Posts tagged "Merge Records"

Merge Records Turns 25: A Timeline of the Beloved Label’s History

Merge Records turns 25 this year, and the North Carolina label is celebrating its milestone birthday in grand fashion: there's the ongoing, bimonthly subscription-based single…
By: SPIN Staff / July 25, 2014

Merge Records Shares 25th Anniversary Documentary, Covers of Classic Tracks

North Carolina indie rock institution Merge Records celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. They've already announced a four day music festival to mark the occasion,…
By: Colin Joyce / July 8, 2014

Mac McCaughan Throws First Pitch for Durham Bulls’ Merge Records Night

Merge Records has taken its 25th-anniversary celebrations out to the ballgame. Last night was Merge Records Night for the venerable North Carolina indie label's hometown minor-league…
By: Marc Hogan / June 6, 2014

Merge Records Plans Its Own Summer Music Festival

Merge Records turns 25 this year, and the mega-indie label has a few celebrations planned. There's the bimonthly, subscription-based single series Or Thousands of Prizes,…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 14, 2014

Merge Records Resurrects Lambchop’s ‘Nixon’ for 25th Anniversary Reissue Series

Merge Records turns 25 next year, and to celebrate, the indie rock institution will reissue a classic album from their back catalogue each month throughout…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 22, 2013

See Superchunk’s ‘Mac McCaughan’ Eat Curry Out of a Toilet in ‘Staying Home’ Video

Superchunk's "Staying Home" stands as a brisk, rambunctious outlier on the North Carolina vets' Essential 10th album, I Hate Music. Now the 75-second track ha…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2013

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.
By: David Bevan / August 20, 2013