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Merge welcomes Mount Moriah with release of self-titled debut on LP in October; sophomore release planned for early 2013

On October 2, Merge Records will release the self-titled debut album from North Carolina’s Mount Moriah on limited-edition LP. Available for the first time on vinyl, Mount Moriah was described by NPR Music as “an infectious brew of gospel, folk, rock and country that asks questions of the establishment while looking at love from every angle.”   More >

Mark Eitzel announces fall tour & launches video series

Mark Eitzel will release Don't Be a Stranger on October 2 and is taking his band Mark Eitzel's Warm Gentle Rain on the road beginning November 1 in San Francisco. Mark Eitzel’s Warm Gentle Rain includes Kristin Sobditch (Little Fuzzy), Marc Capelle (American Music Club), Jon Langmead (Loquat), and Pete Straus (Dwarves).   More >

The Music Tapes' Mary's Voice is in stores now!

The Music Tapes' new album, Mary's Voice, is available now! Stream the album in its entirety via SoundCloud, and find it on CD, digital, and limited-edition LP with pop-up artwork in record stores everywhere and in the Merge store.
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Bob Mould premieres video for "The Descent" at Pitchfork TV

Bob Mould premiered his new video for "The Descent" from Silver Age at Pitchfork TV. Watch as Bob escapes the city for a life more wild while listening to the song Stereogum described as "everything you want from a Bob Mould song: fast, heavy, sweeping, tight; all glide guitars and sweetly layered vocals and Elvis Costello hooks"   More >

Pre-order Daphni "JIAOLONG" now!

While Caribou has been touring the globe throughout 2012 in support of Radiohead, Dan Snaith has fallen deeper into his love affair with the dance floor to bring us a full-length release as Daphni.   More >

Crooked Fingers announces fall tour

Crooked Fingers will return to the road in support of their latest album Breaks in the Armor beginning October 23 with solo shows in the UK opening for The Tallest Man on Earth.   More >

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.   More >

Caribou's Dan Snaith announces Daphni album

While Caribou has been touring the globe throughout 2012 in support of Radiohead, Dan Snaith has fallen deeper into his love affair with the dance floor to bring us a full-length release as Daphni.   More >