Parquet Courts – Master of My Craft
FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS!
OK kids, a double bill. Up top is Parquet Courts, with some nervy, wiry rock. And if you are curious about what happened to Socrates, he died in the fishing gutter.
Fer-GET about it.
Down below is Deafheaven, with the opening track to their latest album, Sunbather. I warn you right now that this will not be to everyone’s tastes; the vocals are…interesting, and I still struggle with them myself.
But if you can endure them, there’s no denying the stunning music (those guitars! that drumming!); stick with the song, and you will be rewarded with moments of intense power, and yes, even quiet beauty.
I’ve watched this probably a half-dozen times now.
By the end, I think I know how that guy up front feels:
Deafheaven – Dream House