Tag Archives: merge

Fucked Up Dives Headfirst Into a New Chapter of Its Labyrinthine Mythology on Dose Your Dreams

“The work I did when I was a kid was to change the world in a real way, and now it’s just sort of like, ‘Ugh.'”

Indy Week | November 7, 2018

Glimmer Twins | On Pile, A Giant Dog’s Success Stems from a Great Duo

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“We are shitty people who do not deserve to be signed to Merge. But we are down.”

Indy Week | May 25, 2016

Mac McCaughan — Non-Believers (Merge)

The “’82 Honda getting all its tapes stolen” during “Your Hologram,” the rows of duplex houses with trimmed hedges during “Lost Again,” the black dog that waits by the mailbox during “Our Way Free”: Non-Believers is too rife with frayed, specific details to be incidental.

Indy Week | April 29, 2015

Live Music: Ex Hex

“I just bought a Rick Springfield T-shirt from the ’80s, and I love it! And I love Joan Jett. I love everything Joan Jett ever did, even if some people think it’s cheesy or whatever. Who cares? It’s what I like.”

Charleston City Paper | December 31, 2014

Interview: Spider Bags

“But then my wife came to the studio with my oldest daughter, Dell, and she told me she was pregnant. So I did the math in my head really quick, and I was, like, ‘Holy shit. Holy shit! We need to get this shit done!'”

Free Times | November 10, 2014

Brother, Do You Know the Road? | Hiss Golden Messenger’s M.C. Taylor finds no easy answers, just great songs, on his spiritual odyssey

“There are ways that we figure out to get through the day that may not be objectively truthful, but they’re productive lies. And if we can find ways to live with them, at least for a little while, sometimes we need to.”

Style Weekly | August 13, 2014

Supreme Clientele | Merge’s reissue reinforces the strength of Suburban Light

“When I was 18, I was like, ‘If I don’t leave this place, I’m going to kill myself, if I don’t get out to college or to London or a job or something. So it’s kind of weird to be celebrating it 15 years later. It’s one of life’s ironies, I guess.”

C-Ville | July 23, 2014