Kendrickmusicfreak’s Top 10 Matador Records Albums

Kendrickmusicfreak

Matador Records is synonymous with American indie rock music. It was a launching pad for artists like Pavement and Liz Phair, and known for taking chances. In the late ’90s, Matador began taking on more than just indie rockers, and sought out artists in other genres, like noise, IDM and hip-hop. And today, it has a roster that’s as strong as ever, with groups like Shearwater and The New Pornographers among their latest batch of heavyweights.

Superchunk – No Pocky For Kitty (1991)

Liz Phair – Exile In Guyville (1993)

Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (1994)

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Orange (1994)

Guided by Voices – Alien Lanes (1995)

Yo La Tengo – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)

Belle and Sebastian – The Boy With the Arab Strap (1998)

Cat Power – Moon Pix (1998)

Interpol – Turn on the Bright Lights (2002)

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