A Half Decade Track by Track Retrospective of “Wide Awake” by Parquet Courts
“Wide Awake” Parquet Courts reaches its 5th anniversary. To celebrate we look back through its 13 tracks, and how its message applies to today.
Barnett and Vile’s collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice shows the two working off each other’s influences, while creating an utterly new sound together. While it lacks some dynamic variation, their styles compliment each other interestingly, and it tells a compelling story about how they became friends. (image via: pitchfork.com)