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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm

Album Of The Week

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


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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Here Are The 2017 Grammys Nominations

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2016 - 8:32 am


Sam York, Carson Cox, & Austin Brown – “Rene”

Parquet Courts' Austin Brown, Merchandise's Carson Cox, and WALL's Sam York have come together and brought forth a collaborative 7" called Fire Dance. The single…
Margaret Farrell | December 5, 2016 - 10:00 am

Preview Parquet Courts & Bun B’s Collaborative 12″

The members of the great New York postpunk band Parquet Courts have deep roots in Texas, and they're all vocal fans of Texas rap. This…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2016 - 10:26 am

Parquet Courts Announce Unique Event Near Ridgewood Queens

Parquet Courts will host a unique event NEAR Ridgewood, Queens on the heels of their most recent album, Human Performance. The event will take place…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 14, 2016 - 10:35 am

Watch Parquet Courts & Bun B Perform Together On Colbert

Nervy New York postpunks Parquet Courts and UGK rap legend Bun B both have roots in Texas, but beyond that, you might not expect the…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2016 - 9:59 am

Parquet Courts – “Human Performance” Video

Smash Mouth-approved New York post-punks Parquet Courts put out one of the best albums of the year so far with their recent LP Human Performance,…
Peter Helman | June 29, 2016 - 10:05 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Smash Mouth Are Big Parquet Courts Fans

When not being pelted by bread, it seems that the members of '90s hit-makers and Guy Fieri mood board mainstays Smash Mouth enjoy kicking back…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2016 - 5:08 pm

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

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

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

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

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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