Book: Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, The Indie Label That Got Big And Stayed Small

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After 20 years of hard work, dedication, and a lot of pogoing to powerpop ballads (the cover of this book appropriately just shows Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance’s feet in midair) the founders of Superchunk have not only spawned some of the best rock tunes of my generation, but via the label they founded, Merge Records, they’ve also had a hand in giving rise to so many other great bands, from Polvo to Neutral Milk Hotel to the Arcade Fire that… well… read the blog for a little bit more on this fab, indie, coffee table, rock book.