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Date Posted: 23 April 2016  

Matau Records Tune of the Day 'Gamma Knife' by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 'Gamma Knife' is the first single from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's eight studio album 'Nonagon Infinity' King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are an Australian band formed in 2010. With Nonagon Infinity King Gizz have departed from their predominantly psychedelic rock st...


Date Posted: 2 April 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - “Rolling On” by The Murlocs “Rolling On” was released in 2015 as a limited edition 7” single on hot pink vinyl on Flightless Records. Its the first single from The Murlocs second album “Young Blindness” released as a limited edition yellow vinyl in March 2016. The Murlocs are an Australian garage rock band formed in Geelong in 2011. In...


Date Posted: 10 March 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "Take It There" by Massive Attack, Tricky & 3D "Take it There" is a track from the latest Massive Attack EP "Ritual Spirit" released in Janaury 2016 on Virgin EMI Records. "Take it There" features orignial collaborator Tricky for the first time since their album Protection in 1994. You can purchase "Ritual Spirit" on vinyl from Matau Records Australian music store ...


Date Posted: 8 March 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Everybody Loves the Sunshine” by Roy Ayers Everybody Loves the Sunshine was released on vinyl in 1976 on Polydor Records, and is from the LP of the same title. The song has been sampled many times by Hip-hop artists. Roy Ayers is an American funk, soul, and jazz artist, as well as being famous in this own right his songs are some of the most sampled by the hip-hop community and is featured on the soundtrack to the N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton. “Everybody Loves the S...


Date Posted: 3 March 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory The soundtrack to the movie was released on vinyl in 1971. The songs and score were composed by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley. The movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was based on the children's book by Roald Dahl. Geffen Records have re-released Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory soundtrack on Gold vinyl, its available from our Australian vinyl music store ...


Date Posted: 29 February 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Men Of Good Fortune" by Lou Reed Men of Good Fourtune is a track from Lou Reed's third solo album Berlin, released on vinyl in 1973. The song was originally recorded the The Velvet Underground in 1966 but was never released. You can purchase Lou Reed's album "Berlin" on vinyl from our Australian music store Click Here . ...


Date Posted: 25 February 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Step On” by The Happy Mondays Released in April 1990 on 7” single, Step On is a cover of "He's Gonna Step On You Again" co-written by Christos Demetriou and performed by John Kongos. The Happy Mondays version incorporates a short sample of three guitar notes from the original. Step On was a single from the Happy Mondays forth LP “Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches” also released on vinyl in 1990. Both the single and LP were produced by Paul Oakenfold on released on factory records. ...


Date Posted: 21 February 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Garden” by The Hinds Garden is The Hinds’ third single released from their debut album “Leave Me Alone” on vinyl in January 2016. Garage Rock Band The Hinds is a Spanish rock band formed in 2011. Forced to change from their original name Deers in 2014 Hind is a female deer. The Hinds toured Australia in February 2015 and will be touring again in May 2016. You can buy “Leave Me Alone” on yellow vinyl from our music store ...


Date Posted: 18 February 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Organ Donor” by DJ Shadow Organ Donor is a track from DJ Shadow’s debut vinyl LP Endtroducing..... released in 1996. The album was created entirely from sampled vinyl records sourced from DJ Shadow’s crate digging. DJ Shadow sampled the organ solo from Organ Donor from Giorgio Moroder's record “Tears”. You can purchase DJ Shadow’s acclaimed album Endtroducing from Matau Records vinyl record store ...


Date Posted: 16 February 2016  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "Hearts on Fire" by Cut Copy "Hearts on Fire" was the first single released from Cut Copy’s 2008 Vinyl LP In Ghost Colours. Tim Goldsworthy re-edited the song for the album. Cut Copy (or Cut/Copy) were formed in 2001 in Melbourne, Australia. In Ghost Colours was the groups second album (released on vinyl in 2008) and catapulted them to the attention of the world. You can purchase Cut Copy's In Ghost Colours from Matau Records Vinyl Store ...


