Merge Records discography

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The following is a list of releases by Merge Records. Merge Records was established in 1989 and released its first album (Tossing Seeds: Singles 1989–91, MRG020) in 1992. By 2012, the label had released more than 450 releases.

Each item in the list includes the artist, the release name, the release medium or media, and (in most cases) the release date.

1989–2000[edit]

  • MRG001 – BricksWinterspring – Cassette – 1989
  • MRG002 – Wwax – Live / Left – Cassette – 1989
  • MRG003 – Metal Pitcher – A Careful Workman Is The Best Safety Device – 7” – 1989
  • MRG004 – SuperchunkWhat Do I b/w My Noise and The Train From Kansas City – 7” – 1989
  • MRG005 – BricksGirl With The Carrot Skin b/w The Mountain Goes To Mohammed and The Sturgeon – 7” – 1989
  • MRG006 – Angels of Epistemology – Angels of Epistemology – 7” – 1990
  • MRG007 – SuperchunkSlack Motherfucker b/w Night Creatures – 7” – 1990
  • MRG008 – Wwax – Like It Or Not – Double 7” – August, 1990
  • MRG009 – Erectus Monotone – Vertigogo b/w En Este Momente and Bakin' Bread – 7” – October, 1990
  • MRG010 – Breadwinner232 S. Laurel St. – 7” – November, 1990
  • MRG012 – Finger – Everywhere b/w Awful Truth – 7” – November, 1990
  • MRG013 – Pure – Ballard – 7” – April, 1991
  • MRG014 – SuperchunkCool b/w Fishing – 7” – February, 1991
  • MRG015 – Coral – Filling A Hole b/w Your Reward and Snow – 7” – May, 1991
  • MRG016 – Erectus Monotone – Cathode Gumshoe – 7” – May, 1991
  • MRG017 – Breadwinner – ‘‘ ‘‘ b/w Prescott and Mac's Oranges – 7” – August, 1991
  • MRG018 – SuperchunkThe Freed Seed – 7” – August, 1991
  • MRG019 – SeamGranny 9X b/w Look Back In Anger – 7” – March, 1992
  • MRG020 – SuperchunkTossing Seeds: Singles 1989–91 – CD/LP/Cassette – April 1, 1992
  • MRG021 – Polvo / Erectus Monotone – El Cid – Split 7” – March, 1992
  • MRG022 – Polvo – Cor-Crane Secret – CD/LP/Cassette – July 13, 1992
  • MRG023 – Drive Like JehuBullet Train To Vegas b/w Hand Over Fist – 7” – April, 1992
  • MRG024 – Fuckers – Quick Cash b/w Coming Home – 7” – April, 1992
  • MRG025 – BricksThe Getting Wet Part – 7” – July, 1992
  • MRG026 – Honor Role – Purgatory b/w Jank – 7” – August, 1992
  • MRG027 – SuperchunkMower b/w On The Mouth – 7”/CD single – October 19, 1992
  • MRG028 – Erectus Monotone – Glider b/w Soul Taker – 7” – October, 1992
  • MRG029 – ButtergloryAlexander Bends + 4 – 7” – October, 1992
  • MRG030 – BricksA Microphone And A Box Of Dirt – CD/Cassette – November 16, 1992
  • MRG031 – Angels of Epistemology – Fruit – CD/Cassette – November 16, 1992
  • MRG033 – Alf Danielson – Mary Had A Steamboat b/w Glover – 7” – October, 1992
  • MRG034 – SuperchunkThe Question Is How Fast b/w Forged It & 100,00 Fireflies – 7”/CD Single – January 11, 1993
  • MRG035 – Rocket From the CryptPigeon Eater b/w (The) Paste That You Love – 7” – March, 1993
  • MRG036 – The RenderersA Million Lights b/w Primitive Country – 7” – February, 1993
  • MRG037 – Pipe – Ashtray b/w Warsaw – 7” – March, 1993
  • MRG038 – PolvoTilebreaker b/w The Chameleon & Tiara Fetish – 7” – February, 1993
  • MRG039 – The 6thsHeaven In A Black Leather Jacket b/w Rot In The Sun – 7” – March, 1993
  • MRG040 – PolvoToday's Active Lifestyles – CD/LP/Cassette – April 19, 1993
  • MRG041 – Honor Role – Album – CD – April 1, 1997
  • MRG042 – The MeaniesRhyming Logic b/w Operator and Darkside Of My Mind – 7” – August, 1993
  • MRG043 – The 3DsBeautiful Things b/w Summer Stone – 7” – July, 1993
  • MRG044 – Erectus Monotone – Close Up – CDEP/12”/Cassette – August 16, 1993
