Published Jan 14, 2014Florida post-punks Merchandise broke into a larger audience early last year with the release of their Total Nite EP. Now, the group's upward trajectory continues, as they've signed with venerable indie imprint 4AD.
Merchandise will kick off their relationship with the label by offering up a limited vinyl pressing of their 14-minute opus "Begging for Your Life / In the City Light." The song, which originally appeared on a long out-of-print split cassette with Chelsea Light Moving, will be pressed on vinyl for the first time.
The 12-inch record will feature "Begging for Your Life / In the City Light" on the A-side, with an etching on the flip side. The release is available digitally tomorrow (January 15), with the physical copy hitting shelves on February 24. A radio edit of the song can be streamed below, and you can pre-order the release here.
Merchandise are currently holed up at their home studio, working towards a follow-up to Total Nite. The group recently expanded their lineup, enlisting Chris Horn on guitar, keys and saxophone. Stay tuned for more information on the new album as it becomes available.