Merge Records


Merge Records was started in the summer of 1989, by Laura Ballance & Mac McCaughan, the same summer they formed the band Superchunk in Chapel Hill, NC. Merge also forged a relationship with Touch and Go Records of Chicago, who are responsible for manufacturing and distributing the bulk of Merge's full-length releases since then.

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Bob Mould: "I Don't Know You Anymore"
Bob Mould has posted the new song "I Don't Know You Anymore" from his forthcoming album Beauty and Rain on Merge Records.…
2014-05-02 11:00:01

Superchunk: "Void"
Superchunk have a new music video for the track "Void" with guest stars such as H. Jon Benjamin (Archer, Bob's Burgers, Home Movies), Jon Glaser (Delocated), and if you look closely you can even see the almighty Mikey Erg. "Void" comes from 2013's I…
2013-11-27 11:00:01

Arcade Fire: "Afterlife"
Arcade Fire, who recently told fans to "please relax" regarding the suggested formal dress code at their upcoming shows, have revealed a video for "Afterlife." It's from their new album…
2013-11-22 13:30:01

Arcade Fire tell fans to "please relax" over formal dress code at shows
Wildly popular Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire have come under some scrutiny as of late for suggesting a formal dress code to attending fans of their world tour, which mostly includes large arena shows, in 2014. The band posted this statement to their Facebook…
2013-11-21 12:00:01

Arcade Fire: 'Reflektor'
Canada's Arcade Fire have posted their entire new album, Reflektor, on YouTube, set to scenes from the 1959 movie Black Orpheus . The record is set for a October 29, 2013 release; the band previously released…
2013-10-25 12:00:01

The Arcade Fire: "Afterlife"
Arcade Fire have posted a new song titled "Afterlife."It's from Reflektor which is due out October 29, 2013 via Merge Records. It's the first new album from the Montreal-based band since The Suburbs . You can…
2013-10-22 17:30:01

Superchunk: "Staying Home"
Superchunk have posted the video for "Staying Home," the particularly fast-packed punk track from their latest album I Hate…
2013-09-17 11:00:01

King Khan and the Shrines: 'Idle No More'
King Khan and The Shrines have posted a stream of their new record, Idle No More . It's due out September 3, 2013 via Merge. Find it…
2013-08-27 11:00:02

Superchunk: "Me & You & Jackie Mittoo"
Superchunk have revealed a new video for "Me & You & Jackie Mittoo." It's from their new album I Hate Music, due out tomorrow. In related news, vocalist Mac McCaughan spoke to The AV Club…
2013-08-19 12:30:02

Superchunk: 'I Hate Music'
Superchunk's new full-length I Hate Music is streaming in its entirety over at NPR. The album, the band's tenth overall, is due out August 20, 2013 via Merge Records. They'll be…
2013-08-13 12:30:01

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