Tag Archives: merge records

NEW CARIBOU IN APRIL: SWIM

by tao (concert pic by michael forester) You can mark down April 20th as the US release date for Caribou’s latest, Swim. Dan Snaith has laid relatively low, writing and touring since his last release in 2007. This new record promises a new type of sound from the master beat maker. Born Ruffians’ singer Luke Lalonde [...]

KNOW YOUR LABEL: MERGE RECORDS

by alyssa coluccio In the history of music, the record label and the music fan have not always walked hand in hand.  In fact, the music fan has often condemned the label as being “the stifler of musical freedom” and “the corrupter of musical purity.”  Some major labels aside, there actually does exist a world [...]