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The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jeff Tweedy

We've Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am

More Parquet Courts stories

Maxband – “Cut It Loose”

When Max Savage isn't drumming for Parquet Courts, he leads a similarly minded New York rock band called Maxband alongside A Beacon School's Patrick Smith.
Chris DeVille | October 15, 2020 - 3:20 pm

Lists

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Parquet Courts & Daniele Luppi – “Talisa” (Feat. Karen O) Video

Last year, New York postpunk brainiacs Parquet Courts released Wide Awake!, one of the year's better straight-up indie rock albums. But before they did that,…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2019 - 9:44 am

Lists

9 Music Trends That Need To Die In 2019

In the age of social media fads develop before we’ve even had the chance to deliberate, as they're tweeted and retweeted ad infinitum. Culture is…
Julia Gray | December 18, 2018 - 11:32 am

Lists

Stereogum’s 90 Favorite Songs Of 2018

Each December, in an effort to celebrate outstanding achievements and commemorate The Year That Was, the pop culture media industrial complex foists lots of lists…
Stereogum | December 11, 2018 - 11:01 am

Watch Parquet Courts Perform With The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Parquet Courts played a one-time concert with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Thursday night at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall as part of the BSO Pulse series, a…
Chris DeVille | November 30, 2018 - 9:43 am

Parquet Courts – “We R In Control” (Neil Young Cover)

Over the last month, Amazon has been getting some bands to cover artists for exclusives to their music streaming service. We've had Soccer Mommy covering
James Rettig | November 5, 2018 - 9:24 am

Premiere

Maxband – “Means To An End”

Maxband is the new project of Parquet Courts drummer Max Savage, who is jumping on guitar and lead vocals in this lineup. The New York…
Gil Green | July 30, 2018 - 9:35 am

Parquet Courts – “Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World” (Ramones Cover)

New York postpunk wonders Parquet Courts made their name, in part, with a song about walking through Ridgewood, Queens while reading magazines. And now they…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2018 - 10:04 am

Concert Review

A Parquet Courts Show On A Boat Had Us Feeling Wide Awake

Parquet Courts are one of the few bands that can sing about politics with humor and eloquence, and without coming across as esoteric. Sure, their…
Sara Nuta | June 11, 2018 - 2:51 pm

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Between Christina Aguilera's "Accelerate" and the two new Nicki Minaj videos, it feels like we're entering a golden age of declining superstars making gallingly, furiously,…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Parquet Courts – “Mardi Gras Beads” Video

We last heard from Parquet Courts when they brought their herky-jerk anthem, "Wide Awake," to the unprepared viewers of Ellen DeGeneres' daytime talkshow. The post-punk…
Julia Gray | April 30, 2018 - 10:00 am
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