Featured Merchandise stories

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We published our 50 Best New Bands of 2015 list this week, which is exciting! We love to debate things here at the 'Gum, and…
Stereogum | October 23, 2015 - 3:48 pm

2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

More Merchandise stories

Too Free – “ATM” Video

Too Free is a DC-based trio made up of Awad Bilal (who has worked with Big Freedia), Don Godwin (Callers), and Carson Cox (Merchandise). Today,…
Keely Quinlan | January 7, 2020 - 10:11 am

Wharf Cat Records Announces ACLU Benefit Comp With Merchandise, The Men, Weeping Icon, Pop. 1280, & More

Wharf Cat Records will release a 2xLP compilation benefitting the American Civil Liberties Union this spring. At Ad Hoc, Wharf Cat's Michelle Nigro explains how…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2018 - 3:36 pm


Coca Leaf – “New Soft Dawn”

Opening with a buzz and distortion that mimics a Funkadelic alien spaceship landing, Coca Leaf's "New Soft Dawn" is a bright, peculiar track. An infectious…
Margaret Farrell | June 20, 2017 - 9:06 am

Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Sheer Mag, More Sign Open Letter Demanding SXSW Remove Deportation Clause

SXSW has drawn heavy criticism over a clause in its artist agreement that allows the festival to "notify the appropriate U.S. immigration authorities" if it…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2017 - 9:05 pm


Merchandise – “Right Back To The Start” Video (Feat. Priests’ Katie Alice Greer & Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan)

Back in November, when Merchandise were on tour in support of their new album A Corpse Wired For Sound, frontman Carson Cox passed out backstage…
Peter Helman | February 8, 2017 - 9:04 am


Sam York, Carson Cox, & Austin Brown – “Rene”

Parquet Courts' Austin Brown, Merchandise's Carson Cox, and WALL's Sam York have come together and brought forth a collaborative 7" called Fire Dance. The single…
Margaret Farrell | December 5, 2016 - 10:00 am

Merchandise Tour Cancelled After Frontman Injured In Fall

Merchandise have been on tour in support of their new album, A Corpse Wired For Sound, for the last few months, but they've had to…
James Rettig | November 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm

Merchandise – “Crystal Cage” Video

Florida's Merchandise released their most recent album, A Corpse Wired For Sound back in September by way of 4AD. Today, the band's sharing a video…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 25, 2016 - 10:32 am

Watch Merchandise Perform & Chat On Tampa Morning Show

Florida punks Merchandise are set to drop their latest album, A Corpse Wired For Sound, at the end of the week. We've already heard a…
Collin Robinson | September 20, 2016 - 5:55 pm

Merchandise – “Lonesome Sound” Video

All those September album release dates are suddenly imminent, including the 9/23 arrival of Merchandise's A Corpse Wired For Sound. Following "Flower Of Sex" and…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 10:33 am

Merchandise – “End Of The Week” Video

Last month, Merchandise shared a video for new track "Flower Of Sex," and it turns out that was a precursor to their next full-length, which…
James Rettig | July 19, 2016 - 9:51 am

Merchandise – “Flower Of Sex” Video

Florida punks Merchandise haven't dropped a full-length project in a couple years since making a great showing with After The End. Frontman man Carson Cox…
Collin Robinson | June 8, 2016 - 10:52 am

Death Index – “FUP” Video

Merchandise frontman Carson Cox has a new band, a duo called Death Index with the Italian punk Marco Rapisarda. Next week, they'll release their dark,…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 11:27 am

David Vassalotti – “Broken Rope”

David Vassalotti is best known as the guitarist in Merchandise, but he will release a debut solo album tomorrow by way of Wharf Cat Records.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 11, 2016 - 10:59 am
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