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Latest News From The Matablog

  • Available Today : DARKSIDE - 'Psychic Live' (DVD)

    June 30th, 2015 at 11:53 am
    Darkside - 'Psychic Live' (DVD)D
    Produced by La Blogothèque in association with ARTE France & Télénantes, DARKSIDE live at Stereolux - Nantes on March 21st, 2014. Featuring 7 sprawling and unique takes on tracks from 'Psychic', this live DVD captures the band at the peak of touring their critically lauded debut album. The live audio was mastered by Joe Lambert. Limited to 1,000 copies worldwide. 114 Minutes.
    track listing : 1. Freak, Go Home 2. Paper Trails 3. The Only Shine I’ve Seen 4. Heart 5. Metatron 6. Greek Light 7. Golden Arrow Order the DVD now from The MataRead more
  • Ceremony Shares 'The L-Shaped Man: Demo Recordings,' Announces Tour Dates in Mexico

    June 23rd, 2015 at 10:24 am
    Earlier this morning Ceremony shared demos from their fifth studio album The L-Shaped Man which was released officially last month. "We never recorded demos for an album before and we wanted to showcase the journey we went on to create this album," says Ceremony's Anthony Anzaldo. The band are at the front end of a long line of touring this summer across North America and (announced today) Mexico.
    Stream The L-Shaped Man: Demo Recordings on Spotify in the link below:
    North American Tour Dates:
    Tuesday, June, 23 – The Social, Orlando FL^!
    Wednesday, June,… Read more
  • VIDEO : Belle and Sebastian - "Allie" and "Sukie In The Graveyard" on "Late Night With Seth Meyers"

    June 23rd, 2015 at 9:54 am by Gerard
    (Video courtesy NBC and "Late Night With Seth Meyers") Above and below respectively : from last night, Belle and Sebastian performing "Allie" and "Sukie In The Graveyard", the former culled from 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance', the latter from 'The Life Pursuit" and a non-broadcast web exclusive taped for Monday's "Late Night With Seth Meyers". Seth's other guests were Maya Rudolph and the guy who played king-of-the-wolves on "True Blood", which is a big step up from the time one of our bands was denied couch time in favor of "Trapper John M.D." 2nd fiddle Gregory Harrison. We're … Read more
  • VIDEO: Tanlines "Palace" - Starring Natasha Lyonne, Alex Karpovsky & MORE!

    June 22nd, 2015 at 4:26 pm
    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.
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    June 22nd, 2015 at 11:10 am
    Want to get to know the man behind the piano? Well, you're in luck. Pitchfork presents to you a mini documentary directed by Jon Leone where Tobias discusses his journey in preparation for the release of his debut album 'Goon'.
    Watch below:
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  • Coming August 11 : Pavement - The Secret History, Vol. 1 (double LP)

    June 17th, 2015 at 10:01 am
    (photo courtesy The Spiral Stairs Archives) 
    On August 11, Matador Records will release a double LP, 'The Secret History Vol. 1' in North America*, the first of five compilations in a new series of Pavement rarities.   The 30 tracks, 25 of which will be available on vinyl for the first time ever, are allculled from the Slanted and Enchanted era (1990-1992) (and previously available on the 'Slanted & Enchanted: Luxe & Reduxe' CD).  The deluxe double LP contains essays by Stephen Malkmus and Spiral Stairs, plus essays from Matador Records, Billions Corporation, and Drag City bosses, and a… Read more