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Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from mask-wearing producers, Northwest ambient soundscapers, solo Social Experimenters,… More »

Watch Merchandise’s Kaleidoscopic, Moody ‘Little Killer’ Video

The always-busy Tampa, Florida band Merchandise has been in flux since the release of their expansive and psychedelic 2013 LP Totale Nite. The few tracks they’ve released in the interim… More »

Merchandise Celebrate Signing With 14-Minute ‘Begging for Your Life’ Single

Reverb-loving rock dramatists Merchandise have signed with 4AD and are marking the occasion by releasing a 14-minute-long song. Coming to download on January 15 and vinyl February 25, “Begging for… More »


Merchandise Induce (More) Nausea in Deeply Unsettling ‘Totale Nite’ Video

Last month, SPIN Breaking Out bros Merchandise released “Rush of Blood,” an uncomfortable short film created as a visual companion to the Florida art-punks’ latest release, the chaotic Totale Nite. Now,… More »

See Merchandise Salt a Slug (and Other Trippy Terrors) in ‘Rush of Blood’ Short Film

Merchandise aren’t into that whole brevity thing. The Florida trio’s new album Totale Nite is a full-length affair comprising only five songs — Morrissey and Joy Division in an echo chamber… More »

Merchandise, ‘Totale Night’ (Night People)

Merchandise are a pair of mild-mannered twentysomethings recording in their house in Tampa (well, actually, three guys on record, and now even sorta four since they’re touring with a drummer,… More »


In our November Breaking Out profile on Merchandise, singer Carson Cox warned us that the Florida post-punks’ next album would be a “smoke weed kind of record.” But the first… More »

Floridian noise-poppers and recent SPIN Breaking Out stars Merchandise are back with another one: the itchy seven-minute song “Anxiety’s Door,” the first sampling of the trio’s just-announced Totale Nite album, due this… More »

See Merchandise Rock a Roof in ‘Become What You Are’ Video

Floridian post-punk revisionists Merchandise like to go long and we don’t mind one bit. In August, SPIN shared the grainy seven-minute visual accompaniment to their gothy, pop-damaged delight, “In NightmareMore »


Merchandise, one of SPIN’s 5 Best New Artists for June, just revealed a North American tour that will keep the Florida “post-punk” band busy into October. The new video for… More »