Tagged: Parts & Labor


Philip Glass to Headline Benefit Concert for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda

On Thursday, December 19th, START HERE, a fundraising initiative of The Office of Culture and Design, will collaborate with Tyondai Braxton and the NY concert venue Le Poisson Rouge to host a benefit for the … read more »

POSTED December 17, 2013 4:16PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , ,

Interview: Dan Friel

When I speak with Dan Friel a few weeks before the release of Total Folklore, the former Parts & Labor frontman’s longest and most colossal-sounding solo album to date, he’s sitting in a taxi cab, … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2013 12:51PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: ,

The Tripwire: On the (Possible) End of an Era for Brooklyn’s Parts & Labor

Drummer Christopher Weingarten once summed up the unique mission that stellar Brooklyn noise-rock outfit Parts & Labor embarked upon for the past decade, saying, “Make the world a noisier place. Remind the noisy places what … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2011 5:10PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,


Already the third Jagjaguwar release on our year end best-of list, and undoubtedly one of our favorite bands of 2008, Parts & Labor quietly put out one of the best records of the year. With an entire line-up that boasts side projects and a label between band founders Dan Friel and BJ Warsaw, Parts & Labor are a band that remains both an integral part of their hometown Brooklyn musical community as well as the national independent music scene. Yet despite their DIY ethos and with nary a miss on the entire album, Receivers is the type of epic record we’ve come to expect from bands like My Morning Jacket and Band Of Horses. And one that opens up the discussion that Parts & Labor are becoming a band worthy of being mentioned in the same breath as bands of that level. read more »

POSTED January 3, 2009 12:56AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

Parts & Labor – "Nowheres Nigh"

We’re starting the countdown of our Best of 2008 next week, so we thought we’d kick off the holiday break with a song from a record that we think fits in both the “Best Of” and “Most Critically Overlooked” of 2008. read more »

POSTED December 19, 2008 6:48PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,