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COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU: ALGIERS ANNOUNCE US / UK / EU LIVE DATES

By Blue on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

It’s been a busy year for Algiers so far after the release of their self-titled debut album in June and hitting the road for several US headline dates, as well as touring with Interpol.

They will be touring the UK and Europe this August including a string of festival dates, an intimate London show, as well as supporting Canadian post-punk outfit Viet Cong, before heading out to the US again in the fall for several headline shows. All dates and ticket links below.

UK / EU live dates:

Aug 9: OFF Festival, Katowice Poland
Aug 12: Sommerloft Festival, About Blank, Berlin Germany
Aug 14: La Route du Rock Festival, St Malo France
Aug 18: The Waiting Room, London UK
Aug 19: Scala, London UK***
Aug 21: Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt Belgium
Aug 22: Festival Cabaret Vert, Charleville Mezieres France

US live dates:

Sep 17: Brighton Music Hall, Boston MA
Sep 18: The Mercury Lounge, New York NY
Sep 19: Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia PA
Sep 20: Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington DC
Sep 22: Terminal West, Atlanta GA
Sep 24: Three Links, Dallas TX
Sep 25: Red 7, Austin TX
Sep 27: Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ
Sep 28: The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood CA
Sep 30: The Independent, San Francisco CA
Oct 2: Kilby Court, Salt Lake City UT
Oct 3: Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
Oct 5: Firebird, St. Louis MO
Oct 6: The Empty Bottle, Chicago IL
Oct 7: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland OH
Oct 8: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON
Oct 9: Bar Le Ritz PDB, Montreal QC
Oct 11: Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY

*** Supporting Viet Cong

Watch their recent KEXP performance in full HERE. Separate links below.

Black Eunuch / But She Was Not Flying / Games / Blood

 

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BELLE AND SEBASTIAN 20TH ANNIVERSARY SHOWS

By Blue on Monday, July 20th, 2015

WHERE DID THE TIME GO? In June 2016 we will be celebrating 20 years since Belle and Sebastian entered this godforsaken world with two very special shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall where they will perform their 1996 debut Tigermilk on June 22nd, and If You’re Feeling Sinister on the following night on June 23rd; both nights featuring songs from their entire catalogue.

Tickets go on pre-sale this Wednesday (22nd July) and on general sale on Friday (24th July). You can purchase them here. Not one to be missed!

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BELLE AND SEBASTIAN EU TOUR ANNOUNCED NOVEMBER 2015

By Blue on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

(Photo by Hannah Jor)

Belle and Sebastian have just announced they are returning to Europe this November. Aren’t you a lucky bunch. Tickets will be on general sale on Friday at 10am. See dates and ticket links below…

November 10 – Rocher de Palmer, Bordeaux TICKETS
November 11 – Razzmatazz, Barcelona – TICKETS
November 12 - Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon – TICKETS
November 14 - Riviera, Madrid – TICKETS
November 18 – La Paloma, Nimes TICKETS
November 19 - Casino De Paris, Paris, TICKETS
November 21 – Fri-Son, Fribourg – TICKETS
November 23 – X-tra, Zürich – TICKETS
November 24 -Live Music Hall, Cologne – TICKETS
November 25 – Cirque Royale, Brussels – TICKETS
November 27 – Docks, Hamburg – TICKETS
November 29 – 013, Tilburg – TICKETS

 

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HÆLOS UK/EU FESTIVAL DATES

By Blue on Friday, June 5th, 2015

After the announcement of their new ‘Earth Not Above‘ EP, Hælos set off for a string of festival dates this summer. See more info and ticket links below:

Saturday, June, 6 –  Heartbeats Festival, Halluin, FR
Sunday, June, 7 –  Field Day Festival, London, UK
Sunday, June, 28 –  PiP Festival – Piknik i Parken, Oslo, NO
Saturday, July, 18 – Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK
Thursday, July, 23 – Secret Garden Party, East Anglia, UK
Saturday, August, 22 –  Dockville Festival, Hamburg, DE
Sunday, September, 6 – Festival No.6, North Wales, UK

You can purchase the EP via iTunes and stream via Spotify.