  • MRG045 – Coral – Boxtruck b/w Half The Time – 7”October, 1993
  • MRG046 – ButtergloryOur Heads – 7” – October, 1993
  • MRG047 – SuperchunkRibbon b/w Who Needs Light – 7” – February, 1994
  • MRG048 – LambchopNine b/w Moody Fucker – 7” – February, 1994
  • MRG049 – Rocket From the CryptUFO, UFO, UFO b/w Birdman – 7” – April, 1994
  • MRG050 – SuperchunkPrecision Auto Part 2 b/w Precision Auto Part 3 – 7” – April, 1994
  • MRG051 – PortastaticI Hope Your Heart Is Not Brittle – CD/LP/Cassette – February 14, 1994
  • MRG052 – BreadwinnerBurner – CDEP/Cassette – March 14, 1994
  • MRG52.5 – Breadwinner – Supplementary Cig – 7” – March, 1994
  • MRG053 – Archers of LoafWhat Did You Expect? b/w Ethel Merman – 7” – January, 1994
  • MRG054 – Pipe – Human Gutterball b/w Figure 8 – 7” – January, 1994
  • MRG055 – The Magnetic FieldsThe Charm of the Highway Strip – CD/Cassette – April 18, 1994 / LP – May 6, 2008
  • MRG056 – PolvoCelebrate the New Dark Age – CDEP/Cassette/Triple 7” – May 2, 1994 / 12" – November 4, 2008
  • MRG057 – Squirrel Nut ZippersRoasted Right – 7”/CDEP – May, 1994
  • MRG058 – The BatsLive at WFMU – 7” – May, 1994
  • MRG059 – SuperchunkThe First Part – 7”/CD Single – March 14, 1994
  • MRG060 – Superchunk – Foolish – CD/LP/Cassette – April 18, 1994 / CD/LP remastered reissue - September 13, 2011
  • MRG061 – Velocity GirlYour Silent Face b/w You're So Good to Me – 7” – May, 1994
  • MRG062 – LabradfordJulius b/w Columna de la Independencia – 7” – July 25, 1994
  • MRG063 – Odes – Meltaway b/w Honey Gets Hard – 7” – June 20, 1994
  • MRG064 – The 3DsHey Seuss b/w River Burial – 7” – March, 1994
  • MRG065 – The 3Ds – The Venus Trail – CD/Cassette – May 2, 1994
  • MRG066 – LambchopSoaky in the Pooper b/w Two Kittens Don't Make a Puppy – 7” – July 25, 1994
  • MRG067 – Various Artists – Rows of Teeth – CD/Cassette – July 25, 1994
  • MRG068 – CornershopBorn Disco, Died Heavy Metal + 3 – 7” – November 15, 1994
  • MRG069 – SuperchunkDriveway to Driveway – 7”/CDEP – October 24, 1994
  • MRG070 – LambchopI Hope You're Sitting Down aka Jack's Tulips – CD/Cassette – September 19, 1994
  • MRG071 – ButtergloryCrumble – CD/LP/Cassette – October 3, 1994
  • MRG072 – The Mad SceneThe Greatest Time EP – 7” – October, 1994
  • MRG073 – The Magnetic FieldsAll The Umbrellas in London b/w Rats In The Garbage Of The Western World – 7” – October, 1994
  • MRG074 – CornershopHold on It Hurts – CD/Cassette – January 23, 1995
  • MRG075 – The Magnetic FieldsThe Wayward Bus / Distant Plastic Trees – CD/Cassette – January 23, 1995
  • MRG076 – East River PipeBring On The Loser – 7” – March, 1995
  • MRG077 – The Mad SceneSealight – CD – May 8, 1995
  • MRG078 – SpentSongs of Drinking and Rebellion – CD/LP/Cassette – March 6, 1995
  • MRG079 – CakekitchenStompin' Thru the Boneyard – CD/Cassette – March 6, 1995
  • MRG080 – PortastaticScrapbook – CDEP/Double 7” – March 6, 1995
  • MRG081 – East River PipePoor Fricky – CD/LP – May 8, 1995
  • MRG082 – Guv'nerKnight Moves – CDEP/Double 7” – June 19, 1995
  • MRG083 – Bio RitmoPiraguero b/w Asia Minor – 7” – August 29, 1995
  • MRG084 – ButtergloryWait for Me – Double 7” – June 19, 1995
  • MRG085 – SuperchunkIncidental Music 1991–95 – CD/Double LP/Cassette – June 20, 1995
  • MRG086 – PortastaticSlow Note from a Sinking Ship – CD/LP – June 20, 1995
  • MRG087 – ButtergloryDowned: A Singles Compilation – CD – July 25, 1995
  • MRG088 – VerbenaI Say So b/w Silver Queen – 7” – June 20, 1995
  • MRG089 – SuperchunkHyper Enough – 7”/CD Single – August 29, 1995
  • MRG090 – Superchunk – Here's Where the Strings Come In – CD/LP/Cassette – September 19, 1995 / CD/LP remastered reissue - April 16, 2011
