Spring breakers (?) and casino resort patrons alike are no doubt saddened by the recent falling out between Vince Neil and The Palms. As some of you may know, Matador has conducted business with the latter on one notable occasion, and we can vouch for the establishment’s very high standards (the sole exception being an unfortunate Vince Neil sighting by the pool).
All of that said, it would be a very sad day for Las Vegas if colorful characters like Vince Neil found themselves ostracized, simply because they occasionally throw a shit-fit in public (and proceed to tweet about it leaving out all of the relevant details).
Unbelievably high quality footage of Glasser’s set at the Fader Fort during CMJ last Saturday night. Even more amazing is when the power cut out and she finishes off “Tremel” acapella, totally unfazed (not unphased as some might have it).
God knows there’s a bunch of fun stuff going on during the annual College Music Journal Music Marathon, but we want to make sure everyone’s aware that we, along with the other Beggars Group labels — True Panther, 4AD, Rough Trade, XL and Young Turks — AND our buddies at Sub Pop, are going to be throwing a bit of a rager this Thursday, October 21, from 10pm to 4am. All the info is above on the flyer, and below for those of you on dial-up connections.
4AD/Matador/Rough Trade/Sub Pop/True Panther/XL/Young Turks CMJ Party
Thursday, October 21
10pm to 4am
Stanton Public (17 Stanton Street, btw. Bowery and Chrystie)
FREE, no RSVP needed
Ages 21 and up
DJ sets by Lemonade, True Panther Soundsystem, Dave Martin (Matador Records) and Gerard Cosloy (Matador Records), plus special guests (you never know who’ll show up to these things)
Drinks courtesy of PBR
Giveaways from Converse
Free t-shirts from the lovely folks at I Buy Music
The kid-tested, Big Bear-approved Beggars Group CMJ Party (not to be confused with the Matador/True Panther jam happening the following night) goes down Thursday, October 22 at Bowery Electric (327 Bowery) from 11pm to the wee hours of the morning, and will feature, among other things, a DJ set by the one and only Gerard Cosloy. RSVP does NOT guarantee entry so please, for the love of God, get there early so we can rage together.
Who amongst us hasn’t read the listening piles of Matador Direct’s Dave Martin (above, right) and thought, “I wish there was an Other Music party he was dj’ing?”
Well, your dreams and mine have come true. Dave will be spinning tonight from 9-10pm at Union Pool ( 484 Union Ave, Williamsburg, 11211) at an event that will also feature the dj skills of Excepter’s Dan Houghland and a live performance from El Guincho.
There’s no word on a dress code, but as always, I think you can presume that Union Pool adhere to a “no shirt, no shoes, no problem” policy.