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Stream the DC Spoon concert online!

(Spoon meet n' greet at NYC show)SPOON plays the 9:30 Club in DC tonight! For those of you not lucky enough to make it, the kind folks at NPR have scheduled a LIVE BROADCAST tonight! An interview with the band will air at 7:30, and the show goes live at 8pm! Tune in tonight for the entire concert!If you'd rather park yourself in front of the TV tonight, Reaper will feature songs from two Merge artists: Spoon's "The Underdog" and Imperial Teen's "Shim Sham"!Another momentous TV event: SPOON on SNL re-airs THIS Saturday, October 27!Spoon also visited KCMP recently.   More >

Shout Out Louds on the air across the country!

Shout Out Louds are out on the road in support of September's Our Ill Wills, workin' overtime to visit some of our favorite places! Treat your ears to a little sweetness of the Swedish persuasion and click to hear the sessions:KEXP: October 13, 12pm Pacific.   More >

More CMJ photos . . .

Paul, Spott & Martin from Merge at the Broken West show. The Broken West @ The Mercury Lounge Trippy photo of Rob from the Broken West (CONTINUED: Click permalink below for more photos of CMJ fun! Kelley from the Bowery & Christina Merge - Louisiana Love! Julia & Bebban (Sasha from The Essex Green's baby girl) - sooo cute! Martin Merge & Ross Broken West charming the Williamsburg ladies at Sound Fix Oakley Hall play to a packed crowd at Sound Fix! Marquee at the Roseland Ballroom for Spoon - Sold Out! Britt - Meeting & Greeting some lucky college radio kids An "illegal" photo of the massive crowd at Roseland   More >

Awards, Imperial Teen & after-party insanity!

Tyler from KALX, Bekah from Suicide Squeeze, Doug from Pirate & Keli from KALX at the CMJ Awards. Last year's sexiest phone voice winners, Lindsey Merge & Omar CJLO present an award. (CONTINUED: Click permalink below for more photos of CMJ fun! Packed crowd at the Fader Lounge during Imperial Teen! Hector from AAM represents at our after-party! Ross from the Broken West and Matt Morseth. Tobi from XM, Shiv from WOXY & Sue from Sub Pop rockin' the after-party!   More >

The Hair, The Baby & the Bands!

Imperial Teen wake up those still hungover from Tuesday night's fun! Luke "the baby," at his first rock show! (CONTINUED: Click permalink below for more photos of CMJ fun! Pat from KVCU - clearly not "the hair" Imperial Teen were talking about! Bon Iver at the Brooklyn Vegan party - doesn't that drummer look familiar?? Lindsey, Julia & Kyle at Union Hall after the Ladybug Transistor played. The Rosebuds!! Mega dance Party at Union Hall!   More >

"Oh My Gawd!!"

Seems the folks attending the Springsteen show in Ottawa, ON on Sunday evening got a little treat.   More >

The Rosebuds Hot Freaks & CMJ

Video from the Hot Freaks party in Austin last month courtesy of BrooklynVegan The Rosebuds will be taking part in the CMJ festivities in NYC next week! 10/16 @ The Bowery Ballroom at the BrooklynVegan showcase 10/20 @ Sound Fix Records in Williamsburg for Merge Day Come and say hi if you are in NYC - all of our activities are here!   More >

Robert Pollard Featured on Ghettoblaster Mixtape 2.)

GhettoblasterMagazine.com is currently offering a free track from Robert Pollard's new album, Standard Gargoyle Decisions in the latest installment of their free online mixtapes series (updated every other month).   More >

SHOUT OUT LOUDS on Stereogum REM Tribute

Following up on their 10 year anniversary tribute to Radiohead's OK COMPUTER (OKX) earlier this year, the folks over at Stereogum have come back with a 15 Year Anniversary tribute to REM's Automatic For The People - DRIVEXV.   More >

Imperial Teen on the Radio!

Imperial Teen are in the midwest this weekend, and are stopping by some of our favorite radio stations! KEXP will be setting up camp in Chicago this weekend, and Imperial Teen are dropping by for an instudio at 11am CST this Thursday, October 4th.   More >

Mind Whip Tour rocks the Duke Coffeehouse!

The Ladybug Transistor along with Still Flyin' and The Lucksmiths invaded the Duke Coffeehouse last night with keg stands, mad dance moves, and at least two saxophones! Only a couple of chances left to experience "the whip"!   More >

Rambocky: The Movie

Those of you who listen to The Best Show on WFMU will hardly need an explanation for the animated interpretation of Rambocky.   More >

A Week of Caribou videos on the web!

This week, 5 live Caribou videos will make their way onto the internet! Here's the first of them:Tuesday, September 25:"She's The One" on Pitchfork"Melody Day" on StereogumWednesday, September 26:"Eli" on DayTrotterThursday, September 27:"After Hours" on Gorilla vs.   More >

Oakley Hall on KEXP Today!

Oakley Hall are out west blowing minds with their unstoppable live prowess, and promoting their new record, I'll Follow You.   More >

The Rosebuds in Orlando!

The Rosebuds are on tour! Check out their blog, too! (CONTINUED: Click permalink below for more photos! The RosebudsThe NationalThanks to recent Carrboro ex-pat, Soleil Konkel, for the photos! We miss you!   More >

Camera Obscura on Fair Game!

Camera Obscura will be featured on tonight's edition of Fair Game! The show will air at 8pm in New York on WNYC and across the country at different times.   More >

XMU's Live from the Knitting Factory

XM Radio recorded our CMJ showcase at the Knitting Factory last October, and are re-airing some of the sessions! If you have XM, listen in to XMU on channel 43 every Friday night at 10pm EST, with encores Saturday at 2pm EST and Sunday at 6am EST. Merge sessions: 08.31.07 – Portastatic 09.21.07 – White Whale 10.12.07 – The Broken West CMJ looms again - we'll have announcements very soon about our plans!   More >

"I dare someone to come up and call me twee!"

Highlights from Camera Obscura in NYC! Hilarity ensued on WNYC's Soundcheck when the interviewer brought up a certain dirty word! Lee Waters on drums @ South Street Seaport (Photo from Jalopeno by way of Brooklyn Vegan) Video of Teenager from South Street Seaport!   More >