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Premiere: Tokyo Police Club Debut Matt & Kim Remix of “Gone”

Champ Reissue Coming March 5 Via Mom + Pop

Jan 12, 2021

Tokyo Police Club have returned, after a handful of years off, announcing a reissue of their 2010 fan-favorite album, Champ. Along with the reissue, the band has also brought along some deep cuts, remixes, demos, and never before heard tracks for fans to dig into. For the first single the band brought on fellow indie pop vets Matt & Kim to remix “Gone,” premiering with Under the Radar. More

Matt and Kim Announce New September U.S. Tour Dates

Almost Everyday Out Now via FADER Label

Jun 25, 2018

Matt and Kim (aka Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino) released a new album, Almost Everyday, in May via FADER Label. Now they have announced some new September tour dates. More

Jan 12, 2018

Matt and Kim (aka Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino) have announced a new album and shared a video for its first single, the anthemic “Forever.” Details about the album (such as the title, tracklist, cover art, and exact release date) are still forthcoming, but it is due out in the spring via FADER Label. More

Jun 01, 2016

Matt and Kim have shared a new video for “Let’s Run Away.” It was shot using the Centriphone (or CentriPro) technique, which basically involves putting a GoPro camera on the end of a fishing line and spinning it around you and then slowing down the image to give an effect similar to how The Matrixmovies did it. More

Jan 13, 2015

Brooklyn pop duo Matt and Kim have announced the forthcoming release of their fifth studio album, New Glow. More

Sep 27, 2013

Everyone’s favorite scrappy pop duo, Matt and Kim, are getting the remix treatment from a few close friends, including Salva, Bonde Do Role, Yung Skeeter, Anamanaguchi, and more. More

Sep 10, 2013

Matt & Kim are releasing a remix album of last year’s Lightning, and that’s the naked-Adam-and-Eve cover art, above. Now, get the first listen of one of the remixes on the album, a version of “It’s Alright” by Brazilian electropop group Bonde Do Rolê. More

Matt and Kim Announce “Lightning” Remix Album

Holding Remix Contest For Track "Tonight"

Aug 06, 2013

New York duo Matt and Kim have announced that they will release a full-length remix album of their 2011 LP Lightning. More

Matt and Kim Announce Fall Tour

New Album Lightning Out Oct. 3

Jul 30, 2012

Matt and Kim, whose upcoming new album Lightning arrives Oct. 3, have announced that they will embark on a two-month tour through North America starting this coming fall. More

Jul 19, 2012

As reveled with the first teaser, album track “Let’s Go,” hyperactive Brooklyn duo Matt and Kim have a new album on the way. More

Watch: Matt and Kim - “Let’s Go” Video

New Album Lightning Out This Fall

Jun 25, 2012

Set to release their new album Lightning sometimes later this fall, New York pop duo Matt and Kim have premiered the first taste from the forthcoming work with the track “Let’s Go.” More

Photos from Deluna Fest 2011 Day One including Weezer, Matt and Kim, and Stars

Plus Ladytron, Ra Ra Riot, Cold War Kids, and More

Oct 15, 2011

Check out photos from Day One of Deluna Fest 2011 in Pensacola, FL including Weezer, Stars, Matt & Kim, Ra Ra Riot, Ladytron, Givers, and more. We sent photographer Christopher Garcia down to capture the action. Click here to view the full gallery. More

Jun 16, 2011

In their new video for Sidewalks cut “Block After Block” gleeful pop punkers Matt and Kim take on New York City. We have the clip. More

Check Out Photos from Bonnaroo Day Two

Including Arcade Fire, Florence and the Machine, Matt and Kim, Sharon Van Etten, Big Boi and More!

Jun 11, 2011

Day Two Bonnaroo! Check out photos from the performances on Friday, June 9th 2011. Photographer, Matt Jones, was there to capture all of the action. Full gallery here.