Date Posted: 15 February 2016  

Vinyl Record of the day – "Strange Brew" by Cream Cream released "Strange Brew" as a 7” single in May 1967. It was the first single from their vinyl album Disraeli Gears, and unusually features Eric Clapton on lead vocals rather than Jack Bruce. Disraeli Gears was Cream’s second studio album and was released in November 1967 and was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic as well as going to number 1 on the Australian music chart. You can purchase the reissue of Disraeli Gears on 180 gram vinyl from Matau Records...


Date Posted: 18 December 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "La Vie En Rose" by Grace Jones Released as a 7" vinyl single and a 12" vinyl single in 1977 on Island Records and on Grace Jones debut LP "Porfolio. "La Vie en rose" was originally recorded by Edith Piaf and released as a single in 1947 by the French singer. Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, actress and model and was signed by Island Records in 1977. Her early music releases were heavily influeced by Disco, but she transitioned into New Wave, Rock and Pop and even blended Reggae into her songs. Grace Jones has released 10 studio albums and is perhaps best known for Nightclubbing...


Date Posted: 17 December 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Tarantula Deadly Cargo” by Sleaford Mods “Tarantula Deadly Cargo” is from Sleaford Mods eight studio LP “Key Markets” released in 2015. Sleaford Mods are an English group consisting of vocalist Jason Williamson and musician Andrew Fearn, formed in Nottingham in 2012. Sleaford Mods have collaborated with both The Prodigy and Leftfield and there sound is a mixture of electronic and punk combined with Williamson's voice which is a mixture of spoken word\rap reminiscent of Shaun Ryder mixed with Ian Dury, combined with The Streets. ...


Date Posted: 9 December 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "False Hope" by Laura Marling "False Hope" by Laura Marling is from her fifth studio LP "Short Movie" released on 23rd March 2015. "False Hope" was also released as a 7" vinyl single as part of Record Store Day on 18th April 2015. The B side of the 7" single is a track called "David". You can purchase the 7" single of False Hope from our record store Click Here. The full LP Short Movie is also available Click Here ...


Date Posted: 7 December 2015  

Matau Records Tune of the Day - "Love to Love You Baby" by Donna Summer "Love to Love You Baby" was released as a 7" single by Donna Summer released 1975, and was on her second studio album also called "Love to Love You Baby" where the extended version (16mins 50 seconds) took up the whole of the A side of the LP You can buy the 40th Anniverdary edition of "Love to Love You Baby" on vinyl form Matau Records vinyl store Click Here ...


Date Posted: 5 December 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "With My Own Bare Hands" by Ween Ween was an American experimental rock band formed in 1984 by Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween) and Mickey Melchiondo (Dean Ween). They have released 11 studio albums of which La Cucaracha is the final album released in 2007 five years before their split in 2012 by the alternative rock band Ween. La Cucaracha was released on October 23 and is a fantastic album with other songs of note including With "My Own Bare Hands", “Your Party” and “The Fruit Man”. You can buy La Cucaracha from Matau Records vinyl store ...


Date Posted: 3 December 2015  

Matau Records Tune Of The Day "You Wish" by Nightmares on Wax "You Wish" is from the album In a Space Outta Sound by Nightmares on Wax, released on 7 March 2006 on Warp Records. It is the 5th vinyl LP from Nightmares on Wax. Nightmares on Wax is George Evelyn (also known as DJ EASE) he is a DJ and electronic music composer from Leeds, England. Matau Records has In a Space Outta Sound on vinyl in our online music store Click Here ...


Date Posted: 1 December 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Cowgirl" by Underworld Originally released as a vinyl single in 1994. Cowgirl is from the band's 1993 vinyl album dubnobasswithmyheadman. dubnobasswithmyheadman was Underworld first success LP and one of the first dance albums that was a proper album that you could listen to end to end rather than a serious of remixes. Underworld is a British electronic group formed in 1980 in Cardiff, the band's success started when DJ Darren Emerson joined in 1991 and he was instrumental in the groups direction for the albums dubnobasswithmyheadman and secondtoughestintheinfants. To Celebrate the ...


