16 Artists on the Music They’ve Used to Get Through the Trump Era

What do we listen to when all the news is bad? Music is motivating, but over the past year, in a hailstorm of political outrage we couldn't have…
SPIN Staff / July 27, 2017

Review: Lambchop Wring Pathos and Humor Out of the Machine on FLOTUS

If you’ve puzzled over 22, A Million one too many times (or sat through Justin Vernon’s explanatory, 90-minute press conference), you…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 3, 2016

New Music: Stream Lambchop’s New Album FLOTUS Now

Lambchop—the Nashville collective revolving around lead singer/songwriter Kurt Wagner—has been releasing music for 26 years now. Most of that material fits into the indie-country idiom, but their…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 27, 2016

Merge 25 Festival: Neutral Milk Hotel, Bob Mould, Wye Oak, and More

As previously reported, influential indie-rock label Merge Records will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a weekend-spanning festival running July 23 through 26. Today they announced…
Mike Ayers / March 19, 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…
Kyle McGovern / November 22, 2013

Marc Trovillion, Former Lambchop Bassist, Dead at 56

Marc Trovillion, former bassist for Lambchop, has died. As Consequence of Sound points out, Trovillion passed away on Thursday, October 10, after suffering a heart…
Kyle McGovern / October 18, 2013

Stream William Tyler of Lambchop’s Full, Hypnotic ‘Impossible Truth’

For the moment, William Tyler is preoccupied with geography. Save for one, every single song title on the Nashville-based guitar maestro's upcoming second album, Impossible Truth (out…
Kyle McGovern / March 4, 2013

Hear Lambchop Guitarist William Tyler’s Misty ‘Cadillac Desert’

William Tyler first paid his dues as a member of Lambchop and a guest on records by the likes of Silver Jews and Bonnie "Prince"
Marc Hogan / December 12, 2012

Lambchop and Yo La Tengo Invent a Holiday in New York

"It's our favorite holiday," Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan declared from the Le Poisson Rouge stage, "Lambchop Comes to New York Day." It was a…
Jesse Jarnow / April 20, 2012

Lambchop, ‘Mr. M’ (Merge)

Album No. 11 from Nashville's self-proclaimed "most fucked-up country band" opens with a bed of tense string lusciousness straight out of a '50s Douglas Sirk…
David Menconi / March 8, 2012