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Merge welcomes Eleanor Friedberger!

Eleanor Friedberger is not just the enigmatic mouthpiece of The Fiery Furnaces, one of music’s most interesting, dynamic and constantly exciting bands.  In fact, Eleanor Friedberger is an exceptional songwriter herself, playing a variety of instruments and crafting the very sorts of choruses that made you fall in love with The Fiery Furnaces in the first place.     More >

Arcade Fire US tour now in progress!

Album of the Year Grammy winners Arcade Fire are on the road now in support of The SuburbsThe shows kicked off April 9 in Denver and include previously announced sold out appearances headlining Coachella this weekend as well as an April 22, 24, 25 three-night stand at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. The band’s headlining appearance on May 6 at Jazz Fest  in New Orleans will be the tour’s final date.   More >

M. Ward announces summer tour dates including 3-night Portland residency

M. Ward has announced a few tour dates this summer including a 3-night residency in his hometown of Portland, OR beginning May 3 at the Crystal Ballroom to celebrate the opening of the Crystal Hotel. Featuring exciting opening bands and free events surrounding the shows, this is a not-to-be-missed event!    More >

Caribou & Arcade Fire win Juno awards!

Caribou and Arcade Fire took home Juno awards at Saturday's ceremony in Toronto. Caribou's Swim won "Electronic Album of the Year" in the inaugural year for the category. Arcade Fire's The Suburbs took home four awards including Album of the Year, Alternative Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Group of the Year.   More >

The Ladybug Transistor announces "Clutching Stems" for June release!

Since the 1990s, the Ladybug Transistor has created formalist pop-rock albums with a dreamy, articulate sound that spans decades and genres. Anchored by Gary Olson’s organizing vision and restrained baritone, their music boasts intricate arrangements and soaring melodies that are at once modern and timeless.   More >

Jonny announce US tour dates!

Jonny, the new musical partnership between Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub and Euros Childs of the now-defunct Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, will bring their charming live show to the United States beginning June 3 in Toronto with a second leg of dates planned for later this fall.   More >