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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The Mountain Goats: "Used to Haunt"
The Mountain Goats have a song on the recently released soundtrack to the summer film, Paper Town. The track is called "Used to Haunt" and you can check it out below. The song, recorded during the sessions for 2011's All Eternals Deck, was…
2015-07-28 12:00:01

Titus Andronicus release mixtape
Titus Andronicus have released a mixtape to promote their upcoming album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, due out July 28, 2015 via Merge Records. The mixtape's called Sorry About the Delay and includes new studio tracks, demos and other cuts. You can hear it…
2015-06-19 12:30:01

TItus Andronicus / Spider Bags / Baked (North America/Europe)
Titus Andronicus have announced a new tour. It will be in support of The Most Lamentable Tragedy, due out July 28, 2015 via Merge Records. The supporting acts will be Spider Bags and Baked, except in Brooklyn. You can click Read More…
2015-06-16 13:30:01

Titus Andronicus: "Dimed Out"
Titus Andronicus have released a new song titled "Dimed Out," the first new track from the band's upcoming new full length The Most Lamentable Tragedy and the follow up to 2012's polarizing Local Business . The album looks to be coming out on Merge…
2015-04-30 10:30:01

The Mountain Goats
The Mountain Goats have announced a headlining tour in support of their upcoming Merge Records release. The record is titled Beat the Champ and is due out April 7, 2015.…
2015-01-21 15:30:01

Waxahatchee announces new album
Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) has announced a new album. The LP is called Ivy Tripp and it's due out April 7, 2015 via Merge Records. Crutchfield, Kyle Gilbride and Keith Spencer produced the album. Check out the debut single, "Air,"…
2015-01-12 13:30:01

Waxahatchee joins Merge Records
Katie Crutchfield's solo project Waxahatchee has joined the Merge Records roster. She plans to release a new album through the label and Wichita Recordings in early 2015. Waxahatchee last released Cerulean Salt in…
2014-12-11 17:00:01

Ex Hex: "Waterfall"
Ex Hex has posted a video for their song "Waterfall." The song appears on their new album, Rips, which was released last week via Merge…
2014-10-13 17:00:02

Ex Hex: 'Rips'
NPR First Listen is streaming Ex Hex's forthcoming album Rips, due out October 7, 2014 via Merge Records. You can listen to the stream…
2014-09-29 14:00:01

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

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