Matablog

Archive for the 'Perfume Genius' Category

PRIMAVERA SOUND 2015 BARCELONA – ANNOUNCED

By Rian on Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Earlier this week, Primavera Sound Barcelona’s lineup for 2015 was announce and we are taking up some serious real estate. For those making the pilgrimage this year for the festival’s 15th year anniversay, make note of the following:

THURSDAY, May 28

The Thurston Moore Band

FRIDAY, May 29

Belle and Sebastian

Perfume Genius

Tobias Jesso Jr. (True Panther Sounds)

SATURDAY, May 30

Interpol

Fucked Up

Tickets and more information can be found here.

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN ANNOUNCE MANY NEW TOUR DATES AROUND COACHELLA INCLUDING SEVERAL WITH PERFUME GENIUS, AMOEBA MUSIC HOLLYWOOD SIGNING JANUARY 20

By Rian on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

(photo by @bellesglasgow)

For those who have not already heard and have since been enjoying, Belle and Sebastian’s new album ‘Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance’ is streaming in full on many corners of the internet. NPR First Listen & Amazon are hosting in the US, NME in the UK, MagicRPM in France, DeMorgen in Belgium, Rolling Stone in Italy, Exclaim in Canada and many other media outlets. If you check in with the band’s Facebook page to find a geographically suited way to enjoy the streaming the album until it’s official release next week.

This afternoon, MANY MANY new tour dates have been announced around Coachella and not around Coachella this spring, including several in California with Perfume Genius. Pre-sale begins tomorrow at 10am local.

Reminder for those in the Los Angeles area, the band will be doing a singing at Amoeba Hollywood on January 20st at 3pm. More details here.

Pre-order links:
itunes: http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime
amazon: http://smarturl.it/Girls_In_Peacetime
amazon CD (signed, US Only): http://mata.do/1AFRgAI
matador store: http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime_LP

Google Play: http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime_ (US only)
Newbury Comics (Limited Edition Clear Vinyl):http://mata.do/1FOGGJT

New Dates below in BOLD
Monday January 26 – Laneway Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
Wednesday January 28 – The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia
Thursday January 29 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia
Sunday February 1 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Tuesday February 3 – Astor Theatre, Perth, Australia
Thursday, February 12 – AX Club, Seoul, Korea
Saturday, February 14 - The Gathering – Fort Canning, Singapore
Monday, February 16 – Hostess Club Taipei @ Legacy, Taipei, Taiwan
Saturday February 21 – Hostess Club Weekender, Studio Coast, Tokyo, Japan
Monday March 30 -House Of Blues, Boston MA*
Wednesday April 1-Massey Hall, Toronto ONT*
Thursday April 2 – Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak MI*
Friday April 3 – Riviera Theatre, Chicago IL*
Saturday, April 4 – Overture Hall, Madison WI *
Tuesday, April, 7 – Paramount Ballroom, Seattle WA #
Wednesday, April, 8 – Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC #
Thursday, April, 9 – Roseland, Portland OR #
Saturday, April, 11 – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio CA
Sunday, April, 12 – Greek Theatre, Berkley CA %#
Tuesday, April, 14 – Mondavi Center, Davis CA #
Friday, April, 17 – The North Park Theatre, San Diego CA#
Saturday, April, 18 – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio CA
Sunday May 3 – St. David’s, Cardiff, Wales
Monday May 4 – Colston Hall, Bristol England
Tuesday May 5 – Guildhall, Portsmouth, England
Thursday May 7 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England
Friday May 8 – Open, Norwich, England
Sunday May 10 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England
Monday May 11 – Westminster Central Hall, London (sold out)
Tuesday May 12 – Westminster Central Hall, London (sold out)
Thursday May 14 – Albert Hall, Manchester, England
Friday May 15 – Albert Hall, Manchester, England
Saturday May 16 – City Hall, Newcastle, England
Monday May 18 – Opera House, Buxton, England
Tuesday May 19 – City Hall, Leeds, England
Friday, May 22 – Hydro Arena, Glasgow (with the Scottish Festival Orchestra)
Sunday May 24 – Sound City, Liverpool, England
Tuesday, June 9 – Tower Theater, Upper Darby PA
Wednesday, June 10 – Radio City Music Hall, New York NY
Thursday, June, 11 Echostage, Washington DC
Sunday, June, 14 – LC Amphitheatre Pavilion, Columbus OH
Wednesday, June, 17 – Red Rocks, Morrison CO^
Thursday, June, 18 – Uptown Theater, Kansas City MO
Thursday – Saturday, July 2-4 – ATP Iceland, Keflavik, Iceland

# with Perfume Genius
% with Real Estate

Perfume Genius – “Fool” Video, Spring 2015 Dates

By Gerard on Monday, December 8th, 2014

Earlier today, the third video from Perfume Genius’ album of the year candidate ‘Too Bright’, “Fool” premiered via Urban Outfitters. The clip was directed by Charlotte Rutherford, who’d previously directed “Grid” from the same album.