Date Posted: 30 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "Decades" by Joy Division "Decades" was released on vinyl in 1980 on Joy Division's second album "Closer" on Factory Records. It was released on 18 July 1980 two months after lead singer Ian Curtis' suicide. Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band primarily consisted of Ian Curtis (vocals and occasional guitar), Bernard Sumner (guitar and keyboards), Peter Hook (bass guitar and backing vocals) and Stephen Morris (drums and percussion). Following Ian Curtis death Joy Division renamed themselves "New Order" with Bernard Sumner t...


Date Posted: 29 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "Quicksand" by David Bowie From David Bowie's 1971 Vinyl LP Hunky Dory. Produced by Ken Scott and features Mick Ronson's beautiful guitar and string arrangments. The song was influenced by Buddhism, occultism, and Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of the Overman. It refers to the magical society Golden Dawn and name-checks one of its most famous members, Aleister Crowley, as well as Heinrich Himmler, Winston Churchill and Juan Pujol. Hunky Dory was the forth album released by David Bowie and is regarded as one of his best LP's. You can purchase the box set of David Bowie's first six studio albums from 1969-1973 plus li...


Date Posted: 27 November 2015  

Matau Records vinyl tune of the day - "I Wanna Be Adored" by The Stone Roses Released as a 7" single on vinyl by The Stone Roses in 1991 on Silvertone Records. It was the first song on the from the Stone Roses' self-titled first vinyl LP released in 1989. The B side of the vinyl single featured a previously unreleased track "Where Angels Play" The Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983. They were one of the pioneering groups of the 'Madchester' movement and featured vocalist Ian Brown, guitarist John Squire, bassist Mani, and drummer Reni. The Stone Roses reformed in 2011 to play a number of gigs in the ...


Date Posted: 25 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Indian Thick Jawns" by Diplo Released in 2004 on Diplo's debut vinyl Album "Florida" or "Fl0rida" on the Big Dada record label (Ninja Tunes). This vinyl album has just been released as a 10th Anniversary Vinyl LP set Click Here to view in Matau Records music store . Diplo (Thomas Wesley Pentz) is an American DJ, Produer, founder of the record company Mad Decent and the electronic dancehall music project - Major Lazer. He has produced and collaborat...


Date Posted: 24 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "Night Of The Living Baseheads" by Public Enemy "Night of the Living Baseheads" was the third single released in 1988 from Public Enemy's second album "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back" The title is a reference to the film Night of the Living Dead, equating people addicted to crack cocaine with zombies and the song features a vast array of samples including: Excerpt of speech by Khalid Abdul Muhammad (intro) "UFO" by ESG (sirens) "Fame" by David Bowie "The Grunt" by The J.B.'s (horn glissando) "Scorpio" by Dennis Coffey and ...


Date Posted: 23 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "The Wizard" by Black Sabbath "The Wizard" was released on vinyl as a 7" single in 1970 as a B side to the single Paranoid, and it appeared on Black Sabbath's self-titled debut vinyl LP. The vinyl 7" and vinyl LP were both released on Vertigo Records. Black Sabbath was a British RockHeavy Metal band formed in Birmingham in 1968, by Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Ozzy Osbourne, and Bill Ward. Ozzy Osbourne was kicked out of the band in 1979 and Black Sabbath had numerous line-up changes with guitarist Tony Iommi being the only constant. Black Sabbath's songs dealt with the occut and other dark...


