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The Velvet Underground’s The Complete Matrix Tapes to Be Released on Vinyl for First Time

The Velvet Underground’s live recordings at a 1969 residency at former San Francisco club the Matrix are being released in a special edition vinyl set for the first time ever. The Complete Matrix Tapes, recorded over two nights, contain 43 tracks split over 8 LPs. The deluxe edition set also includes nine previously unreleased performances.

The Complete Matrix Tapes is set to be released on July 12 via Polydor/UMe. The set is currently available for pre-order on the Velvet Underground website. Check out the full track list below.

The Complete Matrix Tapes Tracklist:
LP ONE
Side 1
I’m Waiting For The Man (Version 1)
What Goes On (Version 1)
Side 2
Some Kinda Love (Version 1)
Heroin (Version 1)

LP TWO
Side 1
The Black Angel’s Death Song
Venus In Furs (Version 1)
There She Goes Again (Version 1)
We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 1)
Over You (Version 1)
Side 2
Sweet Jane (Version 1)
Pale Blue Eyes
After Hours (Version 1)

LP THREE
Side 1
I’m Waiting For The Man (Version 2)
Venus In Furs (Version 2)
Some Kinda Love (Version 2)
Over You (Version 2)
Side 2
I Can’t Stand It (Version 1)
There She Goes Again (Version 2)
After Hours (Version 2)

LP FOUR
Side 1
We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 2)
Sweet Bonnie Brown (It’s Just Too Much)
Heroin (Version 2)
Side 2
White Light/White Heat (Version 1)
I’m Set Free

LP FIVE
Side 1
We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 3)
Some Kinda Love (Version 3)
There She Goes Again (Version 3)
Side 2
Heroin (Version 3)
Ocean

LP SIX
Side 1
Sister Ray Part 1
Side 2
Sister Ray Part 2

LP SEVEN

Side 1
I’m Waiting For The Man (Version 3)
What Goes On (Version 2)
Some Kinda Love (Version 4)
Side 2
We’re Gonna Have A Real Good Time Together (Version 4)
Beginning To See The Light
Lisa Says
New Age

LP EIGHT
Side 1
Rock & Roll
I Can’t Stand It Anymore (Version 2)
Side 2
Heroin (Version 4)
White Light/White Heat (Version 2)
Sweet Jane (Version 2)