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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 List | posted 07.01.2021
Aaron Frazer
10 All Time Favs
»Introducing« is the name of Aaron Frazer’s first solo album. As the drummer of Durand Jones & The Indications, however, he is by no means an unknown name. So musically it’s off to the sixties. He tells us what actually influenced him musically.
Music News | posted 18.01.2021
Lon Moshe & Southern Freedom Arkestra
Exclusive Edition: »Love Is Where The Spirit Lies«
Strut has just released »Love Is Where The Spirit Lies« by Lon Moshe & Southern Freedom Arkestra. This is the first reissue since 1977. And we have an exclusive Yellow Vinyl Edition available.
Music News | posted 09.07.2020
Logic System
Reissued: »Venus«
The album »Venus«, first released in 1981, by Hideki Matsutake alias Loi’gic System, who plays with the Yellow Magic Orchestra, is now being reissued via Wewantsounds. Exclusively at HHV Records in a limited edition.
Music News | posted 16.07.2020
HHV For The Culture
Save Your Club
In support of the club scene, which was hit hard by the Corona crisis, a Vinyl 7" series was created with three Berlin clubs that are strongly connected to us. The complete proceeds will go to the venues. Together »For The Culture«! Save your club!
Music Portrait | posted 12.11.2020
Tidal Waves
Riding the Wave
A powerful wave has already washed many treasures ashore. Seen in this way, the name fits, because the Belgian reissue label Tidal Waves searches for, discovers and publishes pearls of music history believed to be lost.