Superchunk by Superchunk (Musical group)

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LC ClassificationsM1630.18.S874 S87 2017
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Pagination1 audio disc
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Open LibraryOL26935756M
LC Control Number2017033728

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This book is full of stories about Superchunk becoming Merge Records, and then great chapters on Neutral Milk Hotel, Magnetic Fields, Spoon, and Arcade Fire.

I love it because the whole premise of the book is relating all of those artists and the musical movements that they grew out of back to Chapel Hill/5. Superchunk announce and release spooky new Halloween single and Sisters of Mercy cover Mike Krol preps for Thursday’s “Halloween Deadstream,” announces CD reissue of first two albums More News.

Superchunk have long churned out non-album singles, b-sides, EPs and comp tracks, Strings settles down into a fairly by-the-book Superchunk record. It’s the end of the classic string of. Superchunk erfinden die Musikwelt nicht neu, und dennoch, dieses Album ist sehr speziell.

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The latest tweets from @superchunk. Superchunk just released their eleventh album, What A Time to Be Alive, a politically charged punk rocker that finds the North Carolina band finishing their third decade together sounding as pissed off as ’s a pretty remarkable streak that they’ve had.

It’s not easy to pull off a catalog of 11 albums that aren’t interrupted by a misstep or two. Official Full Episode. Watch more episodes for free in the Superbook App () or on the Superbook Kids Website (). Superbook teaches children timeless moral truths and life lessons through the captivating, Bible-based adventures of two time-traveling children and their robot friend.

Travel back with Chris, Joy. Superchunk was founded in by Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance. Their intense DIY work ethic helped define ‘90s indie rock.

That same year, McCaughan and Ballance founded Merge. As major record Superchunk book scurried to sign "alternative rock" bands in the early s, Superchunk bucked the trend by leaving Matador Records after its distribution deal with Warner Brothers, and releasing 's "Foolish" on their own Merge Record label/5(15).

The discography of Superchunk, including studio albums, singles, compilations and videos. Discography Albums. Title Year Label Superchunk: Matador Merge: No Pocky for Kitty: Matador Merge Tossing Seeds (Singles 89–91) Merge On the Mouth: Matador Superchunk book Foolish: Merge Incidental Music Review: Superchunk, 'What A Time To Be Alive' The indie-rock veterans' 11th studio album is a rebuke of President Trump's first year in office.

Superchunk is a very funny band—drummer Jon Wurster is probably as well-known for his comedy as his music—and here’s some more proof. Given how. Superchunk w/ Colleen Green by Asa Moore - Photographer.

Already tagged. Already tagged. Watch Full Episodes for free in the Superbook App or on the Superbook Kids Website. Want to Know God. Discover. Where Superchunk's self-titled debut otherwise failed to live up to the brilliance of its anti-anthem centerpiece "Slack Motherfucker," the follow-up No Pocky for Kitty is a complete and fully realized statement of purpose -- opening with the dizzying "Skip Steps 1 & 3," the disc never lets up for a second, crackling with an energy and breathless abandon that underlines the sheer exuberance at Price: $ After almost 30 years as one of indie rock's most reliable bands, one might expect Superchunk to slow down a bit, or maybe turn to country rock as they ease into their dotage.

Their album What a Time to Be Alive proves those suspicions to be percent incorrect. The band sound royally pissed as they rip through a batch of angry, bitter, and bittersweet songs that were written in a rush Brand: Superchunk.

Superchunk's Steve Albini-produced sophomore effort put the Chapel Hill kids on the map with huge guitars and perennial faves like "Skip Steps 1 & 3". The LP reissue is on gm vinyl and includes a coupon for an MP3 download of the entire album.

I bought a book for school, they gave me a five dollar credit. The past week I searched Wal 5/5(10). The introduction of new sounds to Superchunk's unwavering guitar rock approach makes huge ripples of change in the songs, from the vibraphone breakdown on "Martinis on the Roof" to unexpected organ tones on tracks like "Burn Last Sunday" and "Song for Marion Brown." The closest thing to Superchunk's earlier hyper pep is the snotty throttle of Price: $ Ralph Lee "Mac" McCaughan (/ m ə ˈ k ɑː n /; born J ) is an American musician and record label owner, based in North main musical projects have been Superchunk since and Portastatic since the early s.

In he founded the independent record label Merge Records with Superchunk bandmate Laura Ballance. More powerful and focused than any of their recent records, the 11th Superchunk album is finally the one that feels genuinely urgent, both of a particular moment and built to outlast it.

