We’re nearing the release of Human Performance, the new album from Parquet Courts, the young kings of sardonic New York postpunk. Last night, the pre-release rounds took the band to Conan, where they performed the chugging single “Berlin Got Blurry,” which seemed to sincerely impress the show’s host. The band had a casual, practiced ease; they continue to come off like it’s not a remotely big deal for them to be this good at making indie rock. Watch the performance below.
And when they were in Los Angeles, the band took a studio tour and visited the set for the Friends hangout Central Perk:
Human Performance is out 4/8 on Rough Trade.