Date Posted: 22 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Gimme Shelter" by The Rolling Stones. "Gimme Shelter" appeared as the first track of The Rolling Stones vinyl LP "Let It Bleed". Initially entitled "Gimmie Shelter" subsequent vinyl releases renamed the song to "Gimme Shelter". This was not the only spelling error with the female vocalist on the vinyl LP listed as Mary Clayton rarther than Merry Clayton. "Gimme Shelter" was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and features themes inspired by the Vietnam War. The album "Let It Bleed" was released in 1969 on Decca and London Records. Let It Bleed was the eighth British and tenth America...


Date Posted: 21 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Hocus Pocus" by Focus "Hocus Pocus" was released as a 7" vinyl single in October 1972 on Sire Records. The single version was an edit for radio 3:18 long whilst the version on the vinyl LP Focus II (aka Moving Waves) was 6:42. Focus II (re-released as Moving Waves) was Focus' the second vinyl LP. The album included "Hocus Pocus" and "Eruption which were both international hits. Written by Thijs van Leer (keyboard, flute and vocals) and Jan Akkerman (guitar) "Focus" is a prog rock classic featuring van Leer yodelling, whistleing, talking gibberish in between playing the organ and flute. It ...


Date Posted: 20 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Poison" by The Prodigy "Poison" was The Prodigy's fourth single from their second album "Music for the Jilted Generation". It was released as a 12" single on XL Recordings in March 1995, and Maxim Reality provides the vocals. Music for the Jilted Generation is the second studio album by English electronic dance music band The Prodigy. The album was released on Vinyl on the XL Recordings Record Label in July 1994. Click Here to view this vinyl LP in Matau Records musi...


Date Posted: 18 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "Enjoy the Silence" by Depeche Mode "Enjoy the Silence" was released as a vinyl single on 12" and 7" vinyl format in February 1990. It was the second single from Depeche Mode's seventh studio album Violator and was released on Mute Records. On the B side of the single were two instrumental songs "Memphisto" and "Sibeling". The album Violator turned Depeche Mode into an globally popular band and a remastered deluxe vinyl version of the album was released in 2007. Depeche Mode are an English electro...


Date Posted: 17 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "You Broke My Cool" by Pond "You Broke My Cool" was released as a vinyl single in April 2012 and is also on the bands forth LP "Beards, Wives, Denim", released on vinyl in March 2012. Both the single and LP were released on Modular Recordings. Pond is an Australian psychedelic rock band formed in 2008 in Perth in Western Australia. The Band features three members of Tame Impala. Ponds first album was released in 2009 before Tame Impala became globally successful with their album Innerspeaker. Pond have released six studio albums: Psychedelic Mango (2009) Corridors of Blisterday (2009)...


Date Posted: 16 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "Giant" by The The "Giant" is a track from The The's debut vinyl LP "Soul Mining" released in 1983 on Some Bizarre Records and Epic Records in the USA. Soul Mining was rereleased in 2014 as a Limited Edition 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Box Click Here to view in Matau Records Vinyl Music Store. The The is an English alternative rock group formed in since 1979, with singer/songwriter Matt Johnson being the only constant band member. The band has had a ...


Date Posted: 15 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "A Brain In a Bottle" by Thom Yorke "A Brain In a Bottle" is from Thom Yorke's second solo album " Tomorrow's Modern Boxes " released on vinyl in January 2015. The Album was produced by Nigel Godrich a Yorke's long-term collaborator since Radiohead. "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes" was initially independently released via BitTorrent in September 2014, and was the most legally torrented album of 2014. The vinyl edition of the LP was made available in Australia in January 2015. The limited edition vinyl album of "T...


Date Posted: 14 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Belfast" by Orbital "Belfast" was released as a 7" and 12" vinyl record on FFRR records in 1991. On 12" it was released as part of the EP "III", which feature the tracks "Satan", "LC1" and "Belfast". "Belfast" uses a sample of soprano Emily Van Evera performing "O Euchari" from the Gothic Voices album "A Feather on the Breath of God". The same sample was used by The Beloved on their 12" single "The Sun Rising" released in 1990. Orbital was an electronic dance music group from the UK made up of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll. They released music in the rave, techno and ambient electronic genres. Orbital was formed b...


