August 16, 2013

Hear New Sound: Parquet Courts' "You've Got Me Wonderin' Now"


Parquet Courts had a late blooming rise last year that just barely squeaked their fun and fast-twirling debut effort Light Up Gold onto AwkwardSound’s 25 Best Albums list, but the early 2013 reissue on What’s Your Rupture? provided a rare second chance to those who missed the boat the first time around. The Brooklyn-by-way-of-Texas post-punkers have been touring furiously ever since their breakout went viral, and come October 8th, they’ll be book-ending this year’s success with a new five-song EP called Tally All the Things That You Broke, again through What’s Your Rupture? Today, they unleashed its opening cut “You’ve Got Me Wonderin’ Now,” a hyperactive free-for-all that advantageously capitalizes on their slushing guitars' forward momentum and Andrew Savage's ravaging vocals, but also toys with the frenzy by weaving play flutes and rousing hand claps around the kinetic energy. There's no slowing down these dudes right now, it seems. All questions answered below...

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