Interpol, Pavement, Cat Power, Dizzee, Belle & Sebastian for ‘Matador At 21’ boxset

Teenage Fanclub, Mogwai, Arab Strap, Yo La Tengo and more donate tracks to charity birthday competition

Matador are set to release a six-CD boxset featuring the likes of Interpol, Teenage Fanclub, Cat Power, Belle & Sebastian, Guided By Voices and Pavement among others to celebrate their 21st birthday.

The collection ‘Matador At 21’ is released on October 4 and features 99 tracks from across the label’s history.

Proceeds from the boxset’s sale will go to three charities chosen by the label’s owners: Jane Addams Hull House Association in Chicago, New York‘s Ali Forney Center and The Heart Institute At Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles.

All the artists involved are donating their royalties from the record to the charirty.

The collection, which ties in with a series of birthday gigs in Las Vegas next month, is available either from and 21 independent UK record shops listed at

‘Matador At 21’ tracklisting is.

Disc 1 – Pre Dawn (1989-1992)
Teenage Fanclub – ‘Everything Flows’
HP Zinker – ‘Dancing Days’
Superchunk – ‘Slack Motherfucker’
Dustdevils – ‘Throw The Bottle Full’
Railroad Jerk – ‘These Streets’
Come – ‘Fast Piss Blues’
Bettie Serveert – ‘Kid’s Alright’
Chain Gang – ‘Cut Off The Drug Czar’s Head’
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 – ‘More Glee’
Unsane – ‘This Town’
Circle X – ‘Compression Of The Species’
Toiling Midgets – ‘Mr Foster’s Shoes’
Bailter Space – ‘The Today Song’
Pavement – ‘Perfume-V’

Disc 2 – The Years Of Milk And Honey (1993-1995)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – ‘Afro’
Yo La Tengo – ‘Big Day Coming’
Railroad Jerk – ‘The Ballad Of Railroad Jerk’
Helium – ‘Superball’
Pizzicato Five – ‘Baby Love Child’
Liz Phair – ‘Mesmerizing’
Pavement – ‘Silence Kit’
Guided By Voices – ‘Game Of Pricks’
18th Dye – ‘Whole Wide World’
Chavez – ‘Peeled Out Too Late’
Come – ‘String’
Moonshake – ‘Secondhand Clothes’
Guitar Wolf – ‘Midnight Violence Rock N Roll’
San Francisco Seals – ‘Back Again’
Bardo Pond – ‘Rumination’

Disc 3: Days Of Whiskey And Tears (1996-2001)
Boards Of Canada – ‘Telephasic Workshop’
Spoon – ‘Waiting For The Kid To Come Out’
Yo La Tengo – ‘Autumn Sweater’
Chavez – ‘You Must Be Stopped’
Silkworm – ‘Tarnished Angel’
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – ‘Flavor Part 1 (Beck)’
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – ‘Flavor Part 2 (Mike D)’
Pole – ‘Fliegen’
Cat Power – ‘American Flag’
Belle & Sebastian – ‘We Rule The School’
Mogwai – ‘Helps Both Ways’
Arsonists – ‘Backdraft’
Large Professor – ‘Bout That Time’
Cornelius – ‘Tone Twilight Zone’
Burger/ink – ‘Flesh & Blood’
Pavement – ‘You Are A Light’
Arab Strap – ‘Blood’
Matmos – ‘LASIK’

Disc 4: Don’t Call It A Comeback (2002-2007)
Interpol – ‘Hands Away’
Cat Power – ‘He War’
Yo La Tengo – ‘Today Is The Day’
The New Pornographers – ‘From Blown Speakers’
Dizzee Rascal – ‘Fix Up, Look Sharp’
Dead Meadow – ‘Good Moanin’
Mogwai – ‘Kids Will Be Skeletons’
Mission Of Burma – ‘The Setup’
Early Man – ‘Death Is The Answer’
Belle & Sebastian – ‘Dress Up In You’
Pretty Girls Make Graves – ‘All Medicated Geniuses’
Cat Power – ‘Love & Communication’
Shearwater – ‘Johnny Viola’
Brightblack Morning Light – ‘Everybody Daylight’
Lavender Diamond – ‘You Broke My Heart’
Jennifer O’Connor – ‘Tonight We Ride’
Earles & Jensen – ‘Just Farr A Laugh: The Yogurt Machine’
Stephen Malkmus – ‘Discretion Grove’

Disc 5: Matador Today (2008 – )
Fucked Up – ‘Son The Father’
Sonic Youth – ‘Sacred Trickster’
Kurt Vile – ‘Amplifier’
Yo La Tengo – ‘Nothing To Hide’
Jay Reatard – ‘There Is No Sun’
Times New Viking – ‘Move To California’
Harlem – ‘Friendly Ghost’
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists – ‘Bottled In Cork’
The New Pornographers – ‘My Shepherd’
Cold Cave – ‘Youth And Lust’
Interpol – ‘Summer Well’
Shearwater – ‘Castaways’
Esben And The Witch – ‘Marching Song’
Girls – ‘Lust For Life’
Magic Kids – ‘Superball’
Delorean – ‘Stay Close’
Cat Power – ‘Metal Heart’
Perfume Genius – ‘Learning’
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – ‘Real Emotional Trash’

Disc 6: Unreleased live recordings from the 10th anniversary concerts, New York City, September 1999
Pavement – ‘Here’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘Trigger Cut’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘The Hexx’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘She Believes’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘Unfair’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘Zurich Is Stained’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘Debris Slide’ (Live 1999)
Pavement – ‘Spit On A Stranger’ (Live 1999)
Come – ‘New Coats’ (Live 1999)
Bardo Pond – ‘Walking Stick Man’ (Live 1999)
Bardo Pond – ‘Tommy Gun Angel’ (Live 1999)
Cat Power – ‘Good Woman’ (Live 1999)
Cat Power – ‘Naked, If I Want To’ (Live 1999)
Cat Power – ‘You May Know Him’/’Sea Of Love’ (Live 1999)
Mogwai – ‘Ex-Cowboy’ (Live 1999)