Post Tagged with: "Matador"

Watch Algiers' "Cleveland" Video

Watch Algiers’ “Cleveland” Video

Algiers‘ sophomore LP The Underside of Power is out now on Matador Records and it will have our vote as one of the best albums of 2017. “Cleveland” is a gospel meets techno protest of police violence focusing on that cities’ tragic murder of 12-year-old resident Tamir Rice. As the band’s frontman Franklin James Fisher explained in June when the […]

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Watch Algiers "The Underside of Power" Video.

Watch Algiers’ “The Underside of Power” Video

Algiers’ self-titled 2015 LP was a breath of fresh and bracing air. Cross-pollinating politically motivated post-punk with the social concerns of soul and gospel, the trio’s debut was a powerful expression of protest in the face of racial injustice. Since that time the band, which consists of original members singer/guitarist Franklin Fisher, bassist/synthesist Ryan Mahan, and guitarist Lee Tesche, has […]

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Watch The Buttertones' "Matador" Video.

Watch The Buttertones’ “Matador” Video

Let’s finish the week with The Buttertones‘ “Matador” video. The LA-based quintet sure knows how to put on a live show, so it’s only fitting that these new visuals, directed by Theo Cohn, feature the band performing the song. The video premiered this week via i-D, and the group’s singer-guitarist Richard Araiza had this to say about it: “We shot […]

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Listen to The Buttertones' Track "Matador".

Listen to The Buttertones’ Track “Matador”

The Buttertones‘ track “Matador” is off the LA-based five piece’s upcoming LP Gravedigging due out March 31st via Innovative Leisure. The track premiered today via CLASH, where they explained that it was the first song written for their upcoming album. The band goes on to say: “It helped pave the way for a darker direction and is one of the […]

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Watch: Savages “The Answer”

Watch: Savages “The Answer”

Savages will follow up their fiercely awesome Matador LP debut, 2013’s Silence Yourself, with Adore Life, another long-player due out via the label on January 22nd. Today we watch the band’s new video for “The Answer“, directed by Giorgio Testi. Filmed in Portugal, this stylized performance video features Savages playing live in a packed and sweaty loft space, as the […]

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Watch: Algiers “And When You Fall”

Watch: Algiers “And When You Fall”

Algiers‘ stunning self-titled debut LP, out now on Matador, will definitely be on our Top 10 album list this year. Combustible and combative, yet deeply soulful in a way that is rarely seen in “indie” music today, Algiers is a riveting musical accomplishment by a band brimming with passion and talent. “And When You Fall” finds the group adding some […]

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Watch: Kurt Vile “Life Like This”

Watch: Kurt Vile “Life Like This”

If you wanna live a life like Kurt Vile‘s, well man, you’re just gonna have to get in line! Vile’s b’lieve i’m goin down LP is due out September 25th via Matador, and today we watch his new video for “Life Like This“. Directed and animated by Adam Avilla, we get a first hand look at just what that life […]

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