Tag Archives: Merge

Shout Out Louds – Tonight I Have to Leave It

MP3: Shout Out Louds – “Tonight I Have to Leave It” from Our Ill Wills out September 11. Good Swedish pop from their Merge debut. Capitol dumped them after their 2005 debut, Howl Howl Gaff Gaff. One more reason the majors are in the shitter.

The Rosebuds – Night Of The Furies

The Rosebuds - Night Of The FuriesThe RosebudsNight Of The Furies (Merge) The melancholia that engulfs the songs throughout the album has found a perfect complement within the band’s blatant nod to eighties synth-pop.

Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga GaSpoonGa Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge) Always one with an eye to the history of British pop music of the 60s and 70s, Britt Daniels has returned to the musical inspiration that made Spoon stand out. Spare in parts, but never boring.

The Broken West – I Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On

The Broken West - I Can't Go On, I'll Go OnThe Broken WestI Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On (Merge) The performances grab the wheel and take you on a journey down Laurel Canyon Boulevard on the way towards the Paisley Underground.