Archive: XX Merge

XX Merge: The Definitive List of 20 Things to Know

Lambchop, stealing the show at XX Merge. (Photo by Brad Searles, Bradley's Almanac) Wish you could have made it down to North Carolina to celebrate 20 years of Merge Records? Did you make it down there but had so much to drink that you can't really remember too much? Well,...

By David Malitz | July 28, 2009; 08:15 AM ET | Comments (13)

XX Merge Halftime Report

XX Merge isn't your typical festival. It's not a big outdoor event with multiple stages. It's not a city-wide thing with simultaneous shows all over town. It's based at one club (the Cat's Cradle), with a bunch of bands that by no means all sound the same, but are similar...

By David Malitz | July 24, 2009; 08:12 AM ET | Comments (0)

Merge Records Top 20 for MergeXX

Headlines: Special edition of the Morning Mix today, in honor of my trip down to North Carolina for MergeXX. Expect things to be quiet on here for the next few days. I might check in with a quick post or two, but this is my actual vacation, so blogging...

By David Malitz | July 22, 2009; 08:16 AM ET | Comments (7)

 

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