Mac McCaughan

Superchunk to Play Acoustic Foolish on Brief Fall Tour

In May, Superchunk surprised everyone with an acoustic version of their landmark 1994 album Foolish, appropriately titled Acoustic Foolish. Now the band has announced that they're…
Maggie Serota / July 9, 2019

Stream Superchunk’s Newish Album Acoustic Foolish

Last month, Superchunk's classic album Foolish turned 25. The North Carolina power pop stalwarts celebrated the milestone with an acoustic reimagining of the landmark called Acoustic…
Maggie Serota / May 31, 2019

Mary Lattimore & Mac McCaughan – “I”

Mary Lattimore never stops working. Since her solo album Hundreds of Days dropped in May of last year, Lattimore has released a collaborative album with Meg Baird…
Will Gottsegen / March 7, 2019

Lee Ranaldo, Britt Daniel, Craig Finn, and More to Play Electoral Benefit Show in NYC

A newly announced benefit concert called Flip These Houses will feature performances by a number of indie rock luminaries, including Britt Daniel of Spoon, Lee…
Andy Cush / August 30, 2018

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Talks David Bowie and Recording Hot Thoughts at SXSW Songwriters Panel

Spoon listened to David Bowie "constantly" while recording their new album Hot Thoughts, frontman Britt Daniel said at a South by Southwest panel today. "I ended…
Anna Gaca / March 16, 2017

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…
Anna Gaca / 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.
James Grebey / 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…
Colin Joyce / 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…
Kyle McGovern / May 14, 2015

Review: Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan Goes For a Nostalgia Trip on Solo LP ‘Non-Believers’

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: May 04, 2015Label: Merge RecordsIt shouldn't come as a surprise that Mac McCaughan would be so deft at painting…
Rachel Brodsky / 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.
Harley Brown / April 27, 2015

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…
SPIN Staff / February 25, 2015

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.
David Bevan / August 20, 2013