Friday, September 6 2013
I Hate Music is undeniable proof that creating something with resounding beauty is the ultimate defiance of death.
Wednesday, August 21 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Thursday, October 12 2006
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.