Video: Live from Matador Turns 21 – Girls, Pavement, Kurt Vile and Sonic Youth
This year marked the 21st birthday of Matador Records, and they made sure the celebrations were appropriately huge. Where better to come of age than Las Vegas, accompanied by a bunch of awesome bands that have made their name with Matador over the years. Did your invitation get lost in the mail?
Never mind – now you can watch the party highlights right here, with a special presentation from Pitchfork TV. There are seventeen clips, including Sonic Youth playing ‘Death Valley 69′, Pavement with ‘Conduit For Sale!’, Kurt Vile with ‘Hunchback’, and Girls performing all three parts of the ‘Lysandre’ suite.
Watch the celebrations kick off below, or watch them clips track-by-track here.