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Latest News From The Matablog

  • Coming August 28 : Yo La Tengo - 'Stuff Like That There', Tour This Autumn

    June 2nd, 2015 at 9:54 am by Gerard
    
    
    
    
    (photo by Dusdin Condren)
    
    On August 28, we'll be releasing the new Yo La Tengo album, 'Stuff Like That There', a 14 song collection of covers, originals and reworking(s) (see below) that happens to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the band's landmark 1990 album, 'Fakebook'.  Recorded with Gene Holder, 'Stuff Like That There' has the trio of Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew augmented by the guitarist and former Yo La Tengo member Dave Schramm, with James negotiating the wonders of the upright bass for the first time.  This specific fearsome foursome -- playing material… Read more
  • Out Today : Algiers - 'Algiers'

    June 2nd, 2015 at 8:58 am by Gerard
    
    
    (footage courtesy Deezer)
    
    With the rest of the globe being covered yesterday, Tuesday marks the North American release of Algiers' self-titled debut album.   The LP and compact disc editions can be seen below : 
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    order 'Algiers'  direct from the Matador Store* on LP, CD or either with a t-shirt bundle, or prefer from one of the digital outlets below : 
    
    iTunes
    Amazon
    Google Play
    
    (UK customers can order 'Algiers' from Resident, Piccadilly, Rough Trade or Jumbo). 
    
    Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer interview Algiers' Franklin James Fisher and Lee Tesche on… Read more
  • OUT TODAY: HÆLOS 'EARTH NOT ABOVE' EP

    June 1st, 2015 at 6:57 am
    Matador brings HÆLOS' stunning debut EP 'Earth Not Above', available on digital services worldwide as of today.
    
    (Photo by Dave Ma)

    "Their mesmerising electronic pop sound is filled with twinkling melodies and cinematic strings with an influence of UK soul that leaves you yearning for more." i-D
    "Earth Not Above', a track which fuses a deft, infectious pop touch to some genuinely enthralling production." Clash
    "Merging shimmering, silver harmonies with Massive Attack-style beats, supernova basslines and gorgeous atmospheres, the trio create something truly special." The Li
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  • 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 are all appearing.  
    
    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 1
    
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  • 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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