This book is a love letter to the artists, scenes, and sounds defining North Carolina’s extraordinary contributions to American popular music.

David Menconi spent three decades immersed in the state’s music, where traditions run deep but the energy expands in countless directions. After returning to the scene with the glorious Majesty Shredding album inSuperchunk could have packed it in, again secure in the knowledge that they had made one last power punk noise classic.

The album's focus may have been on thoughts and issues relevant to old-timers, but the music was ferocious enough to blow away even the most energetic young band of : $ Laura Jane Ballance (born Febru ) is the bassist in the rock band Superchunk and co-founder of Merge Records along with Mac McCaughan.

In she announced that she would no longer be touring with the band due to her worsening hyperacusis. Superchunk management contact details (name, email, phone number).

Booking price. View Superchunk booking agent, manager, publicist contact info. Superchunk is an American indie rock band formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in The members of the band are Mac McCaughan on lead vocals and guitar.

Superchunk Articles and Media. With the music business in an especially volatile state right now, Marc Hogan puts the industry’s woes in perspective by breaking down how we’ve valued songs and. In addition to Superchunk's relentless tour itinerary and prolific recording schedule, McCaughan released the LP I Hope Your Heart Is Not Brittle, the first full-length release from his side project as media attention shifted elsewhere, Superchunk forged ahead.

Their album Foolish deepened the band's emotional currency, with most songs directly addressing the fallout. This book is a love letter to the many artists, scenes, and sounds that define North Carolina's extraordinary contributions to American popular music.

David Menconi has spent three decades immersed in the state's music culture, where tradition runs deep but the energy has expanded in countless directions. Check out Superchunk on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. Superchunk have shared a new two-song single for Halloween: On the A-side is a new track called “There’s a Ghost.” The B-side is a cover of the Sisters of Mercy’s “Alice.”Listen to.

Superchunk On World Cafe XPN. Ap • A studio performance of songs from the indie outfit's most focused and aggressive album in years, What a Time to Be Alive. Superchunk completeists will probably see a need for this record in their collections, but the much more accessible Tossing Seeds: Singles collection contains all this record's high points as well as the follow-up singles that saw the band really get moving in a more inspiring direction.

This book is a love letter to the artists, scenes, and sounds defining North Carolina's extraordinary contributions to American popular music. David Menconi spent three decades immersed in the state's music, where traditions run deep but the energy expands in countless directions.

Menconi shows. Explore releases from Superchunk at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Superchunk at the Discogs Marketplace. Official music video, taken from the album Foolish, newly remastered on Merge Records. Directed by Phil Morrison & Pey.

Release Date/13/;Notes:Next in the series of Superchunk reissues, Merge Records offers 's FOOLISH on September Originally recorded with Brian Paulson (Wilco, Slint), FOOLISH is the fourth album by Superchunk (and first full length on Merge), and includes the singles "The First Part" and "Driveway to Driveway.";Track List Superchunk is the debut studio album by American indie rock band was recorded January 18–19,at Duck Kee Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina, and released on Matador Records in "Slack Motherfucker" was named the 19th best single of the s by Spin, and the 81st best song of the s by AugSuperchunk was re-released on vinyl.

Superchunk’s import on the indie music scene can not be overstated. Not only did they help lay the framework for 90s alternative rock, they also founded one of the most revered and influential labels in this circuit, Merge whose credits includes acts like Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Caribou.

For anyone even remotely interested in American popular music, and that includes those who can yet remember a young Doc Watson busking in Boone to those who recall Superchunk’s dominance in the Chapel Hill music scene of the ‘90s and fans of American Idol today, David Menconi’s sojourn through North Carolina’s musical history is the.

Forged at a difficult time in the band's history, this album is a dark masterpiece that contrasts the band's signature high-energy power punk attack of On the Mouth with a far more somber, orchestrated approach, while still retaining the band's melancholy melodic majesty.

From the opening track, "Like a Fool," with it's droning guitar and languid pace, Superchunk serves notice of their desire.Release Date/14/;Notes:Since releasing their first 7-inch in '89, Superchunk has run the gamut of milestone albums: early punk rock stompers, polished mid .Superchunk Biography by Jason Ankeny + Follow Artist.

Quintessential indie rockers who melded the jagged and fiery with the melodic, and also formed the renowned indie label Merge Records. Read Full Biography.

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