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Superchunk: What a Time To Be Alive.

A year and a half ago, Mac McCaughn of Superchunk was feeling very frustrated, so he did what anyone with an amazing indie rock band would do: pounded out new 11 songs addressing the current political climate. It's been almost 30 years of Superchunk and along the way McCaughan, who also runs Merge Records, has figured out a way to survive in an industry that's dramatically changed. He talks about that, embracing 'community' on this political record, and doing interviews on the road on a pay phone back in the day.

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