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Concerts

Superchunk performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

September 17, 2010 Hear the long-running indie-rock band in a full concert, recorded live in Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

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December 4, 2013 The North Carolina band plays songs from the provocatively titled I Hate Music, live in the studio.

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Superchunk recently performed songs from Majesty Shredding on World Cafe.

February 16, 2011 Hear the indie lifers tear through songs from their latest album Majesty Shredding on World Cafe.

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Interviews & Profiles

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September 18, 2010 Majesty Shredding is the band's first new album of guitar-fueled rock in almost a decade.

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July 5, 2009 The tiny North Carolina imprint has become one of the most respected companies in the business.

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Discover Songs

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September 7, 2010 All Songs Considered features highlights from a series showcasing new albums in their entirety.

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Cover to Superchunk's Majesty Shredding

September 5, 2010 Hear Majesty Shredding, a lean 41 minutes of fist-pumping rock, until its release on Sept. 14.

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May 7, 2009 "Learned to Surf" is evidence that a band can age gracefully if it can just hang on to its nerve.

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Reviews

Superchunk's new album is titled I Hate Music.

September 5, 2013 The long-running rock band's new album, I Hate Music, mines loss and grief with ferocious guitars.

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September 14, 2010 Superchunk in 2010 doesn't sound entirely different from the band that became a sensation in 1992.

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September 7, 2010 All Songs Considered features highlights from a series showcasing new albums in their entirety.

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May 7, 2009 "Learned to Surf" is evidence that a band can age gracefully if it can just hang on to its nerve.

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More Stories

Jason Isbell's Southeastern was Fresh Air critic Ken Tucker's favorite album of 2013.

December 17, 2013 Jason Isbell, Kanye West and remarkable women dominated the Fresh Air critic's year in listening.

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Clockwise from upper left: Superchunk, John Vanderslice, Lily & Madeleine, Alpine, Dirty Beaches

June 4, 2013 Before the first half of the year gets away from us, we've still got tons of new music to share.

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Superchunk performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 30, 2013.

October 7, 2013 Watch the venerable band translate its electric sound to acoustic instruments in an intimate way.

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Superchunk's new album, I Hate Music, comes out August 20.

August 11, 2013 Infused with winning energy, I Hate Music is the sound of a veteran band with its vitality intact.

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  • Album: Majesty Shredding
  • Artist: Superchunk
  • Label: Merge Records
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Tossing Seeds (Singles 89-91)

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  • Released: 1992
 

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Leaves in the Gutter

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  • Album: Leaves in the Gutter
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