  • MRG091 – The Magnetic FieldsGet Lost – CD – September 19, 1995 / LP – November 4, 2008
  • MRG092 – The Wedding PresentSucker b/w Waiting on the Guns – 7” – October 24, 1995
  • MRG093 – The Karl Hendricks TrioWhat Everyone Else Calls Fun b/w A Boy Who Plays With Dolls – 7” – October 24, 1995
  • MRG094 – The Karl Hendricks Trio – Some Girls Like Cigarettes – CDEP – September 19, 1995
  • MRG095 – PolvoThis Eclipse – CDEP – November 14, 1995
  • MRG096 – VerbenaEveryday Shoes + 2 – 7” – October 24, 1995
  • MRG097 – LambchopHow I Quit Smoking – CD/Double LP – January 30, 1996
  • MRG098 – ButtergloryAre You Building a Temple In Heaven? – CD/LP – February 20, 1996
  • MRG099 – Odes – Me and My Big Mouth – CDEP – February 20, 1996
  • MRG100 – Various Artists – Merge 100 – CDEP – April 22, 1997
  • MRG101 – CakekitchenBald Old Bear – CDEP – January 30, 1996
  • MRG102 – VerbenaPilot Park – CDEP – January 30, 1996
  • MRG103 – Neutral Milk HotelOn Avery Island – CD/LP – March 26, 1996
  • MRG104 – ButtergloryShe's Got the Akshun! – CD Single – January 30, 1996
  • MRG105 – SpentRevenging b/w Foreign Like a Car – 7” – March 26, 1996
  • MRG106 – The Mad SceneChinese Honey – CDEP – March 26, 1996
  • MRG107 – The Karl Hendricks TrioFor a While, It Was Funny – CD/LP – May 21, 1996
  • MRG108 – LambchopHank – CDEP/10” – July 9, 1996
  • MRG109 – Guv'nerThe Hunt – CD/LP – August 20, 1996
  • MRG110 – East River PipeKill the Action – CD Single – July 30, 1996
  • MRG111 – East River Pipe – Mel – CD/LP – September 10, 1996
  • MRG112 – Guv'nerBreak a Promise – CD Single – July 30, 1996
  • MRG113 – CakekitchenThe Devil and the Deep Blue Sea – CD – October 1, 1996
  • MRG114 – SpentA Seat Beneath the Chairs – CD/Double LP – October 1, 1997
  • MRG115 – VerbenaSouls for Sale – CD/LP – April 1, 1997
  • MRG116 – SpentUmbrella Wars – CD Single – September 10, 1996
  • MRG117 – PortastaticSpying on the Spies b/w Do You Want To Buy A Bridge? – 7” – November 1, 1996
  • MRG118 – SuperchunkThe Laughter Guns – CDEP – October 22, 1996
  • MRG119 – The Third Eye FoundationGhost – CD/LP – April 22, 1997
  • MRG120 – PortastaticThe Nature of Sap – CD/LP – March 11, 1997
  • MRG121 – The Ladybug TransistorBeverley Atonale – CD/LP – February 11, 1997
  • MRG122 – Beatnik FilmstarsOff-White Noize – 7” – May 27, 1997
  • MRG123 – Pipe – Slowboy – CD/LP – July 8, 1997
  • MRG124 – LambchopCigaretiquette b/w Mr. Crabby – 7” – May 27, 1997
  • MRG125 – Beatnik FilmstarsInhospitalable – CD – September 9, 1997
  • MRG126 – LambchopWhitey b/w Playboy, The Shit – 7” – July 8, 1997
  • MRG127 – The Gothic ArchiesThe New Despair – CDEP – November 4, 1997
  • MRG128 – SuperchunkWatery Hands 7”/CD Single – July 8, 1997
  • MRG129 – Superchunk – Indoor Living – CD/LP – September 9, 1997 / CD/LP remastered reissue - February 25, 2014
  • MRG130 – LambchopThriller – CD – September 23, 1997
  • MRG131 – Shark Quest – Blontzo’s Revenge b/w Pig River Minor – 7” – October 14, 1997
  • MRG132 – The Rock*A*TeensTurn On The Waterworks – 7” – October 14, 1997
  • MRG133 – ButtergloryRat Tat Tat – CD/LP – October 14, 1997
  • MRG134 – The Third Eye FoundationThe Sound Of Violence – CDEP – November 25, 1997
  • MRG135 – The Karl Hendricks TrioThe Worst Coffee I’ve Ever Had Part II b/w Out On The Weekend – 7” – November 25, 1997
  • MRG136 – Neutral Milk HotelIn the Aeroplane Over the Sea – CD/LP – February 20, 1998
  • MRG137 – The Karl Hendricks TrioDeclare Your Weapons – CD/LP – February 20, 1998
  • MRG138 – Dynamic Truths – You Take It All b/w Exit Screaming – 7” – April 21, 1998
