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Tracey Thorn releases "Night Time" EP

In the summer of 2010, Mercury Prize winners (and Everything But The Girl fans) The xx asked Tracey Thorn and her long-time partner in EBTG Ben Watt to record a track from The xx’s debut album for a special compilation the band was commissioning of covers of the album’s songs by their favorite artists.   More >

Wye Oak releases new 7-inch of AV Club covers & discusses "Holy Holy"

Wye Oak visited the tiny round room at the AV Club headquarters in Chicago twice to participate in their “Undercover” series. Each Undercover series starts with AV Club writers choosing 25 songs and inviting 25 bands they like to come to their offices in Chicago to perform.   More >

A Very She & Him Christmas in stores now!

The holiday season starts a little earlier this year with the release of She & Him’s first-ever holiday collection, A Very She & Him Christmas, out today on CD, LP & vinyl. A portion of the album’s sales will support literary organization 826 National.   More >

Tracey Thorn covers The xx on new EP

In the summer of 2010, Mercury Prize winners (and Everything But The Girl fans) The xx asked Tracey Thorn and her long-time partner in EBTG Ben Watt to record a track from The xx’s debut album for a special compilation the band was commissioning of covers of the album’s songs by their favorite artists.   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 >

Wild Flag’s debut album in stores, win a trip to New York City!

The highly anticipated self-titled debut album from Wild Flag, the 4-piece Portland, OR- and Washington, DC-based rock group including Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Rebecca Cole and Janet Weiss, is in stores today! Featuring members of Sleater-Kinney, Quasi, Helium, the Minders and Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks to name just a few, Wild Flag premiered with a tour of small west coast rock clubs in the fall of 2010.   More >

Deluxe reissue of Superchunk's "Foolish" out today!

Merge has reissued Superchunk’s landmark 1994 album Foolish, and it's available today on CD, LP, and digital download. Foolish has been remastered for this reissue and will feature some different album art and extensive liner notes by drummer Jon Wurster.   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 >