, Netherlands
May 17th – Freedonia – Barcelona, Spain
May 18th – Sala Obbio – Seville, Spain
May 19th – Cafe Berlin – Madrid, Spain
May 20th – CAAA – Guimaraes, Portugal
May 21st- Lata de Zinc – Oviedo, Spain
May 22nd – Labranza – Bueu, Spain
May 25th – Music Box – Lisbon, Portugal
May 27th – Vooruit – Ghent, UK
May 28th – Norwich & Norfolk Festival – Norwich, UK
May 31st – Moth Club – London, UK

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Young Magic shares second single “Sleep Now”

April 11, 2016 11:29 am

Young Magic’s newest single “Sleep Now” is streaming now via Under the Radar. Hear what they call “a lithe, lovely song, but far from insubstantial, with electronic and organic elements interweaving to form a fluidly shape-shifting pop soundscape.”

Still Life is out in just over a month! Pre-orders available now in the Carpark shop and iTunes.

Catch the duo on tour with Yeasayer this May / June.
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

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The Lines release “hull down” on Acute Records

April 6, 2016 10:59 am

From within the Carpark family, Acute Records is elated to bring you new music from U.K. post-punk and proto-new wave pioneers, The Lines, in the form of hull down, a “lost” album of sorts. Head over to SoundCloud and stream the first single “Single Engine Duster.”

After the release of their cult-classic singles, EPs, and LPs in the late 1970s and early ’80s (compiled on Acute’s Memory Span and Flood Bank releases), The Lines continued to record, first in a series of home experiments and then in William Orbit’s Guerilla Studios. Unfortunately, these recordings were never finalized as band members began to drift apart. Over 20 years after these sessions, the original cassette tapes were dusted off and different incarnations have been blended or cross-faded to create a version of what might’ve been a third LP, an alternate ’80s where The Lines continued developing and exploring.

This will be Acute Records’ final release. Pre-order it today via the Carpark shop or iTunes. Thank you for listening!

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Blown Out music video

March 31, 2016 12:42 pm

Head over to The Fader and check out the latest music video from Greys for their new single “Blown Out.” The track is taken from their forthcoming album Outer Heaven, out April 22nd. Pre-orders are available now in the Carpark shop and iTunes. Video directed by Allison Johnston and Shehzaad Jiwani.

Frontman Shehzaad Jiwani on the video: “The difference between sympathy and empathy is a distinct one—hearing someone out is one thing, but really listening to them is another. The video alternates between stark, Godard-esque candor and Lynchian surrealism to illustrate what it’s like inside and outside the mind of someone who suffers from depression, anxiety and other mental health issues.”

Catch the band on tour:
April 8th – London, ON – Call The Office
April 9th – Hamilton, ON – Casbah
April 21st – Montreal, QC – Bar Le Ritz
April 22nd – Allston, MA – O’Brien’s
April 23rd – Philadelphia, PA – First United Church
April 24th – Washington, DC – Comet Ping Pong
April 25th – Brooklyn, NY – Alphaville
April 26th – Cleveland, OH – Mahall’s
April 27th – Detroit, MI – PJ’s Lager House
April 28th – Kalamazoo, MI – Millhouse
April 29th – Chicago, IL – Mousetrap
May 13th – Toronto, ON – The Garrison
May 29th – Winnipeg, MB – Handsome Daughter
May 30th – Saskatoon, SK – Vangelis
May 31st – Edmonton, AB – The Buckingham
June 1st – Calgary, AB – Broken City
June 4th – Seattle, WA – Black Lodge
June 6th – Portland, OR – Valentine’s
June 8th – San Francisco, CA – Hemlock Tavern
June 10th – Los Angeles, CA – La Cita

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