Superchunk - Majesty Shredding (new album / video)


Majesty Shredding


Releasing: 14 September

Considering that Superchunk pretty much churned out an album a year during the 1990s, it's hard to believe that the quintessential power-punk band has basically been on hiatus since 2001's Here's to Shutting Up. In some ways, though, it hardly seems like they've gone anywhere, since the band's mainstays Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan seem ever-present building their label Merge from a respected indie into a cultural phenomenon in the interim. From the looks and sounds of the one-minute video trailer promoting the new album, Majesty Shredding, Superchunk might be headed back to the basics after leaving off with forays into a more mature sound, at least relatively speaking. Hear what could've been this summer's soundtrack in the fall when Majesty Shredding is released on September 14 by -- who else? -- Merge.


01 Digging for Something

02 My Gap Feels Weird

03 Rosemarie

04 Crossed Wires

05 Slow Drip

06 Fractures in Plaster

07 Learned to Surf

08 Winter Games

09 Rope Light

10 Hot Tubes

11 Everything at Once

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