Noise Pop 2012: Mac McCaughan, Sun Foot, Rachel Haden, Sasha Bell @ Swedish American Hall, 2/23/12

I probably don't even need to say how cool it was to see Mac McCaughan — leader of indie rock legends Superchunk and Portastatic, co-founder of Merge Records — in the intimate setting of the Swedish American Hall. McCaughan definitely played to the audience and the setting. He told us he was going to "try not to fuck it all up" before he got started, and was warm and friendly between songs, even taking some requests (though he did reply "Not gonna happen" when someone shouted out a tune that, well, wasn't going to happen, apparently). It was just Mac [...]

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