The Kiev-based band weaving post-punk’s anxiety into new identities
A haunting exercise in visual noise from a new Wharf Cat punk band
Merchandise, “Flower of Sex”
Flowers in everything
The Soft Moon, Container, UNIFORM, and Carson Cox as Video Blue at Market Hotel
A rare live set at the newly minted venue.
The Sound of Broken Rope, David Vassalotti’s Disappearing Act
Though the Merchandise guitarist wishes to deemphasize himself publicly, he’s urgently, palpably present on recordings.
David Vassalotti, “Ines De Castro”
The Merchandise guitarist tends to his solo catalog.
Jeff Zagers, “Still Alive”
Still. Alive. Still? Alive. Still? Alive. Still?
The Inward Trajectory of Merchandise’s Carson Cox
As the band continues its ascension, Cox’s comfort zone remains intact.
Merchandise, After The End
Merchandise might seem pop-ready on paper, but After The End sustains a deep tension.
And coining a new word in the process.