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New Matador Records (beta)Store

By Michael on Friday, February 11th, 2011

After many faithful years of service the old Matador Records webstore will soon be sent off to pasture as we make way for this here younger and better looking replacement.

We’d like to invite you to check out the new store and would appreciate any feedback, there is a button on the right side of the page, and maybe even buy a record or two.

We don’t have digital purchases ready to go yet and are still working out some kinks but to encourage your early usage enter code ‘TESTER15‘ at checkout to receive 15% off any order for the next week.  Any problems along the way feel free to email store@matadorrecords.com and we look forward to having this baby up and fully functional in the very near future.

Matador 21% Discount (with free shipping) like… NOW!

By Michael on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

To celebrate our 21st year we are offering up a 21% discount on every order at the Matador store.

In addition, we’ll throw in FREE SHIPPING on any orders over $50.

Simply enter code Matador21 at checkout for the discount and select the free shipping option (Sorry, US customers only) Code valid through Dec. 16.

Magic Kids MEMPHIS EVERYWHERE In-store Tour

By truepanthersounds on Friday, August 6th, 2010


To celebrate the 8/24 release of their debut album Memphis, Magic Kids are going on an epic in-store tour to visit all of their favorite Southern independent records stores. Each store will host a free in-store performance and have some goodies to share with people that show up. All this will be benchmarked by a really really really special Memphis release-date performance that we can’t quite tell you about yet….but it is gonna be amazing. Ok, come say hello!!! MEMPHIS EVERYWHERE!!!!!

Wed. 8/25 Knoxville, TN Disc Exchange 6pm
Thu 8/26 Atlanta, GA Criminal Records 7pm
Fri 8/27 Charlotte, NC Lunchbox 6pm
Sat 8/28 Cincinatti, OH Shake It Records 6pm
Sun 8/29 St. Louis, MO Vintage Vinyl 6pm
Mon 8/30 Nashville, TN Grimey’s 6pm


Magic Kids
- Superball (mp3)


Image from Steve Louie’s Flickr

Magic Kids European Tour Dates and Download Album NOW

By truepanthersounds on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

(photo by Greg Giannukos)

EUROPEANS! Magic Kids are on tour right now with Ariel Pink, just announced a whole slew of new US Dates but guess what….your time has come!

Starting October 2nd in London, Magic Kids are setting off across your fine continent! Make sure to show them a good time.

Order MEMPHIS now on CD/LP and get an instant high-quality mp3 download of the album. Order HERE

OCTOBER
Fri 10/1 London, UK @ Barfly
Sat 10/2 London, UK @ Camden Proud Galleries
Sun 10/3 Bruges, Belgium @ Botanique/Witloofbar
Tue 10/5 Amsterdam, Holland @ Paradiso
Wed 10/6 Tilburg, Holland @Tilburg 013/Batcave
Thu 10/7 Hamburg, Germany @ Molotow
Fri 10/8 Helsingar, Denmark @ Musikhuset Elvaerket
Sat 10/9 Oslom, Norway @ Café Mono
Sun 10/10 Gothenburg, Sweden @ Pusterviksbaren
Mon 10/11 Stockholm, Sweden @ Landet
Tue 10/12 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Lades
Wed 10/13 Berlin, Germany @ Magnet
Thu 10/14 Köln, Germany @ Werkstatt
Fri 10/15 München, Germany @ Atomic Cafe
Sat 10/16 Zurich, Switzerland @ Club Zukunft
Sun 10/17 Milan, Italy Indierocket party @ Rocket (free entry)
Mon 10/18 Paris, France @ Point Ephemere
Tue 10/19 Oxford, UK @ Jercicho Tavern
Thu 10/21 Bristolm UK @ Louisanna
Fri 10/22 Bristol, UK @ The Social
Sat 10/23 Cardiff, UK @ Swn Festival
Sun 10/24 Newcastle, UK @ The Cluny
Mon 10/25 Leeds, UK @ Nation of Shopkeepers
Tue 10/26 Birmingham, UK @ Hare and Hounds
Wed 10/27 London, UK @ TBC
Thu 10/28 London, UK @ Lexington

Harlem ‘Hippies’ hits stores TODAY!

By Robby on Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

photo grabbed from Pooneh Ghana‘s flickr

A lot has happened since we met Harlem a few years ago. They’ve written 16 indelible pop songs, played shows across the nation, contributed to a compilation celebrating the one of the better music scenes going right now and beat us in a couple rounds of cee-lo… and in the midst of all that and more, they let us release a damn fine LP that we couldn’t be more enthusiastic to yell, “drops today!”

You can grab ‘Hippies’ at many fine music retail outlets including your local record shop, favorite digital retailer (such as Amazon, emusic or iTunes) and Matador’s online store.

And the fun’s just getting started – Harlem plays a release show at Waterloo Records in Austin on April 11, Lollapalooza in August and a ton of other dates in between.

