Parquet Courts Announce New Album, Share Video for “Dust”

Human Performance Due Out April 8 via Rough Trade, Tour Dates Announced

Feb 04, 2016 Bookmark and Share


Parquet Courts have announced a new album and shared a video for one of its tracks. Human Performance is due out April 8 via Rough Trade. Below is the video for "Dust," the album's opening track. They've also announced a bunch of tour dates, which are also below.

A press release says the album picks "apart the anxieties of modern life." Parquet Courts' singer/guitarist (and Human Performance producer/mixer) Austin Brown elaborated: "The unavoidable noise of NYC that can be maddening, the kind of the impossible struggle against clutter, whether it's physical or mental or social."

The video for "Dust" features a man at a desk, with other images superimposed on top of him, perhaps alluding to the clutter theme. Human Performance is the band's first full-length for iconic London-based indie label Rough Trade and follows last November's Monastic Living EP, which was their very first release for the label. Previously the band was singed to New York-based indie What's Your Rupture?

Human Performance Tracklist:

1. Dust
2. Human Performance
3. Outside
4. I Was Just Here
5. Paraphrased
6. Captive Of The Sun
7. Steady On My Mind
8. On Man, No City
9. Berlin Got Blurry
10. Keep It Even
11. Two Dead Cops
12. Pathos Prairie
13. It's Gonna Happen
 
Parquet Courts Tour Dates:

Mon. Feb. 15 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall w/ Love Of Everything 
Tue. Feb. 16 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall w/ Love Of Everything  - SOLD OUT
Thu. Feb. 18 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club w/ Love Of Everything 
Fri. Feb. 19 - Calgary, AB @ Commonwealth Bar
Sat. Feb. 20 - Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater w/ Dumb 
Tue. Feb. 23 - Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Wed. Feb. 24 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom w/ Woolen Men 
Fri. Feb. 26 - Oakland, CA @ The New Parish (Noise Pop) w/ Chris Cohen - SOLD OUT
Sat. Feb. 27 - Los Angeles, CA @ American Legion Hall w/ Chris Cohen - SOLD OUT
Sun. Feb. 28 - Los Angeles, CA @ American Legion Hall
Sat. Mar. 12 - Marfa, TX @ Marfa Myths w/ No Age, Emitt Rhodes, Quilt, Sheer Mag
Thu. Apr. 14 - Providence, RI @ The Met w/ Soda 
Fri. Apr.15 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club w/ Soda 
Sat. Apr. 16 - Kingston, NY @ BSP Kingston w/ Soda 
Sun. Apr. 17 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit w/ Soda 
Mon. Apr. 18 - Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups w/ Soda 
Wed. Apr. 20 - Chicago, IL @ Metro w/ Soda 
Thu. Apr. 21 - Detroit, MI @ Marble Bar w/ Soda 
Fri. Apr. 22 - Toronto, Ontario @ Phoenix Theater w/ Soda 
Thu. Apr. 28 - Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater 
Sat. Apr. 30 - Austin, TX @ Levitation Festival
Mon. May 2 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's 
Wed. May 11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer w/ B Boys 
Thu. May 12 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/ B Boys  
Fri. May 13 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle w/ B Boys 
Sun. May 15 - Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
Mon. May 16 - Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge w/ B Boys 
Tue. May 17 - Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight w/ B Boys 
Wed. May 18 - Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater w/ B Boys 
Fri. May 20 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall w/ B Boys 
Sat. June 4 - Barcelona, SP @ Primavera Sound Festival
Sun. June 12 - London, UK @ Field Day
Tue. June 14 - Bristol, UK @ Trinity
Wed. June 15 - Liverpool, UK @ New Kazimier
Thu. June 16 - Edinburgh, UK @ La Belle Angele
Fri. June 17 - Leeds, UK @ Irish Centre
Fri. June 18 - Manchester, UK @ Gorilla



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