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New Music: Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan – “Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die Again)”
Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan has surveyed the charred remains of 2016 and given us a grimly topical new holiday song, "Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die…
December 27, 2016
Mac McCaughan Covers the Undead’s ‘When The Evening Comes’
It's not necessary the spookiest sounding song, but Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan's decision to cover the Undead’s "When the Evening Comes" just feels right for Halloween.
October 30, 2015
Mac McCaughan Soundtracks Face Choreography in His ‘Box Batteries’ Video
Mac McCaughan's shared another visual for a track from his May solo album Non-Believers, this time in the form of a minimalist bit of choreography…
September 9, 2015
Q&A: Mac McCaughan Revisits ’80s Growing Pains on ‘Non-Believers’
Over the past 25 years, Mac McCaughan has built an impressive resume: singer-guitarist of Superchunk, arguably the hardest-working band in indie-rock history, whose tenth (and most…
May 14, 2015
Review: Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan Goes For a Nostalgia Trip on Solo LP ‘Non-Believers’
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Mac McCaughan would be so deft at painting a hormone-addled, John Hughes-ian portrait of teenhood; he's essentially been soundtracking…
May 6, 2015
Stream METZ’s Combustible Rager of a Sophomore LP, ‘II’
On their second album, II, METZ have gotten, if anything, even more powerful. The Toronto-via-Ottawa ragers say and sound like they hail from the "Washington, D.C.
April 27, 2015
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SPIN Singles Mix: Best Coast Dream of ‘California Nights,’ Mac McCaughan Is ‘Lost Again’ and More
Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From Israeli shoegazers to no-fucks-giving Swede pop brats to…
February 25, 2015
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Merge Country: How Superchunk’s Label Turned Durham Into a Thriving Indie-Rock Company Town
On a soft July evening in Durham, North Carolina, shortly before the singing of our National Anthem, John Darnielle holds forth on baseball and breakfast.
August 20, 2013
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