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Vintage Videos: The Clean! (part 3)

"Twist Top" video "Fish" Live @ Cake Shop (12/8/07) Happy Release Day to The Clean! Order Mister Pop in the Merge store or visit your favorite independent record store!   More >

Telekinesis play KEXP at Bumbershoot!

Telekinesis will play a special set for KEXP listeners on Saturday, September 12 at 1:15pm Pacific at the LIVE from Bumbershoot Music Lounge! You can listen live on - video to follow!   More >

Vintage Videos: The Clean! (part 2)

"Beatnik" video "Anything Could Happen" video Find these songs on The Clean's Anthology, and pre-order their new album, Mister Pop all in the Merge store! The Clean is Blurt! Magazine's first ever band of the week, too!   More >

The Clientele give away new MP3

Download "Harvest Time," a new MP3 from The Clientele's forthcoming album, Bonfires on the Heath. "languidly psychedelic new track "Harvest Time", flows forth in hazy technicolor" ~Pitchfork The gorgeous mix of drone, strings, and Alasdair MacLean's evocative "Harvest Time" narrative perfectly sets this hauntingly beautiful tone.   More >

Wye Oak get the high fashion treatment in Spin!

Wye Oak were featured in the "Breaking Out" section of the September issue of Spin Magazine on newstands now! Jenn and Andy went to NYC for a photo shoot and we think they look fabulous! Wye Oak will be on tour throughout September and October.   More >

New Rosebuds song! "Brad Cook is Not Your Man"

Recorded for the Hear Here compilation, The Rosebuds new song, "Brad Cook is Not Your Man," tells the story of Megafaun's Brad Cook and a little misunderstanding with the law. Read the story and listen to the song at New Raleigh.   More >

NPR + Merge: Wye Oak & Lou Barlow

"Too Much Freedom," a new song from Lou Barlow's forthcoming new album, Goodnight Unknown, was included in NPR's new All Songs Considered podcast.   More >

Polvo interviewed on

From Not that Brylawski, whose brainy band vaporized conventional musical structure with hypnotic results on efforts like its 1992 debut Cor-Crane Secret and 1996’s Exploded Drawing before disbanding, rejects critical or commercial vernacular.   More >

MGMT covered The Clean!

MGMT at All Points West in NYC, August 2, 2009 The Clean's new album, Mister Pop, is available for pre-order and full album stream in the Merge store.   More >

Wye Oak get remixed!

Wye Oak are giving away a free MP3 of the remix of "That I do" (from The Knot) by Baltimore hip hop artist, Mickey Free.   More >

Mark Eitzel sings American Music Club

Those of you who witnessed Mark Eitzel and pianist Marc Capelle at XX Merge can attest to the truth of this Magnet Magazine live review of their Philadelphia show. Magnet writer Doug Sell describes Mark's voice perfectly, "He may have the most human voice in rock music.   More >

Intern Corner: XX Merge Tales from the Table

Merge intern Dianna here, checking in while everyone in the office is getting caught up after XX Merge (you may have seen me hanging round the front merch booth selling shirts and posters).   More >