The following Spring 2015 dates are confirmed and (most) are on sale now :

Monday, March, 16 – Wexner Center – Columbus, OH*
Tuesday, March, 17 – Black Cat – Washington, DC*
Thursday, March, 19 – Stage 48 – New York, NY*
Friday, March, 20 – The Sinclair - Cambridge MA*
Saturday, March, 21 – Columbus Theatre – Providence RI*
Mon March, 23 – The Outer Space – Hamden CT*
Tuesday, March, 24 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA*
Wednesday, March, 25 – BSP Kingston – Kingston, NY*
Friday, March, 27 – Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh, PA*
Sunday, March, 29 – Big Ears Festival – Knoxville, TN*
Wednesday, June, 10 – Royal Festival Hall – London UK

order ‘Too Bright’ from the following :
The Matador Store (LP & CD)
iTunes
Perfume Genius.net
Amazon
Amazon MP3
Google Play

Perfume Genius online :

Perfume Genius.net

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
You Tube Channel

VIDEO : Perfume Genius – “Queen” (from Thursday’s “The Late Show WIth David Letterman”)

By Gerard on Friday, October 31st, 2014

(video courtesy CBS / The Late Show)

order ‘Too Bright’ from the following :
The Matador Store (LP & CD)
iTunes
Perfume Genius.net

Amazon
Amazon MP3
Google Play

Perfume Genius online :

Perfume Genius.net

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
You Tube Channel

Tonight : Perfume Genius On CBS’ “The Late Show With David Letterman”

By Gerard on Thursday, October 30th, 2014


Perfume Genius‘ U.S. network television debut happens tonight on CBS’ “The Late Show With David Letterman” (11:35 pm eastern, 10:35pm central). Dave’s other guest tonight is NBC news anchor Brian Williams, and if you think a guy in that position being funny is a little incongruous, you’re never heard David Brinkley’s unreleased Laff Records LP.  That aside, we’re pretty sure this is going to be one of those TV moments you’ll feel like a real dope for missing (and not simply the part where Brian Williams tries to kick Dave in the headt).

upcoming European dates :

November
11 – La Maroquinerie, Paris France
12 – Exile, Zurich, Switzerland
13 – Le Romandie, Lausanne Switzerland
14 – Depot, Leuven Belgium
16 – Vega, Copenhagen Denmark
17 - Lido, Berlin German
18 – Pret-a-ecouter Festival, Heidelberg Germany
19 – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam Holland
21 – Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht Holland
23 – Caves, Edinburgh UK
24 – The Wardrobe, Leeds UK
25 – Oobleck, Birmingham UK
26 – The Haunt, Brighton UK
27 – Islington Assembly Hall, London UK
28 – 29 — Vodafone Mexefest 2014, Lisbon Portugal

Perfume Genius online :

Perfume Genius.net

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
You Tube Channel

‘TOO BRIGHT’ ANNOUNCED AS VINYL ME, PLEASE’S NOVEMBER RELEASE

By Rian on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

(print by: Nick van Hofwegen, the artist known as Young & Sick)

Announced earlier this morning, record of the month club Vinyl Me, Please has picked Perfume Genius’ Too Bright as their November release.

After the first listen, we were unanimous in wanting to run this record. It’s rare that we make a decision that quickly, but then it’s also rare that a record like this comes along.” ­

- Tyler Barstow, Vinyl Me, Please co­-founder.

Along with an exclusive vinyl color, members will receive an album-inspired art print (shown above) as well as a custom mocktail recipe to fit the album. More details here.

The album is also available from Matador Direct.

Perfume Genius is currently on tour.

Perfume Genius live on WNYC today

By Hector on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Hey New Yorkers, I have good news, bad news, and more good news for you. The good news is that Perfume Genius is playing Brooklyn tonight at Music Hall of Williamsburg. The bad news is that the show is sold out, so if you don’t already have tickets you’re out of luck. The other piece of good news is that you can listen to a live Perfume Genius performance today at 2:00PM EDT by visiting the WNYC Soundcheck website. This final piece of good news also applies to people outside New York, in case you were wondering.

Perfume Genius continues his journey across America and beyond in the following locations:

October
8 – Johnny Brenda’s - Philadelphia PA
9 – The Hamilton – Washington DC
10 – Cat’s Cradle Back Room – Carrboro NC
11 - Drunken Unicorn - Atlanta GA
13 - Three Links – Dallas TX
14 – The Parish – Austin TX
16 - Club Congress – Tucson AZ
17 – Soda Bar – San Diego CA
19 – Roxy Theatre - Los Angeles CA
21 – The Independent – San Francisco CA
22 – Harlow’s – Sacramento CA
24 – Mississippi Studios – Portland OR
25 – Neptune Theatre – Seattle WA

November
11 – La Maroquinerie, Paris France
12 – Exile, Zurich, Switzerland
13 – Le Romandie, Lausanne Switzerland
14 – Depot, Leuven Belgium
16 – Vega, Copenhagen Denmark
17 - Lido, Berlin German
18 – Pret-a-ecouter Festival, Heidelberg Germany
19 – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam Holland
21 – Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht Holland
23 – Caves, Edinburgh UK
24 – The Wardrobe, Leeds UK
25 – Oobleck, Birmingham UK
26 – The Haunt, Brighton UK
27 – Islington Assembly Hall, London UK
28 – 29 — Vodafone Mexefest 2014, Lisbon Portugal

order ‘Too Bright’ from the following :
The Matador Store (LP & CD)
iTunes
Perfume Genius.net
Amazon
Amazon MP3
Google Play

Perfume Genius online :
Perfume Genius.net

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
You Tube Channel

 

 

Perfume Genius Live on Boiler Room NOW

By Rian on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014