Destroyer News

Destroyer covers Gorky's Zygotic Mynci for the A.V. Club

The Destroyer band offered their take on Gorky's Zygotic Mynci's "Face Like Summer" to the A.V. Club's Undercover "Summer Break." The A.V. Club met up with Destroyer at the lovely Turner Hall in Milwaukee while the band was on tour earlier this summer.

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Destroyer on tour & "Destroyer's Rubies" now available on white vinyl

Destroyer is now on tour in the US with the Kaputt band, and Destroyer's Rubies is available on double white vinyl. Previously only available on “ruby red” vinyl for Record Store Day, the dbl-LP is now available on “hot white vinyl” and features “Loscil’s Rubies,” a 24-minute bonus track remixed by Scott Morgan (Loscil), who also collaborated with Dan Bejar on the Kaputt LP’s bonus material.

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Destroyer's summer tour begins next week

Next week, Destroyer will begin touring North America once again in support of last year's critically-acclaimed and Juno-nominated Kaputt. Dan Bejar and the Kaputt band will kick off their tour in Seattle on June 3rd.

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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.

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Destroyer debuts new video for "Savage Night at the Opera"

Directed by David Galloway, Destroyer's new music video takes you on a nerve-wracking ride through the streets of Vancouver and is the first that features Dan Bejar in the clip! Go to to view, or watch below. Kaputt is in stores on CD, double-LP, and digital download now!

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Destroyer interview footage from Spain!

Dan Bejar was interviewed by Numerocero for this mini-documentary, filmed during Destroyer's recent appearance at the Día de la Música Festival in Madrid.

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Destroyer live on KEXP!

You can now listen to the 8-piece Destroyer band play live on KEXP Seattle! Destroyer is currently touring the west coast, making their way east towards Webster Hall in NYC! Tracks: Certain Things You Ought To Know Downtown Painter In Your Pocket Song For America Destroyer on Tour: 03-22 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour 03-23 Tucson, AZ Club Congress 03-25 Austin, TX The Mohawk 03-26 Dallas, TX The Loft 03-27 Little Rock, AR Sticky Fingerz Rock 'N' Roll Chicken Shack 03-28 St.   More >

Check out Destroyer's "Kaputt" on double-LP!

Destroyer's Kaputt will be available in stores on January 25, and we thought you might like a sneak-peek at the vinyl "experience." The album will be presented on double-LP and features 20 minutes of music exclusive to the vinyl release.   More >

Destroyer - Kaputt

Directed by Dawn Garcia Pre-order Kaputt on CD and dbl-LP in the Merge store.   More >

2010 Year End Lists: Dan Bejar, Destroyer

FROG EYES - PAUL'S TOMB: A TRIUMPH Wyatt, Atzmon & Stephen - For The Ghosts Within Bryan Ferry - Olympia David Sylvian - Sleepwalkers Kurt Vile - Square Shells EP The War on Drugs - Future Weather EP Sun Kil Moon - Admiral Fell Promises Moonface - Dreamland EP: Marimba and Shit-drums Duffy and the Doubters - Scriptural Supplies Donovan Quinn and the 13th Month - Your Wicked Man The Clientele - Minotaur EP Defektors - The Bottom of the City Josephine Foster - Anda Jaleo Bill Fay - Still Some Light   More >

A Guide to 2010 Merge Digital releases

It’s easy to miss out on some of the digital-only releases we throw your way—the Internet is a pretty crowded place these days! Here’s a quick summary of what you may have missed:

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