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Album Of The Week: Parquet Courts Human Performance

Parquet Courts are a band of sloppily-dressed white dudes who play pointed, angular guitar rock and whose sung-spoken lyrics are written from a wry, erudite,…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2016 - 9:24 am
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6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Saturday

There's nothing quite as invigorating as a quick burst of chaos. Just as Saturday afternoon was getting going in Chicago, a quick but torrential downpour…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2015 - 3:57 pm
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Streets Of Philadelphia: How The Former “Sixth Borough” Became Rock’s First City

There's a small plastic turtle on the dashboard of Cayetana's old blue van. Her name is Tracy. She wears red glasses and does a little…
Michael Tedder | June 8, 2015 - 11:38 am
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More Parquet Courts stories

Parquet Courts – “Human Performance”

On Friday, New York post-punks Parquet Courts will release their new LP Human Performance, which we've already named Album Of The Week. There hasn't been…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2016 - 10:44 am
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Parquet Courts – “Outside”

In a few weeks, the New York postpunkers Parquet Courts will hit us with the new LP Human Performance, and album they are now promoting…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2016 - 8:37 am
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Parquet Courts Promote New Album With Newspaper Vending Machine

Parquet Courts have set up a newspaper vending machine in Bushwick, Brooklyn to promote their upcoming new record Human Performance. Their label, Rough Trade Records,…
James Rettig | March 23, 2016 - 2:39 pm
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Sacha Baron Cohen Tells An Insane Liam Gallagher Story On Conan

Sacha Baron Cohen's character in his new movie The Brothers Grimsby is modeled partly on Liam Gallagher -- check out the visual resemblance above. Last…
Peter Helman | March 3, 2016 - 6:37 pm
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Watch Parquet Courts Knock Out “Berlin Got Blurry” On Conan

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…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2016 - 8:44 am
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Parquet Courts – “Berlin Got Blurry” Video

Parquet Courts will release a new album in April, and we already heard its first official single "Dust" as well as live versions of a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 25, 2016 - 10:20 am
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Parquet Courts – “Dust” Video + Human Performance Details

New York jitter-rock kings Parquet Courts have been teasing a new album called Human Performance with a Brooklyn mural, and they've been playing new songs
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2016 - 12:17 pm
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Watch Parquet Courts Play “Dust” And “Outside” From New LP Human Performance At WFUV

Yesterday we speculated over whether or not Parquet Courts would be releasing a full-length in the coming months after a mural featuring what looked like
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2016 - 11:08 am
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Parquet Courts Tease New Album Human Performance With Brooklyn Mural?

It would appear that Parquet Courts are gearing up to release a new album. The band played a surprise show at Brooklyn's Baby's All Right…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 1, 2016 - 4:15 pm
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The Best Rock Acts Of 2015 Celebrate Ground Control Touring At NYC Mini-Fest

Last night, the booking agency Ground Control Touring and the music site Noisey partnered to bring something like a five hour mini-festival to Manhattan's Webster…
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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Parquet Courts Sign To Rough Trade, Announce New EP

Over the past half-decade, Parquet Courts have proven themselves as one of the most prolific and talented rock bands of this generation. Now they've linked…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2015 - 10:41 am
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Parquet Courts’ Andrew Savage Announces First Solo Art Exhibition

Before Andrew Savage became the frontman of Parquet Courts, he studied painting at the University Of North Texas. He's been behind most of the band's…
James Rettig | July 1, 2015 - 4:05 pm
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Parquet Courts – “Pretty Girls” (Joey Pizza Slice Cover)

New York punk rockers Parquet Courts released two albums last year -- the great Sunbathing Animals and the very good Content Nausea, released under the…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 10:43 am

Fans With Parquet Courts Tattoos Get Free Concerts For Life

If you have chosen to emblazon your body with a tattoo in tribute to Brooklyn indie-rock mainstays Parquet Courts, then good news! Your decision will…
Caitlin White | March 25, 2015 - 1:25 pm
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Parquet Courts Announce Live At Third Man Records LP

After releasing two albums under two slightly different guises last year, Parquet Courts are cranking out yet another record, but this time it's a live…
Chris DeVille | January 22, 2015 - 12:06 pm

Parkay Quarts – “Pretty Machines” Video

A few months ago, sardonic New York postpunkers Parquet Courts capped off a really, really great 2014 by releasing the quickie album Content Nausea under…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 10:37 am
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Watch Parquet Courts Perform “Bodies Made Of” On Letterman

The holiday season has passed, which means it's time for the late-night shows to get back to their regularly scheduled musical performances. Parquet Courts graced…
James Rettig | January 7, 2015 - 7:51 am
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