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Latest News From The Matablog

  • VIDEO : Thurston Moore Band in session at KEXP

    December 19th, 2014 at 3:19 pm by Gerard
    
    
    This autumn, while crisscrossing America in support of 'The Best Day', the Thurston Moore Band (TM, James Sedwards, Deb Googe, Steve Shelley) stopped by Seattle's KEXP and recorded a 4-song session for the extremely well organized/popular broadcaster.   Though I could provide you with links to all four of the individual songs, there's search engines for that kind of thing and besides, you wanna watch the whole thing. 
    
    
    
    (photo by Stuart Groves)
    
    Order 'The Best Day' from The Matador Store  
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    (in Japan, 'The Best Day' is available from Hostess)
    
    Thurston Moore - … Read more
  • VIDEO(S): INTERPOL HAS A BUSY NIGHT PERFORMING ON CONAN AND LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY

    December 16th, 2014 at 2:45 pm
    
    
    CONAN, "My Desire" 12/15/14 (clip courtesy tbs)
    
    Last night, Interpol performed three songs for two different late night TV shows. For those who were not able to watch live, the internet is here to help you out, above and below.
    
    Last Call with Carson Daly, "Breaker 1":
    
    Last Call with Carson Daly, "My Blue Supreme":
    Order ‘El Pintor’ from the following : LP or CD from the Matador Store Interpol store iTunes Amazon Google Play Best Buy - US only Target – special edition with two bonus tracks,“Malfeasance” and “Slow Hands” (Live At Brixton Academy), US only… Read more
  • Our Annual Orgy of Self-Aggrandizement, Grandstanding & Overconsumption : Matador Artists & Staff Select Their 2014 Favorites

    December 15th, 2014 at 9:00 am by Gerard
    
    
    (above : coaches from "The Voice Of Italy" offer their congratulations to all of 2014's top contenders)
    
    Around this time every year, your long-suffering dedicated editor attempts to coax a list of favorite recordings, books, television programs, life events, etc. out of the label's artist roster  and our show business colleagues.  In the past, the exercise has been an arduous process, fraught with nagging, teeth-gnashing and no shortage of reluctant participants, some of whom actually changed labels or places of employment to avoid the task. In more recent times, however, people can't w… Read more
  • Iceage touring Australia and Asia in January

    December 11th, 2014 at 12:30 pm by Stuart Davie
    
    
    Iceage take their stunning Plowing into the Field of Love album further afield in 2015, touring Australia and Asia for the first time since its release for shows across China, Taiwan and Thailand before hitting Australia for only their second ever trip down under.
    
    Friday January 9 - Yuyintang, Shanghai, China
    Saturday January 10 - Mao Live House, Beijing, China
    Wednesday January 14 - The Wall, Taipei, Taiwan
    Saturday January 17 - Langsuan Castle, Bangkok, Thailand
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    Wednesday January 21 - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, Australia (Supports: Dead Farmers, M.O.B.)
    Thursday January 22 - … Read more
  • The New Pornographers on Sirius XMU tonight/this week

    December 10th, 2014 at 1:21 pm by Hector
    
    
    Hot on the heels of their recently concluded US and European tour dates, The New Pornographers appear on Sirius XMU (channel 35 on your Sirius XM dial) tonight at 9pm EST, performing songs from their Album Of The Year contender, Brill Bruisers.
    
    Can't listen tonight? Don't worry, XMU has you covered with multiple re-broadcasts. Full schedule as follows:
    
    Weds at 9p EST
    Thurs at 3pm EST
    Thurs at 4p EST
    Fri at 9a EST
    Sun at noon EST
    
    Tune in!… Read more
  • Shlohmo Signs to True Panther, Releases New Single Today on True Panther/WeDidIt + Live North American Tour Announced for Spring 2015

    December 9th, 2014 at 1:44 pm
    
    
    Another announcement from True Panther this afternoon, in Dean's words:
    
    Waking up from a miraculous dream…pinching ourselves…only to realize that it’s true.
    
    We’re somehow fortunate enough to welcome one of our favorite young producers in the entire world to True Panther Sounds : Shlohmo born Henry Laufer. We will be releasing his forthcoming music alongside our friends, Wedidit, Shlohmo’s homegrown imprint.
    
    As a gentle introduction to this celestial coupling we’re happy to share the first new original solo music from Shlohmo in quite some time, a single called “Emerge From Smoke”.… Read more