Matt and Kim Pair Up with The Thermals

Bands Announce Joint Tour

Mar 03, 2011

Brooklyn indie-pop duo Matt and Kim are teaming up with Portland punks The Thermals for a joint tour, kicking off this spring. We have the dates. More

Matt and Kim Beat the Crap Out Of Each Other

Video for “Cameras” Gets Rough

Jan 20, 2011

Power pop cuties Matt and Kim see to have perpetual smiles glued on their faces—which makes this new video for single “Cameras” all the more impressive. We have the clip. More

Matt and Kim “Sidewalks” Album Art, Tracklisting

Bright Colors and Perky Punk Pop, Ahoy!

Sep 15, 2010

Bouncy punk pop duo Matt and Kim have announced the tracklist/album art for third album, Sidewalks (due November 2nd via Fader). We have the info.


Virgin Mobile Fest Announces Line-up

Free Festival September 25th

Jul 20, 2010

Indie shmindie. Sometimes it’s hard to argue with cooperate sponsorship. Today, Virgin Mobile announced its free festival (September 25th at Merriweather Post Pavilion) and it is a dozy. The daylong genre-hopping festival will play host to buzz bands such as Sleigh Bells and Neon Indian, scene stalwarts LCD Soundsystem and M.I.A. and legends such as Pavement and Joan Jett. We have the full lineup. More

Matt and Kim Take To the Road

Thank Goodness They’ve Got Energy to Spare

Jun 17, 2010

When we last spoke with Matt and Kim, they warned us that they were preparing to tour non-stop in support of their upcoming third album. Today, we were given the full list of dates. More

Round-up of Recent Interviews: Florence and the Machine, Jónsi, Vampire Weekend, Doves, and more

So Many Interviews, So Little Time: Phoenix, Matt and Kim, Beach House, Camera Obscura, Local Natives, and others

May 07, 2010

For the past couple weeks, our writers (namely Laura Studarus, Frank Valish, and Hays Davis) have been working hard to bring you website-exclusive interviews. We’ve posted a total of 12 interviews since late April, 10 of which were conducted at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Making it easy to keep up, we’ve complied an alphabetical list of our most recent interviews. Find links to our interviews with Doves, Jónsi, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Camera Obscura, Phoenix, Matt and Kim, Florence and the Machine, Local Natives, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Big Pink, and more. More

Matt and Kim Discuss New Album, Erykah Badu Video

Duo Works with Atlanta Harmonic Orchestra on Next Record

Apr 21, 2010

Under the Radar caught up with Matt and Kim at last weekend’s Coachella festival to talk about working with a symphony on their new album (“Just to see real deal musicians play something Matt wrote,” says Kim), Erykah Badu’s Matt and Kim-referencing video (“She first came on the phone saying, ‘Oh I’m a big fan and we’re going to make a video like your video ‘Lessons Learned’ and what not,’ reveals Matt), and dirty rock ‘n’ roll. More


Matt and Kim: My Firsts

Kim Schifino on Her First French Kiss, First Pet, First Job, The Cosby Show, and Matt and Kim's First Show

Aug 04, 2015

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Kim Schifino of Matt and Kim. More

Matt and Kim

First Name Basis

Apr 21, 2010

Power pop duo Matt and Kim never seem to stop moving. After last year’s sophomore release, Grand, the duo have stayed busy, prepping a follow-up album and tour, while still finding time to snag an MTV “Breakthrough Video” award for their bare in Times Square video, “Lessons Learned.” Under the Radar caught up with the cheerful twosome at last weekend’s Coachella festival to talk about their new album, Erykah Badu, and dirty rock ‘n’ roll. More


Apr 09, 2015

Matt and Kim’s live shows are riotous, high-flying (literally, in Kim’s case) celebrations of pure joy, and whether or not their albums quite match the levels of that buzz, they’re exactly the right soundtrack for that experience. More

Nov 22, 2010

The energy that Matt & Kim draw forth in their music is equivalent to an army of 10-year-olds riding on pogo sticks with a sugar high. Like their raucous live shows, the Brooklyn-based duo’s third album continues their music tenure with the kind of sprightly joy that could make even the most jaded cynic crack a smile. More