Parquet Courts Release Video for New Song ‘Black Widow Spider’

    Parquet Courts have shared their new song, ‘Black Widow Spider’, alongside an accompanying video. It’s the latest offering from their upcoming record Sympathy for Life, following previous single ‘Walking at a Downtown Pace’. Check out the  Shayne Ehman-directed visual below.

    “I told [producer] Rodaidh McDonald that I wanted to find a sound that was equal parts Can, Canned Heat and This Heat,” the band’s A Savage explained in a statement. “He was really into that and probably took some glee in having such a bizarre challenge.”

    Shayne Ehman added of the video: “We were inspired by the claymation master Art Clokey. I wanted the video to feel like it was shot in the 1950’s and so I used very old lenses. One was a brass projection lens from the 1860’s and another was radioactive.”

    Sympathy for Life is due out October 22 via Rough Trade.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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