Superchunk announces ‘I Hate Music’ album, tour dates

Superchunk has announced that their new album, I Hate Musicwill be released on August 20th.  The announcement came via an album trailer, which can be seen below.

The video contains clips of (presumably) songs from the album, along with what looks like a “making of” for a portion of the cover art. I Hate Music will be the band’s first album since 2010’s Majesty Shredding.

The band will also be heading out on tour to promote their new album, beginning in June with most of the dates in August.


1. Overflows
2. Me & You & Jackie Mittoo
3. Void
4. Staying Home
5. Low F
6. Trees of Barcelona
7. Breaking Down
8. Out of the Sun
9. Your Theme
10. FOH
11. What Can We Do

Tour Dates:

Jun 20 Calgary, AB – Sled Island @ Republik
Aug 22 Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
Aug 23 Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle
Aug 24 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
Sep 02 Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot
Sep 03 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Sep 04 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
Sep 06 Portland, OR – MusicFestNW @ Crystal Ballroom
Sep 23 Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
Sep 24 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
Sep 26 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
Sep 27 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
Sep 28 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
Sep 29 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club


Author: Ryan King

Ryan King began covering music in 2004 for the Arrow, the student newspaper at Southeast Missouri State University, eventually becoming Managing Editor at that publication. He is also the former Music Editor for OFF! Magazine, an alternative publication published by the Southeast Missourian. Ryan began writing for The Music Universe when launched, but has stepped away to focus on law. He may appear from time to time for reviews.

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