Nils Matador Records


Missives from Nils Bernstein, Matador Records Publicity. Trying to keep it on music (w/occasional forays into food & Mexico).

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Late summer in Seattle--Picking wild blackberries next to I-5. Got 2 quarts, baby!

Wes with a tester bottle of his vanity Pinot Noir from Sonoma

Kurt Vile at the best guitar store in LA/world, OLDSTYLE:

Sam Fogarino , on tour with U2, finds a like-minded dude at soundcheck:

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STUART MURDOCH in Omaha w/15-yr-old contest winner John Ficenec (

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Happy birthday to Matador co-owner !! (and Holly of Italians fame)

For no good reason, I give you with Casey Anthon--I mean, Perry Farrell:

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(NOT MUSIC) I love a bar that has a register button for 'red stuff'. & that weihanstephan beer is amazing btw:

Non-sequitur Du Jour: This is happening now in rural Campeche:

THURSTON MOORE on Fallon tonight!

Oaxacan metal party--Who's coming with me to see Disaster Oxidation tomorrow?

Mezcal party at Matador office, listening to new Malkmus #heaven

Nonsequitur Du Jour: This great Mexican actor, Gabriel Chavez, is Simpsons' Mr. Burns in Latin America.

Also digging this FUCKED UP caricature (& great review) !

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MOGWAI (sans ) w/Kate Jackson () at NYC TV studio:

Pic of Haiti's (much-loved) new president, Sweet Mickey, in his underwear--a pal there took it in 2002. Oh,Mickey!

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Today's front-page headline in NYC:

Today's front-page headline in NYC:

Mmm that's a LOT of mezcal on my desk right now. Slurp!