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Photos: Kurt Vile at the Brighton Music Hall

Kurt Vile performs live at the Brighton Music Hall on July 11, 2011.
Brighton Music Hall | July 11, 2011
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  July 15, 2011
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Come hither: Thalia Zedek and company reunite

"I had already pretty much been around the block at the time," says Thalia Zedek.
Call it a Comeback
By MATT PARISH  |  September 24, 2010
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Various Artists | Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010

The notion that regional musical flavors exist independently in American cities is quickly becoming an archaic truism, seeing as how the world really is a stage these days, at least in the digital sense.
Matador (2010)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  January 08, 2010
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Jay Reatard | Watch Me Fall

Jay Reatard is the Lil Wayne of the Memphis garage-rock scene.
Matador (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  August 28, 2009
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Yo La Tengo | Popular Songs

Yo La Tengo are articulate, thoughtful purveyors of highbrow pop.
Matador (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  August 21, 2009
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Sonic Youth | The Eternal

This is Sonic Youth's first release on Matador Records, a retirement home for long-in-the-tooth indie-rockers, after two decades of major-label albums and one celebrity-curated Starbucks hits compilation.
Matador (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  June 05, 2009


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Save yourselves

The media-propagated notion that the Canadian sextet Fucked Up are "saving hardcore" seems silly.
Fucked Up are not your father's hardcore
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  January 12, 2009