The New York Times is streaming The National‘s new album High Violet in full until Tuesday.
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The National have posted the second free download of a track from their forthcoming album. The record is titled High Violet and is due out May 11. It is their first full length since Boxer in 2007. Check out “Afraid of Everyone” via Pitchfork.
The Lollapalooza people have revealed the whole lineup. Arcade Fire, the Strokes, Lady Gaga, Green Day, the reunited Soundgarden, and Phoenix all serve as headliners at this year’s fest, which will take over Chicago’s Grant Park August 6-8. Other artists on the bill include MGMT, Spoon, the National, Hot Chip, Erykah Badu, the Black Keys, [...]
Members of The National, The Breeders and My Brightest Diamond are lending their skills to a collaborative production with a New York artist. National members Aaron and Bryce Dessner lead a 14-piece ensemble for a 70-minute production that sets music to animations by Matthew Ritchie in The Long Count. In addition to the Dessners, the [...]
Here it is: The National :: Pretty In Pink.
Now that their claim to Oscar fame is fading, the Swell Season are making sure they stay in the pop consciousness by bestowing a new album upon us. On September 29, the duo’s Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová will release Strict Joy, the follow-up to surprise breakout hit Once and its accompanying soundtrack, and they’ll do [...]
Last month’s Red Hot Dark Was The Night show found Dirty Projectors, David Byrne, Feist, the National, Bon Iver, and other indie luminaries sharing the stage at Radio City Music Hall. Now you can stream an hour and 45 minutes of the show at NPR.
Sound Screen Design, the music-obsessed arts collective have announced a unique new project whereby three art studios are commissioned to make shirt designs for three bands each. The first batch in the series has been announced and boy are they something to covet. Montreal-based arts collective Seripop take on Fucked Up, Handsome Furs and [...]
This summer’s Pitchfork Music Festival is set to take over Chicago’s Union Park July 17-19 with already announced performances from the Flaming Lips, the National, Grizzly Bear, and Built to Spill, to name just a few. And now they have some new names to add to the lineup: shoegaze masters M83, Atlanta garage-rockers Black Lips, [...]
Go ahead, pack your bags, and book your tickets to NYC for this year’s All Points West Music & Arts Festival ($199; July 31-Aug. 2). Featuring an all-star lineup of bands including the Beastie Boys, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Coldplay, Vampire Weekend, Tool, The National, Fleet Foxes, and more, this epic festival, held at the [...]