Hospitality News

Hospitality cover Steely Dan for The A.V. Club Undercover series

Hospitality visited the A.V. Club offices in Chicago to offer their take on Steely Dan's "Riki Don't Lose That Number." Amber told the A.V. Club that this was the first cover song they had ever learned! We agree with the A.V. Club who said, "I think they nailed it, adding a bit of Can/Neu/Stereolab-style chug and rubbing a bit of rock dirt on such a pristine original. Enjoy!"   More >

Hospitality visits NPR's "Tiny Desk"

Hospitality visited the infamous "tiny desk" aka the NPR Music hub in Washington, DC to perform stripped-down versions of songs from their self-titled debut album released earlier this year.   More >

Merge celebrates Record Store Day 2012

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 21, and we have four very special releases to mark the occasion of one of our favorite days of the year! Also, Hospitality, the Love Language & M. Ward will visit independent record stores for celebratory in-store performances. The only way to get your hands on these releases is to visit your local independent record store on April 21.   More >

Hospitality to release Merge debut on January 31!

Merge will release the self-titled debut album from Brooklyn's Hospitality on January 31. Formed in 2007, Hospitality has evolved from a bedroom project to a 4-piece collaborative group opening for bands such as Stereolab, Wild Flag and The Rosebuds.   More >

Welcome, Hospitality!

We are pleased to announce the addition of Hospitality to the Merge family! The band’s debut full-length will be released on Merge in early 2012. The angular, intricate, and intelligent compositions of Hospitality signal a sophisticated new pop voice.   More >