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Fruit Bats
photo by Annie Beedy
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Fruit Bats sign to Merge, share new song & mockumentary

Fruit Bats' Eric D Johnson is currently on a solo tour with Vetiver leader Andy Cabic.

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Jade Hairpins Merge
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Merge signs mysterious band Jade Hairpins (listen)

There's no Google history of the band's existence, no photo, and their bio is vague, so it seems very likely that this is a mysterious project from known musicians.

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Swearin'
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Swearin’ announce first album for Merge, share “Grow into a Ghost”

Swearin' are back from hiatus with their first album in five years and first for Merge. Related band Waxahatchee are also releasing a new EP on Merge this year.

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Fucked Up
photo by John Londono
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Fucked Up sign to Merge for new album ‘Dose Your Dreams,’ share songs, touring

”Fucked Up have made their Screamadelica,” said Owen Pallett, of the first Fucked Up album in four years.

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Wye Oak - Mother
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listen to Wye Oak cover Danzig’s “Mother”

TGIF

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Ibibio Sound Machine
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UK afro-funk band Ibibio Sound Machine covered Mountain Goats, playing shows

Earlier this year, British afro-funk band Ibibio Sound Machine released their second album and first for Merge Records, Uyai, and it's gotten a nice amount of acclaim...

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Downtown Boys
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Downtown Boys sign to Sub Pop for new album, touring with Sneaks

Downtown Boys are working on their new album with Fugazi's Guy Picciotto.

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Photo by Jonathan Purvis
Photo by Jonathan Purvis
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Allison Crutchfield on Swearin’ breakup, Trump, & new LP (which is streaming)

Her new album is a departure from the gritty punk of past bands she's been in, instead featuring catchy, dreamy pop songs that capture the time in her life post-Swearin', which she describes as a "scrapbook of that time."

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Chuch of Misery
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John Darnielle’s Top 10 of 2016 & more ++ a Merge Records Holiday Sale

The Mountain Goats frontman and author highlights a diverse list of 2016 releases from electronic to metal to hip hop and more.

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Allison Crutchfield and the Fizz at Music Hall of Williamsburg
photo by Amanda Hatfield
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Allison Crutchfield announces Merge debut, shares “Dean’s Room”

The lead single is "Dean's Room," which, like Waxahatchee's Merge debut, has Allison's trademark style get a boost from some more layering and glossier studio production than she usually has. It was produced by Philly's Jeff Zeigler, who's also worked with Kurt Vile, The War on Drugs, Nothing, and more.

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