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Latest News From The Matablog

  • VIDEO : Interpol - "Everything Is Wrong" (From Monday's "Late Night With Seth Meyers")

    November 26th, 2014 at 10:08 am by Gerard
    (clip courtesy NBC) From Monday, 11/24/14, Interpol performing "Everything Is Wrong" on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" US Dates : Wednesday, November, 26 – Terminal 5, New York NY (SOLD OUT) Saturday, November, 29 – 9:30 Club, Washington DC (SOLD OUT) Sunday, November, 30 – 9:30 Club, Washington DC (SOLD OUT) Monday, December 1 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA (SOLD OUT) Saturday, December, 13 – Live 105's Not So Silent Night, Oakland CA Sunday, December, 14 – KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum, Los Angeles CA Order 'El Pintor' from the following : LP or CD from… Read more
  • VIDEO : EMA - "3Jane"

    November 26th, 2014 at 9:56 am by Gerard
    On Tuesday, Dazed & Confused premiered the latest video from EMA's 'The Future's Void', the Y2K-directed "3Jane". D&C called it "creepy"...BUT THEY MEANT IT IN A GOOD WAY. 
    "In this video I am alone in a guilded paradise with another bleach blonde creation. Our physical resemblence is uncanny but not exact. Our relationship is undefined. Does she protect me or mock me? Is she my jailer or my servant? What does she desire?"- Erika M. Anderson "Somewhere between the prediction of a fully realized human-android and the watchful eye of surveillance technology, lies a conception o
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  • This Is What A Great Looking Reissue Package Looks Like : Yo La Tengo's 'Extra Painful'

    November 24th, 2014 at 1:01 pm by Gerard
    As previously touted in this space,  we're celebrating the 21st anniversary of Yo La Tengo's first Matador album, 'Painful'. with a December 2 release of the bonus-packed 'Extra Painful' 2XLP / 2XCD, which is available for preorder now directly from us.  The band's 30th anniversary shows in NYC, Philly and DC (below) are happening in early December, but be warned, tickets are in very short supply :
    (from 1994, photo by Michael Lavine)
    12/03 Town Hall, NY NY  w/ Antietam
    12/04 Town Hall, NY NY  w/ The Feelies
    12/05 9:30 Club, Washington DC  w/ Lambchop
    12/06 Trocadero, … Read more
  • Interpol - Tonight On NBC's "Late Night With Seth Meyers"

    November 24th, 2014 at 12:11 pm by Gerard
    After a rather uncomfortable week stuck in snowy Buffalo, Interpol's relentless global touring in support of 'El Pintor' continues this week with 3 sold out shows at NYC's Terminal Five starting tonight (Hundred Waters support).  In addition, Interpol will be making their first appearance on NBC's "Late Night With Seth Meyers", tonight at 12:35pm (eastern time).   Seth's other guests this evening are John Goodman and Aasif Mandovi.
    US dates :
    Monday, November, 24 – Terminal 5, New York NY (SOLD OUT)
    Tuesday, November 25 - Terminal 5, New York NY (SOLD OUT)
    Wednesday, November, 26 –… Read more
  • VIDEO : Iceage - "Against The Moon"

    November 20th, 2014 at 10:23 am by Gerard
    Following the completion of a terrific North American tour and in the midst of a long continental jaunt (see below), Iceage have unveiled another video from the monumental 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love', "Against The Moon", directed by Martin Masai Andersen and Kim Thue.  The video premiered earlier today via the auspices of Dazed & Confused.  (Viewers based in Germany can see "Against The Moon" here)
    The video features acclaimed German actor Dan van Husen whom you might remember from such roles as Fellini’s "Casanova" and Herzog’s "Nosferatu the Vampyre",  as well as  German actr… Read more
  • Coming In January : LP Reissues Of Chavez' 'Ride The Fader' & 'Gone Glimmering'

    November 18th, 2014 at 11:17 am by Gerard
    (photo : Jesse Peretz)
    Here at Matador Records and Filmworks, we've long lived by the credo established by our founder, Chris Lombardi, who once declared, "give the people what they want.  Especially if it's easily accomplished and/or lucrative for us."  And with that in mind, we have listened to the pleas and threats of YOU, the music fans still devoted to paying for physical goods, and can finally announce that after 12 long years in the out-of-print wilderness, we're reissuing both of Chavez' Matador albums on vinyl on January 20, 2015
    ("Break Up Your Band", from 'Gone Glimmer… Read more