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Mac McCaughan and Laura Cantrell

Mac McCaughan is the co-founder of Durham, NC, independent label Merge Records and the band Superchunk. He recently released Non-Believers, his first solo album under his own name. Additionally, McCaughan co-authored the book Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records (Algonquin, 2009). Keep up with Superchunk and Mac McCaughan + the Non-Believers here.

Laura Cantrell is a Nashville-born, New York City-based country artist with five critically acclaimed albums; the most recent, No Way There From Here (Thrift Shop Recordings), was described by The New Yorker as “…a set of timeless originals…” She is playing some shows in the northeastern U.S. in November (see itinerary here) and finalizing a compilation of her BBC Sessions for release in 2016. In January, she released her first music video, “All the Girls Are Complicated.”

(photo credit: Lissa Gotwals)

Talks

Mac McCaughan (Superchunk) Talks with Laura Cantrell for the Talkhouse Music Podcast

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By Mac McCaughan and Laura Cantrell | October 21, 2015

Mac McCaughan (Superchunk) Talks with Laura Cantrell for the Talkhouse Music Podcast

These two ex-bandmates have gone different musical ways — country music and anthemic indie-rock — but they still have some important things in common.