Posts Tagged ‘Matador Records’

Updated: Jay Reatard Dead at 29

UPDATE: In the Red Records owner Larry Hardy said Reatard was found this morning by his roommate, Jeffrey Novak of the band Cheap Time, who immediately called paramedics. Hardy said Reatard was pronounced dead on the scene.
In the Red released Reatard's 2006 album Blood Visions and a pair of singles compilations. "I'm in shock. He just [...]

Kurt Vile @ Black Cat Tonight

Kurt Vile plays slow, murky, and sloppy rock. His backing band, the Violators, looks like a gang of b-listed stand-up comedians. They seem weird and awkward. But Vile is no slouch. Neither are the guys in his band, for that matter. People (well, music critics) have been paying a lot more attention to the Philadelphia-based [...]

Sonic Youth Album Leaks. Web Sheriff Seeks And Destroys.

The new Sonic Youth album, The Eternal, leaked this week. Yesterday, our own Aaron Leitko got heartfelt and nostalgic about actually paying for it and listening to it via Matador's pretty sweet buy-early program.
Full Disclosure: I have nothing to say about the album. I have not heard the album. I don't want the crummy leak [...]