 

MATADOR AT PRIMAVERA FESTIVAL

By Blue on Friday, May 29th, 2015

Just a heads up for those lucky enough to be at Primavera Festival this weekend cos we have a TON of bands playing:

Belle and Sebastian, Fucked Up, Iceage, Interpol, The New Pornographers, Perfume Genius, The Thurston Moore Band and Tobias Jesso Jr are all appearing.

A few of these performances will also be live streamed here. See bands and times below:

Friday

The New Pornographers: 19.30 – 20.25 Channel 1

Belle and Sebastian: 21.30 – 22.30 Channel 2

Saturday

Fucked Up: 19.30 – 20.20 Channel 2

Interpol: 22.20 – 23.34 Channel 1

CEREMONY UK/EU TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

By Blue on Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Good news! Ceremony are returning to the UK and Europe this August for the first time since 2012, for a string of headline and festival dates to showcase their new album The L-Shaped Man which was released worldwide as of last week.

Tour dates:

August 5th: Pokalen – Oslo, Norway TICKETS

August 6th: Skjul Fyra Sex - Gothenburg, Sweden (Door sales only)

August 8th: Visions Festival – London, UK TICKETS

August 9th: Bodega - Nottingham, UK TICKETS

August 10th: Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK TICKETS

August 11th: Broadcast, Glasgow UK TICKETS

August 12th: Sound Control – Manchester, UK TICKETS

August 13th: Winston – Amsterdam, Netherlands TICKETS

August 14th: Ieperfest – Ieper, Belgium TICKETS

August 15th: Underground – Cologne, Germany TICKETS

August 16th: Hafenklang – Hamburg. Germany TICKETS

August 17th: Batofar - Paris, France TICKETS

 

Tickets will be on sale as of 10am on Friday (29th May).

 

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BELLE AND SEBASTIAN, SAVAGES, SHLOHMO & TOBIAS JESSO JR AT FYF FEST

By Blue on Friday, May 8th, 2015

What better way to commence your summer with Belle and Sebastian, Savages, Shlohmo and Tobias Jesso Jr joining this killer lineup at FYF Fest on August 22nd in LA, California.

You can buy tickets here.

More info here.

PREMIERE: SHLOHMO “Dark Red”

By Blue on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Ahead of it’s official release next week on April 7th through True Panther, Shlohmo’s “Dark Red” is now available to stream in its entirety over on NYTimes Press Play —> HERE

Merry Tuesday.

 

TOUR DATES

Mar 31 – Casbah – San Diego, CA
Apr 1 – Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
Apr 2 – Sister – Albuquerque, NM
Apr 3 – Parish – Austin, TX
Apr 4 – Fitz (Upstairs) – Houston, TX
Apr 5 – Trees – Dallas, TX
Apr 6 – Republic – New Orleans, LA
Apr 8 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, D.C.
Apr 9 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
Apr 11 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY
Apr 12 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
Apr 14 – Signal Kitchen – Burlington, VT
Apr 15 – SAT – Montreal, QB
Apr 16 – Hoxton – Toronto, ON
Apr 17 – Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
Apr 18 – Plush – St. Louis, MO
Apr 22 – Bluebird Theatre – Denver, CO
Apr 24 – Neumos – Seattle, WA
Apr 26 – Branx – Portland, OR
Apri 29 – The Arcata Theatre – Arcata, CA
Apr 30 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
May 2 – Velvet Jones – Santa Barbara, CA
May 7 – The Fonda – Los Angeles, CA
May 20 – Music Box – Lisbon, PT
May 21 – Oval Space – London, UK
May 22 – Bitterzoet – Amsterdam, NL
May 23 – Razzmatazz – Barcelona, ES
May 24 – VK – Brussels, BE
May 27 – L’Amalgane – Yverdon-Les-Bains, CH
May 28 – Plaza – Zurich, CH
May 29 – Pratersauna – Vienna, AT
May 30 – We Love Green Festival – Paris, FR
May 31 – Berlin Festival – Berlin, DE
June 01 – Quirinetta Theatre – Rome, IT

