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  1. Tonight in Music: Split Single, TJO, Lo-FiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... advanced sound, though, and experience to match. It's led by Verboten/Verbow's Jason Narducy, who's played with Superchunk, Bob Mould, and countless others. On Split Single's debut album, Fragmented World , the band's rounded out by Spoon frontman ...

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  2. Up & ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... advanced sound, though, and experience to match. It's led by Verbten/Verbow's Jason Narducy, who's played with Superchunk, Bob Mould, and countless others. On Split Single's debut album, Fragmented World , the band's rounded out by Spoon frontman ...

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  3. How New Zealand's The Clean became American cult favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Independent Weekly

    ... acts. Yo La Tengo brought the New Zealanders along as an opening band for a 2003 tour. Merge co-founder and Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan is a longtime fan. The label released the band's last two studio efforts (2001's Getaway and 2009's Mister ...

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  4. Tonight in Music: Tacocat, Superchunk, MusicfestNW & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... to defuse strenuous situations. Also, they're a lot of fun. CHIPP TERWILLIGER Also see My, What a Busy Week! SUPERCHUNK, BLANK RANGE, RADIATION CITY ( Star Theater , 13 NW 6th) Superchunk's 2013 record I Hate Music hardly embodies the emotional, ...

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  5. Red Bull Sound SelectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    Superchunk's 2013 record I Hate Music hardly embodies the emotional, frantic power pop that characterizes the group's more popular, punk-informed material.

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  6. Live: Superchunk rules Night 2 of Merge 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    The night had been stacked against Superchunk's success. Five bands preceded the Merge flagship to the Cat's Cradle stage on Thursday, creating a rollercoaster of momentum that seemed to dip deep past the point of recovery before Superchunk could even play well after midnight.

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  7. Google Play premieres Merge mini-documentary, offers free downloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... Play users can download. Among these tunes are Merge-on-Merge covers: Hiss Golden Messenger does Spoon, while Superchunk does Wye Oak. The Mountain Goats' stripped-down piano take on "Who You Are" by American Music Club is a particular strong point. ...

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  8. Wesley Stace's Cabinet of Wonders Coming To City Winery For Limited Fall EngagementRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of music, literature and comedy for the shows. Upcoming Cabinet of Wonders performers include Mac McCaughan (Superchunk & Portastatic), Marshall Crenshaw, Eric Andersen, Eugene Mirman, Harry Hill , Sarah Vowell, Charles Bock, Paul Muldoon , Jill ...

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  9. Superchunk stays within reachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Glendale News-Press

    "We never do the same songs in the same order every night," says Superchunk lead guitarist Jim Wilbur, "so I can't tell people exactly what to expect when we play the Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock next Friday - other than we'll play four or five songs from our last album and at least one or two things from each of our other albums."

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  10. Art review: The original works behind Merge album covers in Unbelievable ThingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Independent Weekly

    ... iconic album covers, from Caribou's Andorra to Arcade Fire's Funeral , with a healthy amount of space given to Superchunk covers created by Mac McCaughan or Laura Ballance. The exhibit is an interesting opportunity to interact with album art in an ...

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  11. 15 Best Things We Saw at Merge 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | RollingStone

    ... you all to the first evening of our celebration of ourselves." The voice belonged to Merge Records co-founder and Superchunk bassist Laura Ballance, who was kicking off the paradigmatic indie label's 25th anniversary festival with its typical air of ...

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  12. Live: Superchunk rules Night 2 of Merge 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    The night had been stacked against Superchunk's success. Five bands preceded the Merge flagship to the Cat's Cradle stage on Thursday, creating a rollercoaster of momentum that seemed to dip deep past the point of recovery before Superchunk could even play well after midnight.

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  13. Bob Mould On World CafeRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... (2009) and 2012's Silver Age (2012), using the same rhythm section of Jason Narducy on bass and Jon Wurster of Superchunk on drums. Since making an excursion into club music with Modulate in 2002, Mould has gotten back into the three-piece guitar ...

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  14. Bob Mould On World CafeRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | National Public Radio

    ... (2009) and 2012's Silver Age (2012), using the same rhythm section of Jason Narducy on bass and Jon Wurster of Superchunk on drums. Since making an excursion into club music with Modulate in 2002, Mould has gotten back into the three-piece guitar ...

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  15. The modest, mild origins of perhaps the only complete Merge collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    hen Superchunk walks onto the stage of Cat's Cradle Thursday night to celebrate Merge Records, the label the band has anchored now for a quarter-century, Will Spears won't be the only fan in the crowd who has attended almost all of Superchunk's ...

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  16. Tar Heel of the Week: Jon Wurster has drums, will travel – and laughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | News Observer

    ... an in-demand writer and voice artist for comedy shows. Drummer with bands including The Right Profile (1986-89), Superchunk (1991-present), The Mountain Goats (2007-present), Bob Mould Band (2008-present). The "Wurster" in the Scharpling & Wurster ...

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  17. Jon Wurster has drums, will travel – and laughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | News Observer

    ... an in-demand writer and voice artist for comedy shows. Drummer with bands including The Right Profile (1986-89), Superchunk (1991-present), The Mountain Goats (2007-present), Bob Mould Band (2008-present). The "Wurster" in the Scharpling & Wurster ...

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  18. Short Documentary Celebrates 25 Years Of Merge Records [Watch, Free Downloads]Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Hypebot

    Founded by Superchunk's Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance in 1989, North Carolina's Merge Records quickly grew to become one of America's essential indie labels.

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  19. 25 Years of Merge Records in 24 MinutesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Stories

    Merge is based in Durham, North Carolina. It was started by Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan of Superchunk as a way to release both their own music and their friends' music.

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  20. Google Released An Exclusive Documentary About Merge RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | WebProNews

    ... Records. It's a free 24-minute look at 25 years of the label available on the Google Play channel. Founded by Superchunk's Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance in 1989, North Carolina's Merge Records quickly grew to become one of America's essential ...

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