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Superchunk - Majesty Shredding (new album / video)

Superchunk

Majesty Shredding

Merge

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.

SONG LIST

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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