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  1. Stream Mac McCaughan's Score To Amber Tamblyn's Directorial Debut Paint It BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Stereogum

    Superchunk's Mac McCaughan did the score for the movie Paint It Black , Amber Tamblyn's directorial debut that stars Alia Shawkat and Janet McTeer. It comes out in theaters next week , but McCaughan has just shared his original motion picture score for the it.


  2. Releases from Dolly Parton, Superchunk mark Record Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    ... said. Local record companies also plan releases for the celebration. Merge Records of Durham will be releasing Superchunk's 2003 compilation of singles, B-sides, and rarities titled "Cup of Sand" for the first time on vinyl. Merge also will be ...


  3. How St. Pat's Two Veteran Headliners Are Enjoying Middle AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Free Times

    Admittedly, it wasn't the best turnout. When Superchunk took to Raleigh's Dorton Arena in October - extending a sea change at the North Carolina State Fair, filling stages with a far-flung array of home-state acts - there were only a couple hundred people in attendance.


  4. Jason Narducy on Verbow, Superchunk, Bob Mould and a Lifetime of GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... cello-tinged alt rockers Verbow, Narducy has spent time as a touring bassist for indie rock heroes Bob Mould and Superchunk, among others. In 2014, he released his first solo album under the name Split Single, Fragmented World , backed by Spoon's ...


  5. The Mountain Goats announce 'Goths,' share 'Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... tracklisting for "Goths," below. Speaking of Sisters of Mercy and Merge Records, you may remember label head (and Superchunk frontman) Mac McCaughan covered "First Last and Always" a few years back. The Mountain Goats are also going on tour. They'll ...


  6. Hurry Up, Split SingleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... because the veteran Chicago-based musician has played bass with basically everyone, most notably Bob Mould, Superchunk, and Robert "Guided by Voices" Pollard-a hot-damned holy triumvirate of indie rock right there. But Narducy knows what he's doing, ...


  7. Mary Lattimore's Spellbinding Solo Harp Work Offers Intimate Opportunities for Self-ReflectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Independent Weekly

    ... with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Meg Baird, and later this spring, she'll premiere a project with Superchunk's Mac McCaughan. It's true that Lattimore makes for a mighty team player, but on her own she issues albums that are utterly ...


  8. Solid Headliners, Nagging Issues Frame St. Pat's in Five Points' 2017 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Free Times

    Let's get this out of the way first: The musical lineup for this year's St. Pat's in Five Points , announced last night , is solid. Apart from the expected bore of a mainstream country artist , the four headliners for the March 18 festival are definitely impressive, leaning on the decades-strong rock bonafides of North Carolina's Superchunk and Georgia's Drivin' N Cryin' and the currently skyrocketing soul chops of Alabama's St. Paul and the Broken Bones .


  9. The UNC Symphony Orchestra and a Merge Records Supergroup Celebrate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Independent Weekly

    ... will focus on playing as a unit, rather than adopting the one-artist, one-song model of a showcase revue. The Superchunk cofounder says he's generally not a fan of bands replaying classic albums live; thus, the Bowie tribute will aim for something ...


  10. Phillip Glass to Hold Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 |

    ... and a host of Merge Records artists and collaborators including singer/songwriter Dan Bejar of Destroyer and Superchunk frontman and Merge co-founder Mac McCaughan ; Glass's Complete Piano Etudes performed by Glass himself and nine other remarkable ...


  11. What Are You Gonna Do Between The Songs?Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... singer-songwriter Anya Marina play his demanding bandmates. In real life, Narducy, who has played with Bob Mould, Superchunk, Guided By Voices and more, is joined on his new record by Jon Wurster and John Stirratt. You may know Stirratt as the ...


  12. More Indie-Rock Activism: Two Compilations Combat TrumpismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... by Quasi, Stephen Malkmus, Built to Spill's Doug Martsch, Boss Hog, MEDS (Carrie Brownstein and Katie Harkin), Superchunk's Mac McCaughan, Libraness (Polvo's Ash Bowie), Mary Timony, the New Pornographers' Carl Newman, Filthy Friends (Corin Tucker, ...


  13. Quasi, Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, more join for 'Battle Hymns' protest albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Oregonian

    ... set's lineup looks like a dream of the '90s, with new material from the Thermal's Kathy Foster (as Love Always), Superchunk musician and Merge founder Mac McCaughan, solo tracks from Stephen Malkmus, Mary Timony, the New Pornographers' Carl Newman, ...


  14. Protest Comp Battle Hymns Has New Songs From Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman, & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Stereogum

    ... Brownstein, along with Sleater-Kinney touring guitarist Mary Harkin, is half of a group called MEDS. Meanwhile, Superchunk's Mac McCaughan contributes his song " Happy New Year (Prince Can't Die Again) ," and the reactivated Christina Martinez/Jon ...


  15. Quasi releases protest comp ft. mems of Sleater-Kinney, New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    Quasi have put together a new compilation protest album called Battle Hymns that features tons of exciting guests. Quasi are the backing band on a handful of songs, and the guests include both of Janet's Sleater-Kinney bandmates, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker , and her Wild Flag bandmate Mary Timony , plus Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan , Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus , Built to Spill frontman Doug Bartsch , New Pornographers' Carl Newman , and more.


  16. Split Single - "Good Riddance '16"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Stereogum

    ... a new song called "Good Riddance '16" that he'd written in the dressing room before performing. Like his Superchunk bandmate Mac McCaughan's " Happy New Year (Prince Can't Die Again) ," it's a reflection on all the ways this year has sucked. Split ...


  17. The Let's All Just Forget 2016 New Year's playlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | ChartAttack

    ... decisions, and before we find out in shocking, painful and new ways that the world isn't as we'd hoped. Like Superchunk's Mac McCaughan said : at least Prince can't die again. This New Year's Eve, let's party like it's any year but 2016. Party like ...


  18. Superchunk's Mac McCaughan wrote the perfect song to sum up how shitty 2016 wasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | ChartAttack

    Here's the eulogy we've all been waiting for. Superchunk frontman and Merge Records co-founder Mac McCaughan has issued his good riddance to 2016, the year "you could say any horrible thing and rise to the top of this shit heap."


  19. We've found the song that perfectly describes 2016:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Salon

    For everyone who's ready to run as fast as they can from 2016, Mac McCaughan's new tune is a song for them If you're searching for the gist of 2016 in the form of an angry ballad from the lead singer of Superchunk, go no further. Mac McCaughan's "Happy New Year " delivers the angst of this terrible, terrible year in which "everybody died" and "adults and children cried for the loss of their hope" and their youth.


  20. Hear Mac McCaughan's Ominous New Song, 'Happy New Year (Prince Can't Die Again)'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Billboard

    ... grasping at the hope that 2017 will be better, Mac McCaughan -- frontman of longtime indie-rock heroes Superchunk -- is here to temper your hopes with his ominous new song "Happy New Year (Prince Can't Die Again)." McCaughan uploaded the song to his ...