Parquet Courts

Hear Parquet Courts Covering a Track From Neil Young’s Trans

Neil Young's 1982 album Trans is one of the great left turns in rock music history—an aggressively synthetic record, full of stiff sequenced synths and chilly vocoderized singing,…
Andy Cush / November 5, 2018

Parquet Courts Release “Freebird II” Video, Announce New Tour Dates

Parquet Courts have released a new video for "Freebird II," off their latest and best yet album Wide Awake. Released on Apple Music, the video follows the…
Isabella Castro-Cota / July 31, 2018

The 51 Best Songs of 2018 So Far

It’s late July already, so let’s review: Pusha T’s razor-sharp Daytona led Kanye West’s Wyoming summer of G.O.O.D Music, while Valee became the label’s bonafide…
SPIN Staff / July 26, 2018

Watch Parquet Courts’ New Lyric Video for “Total Football”

Parquet Courts' excellent new album Wide Awake! dropped earlier this year, and the band has now released a lyric video for album-opener "Total Football." In a recent interview…
Rob Arcand / June 9, 2018

Parquet Courts Have Never Been Fiercer or More Fun Than on Wide Awake!

"Total Football," the first song on Parquet Courts’ ridiculously good new album Wide Awake!, is a delirious ode to the power of collectivity thinly masquerading…
Andy Cush / May 21, 2018

Stream Parquet Courts’ Danger Mouse-Produced Wide Awake!

Parquet Courts are back with a new record, Wide Awake! Where previous records were largely self-produced, this album finds the  band working with superproducer Danger Mouse,…
Joshua Copperman / May 18, 2018

Parquet Courts – “Mardi Gras Beads”

Parquet Courts have released "Mardi Gras Beads," the third advance single from their upcoming album Wide Awake! After the disarmingly funky title track, this one is mellow…
Andy Cush / April 30, 2018

Watch Parquet Courts Perform “Wide Awake” on Ellen

New York indie-rock band Parquet Courts, inexplicably, were the musical guest's for today's episode of Ellen. The hip, but mostly underground rockers make for one of…
Israel Daramola / April 24, 2018

Parquet Courts — “Wide Awake”

Brooklyn post-punk darlings Parquet Courts injected some funk into the title track for their forthcoming album Wide Awake!. The song's video, directed by Brother Willis,…
Maggie Serota / March 8, 2018

Parquet Courts’ “Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience” Shows Danger Mouse Hasn’t Changed Them

When Parquet Courts announced this month that their forthcoming full-length Wide Awake! would be produced by Danger Mouse, it would have been natural for fans of the Brooklyn punk…
Andy Cush / February 22, 2018

Parquet Courts Announce New Album Wide Awake!, Release “Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience”

The prolific post-punks Parquet Courts recently sent postcards to fans advertising the URL, where an animated alarm clock ticked down the minutes until 10 a.m.
Anna Gaca / February 22, 2018

Parquet Courts’ New Album Is Produced by Danger Mouse

Through all their success, Parquet Courts have kept pretty tight control of their music. Andrew Savage, one of the post-punk band's two singer-guitarists, does all…
Andy Cush / February 14, 2018

Parquet Courts Discuss Their “Raw” New Album Scheduled for 2018

New York postpunk favorites Parquet Courts have had a busy 2017. The band continued to tour relentlessly behind their 2016 album Human Performance, all while releasing music…
Rob Arcand / December 9, 2017

Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts – “Talisa” ft. Karen O

Last month, Italian composer Daniele Luppi announced that he had teamed up with Parquet Courts for a new album in the vein of the 2011 one he…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / September 6, 2017

A. Savage (of Parquet Courts) – “Wild, Wild, Wild Horses”

After first single "Winter in the South," Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts has released another song from Thawing Dawn, his forthcoming solo album under the name A.
Andy Cush / August 29, 2017
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