Vertical Scratchers' debut Daughter of Everything is out today! The Los Angeles duo of John Schmersal (ex-Brainiac/Enon, live Caribou, and Crooks on Tape) and Christian Beaulieu (ex-Triclops!/Anywhere) are sharing a music video for the breakneck Side B opener "Kingdom Come".
Stereogum premiered the Paul Cordes Wilm-directed video today, saying, “the band’s new album contains rock songs that are warped and textured, but without sacrificing any bite." NPR Fresh Air adds, "They are free spirits, making music that is at once tightly composed, whimsical and anarchic."
Daughter of Everything is available on LP, CD, and digital in the Merge store, your favorite independent record store, iTunes, Amazon, Rdio & Spotify. Vertical Scratchers get in the van and head out across America beginning this weekend, including stops at Noise Pop and SXSW. Find them in a town near you on our Tours page.
The second in our 2014 series of reissues in celebration of our 25th anniversary, Superchunk's Indoor Living is in stores today on CD and LP with new liner notes by Laura Ballance and producer/engineer John Plymale. The LP is now available on 180-gram vinyl, and both CD and LP will include a download of Clambakes Vol 8: We’d Like to Thank the Homecoming Committee – Live at Duke 1997.
Listen to Superchunk's newly recorded acoustic version of "Watery Hands" above, and be sure to also check out labelmate Telekinesis' cover of Indoor Living standout "Nu Bruises" below!
Indoor Living is available now on CD, 180 gm LP and digital now in the Merge store, at your favorite independent record store, iTunes, Amazon, Rdio & Spotify. Superchunk make appearances at Coachella, Primavera, and more in the coming months; be sure to check out the Tours page for details.