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For all the fresh beefing we were made to endure this week, it’s nice to have the 5 Best Songs to help us remember why we listen to music in the first place. Musicians dissing each other is fun (and often very, very funny), but at the end of a long week, it’s about so… More »

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Mac McCaughan – “When The Evening Comes” (The Undead Cover)

Superchunk's Mac McCaughan released a cover of the Undead's "When The Evening Comes" just in time for Halloween. The song was originally included on the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 30, 2015 - 10:47 am

Watch Britt Daniel, Will Butler, Mac McCaughan, & More Talk Songwriting In SXSW Panel

At SXSW back in March, Spoon's Britt Daniel, Arcade Fire's Will Butler, Superchunk's Mac McCaughan, Nada Surf's Matthew Caws, and Marshall Crenshaw all participated in…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 4:38 pm

Portastatic – “An Elegant Chaos” (Julian Cope Cover)

Mac McCaughan is the kind of man whose reputation is so laden with history it precedes him like a trumpet blast -- Superchunk/Portastatic founding member,…
Caitlin White | June 1, 2015 - 11:37 am

Stream Mac McCaughan Non-Believers

It wouldn’t be quite right to say that Superchunk frontman and Merge Records co-founder Mac McCaughan has never released a solo album. After all, his…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2015 - 11:42 am

Mac McCaughan – “Wet Leaves” Video

In a couple of weeks, longtime Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan will release Non-Believers, the first solo album he's ever recorded under his own name. We've…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2015 - 2:11 pm

Mac McCaughan – “Box Batteries”

Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan is about to release Non-Believers, his first official solo album, and we've already posted first single "Lost Again." "Box Batteries," another…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2015 - 11:12 am

Mac McCaughan – “Lost Again” (Stereogum Premiere)

Mac McCaughan has been making heartfelt and catchy-as-hell music -- both with his long-running band Superchunk and his more-or-less-solo side project Portastatic -- for decades.
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2015 - 9:48 am

Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan Announces Debut Solo Album Non-Believers

Mac McCaughan has been making great records with his band Superchunk for decades, and he's been recording with his solo side project Portastatic for nearly…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2015 - 11:54 am

Mac McCaughan – “First And Last And Always” (Sisters Of Mercy Cover)

Arcade Fire celebrated Halloween by releasing a star-studded horror film they made three years ago. That's their style: Go big or go home. Their label…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2014 - 4:47 pm

Merge Records Took Over Last Night’s Durham Bulls Game

The indie giant Merge Records is a hometown institution in Durham, North Carolina, and it's maintained ties with another hometown institution: The Durham Bulls, the…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2014 - 3:54 pm

Yo La Tengo – “I’ll Be Around” Video (Feat. Mac McCaughan)

Phil Morrison, who directed the movie Junebug, made the video for Yo La Tengo's minimal-but-aching Fade ballad "I'll Be Around," and it's a weirdly powerful…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2013 - 10:49 am