The indie-rock tastemakers have lined up to pay tribute to Parquet Courts, the latest saviors of New York City rock ‘n’ roll. But the band isn’t resting on their accolades or the recent slew of complimentary, untrained psychological deconstruction profiles from music journalists—Constant Nausea, the group’s second (yes, second) album of 2014, is out on Nov. 11, just as the band embarks on yet another North American tour. This release is technically the product of the band’s alter ego, Parkay Quarts, as drummer Max Savage and bassist Sean Yeaton weren’t involved in the production. Nevertheless, bandleader Andrew Savage and guitarist Austin Brown channel the same vaguely political, studied rock impulses that worked well on tracks like “Master of My Craft” into Constant Nausea’s first single, a slow-burning, tragi-comic cut that registers simultaneously on different zones of the rock/country spectrum from the ’50s through the ’90s. It’s the kind of smart, rough-edged, musically literate track that will inspire another round of laudatory pieces from critics who frequently worry about the state of rock. Parkay Quarts perform with Peoples Drug at 9 p.m. at DC9, 1940 9th St. NW. $13–$15. (202) 483-5000. dcnine.com.