parks and recreation

Mouse Rat Releases Two More Songs, ‘The Pit’ and ‘Two Birds Holding Hands,’ Off The Awesome Album

Following the announcement just a couple of short weeks ago that the iconic Pawnee, Indiana band Mouse Rat would be releasing The Awesome Album in August thanks…
Josh Chesler / June 2, 2021

Mouse Rat Release Official Video for ‘5,000 Candles In the Wind’ From Upcoming Album, The Awesome Album

Pawnee, Indiana's biggest band just released the official video for their smash hit, "5,000 Candles In the Wind," ahead of the release of their upcoming…
Josh Chesler / May 19, 2021

30 Great TV Shows That Defined the 2010s

There is a lot of loose talk about the proverbial "algorithm" these days, and you can thank Netflix for much of it. In…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2019

Watch Vampire Weekend Cover Parks and Rec Theme, Play L’Homme Run’s “Pizza Party”

Vampire Weekend just kicked off the North American tour in support of their recent album Father Of The Bride in earnest. They played a show at the Farm Bureau…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / June 9, 2019

Watch Jeff Tweedy Sing About Karate Chops on ‘Parks and Recreation’

Parks and Recreation keeps upping its own already-high ante when it comes to music references. Last week's Parks and Rec included a nod to Daft Punk…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2014

‘Parks and Recreation’ Brings Daft Punk to Pawnee, Disses the Lumineers

Parks and Recreation has always been great with the music references. April's Neutral Milk Hotel obsession, Andy's love of Dave Matthews, Ben's Letters to Cleo…
Dan Reilly / April 4, 2014

‘Parks and Rec’ Finale Books Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, Jeff Tweedy

The Parks and Recreation season finale is shaping up to be a major event for music fans. Previously known guests of the April 24 show…
Chris Martins / March 28, 2014

Pawnee Hotel Foxtrot: Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Visit ‘Parks and Recreation’

Mouse Rat may be getting some competition. Chris Pratt's character Andy Dwyer is the one with the band on Parks and Recreation, but an upcoming…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2014