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This week was all about surprises for us and that's reflected in the best songs of the week. There's the obvious literal one in those late-night drunk dials we've all been getting from Drake, but…   Read Story »
Late in 2012, the New York-via-Texas band Parquet Courts released their debut album Light Up Gold, a burst of smart, sardonic, punchy postpunk that turned them into one of indie's greatest prospects…   Read Story »
Perhaps you're familiar with Song Reader, the collection of sheet music Beck released as an "album" in 2012. It's unclear whether the great indie rock scrappers Parquet Courts are familiar with it,…   Read Story »
More than a year ago, the New York-via-Texas DIY band Parquet Courts self-released Light Up Gold, their excellent debut album. It's a long way from there to a network-television late-night spot, but…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
Yesterday we started announcing the winners of our annual Gummy Awards -- Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll -- with your Top 50 Albums Of 2013. And today, we move on to the category of Best…   Read Story »
Parquet Courts songs are riotous affairs, by turns blistering, bubbly and intense, but their albums are nothing compared to their live shows. The hard-touring Brooklyn four-piece has developed a…   Read Story »
Leave it to post-punkers Parquet Courts to inject some fun into the typically boring lyric video genre. Follow a little red guy, who looks a lot like one of the Pac-Man ghosts, as he slides and…   Read Story »
Way back in January, the great Brooklyn-via-Texas indie rock combo Parquet Courts reissued 2012's Light Up Gold through What's Your Rupture?, instantly snagging a wider audience and well-deserved…   Read Story »
It's that time of year again: Time to take stock of the vast armies of new musicians making music in the past year, and to pick out a few dozen of the best and brightest. In the three previous annual…   Read Story »