"Rock music's no longer the massive cultural institution it was. That's fine, because when you don't have that pressure on you, it allows you to be a bit more daring in what you do. I don't know if you can cite a path for it to go down. It's better for creativity when things exist in the margins."
Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts, in conversation with the Guardian's Michael Hann. New album Human Performance, released yesterday, sees the band stepping further away from the slacker garage-rock ghetto of their breakthrough Light Up Gold and venturing into arguably more interesting territory.