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Carpark Records (Record label)
Carpark Records is an American indie record label, based in Washington, D.C.
Carpark Records in Features
Music Interview | posted 06.02.2013
Toro Y Moi
Hearing Colors
How are sounds connected to sight? Artists use album covers, videos, installations and art works to strengthen their audio message or to create whole new layers. Seeing sounds concentrates purely on the aesthetics of an artist. The usual focus on music is put on hold while we discuss music videos, album covers, visual concepts and ideas. We talk to the American musician and artist Toro Y Moi about his album covers, newest videos and tendency to connect sounds with colors.
Music Portrait | posted 14.04.2011
Panda Bear
Systematised change in style
Panda Bear has found his niche in the broad space of pop music by turning complex music into radio-compatible sound. He proved so both as a member of Animal Collective and four years ago with Person Pitch. Also, his roaring Tomboy maintains the splits between popularity and vanguard change in style. Nevertheless, some things have changed: »Why stick to the things that I´ve already tried?«
Carpark Records in Reviews
Music Review | posted 19.04.2012
Toro y Moi
June 2009
After his celebrated second album »Underneath The Pine«, Chaz Bundick promptly comes up with a half-hour compilation of older songs.
Music Review | posted 29.02.2012
Young Magic
Melt
Young Magic have high ambitions. But the tracks, which were inspired in ten different countries, take in the various influences a little too superficially.
Music Review | posted 16.03.2011
Toro y Moi
Underneath The Pine
Underneath The Pine is just as acclaimed as the debut from last year, and even adds something to it. Not everyone manages that.
Recent Articles
Music Column | posted 23.09.2021
Records Revisited
Primal Scream – Screamadelica (1991)
1991 – what a year for rock music. The albums by Nirvana, Soundgarden and Red Hot Chili Peppers released September 24, 1991 made rock become popular again. But »Screamadelica« by Primal Scream changed the whole genre.
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Windows彡96
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
Music News | posted 17.09.2021
Ross From Friends
Green Vinyl Edition: »Tread«
On November 5, 2021, the new album »Tread« by Ross From Friends will be released on Brainfeeder. Exclusively on HHV Records, there will be a limited green vinyl edition.
Music Review | posted 13.10.2021
Sepehr
Survivalism
Sepehr pays his dues to the sound of the hardcore continuum. But his »Survivalism« mini-LP also offers much more than only that.
Music News | posted 01.10.2021
Girlwoman
Das Große Ganze
Now it’s all about »Das Große Ganze". The songwriter Girlwoman from Bielefeld releases her debut on Staatsakt. Exclusively at HHV Records there’s a limited Red Vinyl Edition available.