Priests, Downtown Boys, Screaming Females, More Sign Open Letter Regarding SXSW’s Deportation Clause

Dozens of bands and musicians have signed an open letter directed to the organizers of SXSW, demanding that the festival remove clauses from its contract regarding deportation…
Andy Cush / March 3, 2017

Video: Merchandise – “Right Back to the Start”

Merchandise have shared a video for "Right Back to the Start," an album cut from last year's A Corpse Wired for Sound. Directed by the band's…
Jeremy Gordon / February 8, 2017

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Drake, ABRA, Descendents, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from pop-punk forbearers, Canadian rap dieties, and more.
SPIN Staff / June 10, 2016

SPIN Singles Mix: D.R.A.M., Merchandise, Eluvium, and More

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…
SPIN Staff / October 20, 2015

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…
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2014

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…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2014

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…
Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

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…
Chris Martins / May 10, 2013

Merchandise, ‘Totale Night’ (Night People)

4SPIN Rating: 4 of 10Release Date: April 04, 2013Label: Night PeopleMerchandise are a pair of mild-mannered twentysomethings recording in their house in Tampa (well, actually,…
Chuck Eddy / April 3, 2013

Hear Merchandise’s Psych-Blues Surprise ‘Who Are You?’

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…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Merchandise Share Itchy ‘Anxiety’s Door’ From New ‘Totale Night’ LP

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…
Chris Martins / January 10, 2013

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…
Chris Martins / December 5, 2012

Watch Merchandise’s Perfectly Titled ‘In Nightmare Room’ Video

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…
Marc Hogan / August 10, 2012