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Lou Barlow on KEXP!

Lou Barlow & the missingmen stopped by KEXP in Seattle last month! You can watch the set on YouTube, or listen at   More >

2009 Year End List: Mark Eitzel of American Music Club

In no particular order: Scott Walker - The Drift Peter Broderick - Home Tim Fite - Fair Ain't Fair Samuel Barber - Songs Carletta Sue Kay - Live at the San Francisco Eagle Christopher Wheeldon - Within the Golden Hour - War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco CA The Wrestler - Movie Mahler: Symphony #5 In C Sharp Minor - 4.   More >

2009 Year End lists: Merge intern, Andrew Hamlet

Our 2009 Year End List series begins today with Merge intern, Andrew Hamlet! Songs: Winter 2009: “My Girls” Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion Spring 2009: “Meet Me in the Garden” Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele – S/T Summer 2009: “Girlfriend” Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Fall 2009: “Walkabout” Atlas Sound feat.   More >

Blurt reviews Lambchop - Live at XX Merge

Even if you weren't there you come away from the viewing experience floored by the band's prowess, exhilarated by the collective joy that resulted, and more than a little transformed. -Blurt Buy Lambchop - Live at XX Merge in the Merge Store.   More >

Telekinesis on Daytrotter

Telekinesis stopped by Daytrotter on their last tour and the session is now online at! Don't forget Telekinesis! when compiling your top 10 releases of 2009!   More >

Lou Barlow on The Current!

Lou Barlow performed a set for The Current while he was in Minneapolis with Dinosaur Jr last week! You can now listen to the session online! Tracks: Sharing Too Much Freedom Take Advantage Goodnight Unknown is available on LP & CD in the Merge Store.   More >

Tweet to Win: Free tickets to Telekinesis at the Showbox in Seattle on 11/27!

Hey, Seattle! After the turkey coma wears off, go see Telekinesis and Lonely Forest play at the Showbox on Friday, November 27th! We are having a little contest on twitter for a pair of tickets to this show. If you will be in Seattle, all you have to do is tweet #TKinSeattle and a reason you are thankful for Telekinesis.   More >

Live Neutral Milk Hotel video!

Live footage from a 1998 Neutral Milk Hotel show at the Knitting Factory in NYC. Neutral Milk Hotel's On Avery Island and In the Aeroplane Over the Sea are available for the first time on 180 gm vinyl in the Merge store!   More >

Lou Barlow interviewed on CFRU in Guelph

Lou Barlow was recently interviewed on CFRU Guelph, ON! You can listen on Vish Kannah's website. Lou will also perform live tomorrow at 8:30am Central Time on KCMP The Current! For even more Lou, check out LooTube and Goodnight Unknown in the Merge Store.   More >

The Love Language FREE tomorrow night in Raleigh

The Love Language - "Chesapeake" from Mann's World on Vimeo. Freshly minted Merge band, The Love Language played to a beyond capacity crowd at the Troika Music Festival last weekend at the Broad Street Cafe.   More >

Videos from NYC "Our Noise reading on

In addition to the Spoon cover above, has a review and more live videos of Mac's performances at the Our Noise reading last week at Housing Works in New York City. Order Our Noise now in the Merge store or from your local bookstore.   More >

SCORE! The Remixes: Free Xiu Xiu download!

Xiu Xiu- Volcana! (I Hope Your Train Crashes Remix) (The 6ths) MP3 download On November 17, we will release SCORE! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Remixes! on limited edition CD and digital download.   More >