A Place to Bury Strangers – Tonight in Seattle, 730pm sharp set time

Don’t miss APTBS at KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural series tonight 8/15 at 730pm sharp:KEXP_CATM2014_1024x1024

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A Place To Bury Strangers – Out in the Streets Tomorrow plus Seattle, Chile, Spain and Portugal

Come out to Queens tomorrow for Out in the Streets festival in Queens at the Onderdonk House with a great lineup featuring Cities Aviv, Hunters, Monogold, Tiny Victories, Honduras, Ski Lodge, & Modern Rivals:



Additionally, APTBS will be playing a free show in Seattle as party of KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural series with Portland’s Battleme and Wimps:


Then its off to Chile for a couple of shows built around a great compilation and reissue of the first record in Chile:

Thursday August 28 – Santiago, Chile – Blondie

Saturday August 30 – Valparaiso, Chile

And then finally its off to Portugal for the awesome Reverence Festival on Saturday September 13 at Parque de Merendas in Valada, Portugal with The Black Angels, Swervedriver, Psychic TV, Red Fang, Ringo Deathstarr, Sleepy Sun, White Hills & Spindrift among others:


See you tomorrow!

Steven Matrick
Kepler Events
Cell:  917-325-0656
AIM:  aplacetomanage

A Place to Bury Strangers
Shilpa Ray
Total Slacker

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Three Shows This Week!

Birthday bonanza week with shows by each of my clients:

Tonight, Saturday May 24:   Shilpa Ray at Babys Allright (1030pm) with D’NT, Triptides & Clapperclaw:



Tuesday May 27:

Total Slacker with Future Death and Sunflower Bean at Webster Hall Studio:




And A Place to Bury Strangers at Silent Barn on Saturday May 31 for The Christo Buffam Memorial Benefit:


See you at all three!

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APTBS – The Wick 5/15 with Spires and Grooms

APTBS - The Wick

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Post SXSW Mix

I was exposed to a ton of great music at SXSW this year and wanted to share some of these incredible bands with you.  I’m really excited about this one.  Here’s the download link to it (download instructions below):


and a track listing:

1. The Heat-  Jungle 
2. Touch The Leather (Redux)- The Fat White Family
3. Regret- St. Vincent
4. Say Goodbye- Beck
5. Drop The Game- Flume & Chet Faker
6. Do What You Want- Cheerleader
7. Moving To The Left- Woods
8. Megumi the Milkway Above – Connan Mockasin
9. Shelter Song- Temples
10.  Red Eyes- The War On Drugs
11.  Better At Making Time- De Lux
12.  If It Wasn’t True- Shamir
13. You’re The One For Me – Great Good Fine OK
14.  Last Words- Hospitality
15.  Sonsick- San Fermin
16.  Like Lust- Movement
17.  Forever Found- Kan Wakan
18.  Pins & Stitches- Modern Rivals
19.  Coffee – Sylvan Esso
20.  Feather Tongue- Lyla Foy
21.  Talking Backwards- Real Estate
22.  Kong- The Notwist
23.  Hi-Five- Angel Olsen
24.  Easy (Switch Screens) ft.  Lorde- Son Lux
25.  Blank Project – Neneh Cherry
26.  I Can’t Help You- Cate Le Bon
27.  Chinese New Year- SALES
28.  Simplethings – Miguel
29.  Birthday Song- Frankie Cosmos
30.  Make Your Way- EMBRZ
31.  After the Disco- Broken Bells
32.  Furthest Thing- Drake
33. Down From The Rafters- Hundred Waters
34.  Shapeshifters- Sam Roberts Band
35.  Rebirth- Yuck
36.  Luna- Fear Of Men
37.  What Love Is- Lolawolf
38.  Shut Up- Posse
39.  Keep The Ships At Bay- Total Slacker
40.  Mess On a Mission- Liars
41.  Somethin- MVSCLES 
42.  Sanctified (feat. Kanye West & Big Sean- Rick Ross
43.  The Worst Guys (feat. Chance The Rapper)- Childish Gambino
44.  Hold My Liquor- Kanye West
45.  Sunday (feat. Frank Ocean)- Earl Sweatshirt
46.  Flying In the Face of Love- Neil Finn
47.  Cardiac Arrest- Bad Suns
48.  Leave This Island- Maximo Park
49.  Lonely Richard- Amen Dunes
50.  Braid- Gem Club

