We are Parks and Records, an independent record label in California dedicated to protecting our great outdoors and building a community of passionate musicians and fans since 2007.
Identical Homes: Language Lessons
“In the desert, a film canister coated in patina and sand. Crack it open and take out the amber-tinted film reel. Study it in the chalk colored sun. What do you hear, in your mind? Odds are it sounds like, “Language Lessons,” the new ambient album by Daniel McKenzie/Identical Homes. This album is strong medicine for baleful times.”
Parks and Records
The label was started by young lovers Jon and Mimi Fee (aka The Fees or Mijuanito). No strangers to the indie label circuit, Jon (of The Things of Youth, The Rum Diary and Shuteye Unison) and Mimi were responsible for creating the “translation. music.” compilation series back in 2000.
A percentage of all sales at Parks and Records go to nonprofit organizations dedicated to protecting our parks and outdoor spaces. In 2019, Parks and Records made donations to the following organizations:
NEW ALBUM The Things of Youth
Volume Two from Jon Fee + friends and family is now available on Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, YouTube Music, and more. 8 songs for fans of Elliot Smith, Momma, dreamy indie pop, and lo-fi experimental indie rock — or so the critics say. They said all of this too:...
New vinyl “Phaedra Set” by Identical Homes
Making records is expensive, it takes a long time, and we don't do if often. But, sometimes a piece of music comes along that begs to be pressed onto vinyl. Such is the new album "Phaedra Set" by Identical Homes. It's two sides of continuous instrumental "electronica...
Shuteye Unison: It’s been…12 years…
...since the release our first full-length studio album, Our Future Selves. Since then, kids have been born, cabins have been built, adventures have been had. We have wandered the Bay Area and, by a touch of good fortune, have all ended up living within a few miles of...