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  • 'El Pintor ' by InterpolBuy
    Interpol
    El Pintor
  • 'Too Bright' by Perfume GeniusBuy
    Perfume Genius
    Too Bright
  • 'Plowing Into the Field of Love' by IceageBuy
    Iceage
    Plowing Into the Field of Love
  • 'The Best Day' by Thurston MooreBuy
    Thurston Moore
    The Best Day

Latest News From The Matablog

  • TOMORROW: QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE'S HALLOWEEN BASH AT THE FORUM

    October 30th, 2014 at 12:32 pm
    
    
    Queens of the Stone Age are taking over Halloween night at The Forum in Los Angeles. That's tomorrow for those of you who don't know when Halloween is this year. The band will be performing what will be the final addition to their "globe-pummeling" ...Like Clockwork tour.
    
    The night will include SuicideGirls, Blackout Haunted House and more. The Kills, JD McPherson and Nick Oliveri's Uncontrolable will support.
    
    Tickets are available here.
    
    
    
     
    
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  • Thurston Moore Band - New South American Dates

    October 29th, 2014 at 8:22 pm by Gerard
    
    
    (St. Vitus, Brooklyn, October 21, 2014.  Video courtesy (((unartig))) and NYCtaper
    
    Following this month's release of 'The Best Day', the Thurston Moore Band have confirmed the following December dates in South America : 
    
    Thursday, 4th December - Cine Jola, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Saturday 6th December - Rock Out Festival, Santiago, Chile
    Sunday 7th December - Voterix, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Monday 8th December - Le Trastienda, Montevideo, Uruguay
    
    Previously announced shows : 
    
    Thursday, October 30 - Lucerna Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic 
    Friday, October 31 - BIME Festival, B… Read more
  • ICEAGE : LP/shirt Bundle Deal, California Shows This Weekend

    October 29th, 2014 at 7:17 pm by Gerard
    
    
    
    
    Iceage continue to shrug off the near universal acclaim for 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love' as they hit the West Coast this weekend with a Halloween show in SF (with Helm and Vanish) and LA dates Saturday (with Ratka and Flesh World) and Sunday night (with Helm and Heatsick) at The Echo.
    
    
    
    If you've yet to purchase the new album, we've got a special deal on the 3-sided vinyl + the handsome shirt depicted above (or if you prefer, said garment all by its lonesome)
    
    remaining tour dates :
    
    Wednesday, October 29 – Holland Project, Reno NV*
    Friday, October 31 – Elbo Room, San Fra… Read more
  • Belle and Sebastian - "The Party Line" (from ' 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'), New North America & UK 2015 Dates

    October 28th, 2014 at 1:21 pm
    
    
    The people's republic of Belle and Sebastian is on the move again, taking its message of responsible pop music in a revolutionary age to lands far and near. A little bit older, but no wiser, maturing like a fine wine ought to, our love for music, and the chance to lay it on your tender ear, is not diminished. We will pop you. - Stuart Murdoch
      "The Party LIne" - from 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance', out January 19/20, 2015. New North American dates in Boston, Toronto, Royal Oak, MI and Chicago have just been confirmed for next Spring, as well as 11 new shows in Wal… Read more
  • John Peel - remembered

    October 25th, 2014 at 8:16 am by Stuart Davie
    
    
    Today marks 10 years since the passing of John Peel, a man who opened the BBC radio airwaves for bands and artists outside the remit of the stations "regular" programming and opened the minds of thousands listening at home to sounds they otherwise may have never heard. One of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs, throughout his 5-decade spanning career he never showed no signs of slowing down and his influence on (the good part) of modern music is immeasurable.
    
    As a small tribute to the many Matador bands who recorded a Peel Session over the years, we've compiled a selection of some of the sess… Read more
  • 'TOO BRIGHT' ANNOUNCED AS VINYL ME, PLEASE'S NOVEMBER RELEASE

    October 23rd, 2014 at 10:01 am
    
    
    (print by: Nick van Hofwegen, the artist known as Young & Sick)
    
    Announced earlier this morning, record of the month club Vinyl Me, Please has picked Perfume Genius' Too Bright as their November release.
    
    “After the first listen, we were unanimous in wanting to run this record. It’s rare that we make a decision that quickly, but then it’s also rare that a record like this comes along.” ­
    
    - Tyler Barstow, Vinyl Me, Please co­-founder.
    
    Along with an exclusive vinyl color, members will receive an album-inspired art print (shown above) as well as a custom mocktail recipe to fit the a… Read more