Carpark Anniversary Kicks Off This Weekend

Carpark Anniversary Shows Kick Off This Weekend, with Skylar Spence (FKA St. Pepsi)

Carpark Records Sweet 16 Anniversary shows in Brooklyn and Washington DC kick off this weekend. Skylar Spence (fka Saint Pepsi) has been added to the March 6th Brooklyn show at Baby’s All Right. There is also an anniversary show scheduled for SXSW in Austin on March 19th @ Swan Dive. Artists performing at the Sweet 16 shows include alumni and current members of the Carpark label roster:

Mar 06 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
Skylar Spence (fka Saint Pepsi) DJ Set
Lexie Mountain Boys
Greg Davis
Ear Pwr
Safety Scissors
Jimmy Whispers
DJs between sets Young Magic & Montag

Mar 07 Washington DC @ DC9 Tickets: $10 at the door
Lexie Mountain Boys
Jimmy Whispers

Mar 19 Austin, TX @ Swan Dive (SXSW)
Cloud Nothings
Skylar Spence (fka Saint Pepsi) DJ Set
Dent May
Keath Mead
Average Cock

The first 50 guests through the door at each event will receive a special limited –edition Carpark Records anniversary T-shirt provided American Giant.

You can also Hear the TEEN track “Dylan and Chong Playing Basketball” from the Carpark Records special sweet sixteen anniversary basketball-themed picture disc. The limited-edition 12” will be released in June. The release consists of nine exclusive, full-length songs and 19 locked grooves by artists from all across the Carpark catalog. It is a limited- edition run of 600 copies. The 12″ will cost $16 and all proceeds go to the Little Kids Rock charity. See the track listing below.

To mark the occasion, Carpark Records artist Montag has put together a special mix of his favorite tracks from the label’s catalog. You can listen to the mix below as well.

For over the sixteen years, Carpark Records has put out more than 100 releases including ones from celebrated artists like Beach House, Cloud Nothings, Dan Deacon, Speedy Ortiz and Toro Y Moi.

Limited-Edition Carpark Basketball-Themed 12” Tracklisting:

Side A
1. Young Magic – NETS
2. Montag – Drop A Dime
3. Safety Scissors – Orange Roughy
4. Jayson Gerycz – Dribble Dribble
5. Young Magic – All Net (Celebration Dance)
6. TEEN – Dylan and Chong Playing Basketball
7. Thomas J Duke – Manute Bol
8. Jake Mandell – 2008
9. Signer – Roll, Pick, and Roll Again
10. Skylar Spence – Turnover
11. Sadie Dupuis – Theme from Babadook
12. Montag – Basket Case
13. Ear Pwr – I Would Rather Be Shopping
14. Jason Urick – Double Dribble
15. Memory Tapes – Go Play Outside
16. Lowt Ide – Your Turn

Side B
17. Skylar Spence – Practice
18. Dan Deacon – 1 Wand from the 9 Piles
19. So Takahashi – Dribble Commander
20. Jimmy Whispers – Mugsy Bogus
21. Chandos – Traveling
22. GRMLN – Buzzer Beat
23. Toro Y Moi – Space Jam
24. Greg Davis – Paxson
25. Ear Pwr – Beyond the Arc
26. Dog Bite – Hoops
27. Adventure – Ewww
28. Speedy Ortiz – Basketball (Demo)

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