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She & Him announce summer tour dates!

After making acclaimed stops at Coachella, SXSW and more this spring, She & Him will be returning to the road this summer in support of their critically acclaimed sophomore album, Volume Two, available on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.   More >

New free Tracey Thorn MP3!

Stereogum premiered the new Tracey Thorn UK radio mix of "Why Does the Wind?" More dance-oriented than the album version, the radio mix was produced and mixed by Ewan Pearson.   More >

The Love Language announce Merge debut, "Libraries"

On July 13, The Love Language will release their Merge Records debut, Libraries. The Love Language, initiated by Stuart McLamb, is a fortunate by-product of the North Carolina native’s rudderless mid-20s, where a tempest of breakup, inebriation, and incarceration found the abandoned songwriter embarking on a storage-space recording project to slow his seeming disintegration.   More >

Radar Brothers announce tour dates!

Radar Brothers’ new album, The Illustrated Garden was released late last month to fabulous reviews, and now we have more opportunities for you to see them live!    More >

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 >