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She & Him launch Yule Log app

Enjoy the glow of a cozy yule log at your home, office, or your favorite coffee shop while listening to A Very She & Him Christmas through a brand-new iOS app! The She & Him Yule Log app features one free song from the album—“I’ll Be Home for Christmas”—and works on the iPhone and iPad.   More >

Merge welcomes Mikal Cronin

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Mikal Cronin to the Merge roster! Cronin has released this official statement concerning his recent signing with Merge: "YYYYYEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!" He will release the follow-up to his acclaimed 2011 self-titled release next year.   More >

Mount Moriah to release Miracle Temple in February

Mount Moriah will release Miracle Temple, their breakthrough second LP and first new album for Merge Records, on February 26 in the US and March 4 in UK. Fiercely contemporary yet rich with classic influences, Mount Moriah’s Miracle Temple sports bigger arrangements, louder guitars, bolder vocals, and more soulful rhythms than their acclaimed self-titled debut.   More >

Watch Tracey Thorn's Tinsel and Lights mini-documentary & listen to the full album stream at NPR Music

The holiday season is upon us, and Tracey Thorn's Tinsel and Lights is a beautiful new album to add to your collection! Featuring ten seasonal cover versions of songs by Dolly Parton, Joni Mitchell, Sufjan Stevens, Low and more as well as two new original tracks, Tinsel and Lights was produced by Ewan Pearson, and showcases Tracey’s famously rich vocals and contributions on guitar and piano.   More >

Amor de Días to release The House at Sea in January

Amor de Días, the long-term collaboration between Alasdair MacLean (The Clientele) and Lupe Núñez-Fernández (Pipas), will release their sophomore album The House at Sea in the US on January 29 and in Europe on February 18.    More >

Tracey Thorn's holiday album Tinsel and Lights in stores now!

Start the holiday season now with Tinsel and Lights, Tracey Thorn's follow-up to her acclaimed 2010 album Love and Its Opposite. Featuring ten seasonal cover versions of songs by Dolly Parton, Joni Mitchell, Sufjan Stevens, Low and more as well as two new original tracks, Tinsel and Lights was produced by Ewan Pearson, and showcases Tracey’s famously rich vocals and contributions on guitar and piano.
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Mac McCaughan joins early voting rally in Durham, NC This Friday!

Early voting has begun in North Carolina, and to help spread the word, Mac McCaughan of Superchunk, Portastatic & Merge will perform solo at a concert to raise awareness for Early Voting Friday, October 26 at Durham Central Park with Chapel Hill's Spider Bags and New Jersey band Titus Andronicus.   More >

Divine Fits release RJD2 remix of "Would That Not Be Nice"

Divine Fits released a remix of "Would That Not Be Nice" by RJD2 today at RCRD LBL. RCRD LBL describes the remix, "Soulful and melodic with Daniel's reedy vocals front-and-center, this flip shows how strong the group's original songwriting can be as a bed for other sonic excursions."
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Divine Fits premiere video for "Would That Not Be Nice"

Divine Fits' moody and hypnotic performance video for "Would That Not Be Nice" premiered today at Stereogum.com The video, directed by Brian Butler, uses dramatically lit live performance shots to illustrate the song Stereogum describes as "one of 2012′s greatest, most enduring rock songs."
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