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Jeff Mangum, The Clean, Portastatic & more announce Chris Knox benefit in NYC - SOLD OUT!

On Thursday, May 6, Jeff Mangum, The Clean, Portastatic, Yo La Tengo, Kyp Malone (of TV on the Radio), Claudia Gonson (of The Magnetic Fields), Sharon Van Etten, John Mulaney, Robert Scott, David Kilgour & Dimmer will unite in an evening of music at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City to benefit New Zealand musician Chris Knox, who suffered a series of life-altering strokes last year.   More >

New Teenage Fanclub album - Shadows - in June!

Teenage Fanclub return on June 8, 2010 with a brand new album, Shadows, and a UK tour. It has been 5 long years since their last album Man-Made was released to universal acclaim, so it is no overstatement to say the new album is keenly anticipated.   More >

Merge @ SXSW 2010

Merge will be well-represented at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin this year with eight bands and two special Our Noise events.   More >

Spoon on NPR's World Cafe today!

Spoon will appear on NPR’s World Cafe today! Spoon recently recorded a session and an interview with World Cafe host, David Dye, which will air on nearly 200 stations nationwide.   More >

Shout Out Louds share Passion Pit remix for "Fall Hard"

In celebration of the February 23 (this Tuesday!) release of their upcoming album, Work,  Shout Out Louds are offering up a FREE MP3 Remix download of the first single “Fall Hard.” The remix was done by Boston’s electronic-pop sensation Passion Pit.   More >

Welcome to Merge, Tracey Thorn!

After pausing an 18-year career with partner Ben Watt in best-selling alt-pop duo Everything But The Girl (1982–2000), followed by a self-imposed hiatus to start a family, Tracey Thorn re-emerged in 2007 to a wave of critical acclaim with the glittering autobiographical folk-disco of Out of the Woods, her first solo album since 1982’s indie classic A Distant Shore.   More >

She & Him added to Bonnaroo line-up; perform on BBC 6

Anticipation is mounting for the release of She & Him's sophomore release Volume Two! She & Him have announced appearances at the Savannah Music Festival, SXSW, Coachella, and now Bonnaroo in addition to their album release shows.    More >

Limited number of SCORE! box sets available now!

Last year marked the 20th anniversary of Merge Records, and in addition to a 5-day music festival, we celebrated with SCORE! 20 Years of Merge Records, a limited-edition subscription box set that was delivered to subscribers throughout 2009.    More >

Wye Oak announce spring tour

Wye Oak just announced spring tour dates with Shearwater in support of their 2009 release, The Knot! Jenn & Andy will also be in Austin for the SXSW festival.    More >