Last night Parquet Courts appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to perform “Captive of the Sun,” a highlight from their new album Human Performance. The performance finds the group as an expanded ensemble, featuring members of Eaters, PC Worship and Blues Control backing them on percussion, vibraphone and pedal steel. But another unexpected […]
Parquet Courts have just debuted another video from their new album Human Performance. The clip for the title track, directed and puppeteered by English visual artist Phil Collins, features a variety of different puppets in different peculiar scenes. There’s a puppet version of Parquet Courts, which look as puppets do, carved out of foam and […]
This week, we assembled a list of our 30 favorite records of 2016 so far. It covers a lot of ground, featuring records we enjoyed by artists in a long list of styles and genres: Hip-hop, metal, punk, hardcore, R&B, jazz (sort of), electronic, country and even good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll. We considered […]
Every June, Treble’s writers convene in a dark room to take stock of the chaos of the previous six months. Which albums will we be listening to in five years? Which albums made the biggest statements? Which albums will forever change the course of pop music history? We don’t find the answers to any of […]
Somewhere between the fourth or fifth guitar solo during their headlining show at San Diego’s Soda Bar in April, Diarrhea Planet restored my faith in indie rock. The Nashville-based band, whose personnel includes four fucking guitarists and whose name ensures they’ll never suffer the indignity of going mainstream, took all the reservations and doubts I […]
Parquet Courts have added a big block of dates to their tour in support of new album Human Performance, which was released in April via Rough Trade. The band is wrapping up one leg of their U.S. tour before heading over to Europe, and then they’re making their way to the West Coast. Take a […]
Today is one of the most impressively stacked release days for new music that we’ve seen this year. Not only is it the day that our current Album of the Week, Tim Hecker’s Love Streams, is released, but also that of last week’s Album of the Week, Parquet Courts’ Human Performance (as seen above). In […]
Parquet Courts go to Germany!
Watch the new video for "Dust."