Parts & Labor Biography

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Birth Place: New York City, USA
Years Active: 2002–present
Genres: Noise Rock, Noise Pop, Experimental Rock


Parts & Labor is an American experimental rock/noise rock band. The group was formed in 2002 by B.J. Warshaw and Dan Friel in Brooklyn, NY and has since toured with other bands such as Battles, TV on the Radio, Deerhoof, Voltage, Breaker! Breaker!, Tyondai Braxton, Coachwhips, Japanther, Pterodactyl, and Matt & Kim.

They lost their drummer in 2007 but quickly recruited new drummer Joe Wong and added guitarist Sarah Lipstate, turning them into a four piece band. This lineup recorded ''Receivers'', the band's fourth album, which was released on October 21st 2008 in North America and November 3rd 2008 in the UK through Jagjaguwar. Also released in 2008 was ''Escapers Two'', a record which featured 51 songs in around 29 minutes.

On July 10th 2009, Lipstate announced via her website she had left the band.




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