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© 2016 by the matinée idles

 New album

"Borderline vintage" out

in 2020

"Take the time to listen to this record, give it its due and reap the rewards..."

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"It’s almost as if Ian Curtis has lived on and has been collecting obscure Parliament B-sides..."

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 "It goes beyond comparison, it sounds new and it sounds like breaking ground. It’s a joy – a slow burning and earned joy – but a joy nonetheless..."

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"The Matinee Idles have produced a beautifully soulful and odd record that burrows its way into your mind through its sheer relentlessness..."

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"Kevin Barry paints startling images through his mutated trip-hop/funk soundscapes and they keep you guessing..."