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(1993 – present)
Though Mac McCaughan has plenty to keep him busy — playing in Superchunk, managing the successful Merge Records — he also spends time recording under the moniker of Portastatic. In 1993, Tom Scharpling of 18 WHEELER RECORDS asked to release some of McCaughan’s lo-fi, four-track Portastudio recordings; his request was met by the singles “Sandals with White Socks” and “Starter”. More…
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- indie rock, indie, lo-fi, indie pop, rock
- Similar to:
- Superchunk, Spent, Butterglory, East River Pipe, Archers of Loaf