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Parquet Courts

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Who Are…Parquet Courts

By Douglas Wolk, Contributor

One of the most thrilling debuts of the year, Parquet Courts' Light Up Gold goes back to the first principles of punk that get forgotten every so often: speed, precision, brains and attitude. The group is a very simple quartet — two guitars, bass, drums, and a pair of yelpers who take turns one-upping each other — and they knocked out the album in a three-day weekend (after a year of woodshedding and live shows).… more »