Matador Radio Rampage this weekend: Fucked Up, Ted Leo And The Pharmacists take to the airwaves

photo by Daniel Boud

Several of Matador’s finest will be playing festivals on opposite sides of the country this weekend, and three of them will also be available to non-festivalgoers through the magic of Mr. Marconi’s marvelous invention (and also the Internet).

UPDATE: Thurston Moore has sadly had to cancel his KEXP session today.

At 8:00PM EDT/5:00PM PDT, Fucked Up will play a live set on Seattle’s KEXP before taking the stage at the Capitol Hill Block Party. The set can be heard at 90.3 on Seattleites’ FM dials, and at for the web-savvy.

Tomorrow, Ted Leo And The Pharmacists will be bringing the noise to WXPN’s XPoNentional Music Festival in the lovely (and incredibly hot) city of Philadelphia. Their 5:15PM EDT/2:15PM PDT set will be broadcast on XPN for those of you unfortunate enough not to experience it live. Tune in (hopefully from somewhere with lower temperatures and/or air-conditioning) at 88.5FM in Philly, or at