Date Posted: 13 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "Zombie Eaters" by Faith No More "Zombie Eaters" is a song from Faith No More's third studio album "The Real Thing" released on vinyl by Slash records in 1989. Some people refer to it as Faith No More's second LP as "Introduce Yourself" (the bands 2nd LP) was basically a rework of their first LP. You can buy "The Real Thing" vinyl LP in Matau Records Australian music store Click Here The Real Thing is the first LP to feature Mick Patton after the band sacked Chuck Mosely, and features a ...


Date Posted: 12 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "Aftermath" by Tricky "Aftermath" was released as a 12” vinyl single on 4th and Broadway Records (a subsidiary of Island Records) in 1993. The song was originally offered to Massive Attack but when they were not interested Tricky decided to release it himself and it became the foundation for his solo LP "Maxinquaye" released in 1995. "Aftermath" features Martina Topley-Bird on vocals who Tricky met in the street in Bristol in 1991, and would later become his girtlfriend. "Aftermath" contains samples of "That's the Way Love Is" by Marvin Gaye, "Eat 'Em Up L Chill" by LL Cool J, "How Can I Be Sure" by The Young Ras...


Date Posted: 11 November 2015  

Matau Records vinyl record of the day - "I'm a Good Woman" by The Generation "I'm a Good Woman" was released as a 7" vinyl single in 1967 by The Generation, it is a cover version of the song written by Barbara Lynn and originally released as a 7" vinyl single by her in 1966 on Tribe records. Barbara Lynn's original version was sampled by Moby for his song "Another Woman" from his Album "18" released in 2002. "I'm a Good Woman" by The Generation was re-released as a 7" vinyl single in 2003 you can buy it from Matau Records Australian music store ...


Date Posted: 10 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day "Sorted for E's & Wizz" by Pulp "Sorted for E's & Wizz" was released as a 7" vinyl single in 1995, it was as a double A Side with the other song being "Mis-Shapes". It was also released on their fifth studio album "Different Class" released as a vinyl LP on Island Records. "Different Class" launched Pulp to be a commercial success in the UK as well as Internationally. Pulp are an English alternative rock band who were formed in Sheffield in 1978. Their best-known line-up from their heyday (1994–1996) consisted of Jarvis Cocker (vocals, guitar), Candida Doyle (keyboards), Russell Senior (guitar, violin), Mar...


Date Posted: 9 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "Fisherman" by the Congos Fisherman was released as a 7" vinyl single in 1977 and is the title track from The Congos debut LP "Heart of the Congos" released on vinyl on the Black Ark record label in 1977. The record was produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry at his Black Ark studio and is regarded as being one of the finest reggae albiums of the period all priduced by Lee Perry and refereed to as the "the holy trinty" together with "War Ina Babylon" and "Police and Thieves". The Congos is a reggae group from Jamaica which formed as the duo "Ashanti" Roy Johnson and Cedric Myton, who were later join...


Date Posted: 8 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "For Blood" by Bass Drum of Death Bass Drum of Death is an American garage rock band from Oxford, Mississippi signed to Innovative Leisure Records. "For Blood" is from their third vinyl LP "Rip This" released in 2014. You can but "Rip This" from Matau Records vinyl store Click Here ...


Date Posted: 7 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Records of the Day "The Zombie" by C.W. Stoneking "The Zombie" is a track from C.W. Stonekings latest vinyl LP "Gon' Boogaloo", released in 2014 on his own King Hokum Records. C.W. Stoneking is an Australian blues musician who releases Delta Blues music from a bygone era. His latest album "Gon' Boogaloo" was released in October 2014 and is his third album of original material. Buy the "Gon' Boogaloo" vinyl LP from Matau Records Australian music store Click Here ...


