Tag Archives: Carpark

Introverted Dance Floor-Introverted Dance Floor

Understated yet groovy Dance music. Tracks; 1,2,7,9,13

Skylar Spence-Prom King

The latest from Skylar Spence is titled Prom King. The music is upbeat, high energy Synth Pop with some retro 80’s Pop as well. There is also a funky, Disco vibe mixed in as well. Very perky! RIYD: Junior Boys Tracks: 2,3,7,8

Speedy Ortiz – Real Hair EP

Speedy Ortiz established themselves as one of the most promising breakout bands of last year with their debut album Major Arcana. Their latest release Real Hair is a four song EP, and finds them returning with more 90’s influenced guitar rock with interesting lyrics. The song “Everything’s Bigger” is about a few different characters who […]

Speedy Ortiz – “Major Arcana”

Born out of the same town in western Mass as Dinosaur Jr, Speedy Ortiz churn out similar 90’s indie guitar-rock. A brash debut, Major Arcana features crashing choruses, tense verses, soaring releases, and  poetic lyricism. Tidy chaos? With some sweet ballads tossed in for variability.  RIYL: Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth, Grass is GreenPlay: 1,7,2,4FCC: 5 […]

Montag-Phases

Phases is Montreal artist Montag’s fourth release under the Carpark label. The music is a mix of Synth Pop/Synth Dance with an Alternative edge to it. The music is upbeat but has a touch of grit to it to balance things out. There is also an early Electronica sound mixed in reminding me of Kraftwerk. […]

GRMLN – “Empire”

Empire is the debut album of 20-year-old Yoodoo Park (aka GRMLN). After the release of his Explore EP in late 2012, Park wrote Empire in-between classes at University of California Santa Cruz, creating songs with more of a rock n’ roll edge than his past soft dream pop releases. Park also put together a live […]

TEEN- “Carolina”

“Harmony-driven psych pop with an emotional intensity” Following the release of their 2012 debut, In Limbo, Brooklyn quartet TEEN is back with a five-song EP, Carolina. The band, started by Teeny Lieberson in 2009 (which also features Teeny’s sisters Lizzie and Katherine and local musician Jane Herships), wanted to focus on creating a new sonic […]

Adventure-Weird Work

The latest from artist Adventure is an album titled Weird Work. A previous album, Lesser Known, focused on the Synth Pop sound of the 80’s. This album has moved ten years forward to focus on the IDM sounds of the 90’s. You have a sound that is part Techno, part Ambient with heavy, glitchy beats […]