  • MRG139 – Shark Quest – Battle of the Loons – CD – March 10, 1998
  • MRG140 – The Rock*A*TeensBaby, A Little Rain Must Fall – CD – April 21, 1998
  • MRG141 – The Ladybug TransistorToday Knows b/w Massachusetts – 7” – April 21, 1998
  • MRG142 – Guv'nerSpectral Worship – CD – August 11, 1998
  • MRG143 – The Magnetic FieldsI Don’t Believe You b/w When I’m Not Looking, You’re Not There – 7” – July 21, 1998
  • MRG144 – PramThe North Pole Radio Station – CD – July 21, 1998
  • MRG145 – Beatnik FilmstarsBoss Disque – CD – August 11, 1998
  • MRG146 – LambchopWhat Another Man Spills – CD – September 8, 1998
  • MRG147 – GangerHammock Style – CD – September 29, 1998
  • MRG148 – SuperchunkThe Majestic b/w Reg – 7” – February 9, 1999
  • MRG149 – The Third Eye Foundation- You Guys Kill Me – CD/LP – October 20, 1998
  • MRG150 – SeaweedActions and Indications – CD/LP – January 12, 1999
  • MRG151 – The Magnetic FieldsHoliday – CD – January 12, 1999 / LP – October 24, 2011
  • MRG152 – The Magnetic Fields – The House of Tomorrow – CDEP – January 12, 1999
  • MRG153 – Ashley Stove – New Scars – CD – February 9, 1999
  • MRG154 – The Ladybug TransistorThe Albemarle Sound – CD/LP – March 23, 1999
  • MRG155 – The Rock*A*TeensGolden Time – CD – March 23, 1999
  • MRG156 – VersusAfterglow – CDEP – February 16, 1999
  • MRG157 – SpaceheadsAngel Station – CD – March 23, 1999
  • MRG158 – The Music TapesFirst Imaginary Symphony for Nomad – CD/LP – July 6, 1999
  • MRG159 – SuperchunkHello Hawk – CDEP – July 6, 1999
  • MRG160 – The SpinanesImp Years – CDEP – April 4, 2000
  • MRG161 – Various Artists – Oh, Merge: A Merge 10 Year Anniversary Compilation – CD – July 6, 1999
  • MRG162 – SuperchunkSuperchunk (reissue) – CD – August 10, 1999
  • MRG163 – Superchunk – Come Pick Me Up – CD/LP – August 10, 1999
  • MRG164 – East River PipeThe Gasoline Age – CD – August 10, 1999
  • MRG165 – SuperchunkNo Pocky for Kitty (reissue) – CD – August 10, 1999 / CD/LP remastered reissue - August 17, 2010
  • MRG166 – The Magnetic Fields69 Love Songs vol. 1 – CD – June 8, 1999
  • MRG167 – The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs vol. 2 – CD – June 8, 1999
  • MRG168 – The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs vol. 3 – CD – June 8, 1999
  • MRG169 – The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs – Triple CD Box Set – June 8, 1999 / Six 10" Box Set – April 17, 2010
  • MRG170 – SuperchunkOn The Mouth (reissue) – CD – August 10, 1999 / CD/LP remastered reissue - August 17, 2010
  • MRG171 – ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail Of DeadMadonna – CD/LP – October 19, 1999
  • MRG172 – GangerCanopy – CDEP – September 14, 1999

Since 2000[edit]

MRG160 (listed above) was released in 2000

20th anniversary compilation[edit]

SCORE! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers! (MRG351) is a compilation album of cover versions of songs written by Merge artists who span the label's existence, and performed by artists not signed to the label.

Twenty covers are included, performed by Quasi, Les Savy Fav, The Shins, St. Vincent/The National, Broken Social Scene, Ryan Adams, Bright Eyes, Lavender Diamond, The Apples in Stereo, Laura Cantrell, Bill Callahan, Barbara Manning, The Mountain Goats, The New Pornographers, Tracey Thorn/Jens Lekman, The Hive Dwellers, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Okkervil River, Death Cab for Cutie, and Times New Viking.[1] All proceeds from the compilation of covers were given to charity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1] Archived April 4, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.