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Press release: Matador Records year-end action....so far!18 December 2015

KURT VILE b'lieve i'm goin down...
NPR's Favorite Songs of 2015 (on "Pretty Pimpin") "The wordplay and phrasing in this song completely hooked me from the start"
#13 Paste Magazine
#15 Urban Outfitters

CAR SEAT HEADREST Teens Of Style
#2 Paste Magazine (best new bands of 2015) "[His lyrics] reveal a great talent, one we can’t wait to follow into adulthood."
#2 Esquire (overlooked songs of 2015) "get jolted by the same kind of raw post-adolescent fuck-up energy that's powered every good snotty rock band from the Kinks to the Replacements"
#4 Newsweek "Teens of Style could make anyone just now tuning in feel foolish for ignoring CSH for so long"
#7 American Songwriters (best song) "understands that there’s something deeper and darker motivating his generation"
Honorable Mention - Pitchfork on Teens of Style "explores the ways that our favorite music and our biggest heroes can serve as conduits to the larger world, and Toledo sings like...

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Press release: Year-end love for Grimes' Art Angels!15 December 2015

  1. - TIME, SONG OF THE YEAR
  2. - iTUNES, INDIE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  3. - NME, ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  4. - STEREOGUM, ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  5. - VICE THUMP, SONG OF THE YEAR
  6. - GORILLA VS. BEAR, ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  7. - NEW YORK TIMES, BEST ALBUMS OF 2015
  8. - CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND, BEST ALBUMS OF 2015
  9. - NPR, BEST ALBUMS OF 2015
  10. - AV CLUB, BEST ALBUMS OF 2015
  11. - VICE NOISEY, BEST ALBUMS OF 2015
  12. - VULTURE, BEST ALBUMS OF 2015
  13. - SPIN, BEST POP ALBUMS OF 2015

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Press release: Awards have been won!17 November 2015

Congrats! Our artists recently received some accolades!

Rough Trade Records artist SOAK won the Northern Irish Music Prize on Saturday night in Belfast. She also picked up the EBBA award from the Eurosonic Festival to show outstanding achievements outside her home country.

Rough Trade Records artist Girl Band‘s video “Paul” (directed by the amazing Bob Gallagher) won Best Irish Video at the Cork Film Festival.

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