Matador Records

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Template:Reqimage Matador Records is a mainly indie rock label that was started by Chris Lombardi in 1989 in his New York City apartment. It has been co-owned by the Beggars Group since 2002 and now operates in both New York and London.

Recently, Matador has had to sidestep unwanted involvement in the current Recording Industry Association of America dispute over Peer-to-peer file sharing networks.[1] (http://www.p2pnet.net/article/7498) Matador's Patrick Armory contacted the RIAA multiple times in order to ensure that an erroneous listing on the group's website of Matador as an RIAA member was removed. After several attempts, the name of the independent label was removed from the membership list.

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