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The Love Language live on The State of Things

Fresh from a week with sold out shows in DC, New York, and their hometown CD release show at the Cat's Cradle, The Love Language will perform live today on North Carolina Public Radio show, The State of Things. Listen to a live stream of the show from The State of Things website beginning at noon EST.   More >

The Love Language at the Mercury Lounge with very special guest Spott!

By all accounts, The Love Language brought the party to The Mercury Lounge in NYC last night! Watch the video above of "Lalita" with Spott from Merge on trumpet! The Love Language's Merge debut, Libraries is available on CD, LP and digital download in stores, at from your favorite digital music provider, and in the Merge store! Oh, and of course, directly from the band on tour.   More >

She & Him "Thieves" video!

Directed by Norwood Cheek, the video for “Thieves” expands on the ever-present sense of timelessness in She & Him’s music with "young Matt & Zooey" and tin can telephones! She & Him on tour: 7/18 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl 8/26 Salt Lake City, UT Twilight Music Series 8/28 Omaha, NE Anchor Inn 8/29 St.   More >

The Love Language make Magnet a mix tape

The Love Language's Stuart McLamb made Magnet Magazine a mix tape! Read & listen to his choices at MagnetMagazine.com. Libraries, the Merge debut from The Love Language, will be released on July 13.   More >

Shout Out Louds on NPR's World Cafe

Shout Out Louds performed live from WXPN in Philadelphia during their North American tour in May and chatted with World Cafe host David Dye for a session that is available online now at NPR.org. Shout Out Louds' new album, Work, is available on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.   More >

Lou Barlow visits KXT Dallas

Lou Barlow + the missingmen are currently on tour in support of Lou's Goodnight Unknown, and Lou Barlow + the missingmen = Sentridoh III. 06-21 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern 06-22 Vancouver, BC Media Club 06-23 Portland, OR Doug Fir 06-25 San Francisco, CA Cafe Du Nord 06-26 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg Theater 08-17 Milford, CT Daniel Street 08-18 Washington, DC Rock N Roll Hotel 08-19 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle 08-20 Asheville, NC Grey Eagle 08-21 Nashville, TN The Basement 08-22 St.   More >

Arcade Fire reveal track listing of "The Suburbs"

Arcade Fire presents The Suburbs: 01 The Suburbs 02 Ready to Start 03 Modern Man 04 Rococo 05 Empty Room 06 City With No Children 07 Half Light I 08 Half Light II (No Celebration) 09 Suburban War 10 Month of May 11 Wasted Hours 12 Deep Blue 13 We Used to Wait 14 Sprawl I (Flatland) 15 Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) 16 The Suburbs (continued) Pre-order The Suburbs now on CD and double-LP in the Merge store now and receive “Month of May” and “The Suburbs” for download immediately.   More >

"Face time" with Let's Wrestle on Noisevox!

Let's Wrestle met up with John Norris at a beer garden in New York City on their recent tour with Quasi to talk about the challenges of touring in the US and how they are never ever "goofy." Watch the full interview at noisevox.org and visit the Merge store to get your copy of In the Court of the Wrestling Let's and the limited-edition split 7-inch with The Love Language now.   More >

She & Him visits KCMP the Current

She & Him visited KCMP's The Current while in Minneapolis and the session is now online! Matt & Zooey talk the Beach Boys & Bieber's Baby. She & Him on tour: 07-01 Boston, MA           House of Blues 07-02 Philadelphia, PA Great Plaza @ Penn's Landing 07-03 Oxford, ME          Nateva Music Festival 07-04 New York, NY     The Beach @ Governor's Island 07-06 New York, NY     Terminal 5 07-07 Washington, DC  9:30 Club 07-09 Atlanta, GA          Atlanta Botanical Gardens 07-10 Birmingham, AL Sloss Furnaces 07-11 Louisville, KY       Forecastle Festival 07-18 Los Angeles, CA  Hollywood Bowl 08-26 Salt Lake City, UT Twilight Music Series 08-29 St.   More >

Rock Baby Swedish edition!

Evert says hello! Shout Out Louds' bassist Ted Malmros sent us a photo of his new baby boy in a very charming onesie.   More >

The Clientele on Pitchfork TV

The Clientele's San Diego show at the Casbah in June was recorded and given dreamy effects for Pitchfork TV's Tunnelvision. See The Clientele on tour in September and order their latest album Bonfires on the Heath on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store. The Clientele on tour: Sep-06 Seattle, WA TBA Sep-07 Portland, OR Doug Fir Sep-09 Oakland, CA  New Parish Sep-10 San Francisco, CA  Independent Sep-11 Los Angeles, CA Echoplex Sep-12 San Diego, CA Casbah   More >

Richard Buckner on tour!

Richard Buckner is on the road again starting this weekend! Go see him and report back on all the new songs! If you missed Richard recent Daytrotter session, give it a listen now! Find lots of excellent Richard Buckner titles for preview and purchase in the Merge store. Richard Buckner on Tour: 05.29 Somerville, MA Johnny D's 06.04 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's w/ Jay Farrar 06.05 New York, NY Bowery Ballroomw/ Jay Farrar 06.12 Arlington, VA Iota Club & Cafe 06.18 Northampton, MA Iron Horse w/ Tift Merritt 09.09 Columbia, SC Columbia Museum of Art 09.10 Raleigh, NC Hopscotch Music Festival 09.23 Cincinnati, OH Midpoint Music Festival   More >