Also, I never wound up sending my Best of 2013 mix out.  Here’s a link to that:


And a track listing:

1. Candy Flip- Spires
2. I Blame Myself- Sky Ferreira
3. Hold On, We’re Going Home (feat. Majid Jordan)- Drake
4. The Mother We Share- CHVRCHES
5. Doin’it Right- Daft Punk
6. Wings- HAERTS
7. A Stillness- The Naked and Famous
8. Drunk In Love (feat. Jay Z)- Beyoncé
9. Counting- Autre Ne Veut
10.  Bound 2- Kanye West
11.  Step- Vampire Weekend
12.  Wild Child- Baby Alpaca
13.  Song For Zula- Phosphorescent
14.  The Wire- HAIM
15.  Shucks- Dungeonesse
16.  Cover Bombs (ODESZA Edit)- Nomadic Firs
17.  NaNa (ft. Action Bronson)- Chance The Rapper
18.  Sufferer (Love My Conqueror)- Hiss Golden Messenger
19.  Retrograde- James Blake
20.  Givin Em What They Love (Feat. Prince)- Janelle Monae
21.  25 Bucks (feat. Purity Ring)- Danny Brown
22.  Stay Young- Okkervil River
23.  Royals- Lorde
24.  U Da Best- Wet
25.  Stay (Ft. Mikky Ekko)-  Rihanna
26.  Closer Than This- St. Lucia
27.  Dead In Your Head- Bleached
28.  Put A Light On- Generationals
29.  Banana Clipper feat. Big Boi- Run The Jewels
30.  Mr. Quiche- Wildcat! Wildcat!
31.  River- The Belle Game
32.  Miasma Sky- Baths
33.  Blood On the Cobblestones (feat. U-God & Inspectah Deck)- Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge
34.  Stare At The Sun- Eleanor Friedberger
35.  In the City- Caveman
36.  Numbers On The Boards Pus㏊ T
37.  Planet Phrom- Ducktails
38.  Caught in the Briars- Iron & Wine
39.  Say That- Toro Y Moi
40. From The Sun – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
41.  Be Still- Robyn Hitchcock
42.  Your Life Your Call- Junip
43.  Phoenix- A$AP Rocky
44.  Islands- Sara Bareilles
45.  I Sat By the Ocean- Queens of the Stone Age
46.  Air Bud- Kurt Vile
47.  Mirrors- Justin Timberlake
48.  Wild Child- Brett Dennen S
49.  Night Still Comes- Neko Case
50.  Master Hunter- Laura Marling

Here are instructions about how to open it so that its in the correct order:
1. A folder will download to your computer with the mp3s and a text file which has the mixfile inside it.
2. After the mix has downloaded,  go to File in your Itunes menu.  Then choose Library and you’ll see import playlist.
Find the mix file on your computer and choose it.  It will then make a playlist with the order I intended that you can put on your ipod, etc.


Steven Matrick
Kepler Events
Cell:  917-325-0656
AIM:  aplacetomanage

A Place to Bury Strangers
Total Slacker
Shilpa Ray

Total Slacker on tour with Miniature Tigers:

Monday 3/24 – St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
Tuesday 3/25 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada 
Wednesday 3/26 – OFF
Thursday 3/27 – Phoenix, AZ – The Rhythm Room
Friday 3/28 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
Saturday 3/29 – Los Angeles, CA – Roxy Theatre
Sunday 3/30 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop
Monday 3/31 – Off
Tuesday 4/1 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Shred Shed
Wednesday 4/2 – Denver, CO – The Walnut Room

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Total Slacker’s Slip Away reviewed on Portals


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Total Slacker video Premiere on Stereogum


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@ The Eastern (1511-B East 6th St. @ Comal St.)

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APTBS interviews with Kicking Against The Pricks

Read this kick ass interview right over here…

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A Place To Bury Strangers playing at Glasslands

I Guess I’m Floating’s 5th Anniversary Party at Glasslands on Saturday, January 29th.
Featuring: A Place To Bury Strangers, Caveman, Guards, ARMS, and Dreamers of The Ghetto
You can find out more information and buy tickets here…

Get your tickets before they are sold out!!!!

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