Date Posted: 5 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "Psycho Killer" by Talking Heads "Psycho Killer" was written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth and first played by their band The Artistics in 1974, and then later in 1975 as the band evolved into Talking Heads. It fetures on Taling Heads 1977 album "Talking Heads: 77." In 1984 later, another live version was included on the soundtrack for Stop Making Sense, the band's concert movie. The film opens with Byrne alone onstage playing an acoustic version of "Psycho Killer", backed only by a Roland TR-808 drum machine, although it appears to be coming from a boom box. ...


Date Posted: 4 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – " Between Friends (Ft. Jesse Davidson ) " by Japanese Wallpaper Between Friends is from Japanese Wallpaper's self-titled EP released in 2015 on Zero Through Nine Records. A Limited release version of the on Green vinyl was released and limited to 500 Copies. Japanese Wallpaper is Gab Strum an Electronic music artitst from Melbourne Australia. You can buy the limited edition green vinyl Japanese Wallpaper EP from Matau Records ...


Date Posted: 3 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – “Only Colombe” by Gene Clark Matau Records vinyl tune of the day “Only Colombe” by Gene Clark. When Gene Clark left the Byrds in 1966 and went solo he released his stirring 1966 debut LP Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers. In 1967 Clark then released “The French Girl” and “Only Colombe”—as his final vinyl single for Columbia, a release that was canceled at the 11th hour. You can purchase the 7" vinyl single "Only Colombe" from Matau Records music store Click Here ...


Date Posted: 2 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "I'm Waiting for the Man" by The Velvet Underground & Nico Written by Lou Reed, and first released on their 1967 debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico. The song is about purchasing $26 worth of heroin in a Harlem brownstone near the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 125th Street in New York City. It was released as a single in October 1971 (with "There She Goes Again" on the B-side) as Andy Warhol's Velvet Underground on MGM Records. You can purchase The Velvet Underground & Nico vinyl LP from our online store ...


Date Posted: 1 November 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "Run to the Hills" by Iron Maiden "Run to the Hills" was Iron Maiden's sixth single and the first from their 1982 album The Number of the Beast. Credited solely to the band's bassist, Steve Harris, The single marked Iron Maiden's debut release with new vocalist Bruce Dickinson Buy "Run to the Hills on 7" vinyl single Click Here Matau Records also stocks the live vers...


Date Posted: 31 October 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "Used to Give a Fuck” by Blue Daisy The Used to Give a Fk EP was released on vinyl in 2013 on Black Acre Records. Blue Daisy (born Kwesi Darko) is a British electronic musician from London, England. Used to Give a Fk Vinyl EP is available to purchase from our online store Click Here ...


Date Posted: 30 October 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "Catamaran" by Allah-Las Allah-Las is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2008. The band consists of Matthew Correia (percussion), Spencer Dunham (bass), Miles Michaud (vocals, guitar), and Pedrum Siadatian (lead guitar). Three of the band mates – Correia, Dunham and Siadatian met and were working at Amoeba Music Record Store. Catamaran is from Allah-Las' self-titled debut LP produced by Nick Waterhouse for Innovative Leisure. You can purchase Allah-Las on vinyl from Matau Records online store ...


Date Posted: 29 October 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – “Truth Doesn’t Make a Noise” by The White Stripes From the White Stripes second studio album " De Stijl " released on June 20, 2000 The White Stripes were an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The group consisted of Jack White (songwriter, vocals, guitar, bass and keyboards) and Meg White (drums and occasional vocals) You can buy De Stijl on vinyl from our vinyl music store Click Here...


Date Posted: 28 October 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - “Every Other Freckle” by alt-j “Every Other Freckle” is the 3 rd single from Alt-J’s vinyl LP “This is Yours” released in August 2014 alt-J (also known as ∆) is an English indie rock band formed in 2007 in Leeds,. Their second vinyl album, This Is All Yours, was released on Liberator\Infectious Music on 22 September 2014 and went straight to number 1 in the UK. alt-j’s first vinyl album “ An Awesome Wave ” was released in May 2012 and won the Mercury music p...


