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The MataBlog is edited by Matador Records’ co-moaner Gerard Cosloy and individual entries are the work of whoever’s name is next to them. If you enjoyed something in the MataBlog, thank you very much! If there was something you found particularly troubling, please be advised that a) maybe you should read it again and b) the contents of this blog do not necessarily represent the opinions of Matador Records, Beggars Group, the combined staff of either company, nor the Matador artist roster. Opinions are like friends — hardly anyone has one worth listening to.

Perfume Genius - Spring/Summer North American Dates



While there's another rather huge bit of news to share in the near future, today we can confirm a number of May and July headlining dates for Perfume Genius, with support from Serpentwithfeet. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
Saturday, March 11 - Marfa Myths, Marfa TX%

NEW TOUR DATES
Wednesday, May 10 - Magic Stick Lounge, Detroit MI*
Thursday, May 11 - Virgin Mobile Mod Club, Toronto ON*
Friday, May 12 - Theatre Fairmount, Montreal, QC*
Saturday, May 13 - Royale, Boston MA*
Monday, May 15 - 9:30 Club, Washington DC*
Tuesday, May 16 - Brooklyn Steel, Brooklyn NY*
Thursday, May 18 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA*
Friday, May 19 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro NC*
Saturday, May 20 - Terminal West, Atlanta GA*
Sunday, May 21 - Exit/In, Nashville TN*
Tuesday, May 23 - The Back Room at Colectivo, Milwaukee WI*
Wednesday, May 24 - Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis MN*
Thursday, May 25 - Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL*
Friday June 16-Saturdauy June 17, Eaux Claires Festival, Eaux Claires, WI
Saturday, July 15 - Imperial, Vancouver, BC
Sunday, July 16 - Revolution Hall, Portland OR
Tuesday, July 18 - The Independent, San Francisco CA
Thursday August 31-Sunday, September 3 - End Of The Road Festival, South Wiltshire, United Kingdom

* - w/ Serpentwithfeet
% collaboration with Weyes Blood

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Perfume Genius Covered Elvis' "Can't Help Falling In Love" For Prada



In collaboration with Prada, there is a Perfume Genius cover of Elvis' "Can't Help Falling In Love" out in the world. This cover is every bit has amazing as you'd imagine it to be. A clip of the song can be previewed in the ad above and the full version available from your preferred streaming here: http://smarturl.it/CantHelpFallingNLove

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PERFUME GENIUS - BOILER ROOM SESSION


Perfume Genius Boiler Room x FORM Arcosanti... by brtvofficial

This session was filmed last month during the third edition of FORM Arcosanti.

The best way to keep up with Perfume Genius is to follow him on Twitter.


The Ten "Best" Perfume Genius Tweets of 2016 In Honor Of Twitter's 10th Birthday



In honor of Twitter's 10th Birthday, I decided to cull together ten of my personal favorite Perfume Genius tweets from this year, so far. It would have been way too emotionally draining to go back farther. There are just too many exceptional ones as you can gauge from below.

We're all just living in Mike's world. Follow Perfume Genius on Twitter HERE.



 



























MATADOR AT PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL (CHICAGO) 2015

A reminder for everyone lucky enough to be at Pitchfork this weekend that we have the following playing:

Friday 17th July

Steve Gunn 5.15 (Blue)

Tobias Jesso Jr 6.15 (Blue)

Iceage 7.15 (Blue)

Saturday 18th July

Kurt Vile 4.15 (Green)

The New Pornographers 6.15 (Green)

Sunday 19th July

Perfume Genius 3.14 (Blue)

For those of you that can't make it, all performances will be live streamed here: http://pitchfork.com/news/60410-pitchfork-music-festival-streams-live-all-weekend/

MATADOR AT PRIMAVERA FESTIVAL

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

COACHELLA WEEKEND 2: INTERPOL, BELLE & SEBASTIAN AND PERFUME GENIUS



Below find the details on where to catch Matador bands during the second weekend of Coachella, which begins in a mere number of hours.

TOMORROW, Friday, April 9

Interpol – 7:25pm PST – Coachella Stage

Saturday, April 10

Perfume Genius – 1:55pm PST – Outdoor Theatre

Belle and Sebastian – 6:40 pm PST – Outdoor Theatre

This weekend with have a live broadcast from the festival on the AXS TV Network (with a replay within 24 hours for time zone purposes).

Relive last weekend's sets here: youtube.com/coachella and Coachella.com.

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN & PERFUME GENIUS AT GLASTONBURY

Attention Glastonbury goers! Belle and Sebastian and Perfume Genius will be performing at the festival this summer,  24th - 28th June. Aren't you lucky.



 

VIDEOS: INTERPOL AND PERFUME GENIUS AT COACHELLA

Interpol, April 9th, Coachella Stage


Perfume Genius, April 10th, Outdoor Theatre


(videos courtesy of Coachella)

COACHELLA WEEKEND 1: INTERPOL, BELLE & SEBASTIAN AND PERFUME GENIUS



For those attending "Coachella" this weekend find information below on where to catch Matador bands this during weekend 1 of the festival.

TOMORROW, Friday, April 9

Interpol - 7:25pm PST - Coachella Stage

Saturday, April 10

Perfume Genius - 1:55pm PST - Outdoor Theatre

Belle and Sebastian - 6:40 pm PST - Outdoor Theatre

Not attending? It's the future and you can can stream sets on youtube.com/coachella and Coachella.com as well as turn into Sirius radio for the live broadcast.

 

 

PRIMAVERA SOUND 2015 BARCELONA - ANNOUNCED