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Latest News From The Matablog

  • Tonight : EMA's Deep Lab Residency At The New Museum : "Does It Still Feel Weird If I Use My Hands?"

    May 29th, 2015 at 11:19 am by Gerard
    (EDITOR'S NOTE : EMA's performance tonight at New Inc. (see below) is sold out) 
    
    
    
    
    "Does It Still Feel Weird If I Just Use My Hands?" NEW INC, 231 Bowery NYC Friday, May 29, 2015 A performance by experimental rock musician EMA On her critically-acclaimed LP The Future's Void, Erika M. Anderson (EMA) unveiled songs about surveillance, data mining ,and internet privacy, all written before Snowden fled to Russia. The New York Times called her "a technological prophet in her own time." In conjunction with the cyberfeminist collective Deep Lab's residency at NEW INC during the New M
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  • MATADOR AT PRIMAVERA FESTIVAL

    May 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am
    Just a heads up for those lucky enough to be at Primavera Festival this weekend cos we have a TON of bands playing:
    
    Belle and Sebastian, Fucked Up, Iceage, Interpol, The New Pornographers, Perfume Genius, The Thurston Moore Band and Tobias Jesso Jr will be making an appearance. Make sure you don't miss 'em.
    
    A few of these performances will also be live streamed here. See bands and times below:
    
    Friday
    
    The New Pornographers: 19.30 - 20.25 Channel 1
    
    Belle and Sebastian: 21.30 - 22.30 Channel 2
    
    Saturday
    
    Fucked Up: 19.30 - 20.20 Channel 2
    
    Interpol: 22.20 - 23.34 Channel 1Read more
  • VIDEO : The New Pornographers - "Champions Of Red Wine", Primavera Webcast

    May 28th, 2015 at 11:56 am by Gerard
    
    
    Earlier today, Pitchfork premiered the lastest video from the New Pornographers' 'Brlll Bruisers', the shot-in-Cuba, "Champions Of Red Wine", directed by LeBlanc + Cudmore.  The New Pornographers' set at Barceloa's Primavera Sound Festival will be webcast tomorrow night via primaverasound.com at approx. 7:30pm CEST (times subject to change). 
    
    
    
    The band's global touring schedule is updated below : 
    
    
    Friday May 29 - Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain Tickets
    Saturday May 30 - Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht, Netherlands Tickets
    Sunday May 31 - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark Tickets
    Monday Ju
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  • CEREMONY UK/EU TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

    May 28th, 2015 at 8:27 am
    Good news! Ceremony are returning to the UK and Europe this August for the first time since 2012, for a string of headline and festival dates to showcase their new album The L-Shaped Man which was released worldwide as of last week.
    
    Tour dates:
    
    August 5th: Pokalen - Oslo, Norway TICKETS
    
    August 6th: Skjul Fyra Sex - Gothenburg, Sweden (Door sales only)
    
    August 8th: Visions Festival - London, UK TICKETS
    
    August 9th: Bodega - Nottingham, UK TICKETS
    
    August 10th: Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UK TICKETS
    
    August 11th: Broadcast, Glasgow UK TICKETS
    
    August 12th: Sound Control - MRead more
  • STREAM : Algiers - 'Algiers', Premiering This Week At NPR First Listen

    May 26th, 2015 at 10:35 am by Gerard
    
    
    (photo by Alex DiMora)
    
    Algiers' hotly anticipated self-titled debut is out one week from today (June 1 in the UK and Europe) and via the auspices of NPR First Listen, you can stream the entire album here  NPR's Andy Beta opines Algiers' "juxtaposition of noise and soul is invigorating in its own right, but it's in their lyrics that a more potent agitprop message is conveyed".  In addition to the North American dates listed below, Algiers will be performing at London's Ace Hotel on June 2. 
    
    You can preorder 'Algiers' (available in stores June 1, North America, June 2) direct from the Read more
  • VIDEO : Algiers - "Black Eunuch"

    May 21st, 2015 at 12:48 pm by Gerard
    
    
    
    
    (photo by Alex DiMora)
    
    Earlier today via Dangerous Minds, the latest video from Algiers' forthcoming self-titled debut album, "Black Eunuch" (directed by Lamb & Sea) premiered. DM's Ron Kretch opines that the trio, "combine HOT soul tropes with the loftiest ideals and gnarliest noises of experimental post-punk," concluding that "Black Eunuch", "is a motherfucker and a half, and if this kind of thing doesn’t move you I’m not sure I need to know you."  SECONDED.  
    
    You can preorder 'Algiers' (available in stores June 1, North America, June 2) direct from the Matador Store on LP, CD … Read more