Andrew Bird Cast In Fargo Season 4

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Andrew Bird has been cast in the fourth season of FX’s Fargo. He’ll be playing a character named Thurman Smutney, a role that was apparently written with him in mind. “I’m flattered and excited to be asked to be in the cast of Fargo,” Bird said in a statement. “I’m a fan of the show … More »

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

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Dark-Was-The-NightIndie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases from the genre’s dominant, or very-soon-to-be-dominant, names. The year kicked off with Animal Collective’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, still regarded as their masterpiece and a pivotal indie release overall. More »

Andrew Bird – “Bloodless”

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BloodlessAndrew Bird recently contributed a new song called “Archipelago” to the Songs For Swing Left compilation to raise money and awareness for the Swing Left political campaign. And today, the whistling and violin-playing indie-rocker is back with another, equally politically-minded new single. More »

Matt Berninger, Cass McCombs, Andrew Bird, & More Contribute Tracks To Free Songs For Swing Left Compilation

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Songs For Swing Left is a new compilation to raise money and increase awareness of the Swing Left campaign to help flip the United States’ House Of Representative blue in the upcoming midterm elections. It’s a running collection of songs, and it features contributions from the likes of Kurt Vile, Tim Heidecker, Jim … More »