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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.

Vinyl Blowout Sale

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We've uncovered some excess inventory here at the expansive Matador Warehouse™ and that can only mean one thing, sale time. We've got 6 recent classics up for grabs at pretty much half off their normal retail price, but don't wait too long because once these are gone, they are gone for good.

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts LP $8.99

Chelsea Light Moving - Chelsea Light Moving LP + 7" $8.99

Fucked Up - Glass Boys LP - $7.49 Dbl LP $8.99

EMA - The Future's Void LP - $8.99

Lower - Seek Warmer Climes LP - $4.49

Tanlines - Mixed Emotions LP $7.49

VIDEO: Tanlines "Palace" - Starring Natasha Lyonne, Alex Karpovsky & MORE!



Earlier today Tanlines released a pretty spectacular music video for their latest single "Palace" which brings together quite the crew. Eric and Jesse are joined by Natasha Lyonne, Alex Karpovsky, Leo Fitzpatrick, Ben Sinclair and others to show the consequences of a split decision.

It will absolutely make your day better if you press play.



Highlights is available now from True Panther Sounds.

TPS: http://smarturl.it/TanlinesHighlightsLP
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/TanlinesHighlights
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/Tanlines_Highlights
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/TanlinesHighlights_g

UPCOMING TOUR DATES:
Friday, June, 26 - Mr. Smalls, Millvale PA
Saturday, June, 27 –  Grog Shop, Cleveland Heights OH
Sunday, June, 28 - The Loving Touch, Ferndale MI
Tuesday, June, 30 – Madison Live, Covington KY
Wednesday, July, 1 - Firebird, St. Louis MO
Thursday, July, 2 - Vega, Lincoln NE
Friday, July, 3  - Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
Sunday, July, 5 - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City UT
Tuesday, July, 7 - Electric Owl, Vancouver BC
Wednesday, July, 8 - Neumos, Seattle WA
Thursday, July, 9 - Mississippi Studios, Portland OR
Tuesday, July, 14 - The Observatory, Santa Ana CA
Wednesday, July, 15 - Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ
Friday, July, 17 - Red 7, Austin TX
Saturday, July, 18 - Club Dada, Dallas TX
Sunday, July, 19 - Fitzgerald’s, Houston TX
Tuesday, July, 21 - The Earl, Atlanta GA
Wednesday, July, 22 - The Mothlight, Asheville NC
Thursday, July, 23 - U Street Music Hall, Washington DC
Friday, July, 24 - Voyeur, Philadelphia PA
Saturday, July, 25, The Sinclair, Cambridge MA
 

Binge-listen to Tanlines' new album 'Highlights'



Add 'Highlights' to your list/queue and get ready to binge-listen to the album in full at your favorite web destination: tanlinesinternet.com.

The band play at Rough Trade tonight and Bowery Ballroom tomorrow. Both shows are sold out so I hope you got tickets early. More tour dates can be found here.

Highlights is officially out May 19th on True Panther Sounds. Pre-order below

VIDEO: Tanlines "Pieces"

Tanlines Can't Jump by the looks of their new video for single "Pieces." The video premiered earlier today via Funny or Die.

Last week the band gave a sneak peak to their upcoming album 'Highlights' on a conference call hosted by Jesse and Eric and a few special guests. If you did not get a chance to hop on that call, you will have another chance this Wednesday. You will then be able to binge listen to the entire album on the band's world-famous website.

Important reminder that the band will be on tour soon:
Wednesday, May, 13 - Rough Trade, Brooklyn NY SOLD OUT
Thursday, May, 14 – Bowery Ballroom, New York NY SOLD OUT
Monday, May, 18 - The Echoplex, Los Angeles CA
Tuesday, May, 19th - Amoeba Records, Los Angeles
Friday, June, 26 - Mr. Smalls, Millvale PA
Saturday, June, 27 –  Grog Shop, Cleveland Heights OH
Sunday, June, 28 - The Loving Touch, Ferndale MI
Tuesday, June, 30 – Madison Live, Covington KY
Wednesday, July, 1 - Firebird, St. Louis MO
Thursday, July, 2 - Vega, Lincoln NE
Friday, July, 3  - Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
Sunday, July, 5 - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City UT
Tuesday, July, 7 - Electric Owl, Vancouver BC
Wednesday, July, 8 - Neumos, Seattle WA
Thursday, July, 9 - Mississippi Studios, Portland OR
Tuesday, July, 14 - The Observatory, Santa Ana CA
Wednesday, July, 15 - Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ
Friday, July, 17 - Red 7, Austin TX
Saturday, July, 18 - Club Dada, Dallas TX
Sunday, July, 19 - Fitzgerald’s, Houston TX
Tuesday, July, 21 - The Earl, Atlanta GA
Wednesday, July, 22 - The Mothlight, Asheville NC
Thursday, July, 23 - U Street Music Hall, Washington DC
Friday, July, 24 - Voyeur, Philadelphia PA
Saturday, July, 25, The Sinclair, Cambridge MA
Pre-order Highlights now:

Tanlines Win the Internet, Announce Tour

Earlier today Tanlines unveiled the new look for tanlinesinternet.com. If you would like your day made, make time to really look through and enjoy all the new features including but not limited to a long list of tour dates. Odds are Eric and Jesse are headed to a town near you.


Wednesday, May, 13 - Rough Trade, Brooklyn NY
Thursday, May, 14 - Bowery Ballroom, New York NY SOLD OUT
Monday, May, 18 - The Echoplex, Los Angeles CA
Friday, June, 26 - Mr. Smalls, Millvale PA
Saturday, June, 27 -  Grog Shop, Cleveland Heights OH
Sunday, June, 28 - The Loving Touch, Ferndale MI
Tuesday, June, 30 - Madison Live, Covington KY
Wednesday, July, 1 - Firebird, St. Louis MO
Thursday, July, 2 - Vega, Lincoln NE
Friday, July, 3  - Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
Sunday, July, 5 - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City UT
Tuesday, July, 7 - Electric Owl, Vancouver BC
Wednesday, July, 8 - Neumos, Seattle WA
Thursday, July, 9 - Mississippi Studios, Portland OR
Tuesday, July, 14 - The Observatory, Santa Ana CA
Wednesday, July, 15 - Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ
Friday, July, 17 - Red 7, Austin TX
Saturday, July, 18 - Club Dada, Dallas TX
Sunday, July, 19 - Fitzgerald's, Houston TX
Tuesday, July, 21 - The Earl, Atlanta GA
Wednesday, July, 22 - The Mothlight, Asheville NC
Thursday, July, 23 - U Street Music Hall, Washington DC
Friday, July, 24 - Voyeur, Philadelphia PA
Saturday, July, 25, The Sinclair, Cambridge MA
Pre-order Highlights now:
Preview of the new hub for Tanlines online... ENJOY

PREMIERE: Tanlines "Invisible Ways"

Earlier today The FADER premiered "Invisible Ways" from upcoming album Highlights, out May 19th on True Panther Sounds. Tanlines' Jesse Cohen wrote about the recording of this particular song as part of "the Pittsburgh sessions" for Medium, as well as shared some exclusive photos. After you listen to the song, definitely check it out.