News From the True Panther Universe

By truepanthersounds on Friday, February 26th, 2010

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

It’s snowing like crazy here in NYC but True Panther Sounds remains bundled up, huddled away and working hard. Taking a few precious moments every day to find good youtube videos, but also putting out a bunch of records. Wanted to give y’all the latest update in the True Panther Universe..

This last Tuesday, 3/23, we released two brand new records.

Hunx and His Punx‘ “Gay Singles”
We initially released a limited vinyl pressing this last year, but after blowing through them we re-pressed it on LP/CD/DA. It now has slightly different cover art, a cd that includes all the videos, better quality vinyl, and a free mp3 download with each record. PLUS it’s cheaper than before. The songs are classic glammy, and gay. They’ve gotten better with each listen. Lookout for national and international tour dates in the next few months.
Order HERE (and get a free Chiphunx CD)
U Don’t Like Rock’nRoll (mp3)

Morning Benders “Promises” 7″

This is a limited edition single from one of our favorite new bands. Their record is coming out on Rough Trade, but this first single is all ours! It’s limited and features an exclusive b-side “Oh Annie”, a more plaintive and restrained version of the band. Enjoy!
Order HERE
Promises (mp3)


We’re also putting out 3 brand new 12″/digital records on March 9th! New releases from Tanlines, Lemonade, and Janka Nabay. Each record is a totally unique incantation of the dance music spirits- Janka electrified the Bubu dance music of his native Sierra Leone, Lemonade mixed every kind of electronic music from the last 30 years in a big caribbean fruit salad, and Tanlines are making “new music” , coalesced from tropical sounds and restrained house. We’re just going to call it all “Yes Wave”.

Get all three records in a bundle for only $25 and get instant downloads of the singles and a few exclusive remixes. Order HERE

Order Tanlines- Settings HERE
Real Life” (mp3)
Order Lemonade- Pure Moods HERE
“Lifted” (mp3)
Order Janka Nabay- Bubu King HERE
Eh Congo” (mp3)

We’re also having a big show to celebrate the release of the 12″s. Hope to see some of you in the New York are there!

That’s it for the update for now. Hope you enjoy the records. We have some great stuff on the burners for the new year, full-lengths from Glasser and Magic Kids. Releases from Teengirl Fantasy, The Bitters, and Real Estate. Stoked!!

This Christmas just got 10% better

By Michael on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

If you’re anything like us you probably haven’t started your holiday shopping yet, and it’s a good thing you haven’t. Now you can get your friends and family something they will really love and take advantage of a 10% off sale valid through December 15th at the Matador store. Just make sure to enter code ‘holidaze’ at checkout.

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Spiral Stairs live Seattle instore

By Michael on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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A little while back, Gerard may or may not have mentioned something about Spiral Stairs playing an instore in Seattle (by a while back I mean this morning and by “may or may not have mentioned” I mean he mapped it out in great detail… I just like suspense).

Well, dear friends, here it is… In celebration of the release of his first album under the SS moniker, Spiral is taking Seattle by free-live-instore storm. Check it. Don’t wreck it.

Jay Reatard Instore Tour Kicks Off Tuesday!!!

By Michael on Monday, August 17th, 2009
Thanks to blogs.nashvillescene.com for the picture

Thanks to blogs.nashvillescene.com for the picture

Don’t forget, kids, tomorrow marks the first show of Jay Reatard’s highly anticipated West Coast Instore Tour.

So if you find yourself bogged down by summer in one of these little not-so-out-of-the-way hamlets up and down the West Coast, be sure to come out, check a FREE ALL AGES instore and pick up Jay’s newest record Watch Me Fall.

August:
18th – 6pm @ Amoeba Music Hollywood (LA)
19th – 7pm @ Fingerprints (Long Beach)
20th – 7pm @ M-Theory (San Diego)
21st – 7pm @ Streetlight Records (Santa Cruz)
22nd – 6pm @ Amoeba Music San Francisco (duh)
23rd – 6pm @ Amoeba Music Berkeley (again…)
25th – 6pm @ Jackpot Records (Portland)
26th – 7pm @ Easy Street Records (Seattle)
27th – 7pm @ Sonic Boom Records (Seattle)
28th – 8pm @ Zulu Records (Vancouver)

And if free all ages instores don’t whet your palette, maybe this will………………..

Times New Viking: New Single, New Album, New Life

By Jocelyn on Friday, August 14th, 2009

Really good news, TNV fans.

The Born Again Revisited preorder is up in its final incarnation in the Matastore, and it’s unfuckingbelievable. In a fit of unprecedented (and probably never-to-be-repeated) generosity, when you preorder Born Again Revisited through Matador Direct, you get:

-the new TNV single, Move to California, 7″

-the Stay Awake EP, 7″

-the Whitney poster from the band’s 2008 performance

Click here to get in on this incredible offer, while supplies last!  Remember, your goods arrive on release day – Sept. 22nd – only when you preorder from the Matastore.

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