Parquet Courts Stories

Lollapalooza Announces 2018 Aftershows

For many Chicagoans, Lollapaloozas official aftershows are as exciting as the festival announcement itself. Today, the festival announced more than 50 aftershows taking place at 16 different local venues between Tuesday, July 21 and Sunday, August 5.Amongst the highlights are folk-rock favorites Houndmouth at Metro, Zeppelin-esque rockers Greta Van Fleet at The Vic, alternative rock pioneers Franz...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite records from May 18.By: Alex WoodParquet Courts Wide Awake!With Wide Awake, New York post-punks Parquet Courts changed their sound and created one of the best records of the year. With the help of producer Danger Mouse,...

Late Night Roundup | Father John Misty, Childish Gambino, Steep Canyon Rangers & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. Father John Misty on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonKnown for theatrical and clever late-night performances, Father John Mistys recent stop by Jimmy Fallons studio is fairly straightforward in comparison. Performing recent single Mr. Tillman, he invited the New York City Gay...

Festival Watch | Lollapalooza 2018

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Lollapalooza August 2-5Headliners To WatchJack White Guitar-rock icon Jack White returns to Lollapalooza as a solo act. Despite his newest record, Boarding House Reach, being shaky at best, White is always backed by talented...

Friday Album Reviews | Nine New Records You Need To Know

Bootsy Collins World Wide Funk [10/27]Parliament leader and bassist Bootsy Collins returns with World Wide Funk, which may be one of his funkiest records yet. Joined by a slew of stars and admirers including Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke and Buckethead, each song is offers a different side of the funk spectrum without losing its party-ready...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite new records from October 13. By: Alex WoodBeck ColorsColors is, without a doubt, amongst the most highly anticipated records of this year. After winning a Grammy for the solemn folk record Morning Phase in 2014, Beck instantly began work...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Red Bull’s ‘30 Days In Chicago’ Concert Series

Festival Watch is a Tomorrow's Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know. Red Bull Sound Select's '30 Days In Chicago' - 11/1-11/30You Need To KnowRed Bull Sound Select has announced its 30 Days In Chicago concert series, bringing more than 80 musical acts to Chicago over the...

Album Reviews | April 2016 Releases

Andrew Bird- Are You Serious [4/1]After a series of folk releases and experimental instrumentals, Are You Serious finds Andrew Bird going back to his older sound, but with a flare of accessibility that never existed prior. With a heavy emphasis on a percussion section of drums and bass within the production, the album strikes as...

Review & Setlist | Parquet Courts @ Metro 4/20/16

By: Sean WilmsenSomeone said Parquet Courts is going to destroy the Metro. Were not violent people. We wouldnt destroy a historic landmark."- Andrew Savage, of Parquet Courts. It wouldnt be the last of this random, funny, crazy, and often intellectual banter that came from the Metro stage throughout the night. The chit-chat ...

Watch Parquet Courts Debut Two New Songs On Radio Sessions

Parquet Courts performed two new songs on Fordham Universitys WFUV radio station in New York City. The songs, Dust and Outside, find the band continuing to pursue the post-punk sound of 2014s excellent Sunbathing Animal.Dust features a jagged, upbeat guitar line that fans would expect from the band, clean-toned and never slowing down. Literally...