Reviews // 6 Articles
“It’s a Gut Feeling About the Music”: An Interview with Mac McCaughan
2 Mar 2009 // 2:00 PM
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.
Just Making Records: An Interview with Portastatic
12 Oct 2006 // 6:00 PM
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.
Portastatic: Some Small History
16 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM
McCaughan has given us a glimpse into his archives not to show us a set of products, but to show us a process, and to see Portastatic grow from a 4-track solo side project into an essential indie rock band.
Portastatic: Be Still Please
9 Oct 2006 // 6:00 PM
Another excellent addition to the Portastatic catalogue, this time expanding Mac McCaughan's orchestral pop leanings.