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Mdou Moctar – “Imouhar” Live Outside The School (Agadez, Niger)

Mdou Moctar has released a live rendition of his brand new song “Imouhar,” taken from the forthcoming album ‘Funeral for Justice‘ (out May 3), recorded in Agadez, Niger. Bassist / Producer Mikey Coulton said of the new video: At the beginning of 2023 we all met up in Agadez, Niger. It was the first time…

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Pavement Weaves ‘Cautionary Tales: Jukebox Classiques’

Cautionary Tales: Jukebox Classiques is a limited-edition box set featuring Pavement’s complete catalog of 7” singles released 1989-1999. It will include 18 records total, covering music originally released on Treble Kicker, Drag City, Matador, Big Cat, and Domino. All faithfully reproduced with original artwork, plus a 24-page threaded saddle-sewn booklet and full discographical history. Cautionary…

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“Psychedelic Orgasm” The Latest From Kim Gordon

Musician and visual artist Kim Gordon will release her highly anticipated second solo album, The Collective, this Friday, March 8th via Matador Records. Today, Tuesday, she offers one more early taste of the album with “Psychedelic Orgasm.” Listen below: “Psychedelic Orgasm” follows previously released singles and videos “I’m A Man” and “BYE BYE,” which both…

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Mdou Moctar Have A ‘Funeral For Justice’

Funeral For Justice is the new album from Nigerien quartet, Mdou Moctar, arriving in full May 3rd, 2024. Watch a video for the album’s blistering title track below: Recorded at the close of two years spent touring the globe following the release of 2019 breakout Afrique Victime, it captures the band in ferocious form. The…

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Matador Reissue Butthole Surfers’ Classics

We are pleased to announce that Matador Records will reissue a number of key catalog titles by legendary Texas band, The Butthole Surfers, including classic albums and EPs recorded during the band’s strange, grotesque, and ultimately unparalleled first decade. All of the records have been remastered under supervision from the group. Today, remastered audio of…

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Say Hello to Kim Gordon’s “Bye Bye”

Musician and visual artist Kim Gordon returns with her second solo album, The Collective, which will be released March 8th on Matador. Its lead track, “BYE BYE,” is out now, driven by a snaking bassline which guides us through a haunting packing list. Gordon will also play six live shows around The Collective’s arrival, beginning March 21 in Burlington, Vt.  The cinematic video for…

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Bar Italia Is An Artist To Watch 2024

Spotify has selected Bar Italia as one of their Artists To Watch in 2024. The Streamer tapped their North American music team and editors of playlists—Viva Latino (Latin), Pop Rising (pop), Hot Country (country), juniper (folk), New Noise (rock), Lorem (indie), R&B Rising (R&B), Most Necessary (hip-hop), and mint (dance)—to help select the 90 rising talents.

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The Year In Review June 2023

On June 15th, hard rock icons Queens of the Stone Age released their celebrated 8th studio album, In Times New Roman…. The results are instantly identifiable; QOTSA’s sonic signature, expanded and embellished with new and unprecedented twists in virtually every song, a live in-a-room recording that showcases a band at the height of their creative powers. In…

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Queens Of The Stone Age Close Out The Year In Style

After gracing the rest of North America and Europe with legendary shows all year, “U.S. rock gods” (The Telegraph) Queens of the Stone Age have finally landed in their home turf of Los Angeles to close out the 2023 in epic fashion. The festivities kicked off with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! for their…

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Queens of the Stone Age Announce 2024 Canadian Tour

Queens of the Stone Age have announced the Canadian leg of their ‘The End Is Nero’ tour behind their latest album, In Times New Roman… 1st Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome2nd Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place3rd Saskatoon, SK – Sasktel Centre5th Winnipeg, MB – Canada Life Centre8th Oshawa, ON – Tribute Communities Centre9th Kingston, ON – Leon’s…

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Water From Your Eyes’ Remix Album, Crushed By Everyone, Out Now

US indie duo Water From Your Eyes’ release Crushed By Everyone, a song-by-song rework of the duo’s critically-adored Matador debut, Everyone’s Crushed. Curated by band members Rachel Brown and Nate Amos, the album dips heavily into WFYE’s personal rolodex with contributions that map the group’s rapidly expanding community – friends, tourmates, and peers. It’s the…

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Belle & Sebastian Announce 2024 Canadian Shows

Belle and Sebastian will return to Canada this spring with shows in Montreal (April 28th @ MTelus) and Toronto (April 29th @ History). Both shows will be supported by The Weather Station. The shows are part of a coast-to-coast North American run of dates kicking off in Atlanta on April 23 and wrapping up in…

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