Actually it’s a bit unfair to reduce Polish musician Gabriele Kulka to just a genre label, so call this whatever you like. A truly memorable & new take on “Keep Your Eyes Peeled” by Queens of the Stone Age from this talented group of Polish musicians.
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It’s another mini-Matador fest at Primavera Sound festival this year, as Queens of the Stone Age, DARKSIDE, Body/Head, Lee Ranaldo and The Dust, Majical Cloudz and Glasser all descend upon Barcelona for the weekend of May 29th-31st. Elsewhere amongst the line-up familiar faces include Spoon, Mogwai and Cold Cave ,with tickets on sale now from www.primaverasound.es.
Though we’re not often in the habit of encouraging you to watch major awards shows here at Matador Records & Filmworks, we must make a rare exception in the case of this Sunday evening’s 2014 Grammy Awards on CBS. As mentioned previously, Queens of the Stone Age are up for 3 Grammys this year, having earned nominations for Best Rock Album (‘…Like Clockwork’), Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and Best Rock Performance (“My God Is The Sun”). On top of that QOTSA will be making their Grammy telecast debut during the program’s grand finale, performing alongside fellow nominees / compatriots Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham.
Post-Grammy Southwest Victory Lap & Additional 2014 U.S. Dates 2014 after the jump
Not content with The NME and Grammy nominations already circulating, The Fly magazine in London have their inaugural awards show taking place on February 6th, with Thurston Moore to receive their “Living Legend” award, with the following Matador acts also up for nomination. Voting is, of course,
demanded encouraged and can be done so here, with the chance to win tickets to the award show.
Artist of the Year: Kurt Vile, Queens of the Stone Age, Savages
Live act of the year: Queens of the Stone Age
Label of the year: Matador (amongst others).
This years NME awards spoonsored by Austin, Texas (…no, we don’t get it either) take place on February 26th in London which sees Queens of the Stone Age and Savages battle it out in the Best Album and Best Live Act categories, whilst Queens are also nominated for Best International Band and Jehnny Beth of Savages is nominated in the Best Band Blog/Twitter. Voting is open now over at the NME website. Let’s help Queens and Savages fill up their trophy cabinets.
Queens of the Stone Age, fresh off ‘…Like Clockwork’ being voted the #1 album of 2013 by the readers of Spin, make their Austin City Limits TV debut on Saturday, January 4 (PBS). Here’s a clip of ‘…Like Clockwork”s “Smooth Sailing” from last October’s taping.
Congrats to Queens of the Stone Age on garning 3 Grammy nominations this past Friday night. ‘…Like Clockwork’ was nominated For Best Rock Album, Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and “My God Is The Sun” was nominated for Best Rock Performance. The Grammys are happening January 26 on CBS, and we can say with full confidence that we’re looking forward to the telecast much more than we were the year Paul Reiser hosted.
With arena shows at Barclays Center in Brooklyn (see above), Allstate Arena in Chicago and Agganis Arena in Boston just days away, Queens of the Stone Age have confirmed three additional February 2014 dates.
2/10 – San Antonio, TX – Majestic Theatre
2/11 – El Paso, TX - Abraham Chavez Theatre
2/13 – Las Vegas, LV - The Joint
Exclusive artist and Citi Private Pass presales begin Wednesday, December 11 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets will be on sale to the public starting Friday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
full US January/February dates after the jump (more…)
Tickets are still available here.
A big week for the Queens continues with a Spotify exclusive three song live EP from Cologne, Germany that was captured by WDR1Live.
Stunning takes, the lot, and there’s even video for “The Vampyre of Time and Memory”:
Speaking of Vampyre and videos, the only interactive video you need to see this week launched Monday for the track. The project was a collaboration with The Creators Project – experience it in its full glory at www.vampyreoftimeandmemory.com.
The Creators Project has also launched a behind-the-scenes piece on the making of the video, which was conceived by directors Kii Arens and Jason Trucco along with developers Darknet:
And for emphasis PLEASE WATCH THE DIRECTOR’S CUT of Vampyre. It rules all realms: