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Let's Wrestle play "I'm So Lazy" at MFNW

"I'm So Lazy" can be found on the limited-edition split 7-inch with The Love Language in the Merge store along with the new digital single "Getting Rest." Go see Let's Wrestle who are on tour now in the US! Let's Wrestle on tour: Sept 15 Chapel Hill, NC Nightlight w/ Elf Power Sept 17 Washington, DC 9:30 Club w/ Superchunk Sept 18 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom w/ Superchunk (SOLD OUT)   More >

Superchunk are guest editors at this week

Mac, Jim, Jon & Laura are all taking turns sharing a few of their favorite things as guest editors at in celebration of the release of Majesty Shredding which is available today on CD, LP and digital download. Mac & Laura kicked the week off with a Q&A and Jon & Jim have already started sharing their favorite things like WordHate and Brussels Sprouts.   More >

The Clientele - "Somebody Changed"

The Clientele is currently touring the west coast! Catch them tonight in Oakland, and pick up a digital copy of their new mini-album, Minotaur, in the Merge store. 09-09 Oakland, CA New Parish 09-10 San Francisco, CA Independent 09-11 Los Angeles, CA Echoplex 09-12 San Diego, CA M-Theory in-store performance at 4:30pm 09-12 San Diego, CA Casbah   More >

"Majesty Shredding" listening parties in the triangle this week!

We are hosting two Superchunk Majesty Shredding listening parties this week in advance of the album's release on September 14. On Thursday, September 9, Merge and the Hopscotch Festival will present a listening event at Foundation Bar in Raleigh from 4-6 PM.   More >

The Mountain Goats play Music for Fences benefit in Durham

On Saturday, August 28th, the Mountain Goats will join The Countdown Quartet & Birds and Arrows to play Music for Fences, a show at Durham Central Park in downtown Durham, NC.The show will benefit the Coalition to Unchain Dogs, a non-profit, volunteer effort committed to improving the welfare of chained dogs in the Triangle area by building fences and promoting community awareness of animal welfare. Tickets are $12 in advance via the Music for Fences website and $15 at the door.   More >

Versus Brooklyn CD release show is Thursday!

Celebrate the release of On the Ones and Threes with Versus this Thursday at Rock Shop in Brooklyn! Buy tickets now! Preview the whole album and buy it on CD, deluxe-edition dbl-LP, and digital download in the Merge store. Versus on tour: 8/12 Brooklyn, NY Rock Shop CD release show w/ True Love Always 8/13 Toronto, ON Lee’s Palace w/ Polvo 8/14 Montreal, QC Cabaret Juste Pour Rire w/ Polvo 9/21 Boston, MA Royale w/ Superchunk 9/22 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Theatre w/ Superchunk & Jenny and Johnny   More >

Brian Whelan (of The Broken West) appears on Mad Men!

Click here to watch the scene from Mad Men, season 4, episode 3 in which Don & Lane go to a comedy club to meet some "lady friends" and enjoy a few seconds of singing by "Rudy" aka Brian from the Broken West! "Rudy" appears at 3:01 in the clip.   More >

Arcade Fire live in 2003

A look backwards to get pumped for tomorrow night's Madison Square Garden live stream directed by Terry Gilliam! Planning to host your own viewing party for the Madison Square Garden stream? Send us your best party pics for a chance to win a Merge prize pack!   More >

Spoon on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon!

Spoon joined by Questlove & Owen Biddle from The Roots performed "Nobody Gets Me But You" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. See Spoon on tour! They are playing Madison Square Garden with Arcade Fire tonight & tomorrow night in NYC and will be at Lollapalooza this weekend.   More >

Arcade Fire need your questions & photos for Madison Square Garden stream

Arcade Fire are gearing up for the live stream of their Madison Square Garden show on Thursday, Aug 5 and they need your input! Submit photos of your "suburbs" for possible inclusion on stage during the bands' performance, and ask Arcade Fire questions through twitter by using hash tag #AmexArcadeFire or the form on their YouTube page.   More >