Magic Kids Sign to Matador’s True Panther Imprint

Magic Kids Sign to Matador's True Panther Imprint

Memphis, TN band Magic Kids have signed to (warning: website may induce seizures) True Panther Sounds, the newest addition to the Matador Records family. The ensemble’s debut single “Hey Boy” for Goner Records showcased a hazy, ornate, pop-oriented sound, channeling both Brian Wilson and Phil Spector.

While True Panther will handle the release of Magic Kids’ full-length debut later this year, you can tide yourself over with their split with The Smith Westerns due out on Fat Possum soon.

Read all about it over on Matador’s Matablog.

If that isn’t enough, you can check out Magic Kids on tour with new labelmates Girls and The Smith Westerns. They’ll be at SXSW, too.

02.05.10 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl #
02.06.10 - Nashville, TN - Exit/In #
02.07.10 - St. Louis, MO - The Gargoyle #
02.08.10 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note #
02.10.10 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater #
02.12.10 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge #
02.14.10 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall #
02.16.10 - Los Angeles, CA - The Echo *
02.17.10 - Phoenix, AZ - Trunk Space @
02.19.10 - Norman, OK - Opolis &

# Girls, The Smith Westerns
* Pearl Harbor, Dunes
@ The Young Friends
& JuneBug Spade, La Panther Happens

• Magic Kids:
• True Panther: