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Latest News From The Matablog

  • LUCY DACUS' TINY DESK CONCERT, TELEVISION DEBUT TOMORROW ON CBS' THIS MORNING

    July 29th, 2016 at 11:01 am
    
    
    Do not underestimate the power of the a Tiny Desk. This morning the latest concert from NPR Music's series premiered and it has Lucy Dacus in the spotlight. Below you can hear "I Don't Wanna Be Funny Anymore", "Direct Address" and "Green Eyes, Red Face" all which happen to be from her debut album No Burden. The album will see a physical release from us on September 9th, but you can download/stream it in full now: http://smarturl.it/NoBurden (Pre-orders for the Matador store come with a signed poster while supplies last) 
    
    FYI: Lucy and her band will be making their network television debRead more
  • HÆLOS Return to North America with Lollapalooza Tomorrow

    July 28th, 2016 at 12:30 pm
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    After a bit of a break in touring on this side of the world, HÆLOS are back in North American for a run of Festivals and headlining dates. Full details below. Plan accordingly.
    
    This trip will bring the band back to Seattle. If you have not already seen the band's KEXP session from the last time they were in town, I suggest that you take the time to do so.


    2016 TOUR DATES July 21-24 – Secret Garden Party 2016, Huntingdon, UK July 28-31 – Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL Saturday, July 30 – Double Door, Chicago, IL Sunday, July 31 – Osheaga Music & Arts Festival, Montreal, QC Tuesday, … Read more
  • New Car Seat Headrest Dates

    July 25th, 2016 at 11:26 am by Gerard
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    Alright, we've got a bunch of new Car Seat Headrest shows confirmed (in bold, below) amidst an Summer/Autumn run that includes headlining dates and festivals alike.  Some of the former are either sold out or getting there fast, so take action as you see fit. 
    
    Thursday, July 28 – Eventide Victoria, Victoria BC
    Saturday, August 20 – Maha Music Festival, Omaha NE
    Tuesday, August 30 – Neurolux, Boise ID&
    Wednesday, August 31 – Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City UT&
    Thursday, September 1 – Bluebird Theatre, Denver CO&
    September 3-5 – Made in America Festival 2016, Phil… Read more
  • Self Congratulation Corner : Happy 10th Anniversary, Matablog!

    July 22nd, 2016 at 1:28 pm by Gerard
    Ten years ago when Matador founder Chris Lombardi suggested we commence publishing a label blog, skeptics sneered.  Wasn't this a bit like introducing color television in 1980?  Or writing about a vinyl revival in 2015?  I mean, just what are we doing around here, running a record label or LiveJournaling ourselves to death?
    
    Fast forward a decade later and the answer is clear as day :  we're running a record label AND LiveJournaling ourselves to death. Next Tuesday marks the Matablog's 10th Anniversary, an incredible achievement considering the blog medium is deader than Dennis Miller's careRead more
  • HÆLOS – Live From Spotify SXSW 2016 EP Available Today, North American Tour Begins With Lollapalooza

    July 22nd, 2016 at 8:48 am
    HAELOS Spotify SXSWHÆLOS were busy to INSANELY busy during this year's SXSW (playing over 10 shows around Austin). Spotify recorded the band at their camp during that hectic week and today it's  available for streaming.
    
    
    Next week touring will pick back up in North America with Lollapalooza, Osheaga and other festivals stapled with other shows on the west coast. Full list of dates below. 2016 TOUR DATES July 21-24 – Secret Garden Party 2016, Huntingdon, UK July 28-31 – Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL Saturday, July 30, Double Door, Chicago, IL Sunday, July 31 – Osheaga Music & Arts Festival, Montreal, QC … Read more
  • CAR SEAT HEADREST: KCMP + WYMS SESSIONS

    July 20th, 2016 at 11:52 am
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    Mr Toledo joined forces with Minnesota's KCMP and Milwaukee's WYMS recently for a couple of sessions which you can listen to below.
    
    KCMP tracklist:
    
    "Stop Smoking"
    "Fill In The Blank"
    "Unforgiving Girl (She's Not An)"
    "Blackstar" (cover)
    
    Listen here.
    
    WYMS tracklist:
    
    "Blackstar" (cover)
    "Times to Die"
    "Unforgiving Girl (She's Not An)"
    
    Listen here.
    
    Car Seat Headrest's tour recommences this Friday. All dates below.
    
    Friday, July 23 – Capital Hill Block Party, Seattle WA (main stage)***
    Thursday, July 28 – Eventide Victoria, Victoria BC
    Saturday, August 20 – Maha M… Read more