Date Posted: 27 October 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - “Platik" (Todd Terie Remix) by Simon Baker Platik was originally released on vinyl in 2007. This remix by Todd Terie was released on vinyl in 2014 and is a fantastic remix driving new life into the original house music anthem. Simon Baker is a London, UK based Techno and House DJ and Producer and Platik was his breakthrough track that propelled him in the spotlight. Buy Platik from Matau Records vinyl music store ...


Date Posted: 26 October 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Record of the Day - "Helter Skelter" by The Beatles "Helter Skelter" is from the The Beatles Album often referred to as “ The White Album ” The White Album was released on vinyl in 1968 and was the Beatles ninth studio Album. Helter Skelter was credited to Lennon/McCartney but John Lennon stated in 1980 that the song was “completely Paul” During numerous takes Ringo Starr flung his sticks across the studio and screamed, "I've got blisters on my fingers!" this was include...


Date Posted: 24 October 2015  

Vinyl Record of the Day – “High Plains Drifter” by The Beastie Boys. Released on vinyl in 1989 and featured on The Beastie Boys album Paul's Boutique . Paul’s Boutique is often described as the Sgt Pepper of Hip-hop. The album was released on Capital records and produced the Dust Brothers and is almost completely composed of samples. Matau Records - stocks the Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique on vinyl Click Here ...


Date Posted: 23 October 2015  

Tune of the Day "The Mercy Seat" by Johnny Cash This song was originally by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and released on vinyl on their 1988 album “ Tender Prey ”. Country singer Johnny Cash covered the song on his 2000 album American III: Solitary Man , Cash’s third album in the American series and his 85th overall. Like all the covers Johnny Cash covers in his American series his interpretation of the song is unique and he makes it his own. This vinyl album also includes a cover of U2's One. You can buy the American II...


Date Posted: 21 September 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Who’s afraid of Detroit” by Claude VonStroke Released in 2006 but sounds 10 years younger minimal Detroit style techno at its best. Claude is an American house and techno producer who owns the Dirtybird and Mothership labels. In July 2006 he released his debut vinyl album, Beware of the Bird as well as this single and "The Whistler". His second ...


Date Posted: 14 September 2015  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - 27/09/14 From their “In the Dark” vinyl album Toots and the Maytals “Revolution” In the Dark was the second vinyl album released by the Jamican group, produced by Byron Lee and it also included the classic single "54-46 was my number" ...


Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Not a Fighter ” by Airling Following a single (Stallin’ 2012 ) and an EP (Love Gracefully 2014) Hard to Sleep, Easy to Dream is Airling’s debut Album. Released on 28th April 2017 on vinyl it features the lead track “Not a Fighter” which has been getting plenty of airplay on Triple J. Airling (Hannah Shepherd) hails from Brisbane Australia. Her debut LP 'Hard To Sleep, Easy To Dream’ is realised on limited edition violet vinyl on 28th April 2017. Preorder 'Hard To Sleep, Easy...


Date Posted: 4 March 2017  

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “No. 28” by Methyl Ethel No.28 is a track from Methyl Ethel's second vinyl LP "Everything is Forgotten" released in March 2017 on Dot Dash Records in Australia. Methyl Ethel is an Australian band formed in 2013 in Western Australia. Their first LP " Oh Inhuman Spectacle " was released on vinyl in 2015 to critical claim. "...


Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day "The Lord Of Lightning vs Balrog" by King Gizzard & The Lizard The Lord Of Lightning vs Balrog is a track from King Gizzard's 10th vinyl LP " Murder of The Universe ". This is the profilic Australian Psychedelic Rock bands 2nd LP released this year. King Gizzard describe this LP as a 'concept album to end all concepts". It has been divided into 3 chapters: The Tale Of The Altered Beast; The Lord Of Lightning vs Balrog ; and Han-Tyumi And The Murder Of ...