American Specialties

April 14, 2014

Did you know that Light Up Gold is not Parquet Courts “debut” record?  In fact, we had another album before it called American Specialties.  Acquaint yourself if you haven’t already heard.

 

You can buy it from Play Pinball Records

 


April 8, 2014

Beth Israel “Dental Denial” Out now on DULL TOOLS!

March 18, 2014

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Out now on Dull Tools is the awesome new album by Beth Israel.  Order it here!  Also available on iTunes, eMusic and Google Play!

For most of us, Austin’s elusive Beth Israel are still very much a mystery. Those lucky enough to hear their eponymous 2013 cassette tape would far outnumber those lucky enough to catch one of their few live sets. When listening to Dental Denial, the duo’s debut LP, one hears that the lonesome dark-pop that sparked underground curiosity contains a new and exciting depth. Clearly benefiting from economy, within Beth Israel’s sparseness lies a refreshing sense of restraint that suggests English post-punk and NDW. Yet underneath the drum-machine precision of Dead Bodies lies an oddball humor that seems to wink at you from across dance floor. Like the weird loner kid that sat in the back of class, Dental Denial is equal parts menacing and alluring. Catchy, danceable and curiously surreal, this record will satisfy those of us who have been waiting eagerly to hear what these Texans will do next.

“It’s like a good poetry book or soup recipe.”Pitchfork

March 6, 2014

March 5, 2014

“We caught slacker punks Parquet Courts in London last night”

“the sort of bed-headed slackers you’d meet at a ‘90s college party”

“90s slacker-rock revivalists”

“’90s slacker heroes”

“The Strokes’ slacker younger brothers”

“prolific slacker band”

“post-punk work ethic with a slacker’s sense of humor “

“Balanced delicately on the edge of a lo-fi slacker dynamic”

“Brooklyn slack-rockers “

“winning take on slacker punk-rock”

“punk vigor and slacker looseness”

“may be the closest thing we’ve come to a slacker call-to-action”

“Brown and Savage might be slackers by trade”

“relentless tracks with wiseass lyrics befitting their slacker ethos”

“Parquet Courts still did not completely shed their slacker image”

“these boys are old-school slackers”

“guitar-chancer-slackers”

“slacker vibes “

“clattering slacker vibe”

“slacker everyman delivery”

“For Parquet Courts, “slacker” isn’t just a lifestyle, it’s a full-blown worldview”

“expert pop craftsmanship and slacker-punk attitude”

“Alternating between slacker and punk impulses”

“faux-slacker art punk”

“our beloved Brooklyn slacker punks”

“Indie-slacker garage punk”

“a combination of poppy slacker rock frequently interrupted by sporadic punk riffs”

“Parquet Courts are a slacker punk band from NYC”

“effortless cool and slacker-culled lackadaisy”

“a slacker manifesto focused on a two chord vamp”

“meshing punk rock abandon and slacker panache in equal measure”

“rough-hewn new wave slacker sound”

“two-minute slacker-punk pellets”

“Slacker rock rules”

“slacker pop singles”

“slacker singalongs”

“like a string of slacker anthems”

“nouveau slacker anthem”

“The Brooklyn-based garage-rockers craft slacker anthems”

“slacker anthem in waiting N Dakota”

“They may have written a slacker anthem”

“Parquet Courts are stoners”

“New York slacker-rock four-piece Parquet Courts are probably too stoned to care”

“slacker stoner social commentary”

“typical laid-back NY-slacker manner”

“Parquet Courts establish their own slacker, protester, Americana sound”

“embody the disenchanted vibe of today’s slacker generation”

“upbeat slacker garage/punk”

“their stoned slacker demeanour doesn’t lead to laziness”

“Their slacker aesthetic is rough, edgy, and easily accessible”

“this slacker aesthetic belies the bands impressive musical and lyrical craft”

“Their aesthetic might be slacker”

 

March 4, 2014

We Love Ratso!

February 22, 2014

New T Shirts

January 14, 2014

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November 7, 2013

Ever Get the Feeling You’ve Been Cheated?

November 2, 2013


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