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Friday, September 6 2013

Superchunk: I Hate Music

I Hate Music is undeniable proof that creating something with resounding beauty is the ultimate defiance of death.


Wednesday, August 21 2013

Not So Incidental Music: A Dozen Essential Superchunk Songs

Debunking the popular opinion that all Superchunk songs sound the same, PopMatters picks a dozen essential tracks from the Chapel Hill band's catalog that proves there's a lot more variety and craft to it than it's given credit for.


Thursday, August 1 2013

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for August 2013

Here's a sneak peek at some of August's most anticipated new releases, including the latest from No Age, Ty Segall, and Superchunk.


Thursday, October 20 2011

Superchunk: Foolish (Remastered)

It's a testament to Superchunk's consistency that it's difficult to identify a single landmark album by the group, but 1994's Foolish happens to be the most challenging and best all-around offering of the band's 20-plus year career.


Thursday, September 23 2010

Superchunk: 17 September 2010 - Washington D.C.

Plowing through a 90-minute set with more energy than most bands half their age can muster, Superchunk reminded us that a reunion tour doesn't have to be a by-the-numbers cash-in.


Thursday, September 16 2010

Superchunk: Majesty Shredding

In a year marked by indie comebacks and punk-pop's revival, leave it to Superchunk to show both peers and upstarts alike how it's done.


Thursday, September 10 2009

Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small by John Cook

Despite some generous editorializing, Our Noise is as engaging (and human) a music industry tale as you're ever going to read.


Wednesday, May 20 2009

Superchunk: Leaves in the Gutter

For over 20 years, Superchunk has built their own ground to stand on, and it is on that firm land that they've created Leaves in the Gutter, taking all their well-established talents and weaving it through a mature and infectious tunefulness.


Monday, March 2 2009

“It’s a Gut Feeling About the Music”: An Interview with Mac McCaughan

After founding the influential Merge Records, the inimitable Superchunk, and the prolific solo project known as Portastatic, Mac McCaughan is finally ready to look back at his career, his bands, and those wonderful four-track recordings that he thought he lost 'lo those many years ago.


Friday, October 13 2006

Just Making Records: An Interview with Portastatic

Mac McCaughan creates string charts and listens to tropicalia while running Merge Records, and he doesn't mind if you haven't listened to Superchunk.


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