 

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THURSTON MOORE Oxford show announcement

By Blue on Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Thurston Moore and his band will be taking a trip to Oxford amongst his other UK tour dates this spring on May 10th at the O2 Academy. Tickets HERE.

Previously announced shows:

April

Wednesday 22 Istanbul, TR Babylon Asmalımescit TICKETS
Friday 24 Thessaloniki, GR Fix Factory of Sound TICKETS
Saturday 25 Athens, GR Fuzz Club TICKETS
Monday 27 Tel Aviv, IL Barby TICKETS
Thursday 30 Paris, FR Clap your Hands Festival (Café de la Danse) TICKETS

May

Saturday 02 Leeds, GB Live at Leeds TICKETS
Sunday 03 Glasgow, GB Live at Glasgow TICKETS
Thursday 14 Brighton, GB The Great Escape (Concorde 2) TICKETS
Friday 15 London, GB Oslo SOLD OUT
Saturday 16 London, GB Oslo TICKETS
Monday 18 Exeter, GB Phoenix TICKETS
Tuesday 19 Birmingham, GB Hare & Hounds TICKETS
Wednesday 20 Newcastle, GB Cluny TICKETS
Friday 22 Hebden Bridge, GB Trades Club TICKETS
Saturday 23 Liverpool, GB Liverpool Sound City TICKETS
Thursday 28 Barcelona, ES Primavera Sound Festival TICKETS
Friday 29 Nimes, FR This Is Not A Love Song Festival TICKETS

June

Monday 01 Ljubljana, SI Kino Siska TICKETS
Tuesday 02 Zagreb, US Mochvara TICKETS
Wednesday 03 Budapest, HU A38 Ship TICKETS
Thursday 04 Vienna, AT Arena TICKETS
Saturday 06 Porto, PT Primavera Sound Festival TICKETS

July

Friday 03 Gdynia, PL Open’er Festival TICKETS
Sunday 12 Bruges, BE Cactus Festival TICKETS

 

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN at Somerset House + Tomas Barford remix

By Blue on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Belle and Sebastian have been announced as part of the Somerset House Summer Series on Saturday 18th July this year.

Tickets can be bought HERE and will be available for general sale from 9am on Friday 20th March.

And as if that wasn’t enough, they have also released a Tomas Barford remix of ‘The Party Line‘ from the recent “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance” album, which you can listen to below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wmrWWg9rdw

SAVAGES and THE THURSTON MOORE BAND at Latitude Festival

By Blue on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

You may be pleased to know that Matador’s very own Savages AND The Thurston Moore Band will be making an appearance at this year’s Latitude festival on the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage, which will also mark the festival’s 10th anniversary.

Aren’t you lucky. Tickets can be bought here.

This is the first UK show announced for Savages this year so far…

Previously announced Thurston Moore shows are as follows:

April

Wednesday 22 Istanbul, TR Babylon Asmalımescit TICKETS
Friday 24 Thessaloniki, GR Fix Factory of Sound TICKETS
Saturday 25 Athens, GR Fuzz Club TICKETS
Monday 27 Tel Aviv, IL Barby TICKETS
Thursday 30 Paris, FR Clap your Hands Festival (Café de la Danse) TICKETS

May

Saturday 02 Leeds, GB Live at Leeds TICKETS
Sunday 03 Glasgow, GB Live at Glasgow TICKETS
Thursday 14 Brighton, GB The Great Escape (Concorde 2) TICKETS
Friday 15 London, GB Oslo SOLD OUT