Parenthetical Girls - "Curtains (The Antlers Remix)"
Last year the skewed-pop group Parenthetical Girls released the airy single Curtains, registering as what the Cars’ “Drive” was produced by Brian Eno. Fellow off-kilter beauty merchants the Antlers got their hands on it for a remix, and their slightly more populist streak shines in this version, which wrangles the female vocal from the original’… More »
Parenthetical Girls, the Pacific Northwestern experimental pop band, will release a holiday EP called Good Christian Men Rejoice shortly. And now we’ve got one of its songs, an explicitly Christian and questionably sincere hyper-pop track called “Rejoice! Rejoice!” Download it below. More »
Parenthetical Girls’ “Evelyn McHale” may have used the suicide of its 23-year-old namesake as a starting point, but for the Judah Switzer-directed video the band stays far away from the Empire State Building, instead working through their malaise amid trees and fields and plenty of farm animals (horse, donkey, obviously a turkey). There are some… More »
Parenthetical Girls’ jangling, swiveling anthem “Evelyn McHale,” which they appropriately label “Bolan-ian,” gets its name and starting point from the 23-year-old woman who jumped from the Empire State Building observation deck on May 1, 1947 and was photographed immediately after by Robert Wiles in beautifully serene repose atop a crushed car. It’s the opening track… More »