The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

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When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file — it’s ephemera, on every streaming service and available to hear in myriad ways. For better and worse, the song (and the single) have become the norm for the general public’s music consumption. More »

Julien Baker – “Tokyo” & “Sucker Punch”

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Julien Baker - "Tokyo"Freakishly good singer-songwriter Julien Baker has had quite a busy year for someone ostensibly between projects. For this year’s Record Store Day release, she unveiled a double side single comprising “Red Door” and “Conversation Piece.” Most recently, Baker also contributed to the release of Tiny Changes: A Celebration Of The Midnight Organ Fight, a … More »

Grant Hutchison On The Frightened Rabbit Tribute Compilation Tiny Changes

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In April of last year, Frightened Rabbit’s landmark, breakthrough sophomore album The Midnight Organ Fight turned 10. It was cause for celebration: This was the album on which the band came into its own, featuring some of Scott Hutchison’s most enduring songwriting, the album that fans would latch onto in their times of … More »

Julien Baker – “The Modern Leper” (Frightened Rabbit Cover)

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Yesterday, Frightened Rabbit announced the forthcoming release of Tiny Changes: A Celebration Of The Midnight Organ Fight, a reimagining of their 2008 album, recorded last year by friends of the band to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Today, we hear two lead singles, Julien Baker and Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro’s renditions … More »

Julien Baker – “Red Door” & “Conversation Piece”

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Julien Baker - "Red Door" b/w "Conversation Piece"One of the most delightful aspects of this year’s Record Store Day release slate was the promise of new Julien Baker recordings. Since she leveled up with 2017’s Turn Out The Lights, Baker has not bequeathed us with any new solo tunes, though she was of course 1/3 of the braintrust … More »

Julien Baker – “Everybody Lost Somebody” (Bleachers Cover)

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Last November, Jack Antonoff announced Terrible Thrills, Vol. 3, a new collection of songs from Bleachers’ 2017 album Gone Now reimagined by Mitski, Julien Baker, MUNA, and Ani DiFranco. Antonoff is releasing the covers as a series of 7″s. The tracks officially only exist on vinyl, but Antonoff is fine with having them … More »

Watch Mike Mills’ I Am Easy To Find Short Film Featuring Music From The National’s New Album

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The National & Mike MillsThe National will release their new album I Am Easy To Find at the end of this week. Despite its instantly recognizable sound, for several reasons, it’s not your average National album. One of those reasons: The project was conceived in partnership with director Mike Mills — not the R.E.M. guy, the guy who made … More »

Watch The National Debut I Am Easy To Find With Julien Baker & More In NYC

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The NationalThe National surprised a lot of us early this year by announcing plans to release their new album I Am Easy To Find less than two years after 2017’s Sleep Well Beast. The band had been taking longer and longer between albums, so a two-year gap practically felt like the band … More »

Download A Celebration Of The Songs Of Scott Hutchison With Ben Gibbard, Julien Baker, Aaron Dessner, & More

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In December, a bunch of artists got together at Rough Trade in Brooklyn to perform at a tribute show for the late Scott Hutchison, founder and frontman of Frightened Rabbit, who died last year. Participating performers that night included Ben Gibbard, Julien Baker, Aaron Dessner, Craig Finn, and Kevin Devine. More »

Matt Berninger, Stephan Altman, & Julien Baker – “All I Want”

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Matt-Berninger-and-Julien-Baker-All-I-WantThe new documentary American Chaos tells the story of the months leading up to Donald Trump’s election, a time that most of us are going to be thinking about for years to come. Matt Berninger, frontman of the National, teamed up with film composer Stephan Altman to contribute a song called “All I Want” to … More »