Close your eyes. Imagine it’s April 19th, 1994. North Carolinian indie-rock band Superchunk has just released Foolish, their fourth studio album via Merge Records. You listen to it on repeat — on your portable CD player, of course. It’s 12 tracks are beautifully gritty, combining power pop with post-punk in a way you’ve never experienced before.
Now launch yourself into the future. It’s November 5th, 2019, about 25 years since your ear drums were blessed by Foolish for the first time. You’re at World Cafe Live watching Superchunk perform a 25th anniversary acoustic performance. Sure, the audience is full of fans, but you feel like Mac McCaughan is singing just for you. It’s everything you’ve ever dreamed of… Continue reading →